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  1. espnW -- Todd and Sarah France open doors, and eyes, in Azerbaija...

    Jane McManus

    In Azerbaijan, Peace Corps volunteers and former athletes Todd and Sarah France left a legacy of working to widen athletic, cultural and educational opportunities for girls.

    Story | Conversation | May 03, 2013
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  3. 40 greatest female athletes: Tracy Caulkins


    ESPN is marking the 40th anniversary of Title IX by unveiling the top 40 female athletes of the past 40 years. When swimmer Tracy Caulkins was just 15, she won five gold medals at the 1978 world championships, helping her to become the youngest-ev...

    Blog | May 23, 2012
  4. 40 greatest female athletes: Dara Torres


    ESPN is marking the 40th anniversary of Title IX by unveiling the top 40 female athletes of the past 40 years. In the swimming pool, nobody has been faster longer than Dara Torres. The 45-year-old mother, who is No. 25 in ESPN's countdown, has ...

    Blog | May 21, 2012
  5. Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones says Cowboys Stadium would like ...

    Calvin Watkins

    Always thinking big, Jerry Jones can envision swimming trials and the NHL Winter Classic in Cowboys Stadium.

    Story | Conversation | February 28, 2010
  6. Venus Williams, Michael Phelps, Marshawn Lynch lead Body Issue li...

    The sixth annual edition of ESPN The Magazine's The Body Issue will feature 22 athletes posing nude, including five-time Wimbledon champion Venus Williams, 18-time Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps and Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch.

    Story | Conversation | June 25, 2014
  7. espnW -- Stretch Yourself: Five yoga poses for swimming

    Gwen Lawrence

    These five yoga poses for swimmers are designed to improve shoulder and chest strength and flexibility -- just what you need to take the plunge.

    Story | Conversation | March 13, 2014
  8. Top Tenner: Unusual pre-match preparations

    Nick Miller

    Top Tenner look at some more unusual prematch preparations. 10 -- Martin Allen goes swimming Great managers lead by example. They inspire their players by their actions, not just words. Perhaps it was to this end that then-Brentford manager Mar...

    Blog | February 28, 2014
  9. Rained out and rather comfortable

    Julian De Martinis

    After less than fifteen minutes, Roma's match against Parma was called off on Sunday. There was really no other choice; the Stadio Olimpico was nearly a swimming pool. The game has not yet been rescheduled but early April looks the new target. - R...

    Blog | February 03, 2014
  10. Video: Ronaldinho makes rap debut on new song 'Go In Faith'

    Chris Wright

    We're frankly amazed that it's taken this long to happen, but Ronaldinho has finally found enough spare time between curling in sumptuous free-kicks for Atletico Mineiro and posing in sun-drenched swimming pools full of scantily-clad ladies to try hi...

    Blog | January 28, 2014
  11. Bay State Games announces scholarship recipients

    Brendan Hall

    The Bay State Games today announced six recipients for its Future Leaders Scholarships. Here is the official release from Bay State Games communications director Amy Barry: *** WOBURN, Mass. - The Bay State Games is proud to announce the 2013 F...

    Blog | July 16, 2013
  12. In Case You Were Wondering, Spain Is Definitely Not Over

    Michael Bertin

    Can you win a national anthem? Brazil might have done that before the Confederations Cup final. Although, from the crowd noise, it'd be difficult to pinpoint where the anthem stopped and the game began. It was only 90 seconds until Fred scored and...

    Blog | July 08, 2013
  13. Swanning around...

    Chris Rann

    Saints head to Swansea on Saturday for their fist league fixture in the city since a 3-0 defeat in 2008. Both sides are unrecognisable from that match, both fighting for a top 10 place in the Premier League, and both swimming in plaudits for their at...

    Blog | April 18, 2013
  14. MIAA announces Coach of the Year recipients

    The Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA) has announced its recipients in each sport for its Coach of the Year awards. Each coach will be recognized at the third annual MIAA Coach of the Year/Student--Athlete of the Month banquet...

    Blog | April 11, 2013
  15. Brandi Chastain talks 'Splash,' staying fit

    Lynn Hoppes

    Growing up in San Jose, Calif., you'd think that Brandi Chastain would have been really good at swimming. But that wasn't the case. Chastain instead focused on soccer and became a two-time Women's World Cup champion and Olympic gold medalist....

    Blog | April 02, 2013
  16. Summer on the Run -- Jump off the trail and into the swimming poo...

    Summer Sanders

    Looking for a break from the pounding of running? Follow Summer Sanders into the pool for some restorative cross training.

    Story | Conversation | January 18, 2013
  17. Summer on the Run -- Boo, flu! Struggling with a training slow do...

    Summer Sanders

    Sometimes the key to staying on track is knowing when to trust your body and slow down. Summer Sanders was reminded of that this week as she recovered from the flu.

    Story | Conversation | January 16, 2013