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  1. Sport - Hong Kong - SWIMMING

    Hong Kong must embrace professionalism to move forward, says top swimmer

    Posted Aug 31st 2014, 01:38am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Games-bound Cheah, holder of 10 Hong Kong records including the men's 100 metres freestyle, said the volunteer-run governing body is holding back the development of the sport. It is quite amazing ... Cheah said. "I'm thankful for the volunteers for giving their time to the sport and we wouldn't be here without them. But if the sport is to develop and reach the highest level, ...

  2. Sport - Hong Kong - SWIMMING

    Hong Kong's Geoff Cheah feels at home with Michael Phelps

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 09:04pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... would need to break free of the system here. Winning a sports scholarship to Stanford helped him in this decision. After graduating as a bachelors of science in earth systems, energy science and technology, Cheah continues to live and train in the US, having become a full-time swimmer as he chases his rainbow. "I was training at the Hong Kong Sports Institute but unfortunately ...

  3. 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 registe ...

  4. Sport - Other Sport - SWIMMING

    Mission accomplished: Now Phelps aims to go to another level

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 12:25pm

    ... Agence France-Presse in Gold Coast, Australia All-time greatest Olympian sets sights on world championships after winning three gold medals at Pan Pacific Championships Michael Phelps says he accomplished all he wanted to in his first international meet b ...

  5. Sport - Other Sport - SWIMMING

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

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 09:33pm

    ... Associated Press Americans top the medal standings with 14 gold medals at the Pan Pacific championship Michael Phelps completed his comeback meet in international competition with a gold medal in the medley relay to cap off a Sunday night programme that k ...

  6. Sport - Other Sport - SWIMMING

    Katie Ledecky smashes world record while Michael Phelps wins individual gold

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 11:08pm

    ... American teen wonder breaks her own mark in the 400m free at the Pan Pacific championships as 18-Olympic champion triumphs in men's 100m butterfly final Katie Ledecky smashed another world record as Michael Phelps won his first individual gold medal ...

  7. Sport - Other Sport - SWIMMING

    Michael Phelps gets relay gold on international comeback

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 12:21am

    ... Associated Press The 18-time Olympic champion helps the United States win gold in the 4x200m freestyle relay at the Pan Pacific championships Michael Phelps is back on top of the podium. The 29-year-old American, swimming in his first international meet s ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Sport - Other Sport - SWIMMING

    There's no place like Baltimore for Michael Phelps

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

    ... Associated Press in Baltimore Suburban pool where the 18-time Olympic champion learned to swim has changed little There's no place like Baltimore for US star Phelps Sitting on the deck at his beloved Meadowbrook, Michael Phelps glances towards the po ...

  10. Sport - Other Sport - SWIMMING

    Katie Ledecky pips Missy Franklin in rare battle of teen queens

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 10:13pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Irvine, California Ledecky pips Franklin in rare battle of teen queens Katie Ledecky edged world champion Missy Franklin to win the 200m freestyle in a rare meeting of America's teen queens at the US championships. Ledecky clo ...




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