The Chase’s Anne Hegerty defends swimming with dolphins after fan backlash to ‘disgusting’ scene

Andreas Milano

THE Chase star Anne Hegerty has defended controversially swimming with dolphins in the chasers’ travel show after coming under fire from the RSPCA.

The Governess and her co-stars Mark Labbett and Shaun Wallace were seen interacting with the marine mammals at a facility in Florida as they tested animal intelligence in the opening episode of The Chasers Road Trip: Trains, Brains and Automobiles.


Anne Hegerty has hit back at viewers who complained about her swimming with dolphins in The Chasers Road Trip.

Animal charity RSPCA stated their “disappointment” with programme makers after the footage aired, saying: “Keeping dolphins and

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University of Texas Coaches Eddie Reese and Matt Scoggin Talk Longhorn Success

Andreas Milano

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By Dan D’Addona
Photos by Texas Athletics

“All for one, and one for all.”
The popular motto of The Musketeers, built on supporting each other as well as the group, is just one of many reasons why the University of Texas remains among the strongest in men’s college swimming and diving.


The University of Texas has seen one of the greatest dynasties in college swimming. The Longhorns have won a plethora of men’s NCAA team championships

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Swimming lesson safety during the pandemic

Andreas Milano

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) — Even though it’s still winter in KELOLAND, some are prepping for the summer weather by learning how to swim.

5-year-old Lola and 2-year-old Maya Johnson are gearing up for the summer season.
Their mom, Lea Johnson says swimming lessons are a must before pool season arrives.

“Our family loves to be outside. We love to travel and I feel like a lot of travel and outside activities involve water. So really, I just want my kids to be safe and I also want them to have fun and enjoy the water,” Lea Johnson said.


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Swimming and diving stays steady despite uncertainty

Andreas Milano

Like many teams at Washington University and beyond, the Wash. U. swimming and diving team is training for a race that may never come. The University Athletic Conference (UAA) canceled their swimming and diving championship this fall. Whether the NCAA Championships will be conducted is up in the air as well.

But training with no set competition in sight has been training nonetheless.

Washington University swimmers dive into the pool at a meet against Saint Louis University in 2018.

According to head coach Brad Shively, the team has been training with smaller numbers of athletes at any given time due

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WIAA boys swimming sectionals: Sauk Prairie battles to first sectional title in program history | High School Swimming

Andreas Milano



Note: The winner of each sectional event automatically advances to the state meet. Also advancing are the top 18 (top 12 in Division 2) non-winning finishers in each event, with all results from that division compared.



Team scores: Lake Geneva Badger co-op 387; Muskego 335; Franklin 281; Janesville Craig 222; Burlington co-op 199; Janesville Parker 174; Kenosha Indian Trail 167; Kenosha Tremper 141; Kenosha Bradford/Reuther 129.

Top finishers

200-yard medley relay: 1, Muskego (Anderson, Slonac, Fisher, Pendergast), 1:38.47; 2, Lake Geneva Badger co-op, 1:39.97; 3, Janersville Parker

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Swimming, cross country lead way as MCAL reveals its calendar

Andreas Milano
  • San Rafael’s Grisha Driscoll (42) holds onto Tam’s Danny Jenkins’ jersey during their game in Mill Valley on Sept. 28, 2019. Prep football would start on March 1, provided Marin can drop out of the purple tier, get through the red and enter the orange by then. (Ethan Swope/Special to Marin Independent Journal)

  • Swimmers dive into the pool for the 100-yard breaststroke during the MCAL swimming & diving championships at Drake High in San Anselmo on May 5, 2018. Swimming and cross country will be the first two sports back when the MCAL restarts on Feb. 22. (Sherry LaVars/Special to

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