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Stanford swimmer Brock Turner found guilty of sexual assault

Hós, 31/03/2016 - 20:37
A former Stanford athlete was found guilty Wednesday of sexually assaulting an unconscious intoxicated woman outside an on-campus fraternity party in a case that helped increase pressure on colleges nationwide to do more to prevent assaults and punish offenders. Brock Turner, 20, was convicted of three felony charges: assault with intent to commit rape of [...]

Syrian athlete wants to symbolize hope, strength at Olympics

Hós, 31/03/2016 - 17:59
28-year-old Syrian-American swimmer Azad Al-Barazai has been training extensively to represent Syria for the 2016 Olympic games, at a time when the country is consumed by civil war and the threat of ISIL.

I’m a Paralympic Swimmer | My Life ★ Mode.com

Hós, 31/03/2016 - 14:57
Jessica Long is a Paralympic swimmer with 12 gold medals for Team USA. The epitome of determination, she has been doing things her own way since birth. Follow Jessica into the pool as she takes us through an intensive and inspiring training session.

SwimMac Welcome to Bermuda

Hós, 31/03/2016 - 14:41
Bermuda Olympic swimmer Roy-Allan Burch is at Bermuda’s National Sports Centre with fellow members of SwimMac, training for the Rio Olympics. Check the medal count and check what their favourite things were about Bermuda!

Barton County sheriff recommends charges in swim team sex assault case

Hós, 31/03/2016 - 12:55
The Barton County Sheriff’s Office found evidence for criminal charges against a suspect in the alleged sexual assault that happened Feb. 3 on a Great Bend USD 428 school bus that was heading back to Great Bend from a swim meet in Salina. According to the Barton County Sheriff’s Office, they have concluded the initial [...]

Biddeford swim team protests YMCA coach’s dismissal

Hós, 31/03/2016 - 12:51
A parents meeting is set for Wednesday night at the YMCA in Biddeford to discuss plans moving forward after a popular swimming coach was abruptly fired.

Aussie Dolphins Bloopers

Hós, 31/03/2016 - 12:50
Fun times with the Australian Dolphins Swim Team

Adam Peaty: Looking ahead to British Championships 2016

Hós, 31/03/2016 - 12:47
We caught up with Three-time World Champion Adam Peaty just two weeks away from the British Swimming Championships 2016. Hear what he had to say and what he hopes he can do this year.

Swim Open Stockholm 2016 – Live Timing & Results

Mik, 30/03/2016 - 16:45
See swimopenstockholm.se and mastersskapssidan.se See livetiming.se for program & start lists, live timing and results

Going for Gold podcast: Swimming with Olympian Ryan Lochte

Mik, 30/03/2016 - 10:27
USA TODAY Sports columnist Nancy Armour hosts with special guest and USAT Sports reporter Nicole Auerbach, who spent a day at the pool with American swimmer Ryan Lochte. The 11-time Olympic medalist teaches Nicole the fundamentals of the freestyle, butterfly, breaststroke and backstroke. See the video in its entirety at www.usatoday.com/videos/sports/ol…6/03/29/82373064. Then Nancy and Nicole talk about the [...]

Swim school with Ryan Lochte

Týs, 29/03/2016 - 15:47
Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte teaches USA TODAY Sports’ Nicole Auerbach how to master the individual medley.

2 Chinese swimmers ‘warned’ for doping

Týs, 29/03/2016 - 15:06
The Chinese Swimming Association has announced it will be issuing a “warning penalty” to swimmers Wang Lizhuo and An Jiabao after they tested positive for the banned substance clenbuterol. According to a terse statement posted online late on Monday, the CSA said it would be also be warning and fining Wang’s Chinese Navy team and [...]

British tourist rescued after swimming out to sea in pursuit of cruise liner

Týs, 29/03/2016 - 10:13
A British holidaymaker has been rescued from the sea after reportedly attempting to swim after a cruise ship which she thought her husband had boarded without her. Susan Brown, 65, allegedly told hospital staff she jumped into the water and tried to catch up with the liner ‘Marco Polo’ because she mistakenly believed her partner [...]

Purandare Completes 24K Swim Across Gate Way of India to Belapur Jetty

Týs, 29/03/2016 - 08:21
Anushka Purandare’s first ever Solo Swim gave her a reward to believe that she is First & Only girl swimmer to swim across Gate Way of India to Belapur although two of her teammate boys have already swum this distance and others 2 or 3 swimmers from reverse side. This 17 years old 11th standard [...]

Ryan Lochte Interview

Mán, 28/03/2016 - 23:21
Ryan Lochte chats about the difference between a good and exceptional swimmer, and how to go all the way #‎TeamSpeedo

Super Sports holds Race 2 of Mina Mile Open Water Swim Series

Mán, 28/03/2016 - 23:16
Race 2 of the Mina Mile Open Water Swim Series concluded at the Le Meridien Beach on March 12. Swimmers of different age groups competed in 4 distance categories in this event organized by Super Sports.

Missy Franklin Joins the GoPro Family

Mán, 28/03/2016 - 23:08
She swims, she wins big, she has a contagious personality, and she’s now part of the GoPro family. She’s Missy Franklin, and in addition to joining our team, Missy let us follow her around for the GoPro original series, “Finding Missy.” The behind-the-scenes-style docu-series premieres April 11 and gives fans a look into Missy’s life [...]

Exercise for a good cause, raising money for swim lessons for children

Sun, 27/03/2016 - 23:13
It’s good for the body, mind, and as two recent guests on Daybreak mentioned, it can also be good for others. Many Witmer and Terri McNeany, from the local Jordan YMCA’s MultiFit club, stopped by the studio to talk about a three-day triathlon and the cause motivating their impressive physical goal. Witmer and McNeany are [...]

Hugh Jackman rescues swimmer and son from rip at Sydney’s Bondi beach

Sun, 27/03/2016 - 22:49
Hugh Jackman has engaged in his fair share of on-screen heroics playing the X-men character Wolverine. But the Australian actor is being hailed as a real-life hero after saving his son from strong currents at Sydney’s Bondi beach. The Nine Network showed video of the Australian actor bringing another swimmer to shore on Saturday before he had [...]

Swimming With Dolphins at Makena Golf & Beach Club

Frí, 25/03/2016 - 23:53
Mākena Golf & Beach Club is a private beachfront community and golf club boasting one of the best beaches on any of the Hawaiian Islands. Anchored by the village and private club, the heart of the community offers spectacular amenities, world-class ocean and mauka (mountain) recreation, and 36 holes of championship golf.