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  1. 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

    ... in November, is the second Hong Kong event in the series. "Open water swimming is a growing international sport, and a way for people to travel the world. It's a pretty cool opportunity ...

  2. 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) was the first to complete the 2.2km swim from Big Wave Bay to Shek O b ...

  3. Sport - China - SWIMMING

    Mainland star Sun Yang back from ban in style

    Posted May 13th 2014, 09:22pm by AFP

    ... star Sun Yang returned to the pool in style by winning a national title after a six-month ban for his latest run-in with authorities, sparking online debate on Tuesday. Sports officials suspended the double Olympic champion from competition, national team training and commercial activities last November after he was given seven days' detention for driving a Porsche sports car ...

  4. Sport - Other Sport - SWIMMING

    Michael Phelps ups workload for third meet since his comeback

    Posted Jun 19th 2014, 10:00pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters Choice of events in Santa Clara may give indication of his plans for 2016 Rio Olympics Phelps ups workload for third meet Michael Phelps has dramatically increased his workload for the next stage of his comeback to competitive swimming, offering m ...

  5. Sport - Other Sport - SWIMMING

    Olympic champion Amy Van Dyken in good spirits despite severed spine

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 10:34pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters American, who won six golds at the 1996 Atlanta Games, posted social media photos of herself smiling in hospital Van Dyken in good spirits despite severed spine Olympic champion Amy Van Dyken said on Tuesday she was "doing great" and pos ...

  6. Sport - Hong Kong - SWIMMING

    Open water swimmer likes to empty his mind for endurance tests

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

    ... governments, and detailed plans have been submitted to the marine police, customs, immigration and sports and swimming bureaux in both Hong Kong and Macau. "Last Friday alone I got 15 calls from ... The attraction of open-water swimming for Holliday- a sport he claims is "honestly really, really dull"- is about finding his limits. "People constantly put barriers around themselves. ...

  7. Sport - Other Sport - SWIMMING

    Ryan Lochte gets a little glimpse of mortality

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

    ... Associated Press in Charlotte Accidental injury forces legendary swimmerto reassess his attitude to training and lifestyle Lochte gets a little glimpse of mortality Ryan Lochte walks slowly into the room, a bulky brace on his left knee. He still has that ...

  8. Sport - Hong Kong - SWIMMING

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

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

    ... Rachel Jacqueline Hong Kong-based Briton beats old record by 10 minutes as he salutes his 'amazing' team A large pod of pink dolphins spurred on swimmer Simon Holiday to set a new Hong Kong to Macau record- completing the challenge yesterday in ...

  9. Sport - Other Sport - SWIMMING

    Michael Phelps registers first win in pool comeback

    Posted May 17th 2014, 02:26pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters Phelps registers first win in comeback drive Michael Phelps was back in familiar waters and on top of the winner’s podium in his comeback to competitive swimming at the US Grand Prix in Charlotte, North Carolina, on Friday. Competing for just the ...

  10. Sport - Other Sport - SWIMMING

    Is Michael Phelps being foolish in coming out of retirement?

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 12:05am by Associated Press

    ... Chuck Wielgus, executive director of USA Swimming. "USA Swimming and Michael share the goal of growing the sport, and his return to competition will surely inspire even more kids to give swimming a try." Phelps' name recognition goes far beyond the pool deck. He's as well-known as athletes from far more prominent sports, such as NBA star LeBron James, ...




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