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  • All-area girls swim team

    SWIMMER OF YEAR Katie Duggan Sr., Lake Highland The Buzz: Two-time all-area swimmer of year and Michigan signee won back-to-back state titles in 500-yard freestyle (4 minutes, 46.05 seconds). She took third place in 100 back at Class 1A state meet....
  • Sharon Randall: Spreading the spirit of Christmas

    If you think Christmas is just for kids, you've probably never had the pleasure of knowing my friend Fred. Fred loves Christmas. So do I. Maybe you do, too. But Fred takes it to a different level. If loving Christmas ever qualifies as an Olympic sport...
  • Rio 2016 late swimming final plans come under fire

    Plans to hold late night swimming finals at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics are "outrageous", says England swimming's head coach Jon Rudd, joining a growing campaign opposing the plan. A final competition schedule has yet to be officially approved by...
  • Phelps' first big meet back could be FINA World Cup in France

    Phelps' first big meet back could be FINA World Cup in France
    Swimming Phelps' first big meet back could be FINA World Cup in France Michael Phelps' first big meet after he completes his six-month competition ban for a DUI arrest will be the FINA World Cup on Aug. 15-16 in Chartres, France, the French sports...
  • Speedo championship meet a big splash for Broward swimmers

    Swim Fort Lauderdale team member Raphael Marcoux always looks forward to coming to the Plantation Aquatic Complex in November. He's far from alone. The 16-year-old from Fort Lauderdale was among a record 1,382 competitors representing 75 teams at the...
  • Le Clos wins 200m butterfly to claim fourth gold

    Chad Le Clos took his fourth gold medal in Doha on Sunday and became the first male swimmer to win all three butterfly distances in a single world short-course swimming championships. On a day when three world records tumbled, South African Le Clos won...
  • Roundup | Friday, Dec. 5

    GIRLS BASKETBALL Glenbrook South girls basketball team routs Glenbrook North NORTHRBOOK — Nine of the Glenbrook South girls basketball team’s first 10 baskets were layups as the Titans had little trouble in their 81-33 win over Glenbrook...
  • Moby gives up his water view perch above Lake Hollywood

    Moby gives up his water view perch above Lake Hollywood
    Moby has sold his storied Wolf's Lair compound in Hollywood Hills for $12.4 million. The DJ and singer-songwriter, whose name is Richard Melville Hall, had bought the walled and gated Norman-style castle four years ago for $3,925,000 from Lionsgate...
  • Soap operas, then swimming for late show at 2016 Olympics

    Soap operas, then swimming for late show at 2016 Olympics
    MONACO – Given the long-running soap operatic drama in Rio’s preparations to stage the 2016 Summer Olympics, it seems fitting that the country’s soap opera addiction also has played into the competition schedule for some sports....
  • Aussie IOC honcho now says "Good on ya, mate" to Rio swim schedule he ripped

    Aussie IOC honcho now says "Good on ya, mate" to Rio swim schedule he ripped
    MONACO -- John Coates is one of four International Olympic Committee vice presidents. He also is chair of the IOC commission overseeing preparations for the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics. He also is from Australia, the country where swimming is not...
  • Australia's Hackett confirms comeback aged 34

    Australian swimming great Grant Hackett has confirmed his comeback to the pool after six years and has entered next April's national trials, local media reported. Hackett, who won 1,500 metres freestyle gold at the 2000 Sydney Olympics and defended the...