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Swimming

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  • 'Swim out' pays tribute to lifeguard

    'Swim out' pays tribute to lifeguard
    Members of the Pier Club brave the chilly ocean waters at the Newport Beach Pier every Wednesday morning to swim and then eat breakfast together before work. The weekly "swim outs" have become a tradition for the group of lifeguards and Newport Beach...
  • Berlin's Davis gives back to Hopkins with Ocean Games

    Berlin's Davis gives back to Hopkins with Ocean Games
    When a motorcycle accident left Corey Davis strapped to a hospital bed seven years ago, he began to lose hope for a recovery. "This is it for the rest of my life," Davis, who suffered a severe traumatic brain injury that made him unable to walk,...
  • Manhattan Beach ponders fishing rules in wake of shark bite incident

    Manhattan Beach ponders fishing rules in wake of shark bite incident
    A rare shark encounter off the Manhattan Beach pier during the Fourth of July weekend has ignited a passionate debate over the fragile balance of swimmers, surfers and anglers in local waters. In the wake of the incident in which a swimmer was bitten,...
  • Former Olympic swimmer Thorpe reveals he is gay

    The Sports Xchange Former Olympic swimmer Thorpe reveals he is gay Five-time Olympic gold medal swimmer Ian Thorpe acknowledged in a television interview on Sunday that he is gay. Thorpe told British talk show host Michael Parkinson on Australia's...
  • PRESS BOX: DEA probing prescription drugs in NFL

    The Sports Xchange PRESS BOX: DEA probing prescription drugs in NFL The DEA is investigating the abuse of prescriptions drugs in NFL locker rooms, according to the New York Daily News. The federal agency began its probe after a group of retired players...
  • Party crasher: Woman drives car into swimming pool

      An uninvited guest crashed -- literally -- a party in a Cleveland suburb and her jeep ended up submerged on its side in the swimming pool. No guests were hurt, and a person who had a close call pulled the driver from the car, reports WJW.  “...
  • Phelps beaten by Agnel in slow 100m freestyle

    (Reuters) - Michael Phelps was edged by Frenchman Yannick Agnel in the 100 metres freestyle final in Athens, Georgia, on Sunday. Agnel, the Olympic 200m freestyle champion, touched in 49.37 seconds, with his North Baltimore training partner Phelps second...
  • Fisherman defends his actions as shark bite incident ignites controversy

    Fisherman defends his actions as shark bite incident ignites controversy
    A South Bay fisherman is defending his actions amid growing anger directed at pier anglers, following Saturday’s shark bite incident in Manhattan Beach that shocked surfers and swimmers. Officials on scene said that a group of anglers on the...
  • Fins swim team to hold annual benefit Swim-A-Thon next week

    Members of the Fallston Fins Swim Team are in the pool every week in a competitive meet, but next week the competition will be a bit different. Since 2009, the Fins have hosted a swim fundraiser to benefit and remember a lost teammate, Wilson Brady, who...
  • Most Chicago beaches reopened for swimming

    Most Chicago beaches reopened for swimming
    Chicago reopened most of its beaches to swimmers today, but some North Shore suburban beaches remained closed because of high bacteria levels following Monday's storms. The heavy rains required opening the locks in both Chicago and Wilmette, releasing...
  • 2013-14 Area High School Scholar-Athletes

    The Courant considers 75 high schools to be in its primary circulation area. The athletic department at each of those schools was asked to list the top male and female scholar athletes based on grade point average and athletic achievement for the entire...