Posts Tagged Aquatics

Amy Van Dyken returns to broadcast booth after ATV accident

Former Olympic swimmer Amy Van Dyken uses a ramp to access the broadcast booth Friday, Jan. 30, 2015, in Berkeley, Calif. The six-time Olympic gold medal swimmer returned to work with the Pac-12 Networks on Friday, nearly eight months after an all-terrain vehicle accident left her paralyzed from the waist down. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Amy Van Dyken pushed herself across one of Berkeley’s busy streets in her wheelchair and up a ramp into her special broadcast booth overlooking the pool deck, beaming the whole way.

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Doping case gives unwanted attention to Olympic host nation

In this July 30, 2013 file photo, Brazil's Joao Gomes Junior looks up after finishing a Men's 50m breaststroke semifinal at the FINA Swimming World Championships in Barcelona, Spain. The Brazilian Swimming Confederation confirmed in the third full week of January 2015 that Gomes, a member of three winning relay teams, had tested positive for a banned diuretic, a substance that if often used as a masking agent that can hide the presence of other drugs. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez, File)

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian swimming reached new heights in December when it topped the gold-medal table at the short-course world championships in Qatar.

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S. Korea’s swimming star Park Tae-hwan fails a doping test

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea’s former Olympic swim champion Park Tae-hwan has failed a recent doping test, his agency said Tuesday.

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