Miscellany

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    Dressel stars in 90m wonder show

    Agence France-Presse . Budapest | Updated at 12:05am on July 31, 2017

    Caeleb Dressel captured three gold medals inside 90 sensational minutes on Saturday, taking his personal haul at the world swimming championships to six with a...

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    Efimova gains revenge

    Agence France-Presse . Budapest | Updated at 09:38pm on July 30, 2017

    Russia won three titles on their golden Friday at the world championships as the controversial Yuliya Efimova won the women’s 200m breaststroke title to gain...

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    Ledecky wins 13th gold

    Agence France-Presse . Budapest | Updated at 12:05am on July 29, 2017

    Katie Ledecky claimed her 13th career world championship gold medal on Thursday as the USA ruled the pool in Budapest with a hat-trick of victories...

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    Pellegrini in seventh heaven

    Reuters . Budapest | Updated at 12:05am on July 28, 2017

    Italy’s Federica Pellegrini became the first swimmer to win seven medals in a single event at the world championships after a stunning, against-the-odds victory in...

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    Records tumble in Budapest

    Agence France-Presse . Budapest | Updated at 12:05am on July 27, 2017

    Katie Ledecky made history on Tuesday by becoming the first woman to win 12 world swimming championship gold medals, as world records were sent tumbling...

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    Stadiums under water after rain

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on July 27, 2017

    Incessant rainfall waterlogged most of the Dhaka City on Wednesday and the sports venues were not spared from the phenomena juxtaposed with natural calamity and...

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    Sagar smashes nat’l record but finishes 70th

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on July 27, 2017

    Country’s leading swimmer Mahfizur Rahman Sagar smashed his national championship record by clocking 52.55 seconds only to finish 70th among 113 participants in the heats...

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    Proud, Peaty cap Britain’s golden night in Budapest

    Agence France-Presse . Budapest | Updated at 12:05am on July 26, 2017

    Adam Peaty and Ben Proud both struck gold for Britain at the world aquatics championships on Monday as Hungary’s ‘Iron Lady’ Katinka Hosszu came close...

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    Ledecky strikes double gold

    Agence France-Presse . Budapest | Updated at 12:05am on July 25, 2017

    Katie Ledecky swept two golds on Sunday’s opening day of the world championships, Sarah Sjostrom broke the 100m freestyle world record while Sun Yang gained...

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    Horton battles into 400m final

    Reuters . Budapest | Updated at 12:05am on July 24, 2017

    Australia’s Olympic champion Mack Horton was forced into an early tussle to qualify for the men’s 400 metres freestyle final alongside Chinese rival Sun Yang...

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