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October 21, 2018 4:56 PM Convoy of migrants swim across river from Guatemala to continue journey towards US

A convoy of people continues to march through Mexico shouting slogans like "yes, we could" despite police efforts to stop them. The convoy of migrants gave up trying to enter Mexico legally because the asylum application process was too slow and circumvented police at a border bridge. They swam and rafted across the river from Guatemala before deciding 7

October 14, 2018 10:03 AM Ironman World Championship: Lucy Charles second behind Daniela Ryf

Britain's Lucy Charles took silver in the Ironman World Championship behind Daniela Ryf who won despite being stung by a jellyfish just before the start. The 31-year-old Swiss said the pain was so bad that she considered pulling out of the race in Kona, Hawaii. After the swimming section, she was nine minutes off the lead but fought back to win in record 9

October 6, 2018 4:52 AM Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu warned he will be FORCED to FLEE in sea in latest Iran threat

IRAN has launched a devastating threat to Israel, with a message directed to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to “practice swimming in the Mediterranean”. Tensions have been high between Iran and Israel, and those tensions worsened last week at the UN General Assembly meeting, with the two countries exchanging barbs over Syria and Iran's alleged 6

October 2, 2018 12:53 AM Ron Casey dead: Controversial journalist and broadcaster dies aged 89

RON CASEY, best known for his work on Channel Nine’s Wide World of Sports, has passed away at the age of 89. TV broadcaster Ron Casey died aged 89 at Sydney’s Royal North Shore Hospital on Tuesday, it has been reported. Ron, who was well-known for his appearances on Nine’s Wide World of Sports, had worked on the Seven and Ten network. He also hosted 11

September 25, 2018 6:08 PM Thailand: UK millionaire and wife found murdered

The bodies of a UK millionaire and his Thai wife have been found in northern Thailand nearly a week after what police suspect was a contract killing. The bodies of Alan Hogg, 64, and Nod Suddaen, 64, were discovered buried on their property in Phrae province. Police say Mr Hogg, who was from Edinburgh, was shot dead, while his wife was killed with a hammer 10

September 20, 2018 1:25 PM Two shark attacks in Australia in ONE DAY at tourist hotspot

SHARKS mauled two victims in two separate attacks within 24 hours in Australia leaving a woman fighting for her life and a girl in a serious condition. The woman, a 46-year-old tourist, remains in a critical condition after a shark bit her upper thigh while swimming in Cid harbour on Whitsunday Island off Queensland. She had been on a yacht before she was bitten 9

September 14, 2018 11:44 AM Boffins in the buff: Cambridge University sports teams strip off for naked calendar

SEXY sportsmen and women from Cambridge University have bared all in a naked calendar to raise money for charity. Students from the famous university’s sports teams, including swimming, skiing, dancing and netball have posed naked for photos around the historical city of Cambridge. Team mates dodged tourists to post at locations including the Botanic 14

September 14, 2018 9:13 AM Five things to think about doing this weekend before sitting on your arse in pyjamas all day

YOU’RE definitely going to make the most of your weekend. Or you’re going to pretend you are. Here are five excellent things to do this weekend that you won’t. There’s nothing like a bit of exercise to get your weekend off to a flying start. Except you’re not sure where your swimming costume is and there’s that twat in the fast lane who thinks he’s training 19

August 30, 2018 2:46 PM Mystery creature in River Ouse revealed

THE mystery over a creature spotted swimming in York's River Ouse may have been solved - and it's not good news for its water voles. It may be the beginning of an invasion of the river by mink, which tend to displace voles, according to Professor Callum Roberts, from the University of York’s Department of Environment and Geography. Prof Roberts said: "It is likely 24

August 30, 2018 1:41 AM Lewis swims 330 miles to save oceans

A SWIMMER waded ashore in Dover yesterday – after swimming 330 miles along the English Channel from Land’s End in Cornwall. Lewis Pugh, who made more than 500,000 strokes over 49 days, was accompanied to the finish line by dozens of local swimmers. South African-born Mr Pugh, who lives in Plymouth, has been swimming the world’s waters for three decades 10