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  1. Sport - Other Sport - SWIMMING

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

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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Irvine, California Triumphant 17-year-old adds new mark to her 800m and 1,500m times- the first swimmer to hold all three since Janet Evans Third world record for 'perfect' Ledecky Katie Ledecky swam a "pretty close ...

  2. Sport - China - SWIMMING

    Olympic star Ye Shiwen heads to university

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 10:20am

    ... Associated Press Swimmer to combine training with law study at Tsinghua University China’s two-time Olympic gold medalist swimmer Ye Shiwen has a new title: College freshman. The 2012 London Games champion in the women’s 200- and 400-metre medleys registered this week at Beijing’s prestigious Tsinghua University under a government program waiving the grueling entrance exam ...

  3. Sport - Other Sport - SWIMMING

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

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 09:33pm

    ... Cochrane’s victory in the 800. The United States topped the medal standings with 14 gold and 40 overall, with Maya Dirado winning the women’s 200 IM on Sunday to go with the golds from Ledecky ... in 2:08.57 to complete a 100-200 double and said: “I’m so happy that I could prove Japanese breaststroke is so strong.” Kanako Watanabe and Rie Kaneto finished 1-2 for Japan in the earlier women ...

  4. Sport - Other Sport - SWIMMING

    Mission accomplished: Now Phelps aims to go to another level

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 12:25pm

    ... 1,500m record with a swim of 15 minutes 28.36 seconds on Sunday, after breaking her 400m mark on Saturday. Ledecky also won the 200m and 800m freestyle golds, and was part of the American women ... Nathan Adrian (48.30) and dual world champion James Magnussen (48.36) with Phelps fourth. World and Commonwealth champion Cate Campbell outpaced her sister Bronte in the women’s 100m event ...

  5. Sport - Other Sport - SWIMMING

    Michael Phelps gets relay gold on international comeback

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 12:21am

    ... sisters Cate and Bronte Campbell finished 1-2 in the women’s 100 free, with Simone Manuel earning her first international individual medal when she held off American teammate Missy Franklin ... up the other three women’s gold medals on the second night of competition, with Jess Hardy winning the 100 breaststroke, Elizabeth Beisel holding off teammate Maya Dirado in the 400 medley ...

  6. Sport - Other Sport - SWIMMING

    Michael Phelps messes it up in 100m freestyle at US championships

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 10:35pm by AFP

    ... championships, used a late surge to win the women's 100m freestyle in 53.43. Franklin powered past halfway leader Simone Manuel, who settled for silver in 53.66- unable to match the career-best ...

  7. Sport - Other Sport - SWIMMING

    I'm comfortable being gay, says Thorpe

    Posted Jul 13th 2014, 10:26pm by AFP

    ... experiences have been straight. I'm attracted to women, I love children and aspire to have a family one day." ...

  8. Sport - Other Sport - SWIMMING

    Missy Franklin fires up fourth gold, one shy of women's record

    Posted Aug 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Barcelona Teen anchors US to relay victory, one shy of women's record at single worlds, while Lochte strikes gold and Magnussen eases London pain Franklin fires up fourth ... Magnussen eased the pain of missing gold at the London Olympics and there were also triumphs for Chinese women Liu Zige and Zhao Jing, while Denmark's Rikke Pedersen popped up in the midst ...

  9. Sport - Hong Kong - SWIMMING

    1,800 people make a splash in Victoria Harbour race

    Posted Oct 07th 2013, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... and women's winner Claudia Wong Ming-yu, 18, both took part in the Fina Marathon World Cup on Saturday. Wong said she was very tired as yesterday was her fourth open-water race in the past few weeks. Hayley Wong Yin-har, 61, who won in the category for women aged at least 50, had stopped competing for five years, but joined this year's race for the atmosphere. "I'm afraid ...

  10. Sport - Hong Kong - SWIMMING

    Stomach bug takes shine off Thomas Lurz's World Cup series swim victory

    Posted Oct 06th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... and women's races. Lurz, who finished the 10-kilometre race a poorly seventh, still managed to finish top of the overall standings, pipping Hong Kong runner-up, Frenchman Romain Bernaud, by just four ... of the double-points on offer for the Hong Kong finale. The women's race was won by Brazilian Poliana Okimoto in a time of 2:02:48. Judges had to review slow-motion replays to decide the other finishers ...




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