Latest Eric Shanteau Stories

2009-08-02 15:22:33

Michael Phelps collected his fifth gold medal of the World Swim Championships in Italy Sunday, helping the U.S.

2009-07-30 20:14:19

Ryan Lochte gave the United States its fifth gold medal of the World Swimming Championships Thursday and China won two of the five events contested in Rome. Lochte, winner of a backstroke gold medal at the Beijing Olympics, captured the 200-meter individual medley Thursday in the world record time of 1:54.10. Laszlo Cseh of Hungary, who finished second behind superstar Michael Phelps three times in Beijing, was runner-up to Lochte in 1:55.24.

2008-08-11 12:01:13

A U.S. swimmer diagnosed with testicular cancer has put off surgery until after he's had a chance to compete in his first and last Olympics. Eric Shanteau of Lilburn, Ga., was diagnosed with cancer in June just one week before he left for the U.S. swim trials, CNN reported Monday.

2008-07-14 09:00:52

(Beijing Olympics) Swimming/Star to watch: Confident Kitajima set for gold in Beijing By Sportswriter Chang Ailing BEIJING, July 14 (Xinhua) -- The gold quest of Japan's swim king Kosuke Kitajima in Beijing seemed to become less rough as his arch rival American swimmer Brendan Hansen failed to book a spot in the men's 200-meter breaststroke race at next month's Beijing Games.

2006-08-06 00:06:04

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - American Brendan Hansen broke his own world record in the men's 200 metres breaststroke at the U.S. championships in Irvine, California on Saturday. It was the second world record in four days for Hansen, who shattered his own mark in the 100m breaststroke on Tuesday.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.