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Swimming

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  • World record holder Meilutyte wins gold at Youth Games

    NANJING China (Reuters) - Big things are expected of world record holder and Olympic champion Ruta Meilutyte at the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing and the Lithuanian did not disappoint on Monday, cruising to gold in the women's 50 meters breaststroke...
  • The Morning Call Sports Calendar

    The Morning Call Sports Calendar
    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Coming events, tournaments, races, meetings, registrations and more. Items for the calendar must be typed and received at least 10 days in advance of your proposed publishing date at: Sports Calendar, The Morning Call, P.O....
  • Running: Matt McElroy near a transition

    Running: Matt McElroy near a transition
    There are many races, and even workout sessions, that Matt McElroy has learned from. But there was one, back in December 2009 that sticks out and provided him with a great deal of confidence. And, he didn't even win. McElroy, a former standout runner...
  • Ban on filling swimming pools hits communities in parched California

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The California dream of owning a house with a sparkling swimming pool is drying up for would-be swimmers in communities across the state as some local water districts have banned homeowners from filling empty pools in drought-...
  • Top 10 Performances in Individual Setting: Flintridge Prep's Yoho etched his name into school history

    Top 10 Performances in Individual Setting: Flintridge Prep's Yoho etched his name into school history
    The area’s top 10 individual performances in an individual setting from the 2013-14 season were voted on by the sportswriters of the Glendale News-Press. 1 Alan Yoho wins state cross-country race: A history that spans decades and included just...
  • 'Thin, disoriented' bay whale found dead

    'Thin, disoriented' bay whale found dead
    The sickly whale that was spotted swimming erratically in the rivers and creeks of the Chesapeake Bay for the past week was found dead Thursday afternoon along the shore of St. Julien's Creek in Chesapeake. The Stranding Response Team of the Virginia...
  • Briefs: H.B.'s DeFalco playing in China

    TJ DeFalco of Huntington Beach High is competing this week at the second Youth Olympic Games at Nanjing, China. DeFalco, a senior in the upcoming school year, was selected for the beach volleyball tournament by USA Volleyball as a member of the 2014 U.S....
  • U.S. swimmers start fast at Pan Pacific Championships

    U.S. swimmers start fast at Pan Pacific Championships
    The weather might be cool in Australia -- it's winter in the Southern Hemisphere -- but American swimmers got off to a hot start on Thursday at the 2014 Pan Pacific Championships. Katie Ledecky came away with golds in the 200-meter and 800-meter...
  • Ledecky wins twice on opening day of Pan Pacs

    (Reuters) - Katie Ledecky enhanced her status as swimming's new teen queen with two victories in less than an hour on the opening day of the Pan Pacific championships on Thursday. The 17-year-old American took the 200 metres freestyle after world...
  • Grevers dunks demons on way to Australia

    IRVINE, Calif. -- The pool brought back bad memories.  It was the place where Matt Grevers saw his swimming career go dead in the water at exactly the same point in the Olympic cycle -  the U.S. Championships in the middle year between Summer Games....
  • 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...