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2011-07-18 09:11:00

NEW YORK, July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Launched to coincide with the 14th FINA World Championships in Shanghai, China, Speedo has premiered a new short film starring Michael Phelps.

2008-12-14 01:00:43

Swimmers at the Beijing Olympics were wearing layers of new high-tech suits to give themselves more buoyancy, an Australian coach charges. Alan Thompson said FINA, which governs international competition in swimming, should ban the wearing of more than one suit at a time and ban all new suits while the role of technology of the sport is debated, The Adelaide Sunday Mail reported. Federica Pellegrini of Italy was wearing a double swimsuit when she won the 200-meter freestyle, Thompson said....

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2008-08-18 17:30:00

Swimmers from around the world are setting world and Olympic records in Beijing this month and most are doing it wearing a swimsuit made of fabric tested at NASA.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.