Before you take the family swimming, you should know a nasty bug is spreading in our area. At least five people in Pueblo have come down with an illness called Cryptosporidium.
Health experts say it's an illness that causes stomach cramps and diarrhea. The Pueblo City-County Health Department says... more »
NEW YORK (AP) - One person has died and another is in critical condition after getting in trouble during the swimming portion of the Nautica New York City Triathlon.
Race Director Bill Burke says in a statement that the 64-year-old man died in Sunday's race. He didn't say how... more »
The Colorado Springs Parks and Recreation Department has announced longer year-round hours for motorized and non-motorized boating at Prospect Lake in Memorial Park. However, open water swimming is still prohibited and the beach and swim area will stay closed this summer.
Motorboats and jet skis can be on the... more »
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - U.S. national swimming team member Fran Crippen has died during a race in the United Arab Emirates. The 26-year-old swimmer from suburban Philadelphia was competing in the FINA Open Water 10-kilometer World Cup in Fujairah, south of Dubai, on Saturday, but failed to finish and was found... more »
The U.S. Olympic Committee will "encourage" but not require sports' national governing bodies to adopt standardized policies to prevent abuse.
CEO Scott Blackmun said Tuesday that the USOC would not set up a centralized database of banned coaches to prevent violators from jumping from sport to sport, because smaller... more »
The Chicago River is beginning to resemble the Everglades. For the second time in a month an alligator has been spotted sunning himself along the banks of the North Branch of the Chicago River.
The most recent gator is a little less shy, coming into view of neighbors and... more »
PARIS (AP) - Michael Phelps will swim in four events at the Paris Open this weekend as he prepares for the U.S. championships in August.
The 14-time Olympic champion will swim the 100-meter freestyle and 200 butterfly Saturday, and the 200 freestyle and 200 individual medley Sunday.
Phelps... more »
A three-time state champ becomes a two-time winner of the "Loaf ‘N Jug High School Athlete of the Week" award. Congratulations to Pueblo Centennial swimmer Tanner Krall.
This past weekend in Loveland the Bulldogs senior won the 100-yard breaststroke at the 4A state high school swim meet. It was... more »