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Swimming

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  • Man, oh man, Katie Ledecky was fast

    Man, oh man, Katie Ledecky was fast
    USA Swimming inadvertently helped put Katie Ledecky’s remarkable achievements in perspective last week by announcing the qualifying time standards for the 2016 Olympic Trials. Bill Mallon, the world’s leading authority on Olympic statistical...
  • Latest Swimming Results (Sept. 22)

    Boys swimming JUPITER 88, SUNCOAST 82 200 medley relay — Suncoast 1:43.81; 200 free — Pisani (S) 1:47.43; 200 IM — Cronin (J) 2:02.49; 50 free — Whitehurst (J) 23.01; 100 butterfly — Lee (S) 57.30; 100 free &#...
  • Shen offers new hope for Chinese female sprinters

    INCHEON South Korea (Reuters) - The last time China won the Olympic gold medal in the women's 100 metres freestyle was at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics. The Chinese were dominating women's swimming and the sceptics were pointing the finger. With good reason,...
  • Courtyards offer an inviting retreat for apartment dwellers

    Courtyards offer an inviting retreat for apartment dwellers
    One of the key attractions to apartment and condominium living is not having a yard to mow. One of the key drawbacks to apartment and condominium living is not having a yard to play in. Several new communities in the Chicago area are offering...
  • China shooters disqualified, reinstated, set world record

    INCHEON South Korea (Reuters) - Asian Games judges overturned their decision to disqualify China from the women's 10 metre air rifle team event at the Asian Games on Monday, giving Zhang Binbin, Yi Shiling and Wu Liuxi the gold medal and confirming...
  • Young lifeguards honored by Red Cross

    Young lifeguards honored by Red Cross
    It was the first day of camp, a busy day at the swimming pool of the Baltimore Jewish Community Center in Owings Mills. Amid the happy splashing, lifeguard Jalina Ray spotted something that didn't look right. She got the attention of fellow lifeguard...
  • Latest Swimming Results (Sept. 20)

    Suns Invitational Boys American Heritage 680.50, University School 472, Boca Raton 418.50, Calvary Christian 304, Cardinal Gibbons 242, Sagemont 225, South Florida HEAT 180, Monsignor Pace 94, Chaminade-Madonna 93, Pine Crest 56 200 medley relay &#...
  • Latest Swimming Results (Sept. 23)

    Boys swimming MONARCH 123, NORTHEAST 45 200 medley relay — Monarch 156.15; 200 freestyle — Metzker (M) 158.56; 200 IM — Roth (M) 221.80; 50 freestyle — Uzzo (M) 25.24; 100 butterfly — S. Ostina (M) 56.13; 100...
  • 10 for the road: Take a dip

    10 for the road: Take a dip
    Best swimming holes in the world, according to a survey of fans of the Visit Palau Facebook page (tinyurl.com/pual2yh): 1. Jellyfish Lake, Palau, Micronesia 2. Pretty Girl Lake, Vancouver Island 3. Phi Phi Island, Thailand 4. Crater Lake, Ore....
  • Fort Lauderdale native on Team USA at triathlon event

    Brendan Curl, who grew up in Fort Lauderdale, had a commendable effort during the recent ITU (International Triathlon Union) World Triathlon Series in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Curl, 39, joined more than 4,000 top amateur and professional triathletes...
  • Varsity scores: Sept. 20

    Volleyball   St. Cloud Invitational Finals   7th place Gateway 2, Liberty 0 25-12, 25-15   5th place Lakeland Christian 2, Palm Beach Heritage 0 25-12, 25-17   3rd place City of Life 2, St. Cloud 1 22-25, 25-18, 15-9  ...