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Katie Ledecky Smashes 400m Freestyle Record

Katie Ledecky Smashes 400m Freestyle Record

By Brian Powell August 11, 2014

It was a comparison of old versus young at this past week’s 2014 Phillips 66 National Championships of Swimming as Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympic athlete of all time, shared the pool with 17-year-old swimming phenom Katie Ledecky, the …

Surprise! British Diver Tom Daley Is Gay. Surprise! British Diver Tom Daley Is Gay.

Olympic diver Tom Daley surprised his fans by revealing he is dating a man, despite previously dating girls. The 19-year-old diver, who won a bronze medal in London 2012 Olympics, revealed the news on Monday in a¬†YouTube video. Daley says …

Phelps Has Rejoined The U.S. Drug Testing Program Phelps Has Rejoined The U.S. Drug Testing Program

On Thursday, the sporting world was awash with the news that Michael Phelps rejoined the US Anti-Doping Agency where he underwent doping tests, the strongest indication that he is returning for the 2016 Rio Olympics. Phelps underwent the drug testing …

Diana Nyad Receives Skepticism for her Swim Diana Nyad Receives Skepticism for her Swim

Diana Nyad has finally done it! She has completed her journey that included swimming from Cuba to Florida on her fifth try. However, what should be a joyous and historical occasion, has turned into an event that has skeptics doubting …

Michael Phelps Vague About Swimming Future Michael Phelps Vague About Swimming Future

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It may have just become even harder for future Olympians to break the record of most winningest Olympian. While meeting with the media in Barcelona on Monday for the world swimming championships, Michael Phelps was vague on whether or not …

Swimming Baby Video Nears 1 Million Views Swimming Baby Video Nears 1 Million Views

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Though incidents such as kidnappings and shootings often grab headlines, drowning is a much more common cause of death for children growing up in the U.S. So, before the gun safety lectures and “stranger danger” classes, parents might be wise …

Michael Phelps: Has He Lost His Golden Touch? Michael Phelps: Has He Lost His Golden Touch?

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Although we’re only a couple of days into the Olympic games, fans of Michael Phelps are worried that he won’t be able to recapture the lightning he bottled four years ago, as he has yet to score a medal. And …

Florida Alligator Savages Teenage Swimmer’s Arm Florida Alligator Savages Teenage Swimmer’s Arm

Florida alligators are a big reason why you won’t find me splashing about in natural bodies of water. Call me crazy, but I’m just not a big fan of swimming in areas where wild animals tend to mate and search …

Garrett McNamara: I Have Underwater Superpowers Garrett McNamara: I Have Underwater Superpowers

Garrett McNamara is a world record holder for surfing the biggest wave in the world. The wave, which stood a gigantic 90 feet, is a monster in itself, but Garrett feels he can break his old record. http://youtu.be/nd2jtwviyC8 Garrett has …