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  1. Sport - Other Sport - SWIMMING

    Michael Phelps to miss world championships after six-month ban for drink driving

    Posted Oct 07th 2014, 10:16am

    ... Associated Press USA Swimming punishment blow to star's hopes of Olympics comeback Michael Phelps’ comeback took a major hit on Monday, with USA Swimming suspending the 18-time Olympic champion for six months and forcing him to withdraw from next yea ...

  2. Sport - Other Sport - SWIMMING

    Phelps seeks treatment after drink-driving arrest

    Posted Oct 06th 2014, 09:12pm by AP

    ... Associated Press American all-time great Olympian is entering a programme and taking a break from the pool Phelps seeks treatment after drink-driving arrest Putting his swimming career on hold after his second drink-driving arrest, Olympic champion Michael Phelps began a six-week programme that he said "will provide the help I need to better understand myself". ...

  3. Sport - Hong Kong - SWIMMING

    Open water swimmer likes to empty his mind for endurance tests

    Posted May 18th 2014, 12:08am by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... Holliday attempts to swim to Macau from Hong Kong next weekend, he won't be thinking of the 30-odd kilometres of endless strokes through some of the busiest waters in the world, the major ... and busy waters of the Pearl River Delta "are a mill pond on the day". The ever-humble Hong Kong-based Brit has other, more important, objectives. Holliday and team- including skipper ...

  4. Sport - Hong Kong - SWIMMING

    Brother-sister combo clean up in Clean Half

    Posted Oct 12th 2014, 10:58am

    ... Staff Reporter An Australian brother-sister combination of 16-year-old Benjamin Freeman and 17-year-old Jemma Freeman won the solo events at the Clean Half Extreme marathon 15km swim from Stanley to Clear Water Bay on Saturday. Benjamin won in a time of 3:33:04, while Jemma finished in 4:07:32. The top men’s team were LRC Krill with a time of 3:34:08, while Hong Kong Island ...

  5. Sport - Hong Kong - SWIMMING

    Age no barrier when it comes to taking the plunge in cross-harbour race

    Posted Oct 13th 2014, 06:37am by Kevin Kung

    ... hung onto it to take a short break," said Chow, who trained six days a week, two hours a day for the competition. "This is my third time to join an open water race. Before this competition, my coach sent me to swim in two other local open water races in the Gold Coast (Tuen Mun) and Tai Mei Tuk. The distances were 600m and 2km, so I found today's 1,500m swim quite ...

  6. Sport - Other Sport - SWIMMING

    Katie Ledecky sets another world record while Michael Phelps finishes with gold

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 09:33pm

    ... water section was postponed to August 31 in Maui because of concerns over water quality following three days of wet and windy weather on the Gold Coast. Conditions were mild but sunny ...

  7. Sport - Other Sport - SWIMMING

    Katie Ledecky smashes world record while Michael Phelps wins individual gold

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 11:08pm

    ... a near two-year retirement after the London Olympics. “After just getting back in the water and going through the ups and downs, it’s still some of the small things like hitting the walls like ...

  8. Sport - Other Sport - SWIMMING

    Katie Ledecky wins women's 400m freestyle in world record time

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 10:07pm by AFP

    ... her cap and pounded the water in celebration when she saw her time. "It never gets old to break world records," she said. "It's still really exciting for me." However, ...

  9. Sport - Other Sport - SWIMMING

    There's no place like Baltimore for Michael Phelps

    Posted Aug 09th 2014, 11:35pm by APSPT

    ... on the deck at his beloved Meadowbrook, Michael Phelps glances towards the pool where he was once afraid to put his face in the water. "This is me," he said, a slight smile curling off his ... slowly through the water looking to ward off the advancing years. In the middle of this scene out of Anywhere USA, there is Phelps and his star-studded training group, an impressive collection ...

  10. Sport - Hong Kong - SWIMMING

    Hong Kong takes centre stage as first in new 'F1 series' for swimmers

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 10:59pm by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... Rachel Jacqueline Open water event in Shek O launches unique 13-race global circuit targeting all athletes Hong Kong is first in new 'F1 series' Hong Kong on Saturday launches the first race in a newly created world open water series, dubbed "a new F1 circuit for swimming". The World Open Water Swimming Series (WOWSS), a global network of 13 races, will unlock ...




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