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2008-08-04 13:50:00

In neighborhood pools and competitive events, diving injuries add up If it's at the Olympic Games or at the neighborhood pool, diving is one of the fastest growing sports in this country. Every day millions of people do it and every four years during the Olympics, billions of people watch it. So it might surprise you that researchers are just now delving into the dangers of diving boards. Chelsea Davis will tell you that competing at the highest levels of diving takes persistence. Day after...

2005-07-22 14:03:23

MONTREAL (Reuters) - American Chelsea Davis is expected to be released from hospital later on Friday and could return to the diving competition at the world swimming championships despite a spectacular accident during the preliminary round of three-meter springboard. After slamming face first into the board attempting a 2 1/2 somersault, the 17-year-old tumbled into the pool and laid motionless face down in water with blood streaming from her nose as U.S. coaching staff jumped to her aid....


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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