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  • Ian Silverman smashes world record at Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Championships

    Ian Silverman smashes world record at Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Championships
    Paralympic swimming Baltimore's Silverman smashes nearly 13-year-old world record Team USA's Ian Silverman of Baltimore broke a nearly 13-year-old world record in the men's 400-meter freestyle S10 race Wednesday, highlighting Day 1 of the 2014 Pan...
  • 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....
  • Spin classes take a plunge in the pool

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - In a trend raising images of surrealism in the gym, bicycles have pedalled into the pool for a new fitness workout An increasing numbers of exercisers, seeking everything from a sanctuary from sweat, to joint relief, to a vigorous,...
  • Michael Phelps still pressing for his A game

     Michael Phelps still pressing for his A game
    IRVINE, Calif. — Even after Michael Phelps swam this season's world-leading time in the Friday morning heats of the 100-meter butterfly at the U.S. championships, his coach still was concerned about Phelps' ability to swim two strong races in a day....
  • 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...
  • 'Old man' Phelps pokes fun at his mediocre swimming

    'Old man' Phelps pokes fun at his mediocre swimming
    IRVINE, Calif. - When he added a sixth in Saturday's 100-meter backstroke to his seventh in the 100 freestyle and second in the 100 butterfly, the greatest swimmer in history summed up his U.S. Championships with some acerbic but lighthearted self-...
  • Glasgow revels in Bolt buzz and warm glow

    GLASGOW (Reuters) - The Glasgow Commonwealth Games proved to be much more than just 'Friendly' as Scottish culture, sport and six-times Olympic champion Usain Bolt combined to create a memorable 11-day event. The success of the Games was assured with the...
  • Briefs: HB NJB registration

    Huntington Beach National Junior Basketball currently is accepting online registration. The cost ($175) for the early-bird session ends Thursday . The cost during a second registration period, which opens Friday and continues through through Sept. 30,...
  • 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,...
  • Michael Phelps finishes second in 100-meter butterfly at national championships

    Michael Phelps finishes second in 100-meter butterfly at national championships
    IRVINE, Calif. — Michael Phelps has passed so many tests in his swimming career that it's easy to assume he'll always surmount the next one. But he faced an unfamiliar predicament Friday, trying to overcome a clumsy start to the Phillips 66...
  • 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...