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Topic - Aquatic Locomotion
Phelps has rejoined the U.S. drug-testing program, the strongest sign yet that he's returning for the 2016 Rio Olympics. The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency said Phelps was among the athletes who underwent doping tests in the third quarter, the period ending Sept. 30. He was tested twice.
How dare the Los Angeles Dodgers celebrate in "our" swimming pool? That was the general sentiment of indignation after Adrian Gonzalez and 20 or so other Dodgers left the champagne-soaked visitors' clubhouse and jumped into the iconic Chase Field pool in jubilation after clinching the NL West title in Phoenix.
How dare the Los Angeles Dodgers celebrate in "our" swimming pool?
Putin's just-in-time rescue spares Obama defeat, but at what cost?
"She's not normal," said U.S. coach Dave Salo, marveling at another world-record performance by the 16-year-old from Bethesda, Md., who doesn't even have her driver's license yet.
Franklin gave up her bid to win eight golds in Barcelona, scratching the 50 back so she could focus on the 200 free. That decision paid off Wednesday night when she touched first in 1 minute, 54.81 seconds.
The 16-year-old from Bethesda, Md., barely missed the world record in the 400 freestyle, but there was no doubt it would fall in the 1,500. Ledecky and defending world champion Lotte Friis went at it stroke for stroke much of the race, the Danish swimmer slightly ahead.
While saying he's never been happier with his life — and certainly doesn't miss the grind of what it took to become the most decorated Olympic athlete — Phelps left the door open to change his mind before the 2016 Rio Games.
Ledecky, of Bethesda, Md., was a breakout performer at last summer's London Olympics, where she pulled off a stunning victory in the 800 free.
The Chicago Blackhawks brought the Stanley Cup home Tuesday and proceeded to take it on a pub crawl, with scores of ecstatic fans flocking to taverns and restaurants in hopes of catching a glimpse of their beloved players and the sacred trophy awarded to the NHL champion.
Lolita was 12 years old when Humbert Humbert first saw her with an obsession that could fill a book. "Lolita" became a best-selling novel about a perverted older man, a pubescent girl and a tragic tale of sexual abuse, dissected with the insights and illuminations of a brilliant writer.
Combat helicopter pilot Prince Harry of Britain along with Olympic swimming champion Missy Franklin joined an American naval officer who was blinded in Afghanistan in launching the Warrior Games for wounded service members.
The lawsuit said the tour notified Singh on Feb. 19 that he was to be suspended for 90 days. Singh appealed. Last week, commissioner Tim Finchem said the tour was dropping its case based on new information from the World Anti-Doping Agency.
When Los Angeles Lakers owner Jerry Buss died last week, it didn't take long for the conversation to turn to his place among the best owners in the history of sports.
The vote Tuesday by the IOC's executive board stunned the world's wrestlers, who see their sport as popular in many countries and steeped in history as old as the Olympics themselves.