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  1. Sport - China - DIVING

    He makes it a hat-trick of golds for China

    Posted Jul 27th 2013, 08:34am by Reuters in Barcelona

    ... Reuters in Barcelona China secured a seventh diving gold out of eight contested when He Chong captured a third successive three-metre springboard crown at the world championships on Friday. After leading through the first two of six dives at the spectacular Montjuic hilltop pool, He surrendered the lead to Russia’s Evgeny Kuznetsov with a poor third effort. The 26-year-old ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/china/article/1291907/he-makes-it-hat-trick-golds-china
  2. Sport - Other Sport - DIVING

    How high diver Cesilie Carlton conquered her fears of heights to become world champion

    Posted Sep 01st 2013, 12:00am by Mathew Scott

    ... the first world champion in the women's high dive - an event which requires competitors to take their leaps of faith from a platform poised 20 metres up. "Look, I know this is going ... World Championships was holding high diving for the first time, no one really knew what to expect - least of all the competitors. While the male side of the sport has a well-documented history ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/1300925/how-high-diver-cesilie-carlton-conquered-her-fears-heights-become
  3. Sport - Other Sport - DIVING

    A gold medal paid for in blood- Olympic diver Greg Louganis' story

    Posted Sep 22nd 2013, 12:00am by NYT

    ... of the board during a reverse somersault dive in the preliminaries of the three-metre springboard competition. Less than 30 minutes after suffering a cut that eventually required five stitches, he climbed back up on the board and executed the best-scored dive of the day, leading to an eventual gold medal that helped cement his status as the greatest male diver yet. That head is now grey. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/1314839/gold-medal-paid-blood-olympic-diver-greg-louganis-story
  4. Sport - Other Sport - DIVING

    Qiu Bo makes it nine out of 10 for dominant Chinese

    Posted Jul 29th 2013, 09:23am by Reuters

    ... the diving competition with nine titles out of 10 contested. Lying equal fifth after a fluffed first attempt at the spectacular hilltop Montjuic pool, Qiu produced a pair of stunning efforts on the third and fourth of his six dives to amass a whopping 581.00 points, comfortably beating Olympic champion David Boudia of United States into second on 517.40. Boudia, who pipped Qiu for gold ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/1292738/qiu-bo-makes-it-nine-out-10-dominant-chinese
  5. Sport - Other Sport - DIVING

    China show their pedigree as Olympic champs’ take 10m synchro

    Posted Jul 23rd 2013, 09:12am by AFP

    ... in Barcelona. Canadians Meaghan Benfeito and Roseline Filion claimed silver in a dramatic finish as they produced a fine final dive to edge out the Malaysian pair of Pandelela Rinong Pamg and Mun Yee ... by Wang Hao for her most recent golds in London and Shanghai. However, Liu proved a capable replacement as the pair took a comfortable six point lead after their first dive and their superiority ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/1288968/china-show-their-pedigree-olympic-champs-take-10m-synchro

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