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  • June Krauser dies at 88; she was known as 'Mother of Masters Swimming'

    June Krauser, who wrote the rules for masters swimming competitions in their infancy in the 1970s and set more than 200 records while making a name for herself as the "Mother of Masters Swimming," died Aug. 2 in Pompano Beach, Fla. She was 88 and had...
  • Second body recovered from James River

    Second body recovered from James River
    Divers recovered a second body Wednesday in the area of Deep Creek, a tributary just off the James River near the Menchville Marina in Newport News. The recovery followed a five-hour search Tuesday after two 20-year-old men were believed to have drowned...
  • Jon Erikson, record-setting English Channel swimmer, 1954-2014

    Jon Erikson, record-setting English Channel swimmer, 1954-2014
    Jon Erikson took his first swimming lessons at the Chicago Park District's Ridge Park pool in the Beverly neighborhood, but his aquatic future lay in open waters. His father, Ted, a marathon open-water swimmer, set a world record in 1965 by swimming the...
  • La Cañada's Katy Campbell captures national title

    La Cañada's Katy Campbell captures national title
    With a modest goal of cutting time and setting a personal record, La Cañada High alumna Katy Campbell accomplished so much more at the USA Swimming Senior National Championships in Irvine. Campbell helped close out the five-day long competition Sunday...
  • St. Cloud swimming area near site of gator attack reopens to public

    St. Cloud swimming area near site of gator attack reopens to public
    Less than a week after 9-year-old James Barney was attacked by an alligator, a nearby beach and swimming area has reopened, according to St. Cloud officials. "City officials continue to advise the public to observe and follow all precautionary signs...
  • Swimmer Natalia Charlos nearly drowns at European championships

    The 2014 European swimming championships began Wednesday with a frightening moment as officials scurried to pull an unconscious athlete from the water. Natalia Charlos of Poland apparently over-exerted herself during the 10-kilometer open-water event....
  • Katzer dominates Eastern Zone Long Course swimming championships | Community notebook

    Great ... incredible ... amazing: Take your pick. They are all fitting descriptions of Danika Katzer's performance at the Eastern Zone Long Course Age Group Swimming Championships in Richmond. Her top accomplishments at the highly-competitive meet...
  • Mark Millon becomes director of development for Breakers

    Mark Millon becomes director of development for Breakers
    Boys lacrosse Millon becomes director of development for Breakers National Lacrosse Hall of Fame member Mark Millon was hired by the Baltimore Breakers as director of player and coach development. The former U.S. national team player has worked with...
  • Pool light safety concerns trigger call for tougher regulations

    Pool light safety concerns trigger call for tougher regulations
    At many Palm Beach County homes, swimming pools are as common a backyard attraction as swing sets and barbecue grills. But growing concerns about the electrocution risk from faulty underwater lights in backyard pools have the county joining the call...
  • Heidi Klum makes short work of selling her Brentwood mansion

     Heidi Klum makes short work of selling her Brentwood mansion
    Heidi Klum is statuesque, but she isn't one to stand still for long. The supermodel and television producer sold her gated Brentwood estate for $24 million in an all-cash deal that closed in 29 days. The Italian-style mansion was built in 1999, more...
  • Ultra competitive Phelps taking it slow but still hates to lose

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - Almost two years of retirement has meant Michael Phelps needs to listen to his body and take it slower than in the past but it has not dulled his competitive fire as he sent an ominous warning to his fellow swimmers at next week's Pan...