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  • After Allentown drowning, danger sign urged for 'bottomless' Mine Hole

    After Allentown drowning, danger sign urged for 'bottomless' Mine Hole
    After a drowning in a water hole on Allentown's South Mountain in the late 1950s, scuba divers went down to explore its cold, murky currents. According to local lore, the divers were surprised at the depth of the swimming spot they called the Mine Hole....
  • Floating swimming pool to dock at 31st Street Harbor

    Floating swimming pool to dock at 31st Street Harbor
    Chicago's newest harbor at 31st Street has filled less than half its boat slips, but it's about to make a splash. A floating swimming pool, a pool deck and washroom facilities are under construction, and a floating restaurant is planned for the city's...
  • Hawaii: Oahu festival honors surfing legend Duke Kahanamoku

    Hawaii: Oahu festival honors surfing legend Duke Kahanamoku
    Get ready for Duke’s OceanFest, an annual celebration along Waikiki beach that includes surfing, swimming and life saving, among other events. The Oahu festival, in its 13th year, will take Aug. 16-24 and will pay tribute to the legacy of Duke...
  • Ryan Lochte bests Michael Phelps in 200 IM, wins national title

    For a guy who competes barefoot, Ryan Lochte really likes shoes. After winning the 200-meter individual medley Sunday at the U.S. National Championships, Lochte said he owns about 190 pairs and showed off a psychedelic pair of winged sneakers as...
  • Regional Digest: Edgewood LL Wins In Senior League Series

    Edgewood LL Wins Edgewood Little League of Bristol defeated Europe-Africa 1-0 in pool play Monday in the Senior League World Series in Bangor, Maine. Brady Burney allowed four hits and struck out four in eight innings. Ben Mazzone drove in the only run...
  • Record-breaking efforts propel swimmers in Junior Olympics meet

    Record-breaking efforts propel swimmers in Junior Olympics meet
    Rafael Rodriguez was among the shining stars during the recent Florida Gold Coast Long Course Junior Olympics championship meet at the Plantation Aquatic Complex. The 12-year-old broke three records en route to helping his South Florida Aquatic Club...
  • Para-swimmer Jessica Long wins two individual events and a relay

    Para-swimmer Jessica Long wins two individual events and a relay
    Para-swimming Jessica Long wins two individual events and a relay Jessica Long of Baltimore, a 12-time Paralympic champion, won the women's 100-meter freestyle S8 and 100 breaststroke SB8 on Sunday, the final day of the Pan Pacific Para-Swimming...
  • Evans, a swim legend, sees her old competitive style in Ledecky

    Evans, a swim legend, sees her old competitive style in Ledecky
    IRVINE, Calif. -- JanetĀ Evans was in Frankfurt, Germany airport when she learned Katie Ledecky had broken the 400-meter freestyle world record Saturday at the U.S. Championships, becoming the first woman since Evans to hold world records in the 400, 800,...
  • Like old days: Lochte, Phelps 1-2 in 200 IM at nationals

    Like old days: Lochte, Phelps 1-2 in 200 IM at nationals
    IRVINE, Calif. — Like all the elite swimmers at this U.S. Championships, Winnetka's Conor Dwyer faced a dilemma because of the unusual selection process to which results from this meet contribute. The top two finishers in nearly all events at...
  • Lochte holds off Phelps in thrilling 200m individual medley duel

    (Reuters) - Ryan Lochte held off a fast-finishing Michael Phelps to win the 200 meters individual medley at the U.S. National Championships in Irvine, California on Sunday. Trailing by almost a second and a half at one point, Phelps displayed his...
  • Bill Mulliken 1939-2014

    Bill Mulliken 1939-2014
    Bill Mulliken had won the gold medal in the 200-meter breaststroke at the 1959 Pan-American Games, but the Urbana-born swimmer was ranked 17th in the event going into the 1960 Olympic Games in Rome. His father gave him just one goal, Mr. Mulliken told...