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Lochte beats Phelps in 200 IM at US nationals

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Ryan Lochte beat Michael Phelps to win the 200-meter individual medley at the U.S. national championships, keeping Phelps winless in four races.

Posted: August 11th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Thorpe’s gay revelations earn praise, support

In this Aug. 16, 2004 file photo, Ian Thorpe of Australia, smiles with his gold medal after winning the 200-meter freestyle at the Olympic Aquatic Centre at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens.  AP FILE PHOTO

Swimming giant Ian Thorpe received support and glowing praise Monday for revealing he is gay in a move advocates believe will help remove the stigma of homophobia in sport.

Posted: July 14th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Ian Thorpe reveals he is gay in interview

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Five-time Olympic swimming gold medalist Ian Thorpe for the first time publicly confirmed that he is gay during a television interview on Sunday, ending years of speculation about his sexuality.

Posted: July 14th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Swimmer Yu makes Youth Olympics Games

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Roxanne Ashley Yu made it to the Youth Olympic Games slated Aug. 16 to 28 in Nanjing, China, by winning the girls’ 200-meter backstroke gold medal in the 57th Malaysian Open at Bukit Jalil Aquatic Centre in Kuala Lumpur last weekend.

Posted: May 15th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Votohan, Ybanez sparkle in Palaro

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National Capital Region took an iron-clad hold of the Palarong Pambansa gold count with its swimming romp and the heroics of Jomar Votohan, who shattered a 16-year-old mark in century dash on Wednesday.

Posted: May 8th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

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