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Mun Yee winds down her training programme
Despatie gets send-off to Olympics, diver has shot at three medals
Lashko - Friday Olympian
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N.Westchester Conference All-Star
Diving Meet: Bress, Schenkel claim titles
Bryan aims for semis berth after being named flag bearer
Before Olympic Games (a good read)
Roskos to compete in three diving events
Diving Continues Dominance of National Champs
Silver at 2004 Speedo National Champs
Olympic team members Garcia and
Soldati win U.S. diving titles
key to Newbery's golden
He will compete in all
four medal events in diving - three-metre individual,
3m synchronised, 10m individual, 10m synchronised
- having done the full Olympic program in Sydney
four years ago and at World Cups since.
ACCOMPLISHED diver takes break from pool
will host USA-China Sports Summit
Preview: High-tech plays a role in China's Athens
Chinese diving team, the five-gold winners
at last Olympics, employ a 3D imaging system
to give the divers a full view of everymove they
do in the air..... "It is of great help," said
Li Dazheng, top diving official in the Chinese
Swimming Association. "It enables the divers
to see every detail of their series of moves
starting from jumping off." Enditem
CARDINELL wins 10-meter
Bryan savours the experience in Olympic
|Teen watches others while he preps for preps
Every year thousands
of Fort Wayne teens experience high school for
the first time, and this fall, 14-year old Michael
Frank will be one of them.
But that won't be his only significant transition. Not only
does he have to adapt to high school life as a student, he also has to adapt
to life as a high school diver.
Park Diving Team finish strong
teams, two days, one winner. After two months,
the Princeton Area Diving (NJ) season came to
an end at the championship meet, which was held
Wednesday and Thursday at Ben Franklin Swim Club
in Lawrence. "Michael dives club on Blue
Dolphins year round, but this
is where he shines," said Brooke Zacheis, the
West Windsor Whalers head coach.
divers live up to billing at championships
women's teams showcase Olympic form on platform
McLean is headed for Brazil. Pan Am diver struck
gold in Boys B
don't disappoint at diving nationals
Soldati, Garcia Capture National Diving Titles
Bricker rebounds in synchro
Former Longmont diver wins U.S. title
Brennan Places Eighth At U.S. National Diving Championships
| President Fox presents nat'l flag to Mexican Olympic delegation
In a ceremony at the Presidential Residence of Los Pinos, Fox handed over the Mexican flag to diver Fernando Platas, in the presence of nearly 50 athletes...
Platas, 32, is the third flag carrier in the Mexican history toplay
that role twice (Sydney 2000 and Athens 2004) like Jesus Aguirre (Paris
1924 and Amsterdam 1928) and Joaquin Capilla (Helsinki 1952 and
Melbourne 1956). Enditem
PRANDI, Viola top qualifiers
VIOLA leads women's 10-meter qualifying
| CHRISTIAN faith as her source of strength
But Essenpreis had a diving coach who lived the faith by example and became a role model to her. She and her brother, who was in sixth grade, asked their parents about going to church, and the family began attending Northlake Baptist Church in Garland.
|Diver labors against rivals at nationals
Diving coach Wenbo Chen said McCambridge had
done OK but struggled with some new dives that
she hasn’t had time to perfect, something
that also hindered her at the trials for the U.S.
Olympic diving team in June.
| Ally's boxing clever in bid for Olympic diving gold
Ally has become a shadow of his former self
under the tutelege of Brendan Ingle losing more
than two stones in weight under Ingle's legendary
fitness and diet regime.
The man who coached Prince Naseem Hamed to world boxing titles is now training
Ally for Olympic success and they both now realise there are more similarities
between boxing and diving than you might think. Here he explains why . . .
diving into success
in at Olympics
A HORNCHURCH student
hopes to make a big splash at the Athens Olympics. She
won a scholarship to South Carolina, USA, where she
is currently studying for a degree while having access
to top training facilities.
| Kunkel wins 1-meter springboard;
Dumais advances in 3-meter
of West Valley City, Utah, beat Cassandra Cardinell 295.83 points to 254.31. Though she failed to
advance to the 3-meter springboard finals at
the championships, she will represent the United
States in that event at the Athens Olympics.
KUNKEL Wins 1 meter Event at Diving Championships
YOUNG divers with world at their feet
Penn State's Alderman Finishes
12th at U.S. Diving Senior Nationals
to One Meter Semi-final at Senior Nationals
Diver Troy Dumais I
"If there's any time to
shine, first of all, it's at the Olympics," said
And the 24-year-old diver knows
that better than most.
Men's 1-Meter Springboard Title
feels Mun Yee can dive into the record books
KUALA LUMPUR: Coach Yang Zhuliang
is targeting national number one women's diver
Leong Mun Yee to become the first-ever Malaysian
to qualify for the Olympic 3m springboard final
in Athens next month....Mun Yee is one of the
three Malaysian divers for the Olympics and she
has switched to a higher degree of difficulty
in her dives after a month-long training stint
ELLERBRUCH Named Diving Coach At USD
Olympic stars will not have too much trouble deciding
what to pack for the trip to Athens. (features
WNY teen divers advance to nationals
Speedo US National Diving Championships Get Underway
Strack and Amanda Blong Advance
to Synchronized Final
POHORENEC and Bouck in first after preliminaries at National
Liang ready to repeat World Cup feat
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| Medal hopeful Emilie Heymans has full plate
of diving at Olympic Games
"I think I'm a pretty lazy person. I'm never
going to walk up the stairs," she said. "Sometimes
at home if I don't have the TV remote and I don't
like the shows on TV, I'm just going to leave
it there because I don't want to get up."...But
she says the draw of competition is what makes
her want to dive the full menu in Athens. She'd
rather be diving than watching.
lead qualifiers in synchronized diving championships
think that the very country that did that to
my grandparents now embraces me and is lifting
me up as an Olympic athlete, it's pretty special.
I'm very proud," said Soldati. "When I look at
the U.S. Olympic team, it's absolutely beautiful.
Every color, shape and size is represented and
that's what America is all about. I'm proud to
bring that to Team USA."