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By Andrew Rafferty Natalie Lambert emerged from Lake Erie on Sunday and walked straight to her father, Ron, who had a bear-sized hug ready for his record-setting daughter.
By Vicki Michaelis OMAHA -- The pace at the U.S. Olympic swimming trials Tuesday was so fast that a world silver medalist and former world-record holder were left in the wake.
As of last Sunday, 36 world records have been eclipsed over the past eight weeks by swimmers who all had one thing in common: their swimsuit.
VICTORIA, British Columbia (Reuters) - Americans Michael Phelps and Brendan Hansen broke their own world records at the Pan Pacific Championships on Sunday.
VICTORIA, Canada (Reuters) - American Aaron Peirsol set a world record in the 200 meters backstroke and the U.S. team did likewise in the 4x100 freestyle relay at the Pan Pacific Championships on Saturday.
SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (Reuters) - Three U.S. students and their teacher are believed to have drowned in swollen seas off Costa Rica's Pacific coast, authorities said on Sunday.
By Julian Linden MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Australia's men breathed a sigh of relief after finally winning a swimming gold medal at the Commonwealth Games on Tuesday but Dean Macey did not know whether to laugh or cry after his decathlon victory.
By Julian Linden MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Libby Lenton and Leisel Jones collected their second gold medals as Australia dominated the third day of the Commonwealth Games on Saturday.
By Alastair Himmer MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Australia's dominant women set the pace again in Saturday's heats on day three of the Commonwealth Games swimming competition.
By Alastair Himmer MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Australian Libby Lenton produced a conservative swim in the women's 200 meters freestyle heats at the start of her bid for seven Commonwealth Games gold medals on Thursday.
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