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Minxia wins 3m springboard gets sixth medal

London – GBR, August 05, 2012: If there was an image to retain from the final of the women’s 3m springboard, it would surely be the immense frustration of Tania Cagnotto (ITA), when after her fifth dive she saw a “3” next to her name. Minxia Wu, from China, had one last

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USA end on a high note, Phelps retires

London – GBR, August 04, 2012: With two more victories in the eighth and final session of swimming at these 2012 Olympic Games, the team of USA completed in the best possible way its supremacy in the Aquatics Centre, accumulating a total of 30 medals, including 16 gold (exactly the half of

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Spanish victory over Hungary earns top

London – GBR, August 04, 2012: Spain’s women sensationally finished at the top of Group A with a 13-11 victory over Hungary at the London Olympic Water Polo Arena on Friday. Spain has won two matches and drew even with the USA, but they win the group ahead of the USA based

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Phelps at his best continues to amaze the world!

London – GBR, August 03, 2012: If more records were needed to earn the title of “Best Olympian in the history of the Games”, Michael Phelps (USA) established one more in the sixth day of the swimming finals at the 2012 Games in London. In the duel of the day, the men’s

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Phelps is the best ever in Olympic history!

London – GBR, July 31, 2012: Throughout his amazing Olympic adventure, Michael Phelps (USA) had accumulated two important records: the most gold medals (14) and the most gold medals in a single edition of the Games (8). One last record was missing to definitively put his name in the highest march of

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Ruolin Chen revalidates title10m platform synchro

London – GBR, July 31, 2012: Like in the men’s event, Mexico managed to be the best representative of the “rest of the world” against China in the women’s 10m platform synchro, the third event of the Olympic diving programme of London 2012. Ruolin Chen and Hao Wang were naturally the athletes

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Nine-time Olympic champions lose second game

London – GBR, July 31, 2012: Denes, Hungary, a 9 time Olympic champion in men’s water polo was beaten for the second time this week at the Olympic water polo competition. In today’s Group B match Montenegro came out on top 11-10. On Sunday, the team from Serbia upset Hungary by an

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FINA News Letter: Aquatics at London 2012

Lausanne (SUI), July 04, 2012: A total 1,450 athletes will make the trip to London (GBR) to compete in one of FINA’s five aquatics disciplines – Swimming and Marathon Swimming, Diving, Water Polo, Synchronized Swimming – for the XXX Olympiad from July 27 to August 12. SWIMMING Dates: July 28-August 4, 2012

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Wealth of talents ready to shine in Bolzano & Open water races

FINA News, June 20, 2012: After Rostock (Germany), Montreal (Canada), Fort Lauderdale (USA) and Madrid (Spain), Bolzano (Italy) will welcome the current stars and rising talents of diving’s global elite from June 22-24, the last meet of the FINA Diving Grand Prix 2012. Among those hoping for a place on the podium,

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Two Pakistani Swimmers selected by the FINA

Islamabad – Pakistan, June 8, 2012: Anum Bandey, It is indeed with immense pleasure to announce that two swimmers (1 male and 1 female) from Pakistan have finally been selected by the FINA (based on their performance in 14th FINA World Championships, Shanghai China 2011) to participate on Universality Places for the