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2008-07-07 21:00:08

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.

2008-07-02 06:00:04

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.

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2008-04-15 00:15:00

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.

2006-08-20 22:47:48

VICTORIA, British Columbia (Reuters) - Americans Michael Phelps and Brendan Hansen broke their own world records at the Pan Pacific Championships on Sunday.

2006-08-20 02:57:14

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.

2006-06-11 20:48:52

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.

2006-03-21 10:20:45

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.

2006-03-18 07:25:08

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.

2006-03-17 20:33:58

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.

2006-03-15 21:19:51

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.


Word of the Day
swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.