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Former Florida Gator, and Olympian, Ryan Lochte Expected to Swim in Dawg Waters

Ryan Lochte—a former Florida Gator swim team member and current 2016 Olympic hopeful—will make an appearance in Athens this summer, alongside teammate Michael Phelps, at the Bulldogs Grand Slam, hosted by the Athens Bulldog Swim Club, being held at The…Read more →
Via The Lady Sportswriter
6 days ago  |  Discuss

USMNT Fan Confuses Andrew Luck For Michael Phelps

Indianapolis quarterback Andrew Luck is spending some of  his offseason in Brazil and was in attendance for Tuesday’s United States-Belgium match. As big as the former two-time Heisman runner-up is in America, soccer fans are still mistaking him for other popular American athletes. One fan, the guy on the far left, Instagramed the above photo […] The post USMNT Fan Confuses...
Via Diehardsport
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Gallery: The world’s deepest indoor pool

Located in Brussels, Belgium, Nemo 33 is the deepest indoor swimming pool in the world. The 113 feet deep pool contains 2.5 million liters of water, about the same as an Olympic-sized pool. The water is maintained at 86 °F and there are plenty of simulated caves to explore. The pool is open to tourists and amateur and professional divers as long as they are at least 12 years old...
Via The Roosevelts
May 01, 2014  |  Discuss
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Nyad completes Cuba to Fla. trek

While you were enjoying your day off, 64-year-old swimmer Diana Nyad became the first person ever to swim from Cuba to Key West without a shark cage. 

Via Gamedayr
September 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Franklin gives up quest for 8 golds

Missy Franklin gave up her bid for eight gold medals -- and it sure paid off. She's now 3 for 3 at the world swimming championships. Franklin held off hard-charging Federica Pelligrini to win the 200-meter freestyle on Wednesday night, claiming a title the recent high school graduate really wanted and justifying her decision to cut back on the program in Barcelona. The 18...
Via Fox Olympics
July 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Magnussen shines in 100 meter

The Missile lived up to his nickname. James Magnussen of Australia posted the fastest preliminaries time in the 100-meter freestyle at the world swimming championships Wednesday, nearly a second ahead of the next qualifier. Looks like he's put the disappointment of the Olympics behind him. Magnussen was a huge favorite in London but only got a silver in the 100 free behind...
Via Fox Olympics
July 31, 2013  |  Discuss
NEXT!

Does Phelps have a new girlfriend?

The dating life of Michael Phelps has been the source of many rumors, the latest surrounding a young woman who shares a love for the Ravens with the Olympic champ.

Via Larry Brown Sports
April 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Ryan Lochte is hooking up with his preteen crush, Carmen Electra

Before Ryan Lochte could fill out hit speedo, he was busy watching episodes of Baywatch with Carmen Electra. It was love at first sight for the future Olympic gold medalist. But he had inappropriate thoughts about her like every other boy his age, never thinking he would have a chance to act on them. Oh what fame can do? Lochte, 24, was recently caught out on the town with the 40...
Via The Victory Formation
March 08, 2013  |  2 Comments
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