Water safety in Georgia is a priority as the summer season begins. Learning about preventative measures against accidents like drowning while swimming, boating as well as ensuring the water's quality can help ensure your family's safety.
The exhibition focuses on the complicated, often forgotten history of racial segregation and public pools.
Sharks are ectotherms and their internal body temperatures usually reflect the waters they swim in. Holding their breath helps them function in the frigid deep.
Katie Ledecky clocked in about 10 seconds faster than the world record for the 1,500 meter "short course" freestyle race on Day 2 of the Swimming World Cup in Toronto.
"I saw that the lifeguards were not jumping into the water because they were paralyzed," Team USA coach Andrea Fuentes said. Luckily for athlete Anita Alvarez, Fuentes is an Olympic swimmer.
The shortage — affecting about a third of U.S. public pools — has led some to reduce hours or close altogether. The pandemic and earlier rhetoric about work visas for foreigners led to the problem.
Heading into national swimming championships, the University of Virginia relies on a mathematician, cameras and sensors to help each swimmer perform their best.
Lisala Folau told a local broadcaster about his swimming journey, which lasted more than a day and took him to three islands. Social media users hearing his story are calling him "real-life Aquaman."
After winning her second gold medal, swimmer Kaylee McKeown invited Emily Seebohm to share the top step of the podium. "It was quite emotional. She had some tears in her eyes, so did I," McKeown says.
In addition to smashing a longtime world record, Tatjana Schoenmaker took home South Africa's first gold medal of the Tokyo Games.
Great Britain's Tom Dean was diagnosed with COVID for a second time just a few months ahead of the Olympic trials. Now he has two gold medals in Tokyo.
"I feel incredibly proud to say that I am a gay man and also an Olympic champion," the 27-year-old diver from Great Britain told his fans. Daley's gold was the first of his Olympic career.
At 196 feet deep, Deep Dive Dubai has set the record for the deepest diving pool. Visitors can explore, play pool and chess, and visit an underwater library.
A swimmer of any skill level might need your help, and preventing a drowning takes closer supervision of the kids than you might think. The distress signs can be subtle and quick.
This year's Leica Women Foto Project highlights girls defying cultural taboos and learning to swim in Zanzibar and a young Native American runner who triumphed despite a coach's lack of faith.