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Diabetic Swimmer Conquers Channel

On August 17, 42-year-old Scott Coleman, of Boca Raton, Fla., became the first male diabetic to swim the English Channel. Coleman, a Masters swimmer who in his college days was

Heyns Signs Lucrative Deal

Vodacom, cellular phone and telecommunications giant, recently awarded South African gold medalist and world record holder, Penny Heyns, “the richest single sponsorship yet concluded by an individual South African sports-person,”

Egerszegi Announces Retirement

Krisztina Egerszegi, Hungary’s five-time Olympic gold medalist, announced her retirement from world-class competition. She said she would continue swimming for another year to allow her body to taper down, but

Popov Drops Hall Again

Swimming in the Arena Games in Mulhouse, France, Olympic champion Alexander Popov beat silver medalist Gary Hall Jr., head-to-head again in the 50-meter freestyle. Similar to their race in Atlanta,

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Henderson Makes Olympics Even More Memorable

Olympian Mark Henderson ended his Olympic experience with a wish come true. During the closing ceremonies he proposes to former Olympic champion and current NBC broadcaster, Summer Sanders. Sanders reportedly