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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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, ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Sport - Hong Kong - SWIMMING

    Craig Nortje wins Jax Coco Shek O Challenge

    Posted Jul 13th 2014, 01:36am by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... Splashing success Hong Kong played the perfect host for the first race of the new World Open Water Swimming Series, the Jax Coco Shek O Challenge, on Saturday. Craig Nortje, 36, (left) ... Coggins, 14, and Angus Kelleher, 15, finishing in 32:27 and 32:41 respectively. Meanwhile 13-year-old Aneekah Styles was the first female- and eighth overall- in 34:53 in her first solo open water ...


    Olympic star Amy Van Dyken severs spinal cord in crash

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 12:09pm

    ... a thumb accelerator to a twist accelerator a few days before the accident, though wasn’t sure if it was a factor in the accident. He said his wife had not been drinking alcohol that evening. “So ...

  9. Sport - Hong Kong - SWIMMING

    Pink dolphins spur on swimmer to break Hong Kong-Macau record

    Posted May 24th 2014, 06:35pm by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... there was around 30 of them. Today was not just a great day for the ocean, but a great day for Hong Kong open-water swimming." Asked the first thing he was going to do after emerging from the water ...

  10. Sport - Other Sport - SWIMMING

    Ryan Lochte gets a little glimpse of mortality

    Posted May 26th 2014, 09:24pm by Associated Press

    ... on improving his upper body strength and perhaps his biggest weakness- the way he uses his arms to "pull" himself through the water. "Ultimately," the coach said, "Humpty ...




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