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Swimming

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  • 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...
  • Go Away With ... Bob Bowman

    Go Away With ... Bob Bowman
    Bob Bowman is the coach of the most famous swimmer in the world: Michael Phelps. While he won't confirm if Phelps will compete in the 2016 Olympics in Brazil, he says the two enjoy competition of another kind: horseracing. "Michael and I own some horses...
  • Katie Ledecky chasing swimming legends

    IRVINE, Calif. — The superficial story line emerging from the U.S. Swimming Championships has been the rivalry between teenage frenemies Missy Franklin, 19, and Katie Ledecky, 17, but the top two women swimmers in the world really compete against...
  • Michael Phelps leaves Speedo, signs new endorsement deal

    Apparently, $1 million doesn't go as far as it used to. It wasn't so long ago that Speedo paid Michael Phelps that much as a bonus for winning a record eight gold medals at the Beijing Olympics. Now, as Phelps makes a comeback from retirement, he...
  • June Krauser, 'Mother of Masters Swimming,' dies at 88

    June Krauser, 'Mother of Masters Swimming,' dies at 88
    June Krauser wrote the rules and set many records while making a name for herself as the "Mother of Masters Swimming." She died Saturday at John Knox Village in Pompano Beach. She was 88. Mrs. Krauser, who called Fort Lauderdale home, was tapped to...
  • Michael Phelps drops Speedo for new swimwear partner

    Michael Phelps' comeback will come with a new partner, Aqua Sphere. The swimming equipment manufacturer says it is partnering with the most decorated Olympic athlete of all time and his coach, Bob Bowman, to develop "a new class of swim products" and...
  • Hot trends in swimsuits both nostaligic and futuristic

    Hot trends in swimsuits both nostaligic and futuristic
    From the return of the one-piece swimsuit to the surge of sporty silhouettes, the recent Swim Week Miami Beach offered expert intel on swimwear's top trends. In its 10th year, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim's fashion shows provided a panoramic view of...
  • Fort Lauderdale aquatic center still has troubled waters

    Fort Lauderdale aquatic center still has troubled waters
    With the start of construction just months away on a new $33.7 million aquatic center, the city is facing waves of concern that the project won't be the world-class facility originally envisioned. The city's beach improvement board is telling...
  • 9-year-old boy bitten by alligator in East Lake Toho

    9-year-old boy bitten by alligator in East Lake Toho
    A trapper is on the scene this morning of an alligator attack that injured a 9-year-old boy at a St. Cloud lake. Greg Workman of the state Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission said the trapper is "going to try and eliminate that threat and any...