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Tourists view cherry blossoms at Yuyuantan Park in Beijing

People Daily 30 Mar 2023
Tourists view cherry blossoms at the Yuyuantan Park in Beijing, capital of China, ... Mandarin ducklings swim on a lake as tourists view cherry blossoms at the Yuyuantan Park in Beijing, capital of China, March 29, 2023.

Olympic education program launched at National Aquatics Center 15 Mar 2023
... of the closing of the Beijing 2022 Paralympics ... The National Aquatics Center, which hosted various water sports during the 2008 Summer Olympics, was transformed into an Olympic-standard curling venue for Beijing 2022 by constructing a convertible ice rink over the swimming pool.

Researchers discover possible turtle swim track from late Triassic

People Daily 15 Mar 2023
BEIJING, March 14 (Xinhua) -- Researchers have discovered a possible turtle swim track from the Third Member of the Late Triassic Xujiahe Formation in Pengzhou City of southwest China's Sichuan Province.

USA Swimming Announces Bonus Plan Up to $1 Million as Incentive for Relay Events

Sports Illustrated 14 Mar 2023
USA Swimming is implementing an ambitious bonus plan that could pay up to $1 million at the Paris Olympics for a gold-medal relay sweep, national team managing director Lindsay Mintenko tells Sports Illustrated ... USA Swimming will award $500,000 if the U.S ... USA Swimming rolled out the plan for its national team members Monday ... swimming.

British Olympics swimming star made herself sick before weigh-ins as she reveals sport's fat-shaming scandal ...

The Daily Mail 08 Mar 2023
Cassie Patten, who won a bronze medal in the 10,000m open water swim in Beijing, said she was left 'broken' by years of obsession over her weight and had to quit the sport at just 24 ... Cassie Patten won a bronze medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics in the 10,000m open water swimming event ... On the podium in Beijing).

Swim England chief Jane Nickerson ‘truly sorry’ over abuse and bullying claims

AOL 08 Mar 2023
Swim England’s chief executive Jane Nickerson has said she is “truly sorry” to those athletes who have endured negative experiences including abuse and bullying in the sport ... “That change must start with us and everyone at Swim England is committed to ...

How consumption is becoming new driver of GDP expansion

China Daily 05 Mar 2023
This year, however, my husband and I chose to spend the long-awaited vacation in Gubei Water Town, a well-known site for cultural tourism in Beijing's Miyun district ... For instance, Beijing recently unveiled a new document on key tasks mapped out by the Beijing Municipal Government Work Report (2023).

CWU to host veteran-paralympian at Presidential Speaker Series

Ellensburg Daily Record 16 Feb 2023
Central Washington University will welcome veteran and Paralympian Melissa Stockwell as part of the CWU Presidential Speaker Series at 6 p.m ... 22 ... in swimming at the 2008 Beijing Paralympic Games ... ....

Nostalgia heats up with cool celebrations

China Daily 05 Feb 2023
As the official curling competition venue at Beijing 2022, the National Aquatics Center in Beijing's northern downtown has stood out as perhaps the world's most sustainable Olympic venue — after being transformed from a swimming venue built for the 2008 Summer Games to stage the ice events at the winter edition last year.

On This Day in 2013 – Rebecca Adlington retires from competitive swimming

AOL 05 Feb 2023
Double Olympic champion Rebecca Adlington announced her retirement from competitive swimming on this day in 2013 ... Adlington won both the 400-metre freestyle and 800-metre freestyle in Beijing to become Britain’s first Olympic swimming champion since 1988.

‘I’m not a model. I’m an athlete and people should focus more on my athleticism ...

CNN 17 Jan 2023
The pentathlon is an event comprised of five different sports – running, swimming, fencing, shooting and horseback riding. All of these events, with the exception of swimming, allow Muslim women to dress modestly ... a full body suit in the Athens Games in 2004 and Beijing in 2008.

Donegal octogenarian up for open water swimming award

RTE 16 Jan 2023
An 81-year-old Donegal man is among the finalists in the World Open Water Swimming Association (WOWSA) Awards for 2022 ... Paddy completed more than 300 swims over the ten weeks, averaging four a day ... Its initial focus was to promote the introduction of the Olympic 10km marathon swim in the Beijing Olympics in 2008.

National Aquatics Center resumes operations with sustainability drive 11 Jan 2023
Last August, the venue hosted the 2022 Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei Swimming Open Tournament and the Beijing All-people Swimming Competition ... During Beijing 2022, the National Aquatics Center served as an Olympic-standard curling venue by building a convertible ice rink on what used to ...

The ‘circadian hackers’ trying to help you sleep

Taipei Times 16 Dec 2022
Manipulating your body clock can improve health and productivity — but don’t turn yourself into an orthosomniac. By Sally Howard / The Guardian. It’s 8.30pm on a gloomy evening last month and I’m sitting on the sofa under a tartan blanket and wearing a pair of orange-lensed glasses ... A man in July sleeps on a bench after swimming in a river in Beijing.

Winter swimming

People Daily 12 Dec 2022
Dare to dive? An enthusiast swims under a ...

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