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Paralympic Games: Brazilian Dias wins 4th swimming gold


September 7th, 2012 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 7 (IANS) Brazilian swimmer Daniel Dias won his fourth gold medal at the London 2012 Paralympics in the 50-meter backstroke (class S5), beating his third world record ... Read more...

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Lia Neal qualifies for the Olympics


July 16th, 2012 - 10:57 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) When 17-year-old Lia Neal finished fourth at the Olympic qualifier, she became only the second African-American to qualify for Olympic swimming. She was fourth at the ... Read more...

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Olympic swimming champ Adlington books London ticket


March 5th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 5 (IANS) Two-time Olympic champion Rebecca Adlington earned a spot in the British team for the London Games with a dominant victory in the 400-meter freestyle at the ... Read more...

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Lochte overtakes Phelps for gold in World Swimming Championships


July 26th, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, July 26 (IANS) American Ryan Lochte won the gold in the men's 200-meter freestyle at the 2011 World Swimming Championships Tuesday, overtaking countryman and Olympic champion Michael Phelps ... Read more...

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Swimmer Thorpe claims he can perform faster than before


March 30th, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, Mar.30 (ANI): Australia's Olympic swimming champion Ian Thorpe believes that after six months back in training he can become better and faster swimmer than he used to be.The five-time Olympic gold ... Read more...

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Records tumble on first day of swimming World Championships


July 27th, 2009 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
By Peter Auf der Heyde Rome, July 27 (DPA) The first day of the swimming competition at the world championships in Rome saw a flood of world records, as three of ... Read more...

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Records tumble on first day of world swimming championships


July 27th, 2009 - 5:19 am ICT by IANS
Rome, July 27 (DPA) The first day of the swimming competition at the world championships in Rome Sunday saw a flood of world records, as three of the four gold medals ... Read more...

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Phelps makes splashing comeback after suspension


May 16th, 2009 - 3:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 16 (ANI): Olympic golden boy Michael Phelps has returned with a bang after three-month suspension following the pot scandal.The 23-year-old swimmer easily qualified for the finals of two events ... Read more...

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Rusty Phelps far from being invincible this summer, says coach


December 25th, 2008 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 25 (ANI): Ace swimmer Michael Phelps might have been branded Golden Olympian after he created history by winning the most gold medals at the Beijing Olympics, but his coach ... Read more...

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Michael Phelps bags eighth Olympics gold medal, creates history


August 17th, 2008 - 11:26 am ICT by ANI
Beijing, Aug 17 (ANI): American swimmer Michael Phelps on Sunday created history after winning his eighth gold medal at single Olympic Games, when US won the Men''s 4x100m medley relay final ... Read more...

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China, US celebrate Olympic gold rush


August 11th, 2008 - 4:10 am ICT by IANS
By Zhou Yan Beijing, Aug 11 (Xinhua) China and the US were among the top three on the medal tally Sunday, with China holding six golds and two silvers, and the US ... Read more...

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Phelps ready for another shot at Spitz’s Olympic record


July 15th, 2008 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Beijing, July 15 (Xinhua) The 23-year-old American swimming prodigy Michael Phelps would be watched with keen interest as he sets out to break his veteran countryman Mark Spitz's 36-year-old Olympic record in ... Read more...

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Comeback swim queen: Water doesn’t know your age


July 8th, 2008 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Washington, July 8 (DPA) The Olympics may still be a month away, but it looks as though the Games may already have its comeback queen. US swimmer Dara Torres, 41, will ... Read more...

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Pakistan wins 11 gold medals in Shanghai Special Olympic World Summer Games


November 14th, 2007 - 2:01 am ICT by admin
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