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#Swimming

# swimming - Friday 15 November, 2019

Yang blames 'unprofessional' drug testers for incident when he smashed blood vial with hammer

The triple Olympic champion appeared at a rare public CAS hearing.

# swimming - Sunday 3 November, 2019

Wayne in the USA, smoking for sport and the rest of the week's best sportswriting

Lazy Sundays were made for reading about Wayne Rooney’s sneaking into casinos.

# swimming - Monday 28 October, 2019

From TheJournal.ie People warned not to swim in Royal Canal after outbreak of rat-borne disease Leptospirosis

People warned not to swim in Royal Canal after outbreak of rat-borne disease

Leptospirosis is particularly a hazard for people who participate in outdoor sports.

# swimming - Sunday 27 October, 2019

Michael Phelps says he 'never competed in a clean field once'

The 28-time Olympic medalist says positive tests should result in a lifetime ban.

# swimming - Thursday 12 September, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 72-hour swimming ban in place at Balbriggan beach due to 'unacceptable levels of bacteria' Dublin

72-hour swimming ban in place at Balbriggan beach due to 'unacceptable levels of bacteria'

Swimming in the water may cause illness, Fingal County Council has warned.

# swimming - Saturday 17 August, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Man dies after getting into difficulty while swimming off Clare coast Coast Guard

Man dies after getting into difficulty while swimming off Clare coast

The man, aged 71, was airlifted to University Hospital Limerick.

# swimming - Tuesday 13 August, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 10 people airlifted to hospital after getting into difficulty swimming off Donegal coast Coast Guard

10 people airlifted to hospital after getting into difficulty swimming off Donegal coast

Five other people were also rescued this afternoon.

# swimming - Saturday 10 August, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Bathing bans at the Forty Foot and other Dublin beaches extended until Monday Dublin

Bathing bans at the Forty Foot and other Dublin beaches extended until Monday

The bans follow heavy rainfall on Thursday night and Friday morning.

# swimming - Saturday 3 August, 2019

From TheJournal.ie This Dublin man won the Liffey Swim 50 years ago ... today he's returning to take part alongside his children 1969 To 2019

This Dublin man won the Liffey Swim 50 years ago ... today he's returning to take part alongside his children

Dublin City Liffey Swim will celebrate its 100th year today.

# swimming - Sunday 28 July, 2019

Olympic hopefuls smash sixth Irish record as attention switches to Tokyo 2020 qualification

The Irish men’s medley team set a new record on the final day of the FINA World Swimming Championships.

# swimming - Friday 26 July, 2019

Mayne storms to her second medal at the European Youth Olympics

Another bronze in the pool brings the Irish medal haul to four.

# swimming - Thursday 25 July, 2019

Phelps hails 'incredible' 19-year-old who smashed his longstanding world record

‘My hat’s off to him,’ the American great said of Hungarian teenager Kristof Milak.

# swimming - Wednesday 24 July, 2019

Phelps' longstanding 200m butterfly world record smashed by teenager Milak Fly Fly Away This post contains videos

Phelps' longstanding 200m butterfly world record smashed by teenager Milak

‘It’s a tremendous honour to beat such a great men’s world record,’ said the Hungarian youngster.

Mayne adds to Ireland's medal tally with bronze in Baku

The Templeogue native produced a fantastic final swim and finished just three seconds behind runner-up, Justine Delmas.

# swimming - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

Podium drama as rival refuses to stand alongside controversial Olympic champion Silent Protest This post contains videos

Podium drama as rival refuses to stand alongside controversial Olympic champion

It got heated as Britain’s Duncan Scott declined to shake the hand of Chinese star Sun Yang, who has been branded a ‘drug cheat’.

# swimming - Sunday 21 July, 2019

Darragh Greene secures Olympic qualification time as Longford swimmer set for Tokyo 2020

Greene’s time in South Korea pre-validates him for the 2020 Games in Tokyo next summer.

# swimming - Friday 5 July, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Water Safety Ireland issue warning to swimmers as warm temperatures continue Swims

Water Safety Ireland issue warning to swimmers as warm temperatures continue

The latest figures show that 103 people drowned in Ireland last year.

# swimming - Friday 28 June, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Girl (14) who was pulled out to sea off Co Louth dies in hospital Louth

Girl (14) who was pulled out to sea off Co Louth dies in hospital

The incident happened off Termonfeckin beach.

# swimming - Thursday 30 May, 2019

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Thursday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

# swimming - Sunday 26 May, 2019

'The accent is usually the big thing. There will always be people who have something to say about it'

Irish Olympic hopeful Clare Cryan talks to The42 about identity, athlete burnout and diving’s growth in Ireland.

# swimming - Thursday 23 May, 2019

'We didn’t have the facilities that athletes needed. Now, Ireland is beginning to look after its own'

Multiple Irish record holder Darragh Greene has welcomed the growth of swimming in Ireland over the past five years.

# swimming - Wednesday 22 May, 2019

Olympic swimming champion retires at 22 after missing 3 doping tests

Lithuania’s Ruta Meilutyte is ending her career in the sport.

# swimming - Monday 20 May, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Here's the map of Irish Blue Flag beaches for 2019 Swim Time

Here's the map of Irish Blue Flag beaches for 2019

A total of 88 swimming spots received the accolade this year.

# swimming - Friday 19 April, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: 'Sometimes it just takes a little moment of courage to change your life forever' Opinion

Opinion: 'Sometimes it just takes a little moment of courage to change your life forever'

‘One day I realised I didn’t want to hide my arm anymore. I didn’t want to be ashamed of my body. I wanted to embrace it,’ writes Paralympian Ellen Keane.

# swimming - Sunday 31 March, 2019

It's Sunday so here are 10 of our favourite images from the sporting week

All the action from a different angle.

# swimming - Saturday 19 January, 2019

'Any athlete that wants to compete at senior international level and leaves Ireland now - I think they’re making a huge mistake'

Swim Ireland’s National Performance Director Jon Rudd talks about the changes to Irish swimming since his appointment after the Rio Olympics.

# swimming - Thursday 10 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Woman and child rushed to hospital after being bitten by shark Australia

Woman and child rushed to hospital after being bitten by shark

Local media said the victims were a woman and young child playing in the shallow waters of the island’s Catseye Beach.

# swimming - Tuesday 1 January, 2019

‘I’m quite a quiet person’ - The Irish teen sensation who can’t stop breaking records

Sligo swimmer Mona McSharry looks back on her highs and lows of 2018.

# swimming - Tuesday 25 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Photos: Festive swimmers brave the Forty Foot for annual Christmas dive Festive Swim

Photos: Festive swimmers brave the Forty Foot for annual Christmas dive

It wasn’t too cold outside as the Forty Foot drew dozens of festive swimmers today.

# swimming - Monday 24 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Planning on a Christmas day swim? Here's how to stay safe Brave The Waves

Planning on a Christmas day swim? Here's how to stay safe

Irish Water Safety is warning that cold water immersion and hypothermia can overwhelm even the fittest of swimmers.

# swimming - Saturday 22 December, 2018

'Sure I have an American accent, but I'm all Irish blood. I'm Irish and I'll believe that right until the day I die' Record Breaker This post contains videos

'Sure I have an American accent, but I'm all Irish blood. I'm Irish and I'll believe that right until the day I die'

Swimmer Shane Ryan reflects on winning Ireland’s first ever World Swimming Championships medal.

# swimming - Wednesday 19 December, 2018

Former world and Olympic champion retires from swimming aged 23

‘I’m ready to not be in pain every day,’ Missy Franklin said in an open letter.

# swimming - Saturday 15 December, 2018

Shane Ryan breaks another Irish record but misses out on 100m freestyle final in China

The 24-year-old swam an impressive time once again but it wasn’t enough to put him through to the final.

# swimming - Friday 14 December, 2018

Ireland's Ryan claims world bronze in 50m backstroke final

Setting a new Irish record, the 24-year-old was home in a time of 22.76 in China.

# swimming - Thursday 13 December, 2018

Ireland's Shane Ryan books worlds final spot with new Irish record time

The 24-year-old finished third in his 50m backstroke semi-final in China today.

# swimming - Saturday 8 December, 2018

Sligo's 18-year-old swimming sensation breaks fourth Irish senior record in three days

Mona McSharry is having a week to remember at the Irish Short-Course Swimming Championships in Antrim.

# swimming - Friday 7 December, 2018

18-year-old swimming prodigy Mona McSharry breaks three Irish records within the space of 24 hours

There was joy elsewhere at the event for Bangor swimmer Jack McMillan.

# swimming - Saturday 1 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Swimmers take part in the 99th Dublin City Liffey Swim Brave Souls

Swimmers take part in the 99th Dublin City Liffey Swim

The first race took place in 1920.

# swimming - Sunday 19 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Dog owners warned about toxic algal scums after reported dog poisonings in the west Animal Safety

Dog owners warned about toxic algal scums after reported dog poisonings in the west

Autopsies were not able to determine if algae was to blame for the dog deaths.

# swimming - Saturday 18 August, 2018

Saving a life more important than a gold medal - Michael Phelps

The US swimmer has spoken before of falling into depression after each Olympics.

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