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#Swimming

From The42 21 gold medals! Unstoppable Michael Phelps secures historic triumph in Rio Superstar

21 gold medals! Unstoppable Michael Phelps secures historic triumph in Rio

The American earned his 200m butterfly win with a time of 1.53.36, before prevailing as part of the US 4x200m freestyle team.

From The42 Superb Katie Ledecky claims second gold in thrilling 200m freestyle Report

Superb Katie Ledecky claims second gold in thrilling 200m freestyle

The women’s 200m freestyle took place in Rio tonight.

From The42 'I left everything in the pool': Nicholas Quinn walks away from Rio 2016 with head held high after heat victory Olympian
From The42 'Cheaters are cheaters' – Heartbreak for Fiona Doyle as she falls short to Russian Devastated

'Cheaters are cheaters' – Heartbreak for Fiona Doyle as she falls short to Russian

She missed out on the semi-finals as the previously-banned Yulia Efimova claimed victory in the heat.

From The42 That's 19! Michael Phelps picks up another Olympic gold for the mantelpiece Goat

That's 19! Michael Phelps picks up another Olympic gold for the mantelpiece

America beat France and Australia in the men’s 4x100m freestyle relay.

From The42 No final destination for Ireland's Shane Ryan as he bows out in backstroke semis Swimming

No final destination for Ireland's Shane Ryan as he bows out in backstroke semis

Ryan finishes 16th overall in the men’s 100m backstroke.

From The42 No joy for Nicholas Quinn in the pool as Great Britain's Peaty sets new World Record Rio 2016

No joy for Nicholas Quinn in the pool as Great Britain's Peaty sets new World Record

Action is underway at the Barra Olympic Park.

From The42 Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Shane Ryan The Jerries

Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Shane Ryan

The 22-year-old is one of three swimmers to represent Ireland in Rio.

From TheJournal.ie Irish teenager dies after swimming accident in Germany Munich

Irish teenager dies after swimming accident in Germany

Jack McHugh had been in a serious condition since a swimming accident last week.

From The42 'I was really surprised, and a bit overwhelmed, by the support' - Ellen Keane's Road to Rio diary Rio 2016

'I was really surprised, and a bit overwhelmed, by the support' - Ellen Keane's Road to Rio diary

Swimmer Ellen Keane is getting set for her third Paralympics – and there’s not long to go now.

From The42 The soon-to-be Irish Olympian who could have been a Mayo GAA star Interview This post contains videos

The soon-to-be Irish Olympian who could have been a Mayo GAA star

Nicholas Quinn also discusses how studying Psychology will help his Rio bid.

From TheJournal.ie First-ever giant swimming, venomous centipede discovered by accident Creepy Crawly

First-ever giant swimming, venomous centipede discovered by accident

The rare species has just recently been described in a science journal.

From The42 'People think you’re away on a holiday, they have no idea!' - Ellen Keane's Road to Rio diary Rio 2016

'People think you’re away on a holiday, they have no idea!' - Ellen Keane's Road to Rio diary

Irish Paralympic swimmer Ellen Keane takes us off to Fuerteventura for some warm weather training and back again.

From TheJournal.ie 'There was peer-pressure involved': Father of drowned son speaks out on his loss Water Safety

'There was peer-pressure involved': Father of drowned son speaks out on his loss

Irish Water Safety are calling on the public to take greater care when swimming.

From The42 'Without realising it, I’m wasting so much energy' - Ellen Keane writes her first Road to Rio diary Road To Rio

'Without realising it, I’m wasting so much energy' - Ellen Keane writes her first Road to Rio diary

Swimmer is preparing for her third Paralympics later this year.

From The42 Doyle produces superb performance to finish 4th at European Championships Team Ireland

Doyle produces superb performance to finish 4th at European Championships

The 24-year-old Limerick native just missed out on a medal in the 100m Breaststroke final in London.

From The42 Ireland's Ryan to compete in 100m backstroke final, Doyle through to breaststroke semi Euro Vision

Ireland's Ryan to compete in 100m backstroke final, Doyle through to breaststroke semi

Fiona Doyle, Sycerika McMahon, Mona McSharry and Jordan Sloane all competed this morning too.

From The42 Olympic champ vows to quit drinking after pinching passenger's nipple during flight What A Tit

Olympic champ vows to quit drinking after pinching passenger's nipple during flight

“A deep sense of shame, guilt, embarrassment…”

From TheJournal.ie American surfer mauled by 6ft shark Bali

American surfer mauled by 6ft shark

While shark attacks are generally rare in the area, there have been several such incidents in recent years.

From TheJournal.ie Teenage girls hire stripper to perform at school event Iowa

Teenage girls hire stripper to perform at school event

He attended a synchronised swimming banquet.

From The42 Michael Phelps' trainer says Phelps still has the one trait that separates him from everybody else Nutrition
From The42 Russian four-time world champion swimmer facing lifetime ban for meldonium use Pulling A Stroke

Russian four-time world champion swimmer facing lifetime ban for meldonium use

Yuliya Efimova was also a medallist at the 2012 Olympics.

From The42 Olympic swimmer Gráinne Murphy retires at the age of 22 CALLING IT A DAY

Olympic swimmer Gráinne Murphy retires at the age of 22

The Wexford athlete won a silver medal at the European Championships in 2010.

What is Michael Phelps doing in a pair of gold Speedos at a basketball game?

The 18-time Olympic gold medallist was part of the ‘Curtain of Distraction’ last night.

From TheJournal.ie Australian beach evacuated after '23 foot shark' is spotted Marino Rocks

Australian beach evacuated after '23 foot shark' is spotted

“It’s the biggest I’ve ever seen … the photo really doesn’t do it justice.”

From The42 Michael Phelps reveals the scariest part of his dominance at the Olympics Champ

Michael Phelps reveals the scariest part of his dominance at the Olympics

The American athlete could become the oldest swimmer to ever win a gold medal at this summer’s Olympics.

From TheJournal.ie Planning a Christmas swim? Converts swear it gives you a 'natural high' Brrrrrrrrrrr

Planning a Christmas swim? Converts swear it gives you a 'natural high'

Hundreds of events will be taking place across the country today.

From TheJournal.ie WATCH: Relive a 1940s Irish Christmas with these magical archive videos Winter Wonderland

WATCH: Relive a 1940s Irish Christmas with these magical archive videos

Snowball fights, the Christmas Day swim, and grown men acting like little children – more than 70 years ago.

From The42 Ireland have won a bronze medal at the European Swimming Championships Winning

Ireland have won a bronze medal at the European Swimming Championships

20-year-old Alex Murphy sets a new national record in the 50m breaststroke final in Israel.

From TheJournal.ie British women found dead after going for late-night swim in Spain Costa Brava

British women found dead after going for late-night swim in Spain

The women were 33 and 36 years old.

From TheJournal.ie Planning a trip to Dollymount Strand? You're not allowed to swim there today No Bathing

Planning a trip to Dollymount Strand? You're not allowed to swim there today

Dublin City Council has issued a bathing ban until its water tests are back tomorrow.

From TheJournal.ie A Kerryman swam the English Channel yesterday Channel Hopper

A Kerryman swam the English Channel yesterday

That’s a lot of swimming.

From TheJournal.ie Better late than never! It's going to hit 24 degrees today Here Comes The Summer Sun

Better late than never! It's going to hit 24 degrees today

Dust off the swimming togs.

From The42 An 18-year-old swimmer broke the 1,500m world record today...by accident Record Breaker

An 18-year-old swimmer broke the 1,500m world record today...by accident

Watch Katie Ledecky break her own world record in the 1,500 meter freestyle on Monday morning during a preliminary round.

From The42 No gremlins for Ireland, but Fitzgerald vouches for pre-season prep High Places

No gremlins for Ireland, but Fitzgerald vouches for pre-season prep

While Wales, England and France have been at altitude, Ireland preferred to keep it low-key.

From TheJournal.ie 'I'm sorry, I was drunk': Two men face charges after breaking into Aqua Dome for late night swim Tralee

'I'm sorry, I was drunk': Two men face charges after breaking into Aqua Dome for late night swim

A solicitor for one of the men said they also went for a sleep in a hotel room afterwards.

From The42 Bronze for Ireland's Darragh McDonald at Paralympic Swimming World Championships Medals

Bronze for Ireland's Darragh McDonald at Paralympic Swimming World Championships

The 21-year old swam a season’s best to qualify for the final.

From The42 Another medal! Fiona Doyle shocked herself with silver in 50m breaststroke Universiade

Another medal! Fiona Doyle shocked herself with silver in 50m breaststroke

The Limerick woman en route to Rio has had a brilliant week in South Korea.

From TheJournal.ie Have you ever done this? This hard-hitting ad will make you think otherwise Drowning This post contains videos

Have you ever done this? This hard-hitting ad will make you think otherwise

Last year, 55 people died by accidental drowning in Irish waterways.