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Nyad defends record swim
Marathon swimmer forced on the defensive after critics raise suspicions about record-breaking swim from Cuba to Florida.
Last updated: 11 Sep 2013 14:54 GMT
Record-breaking feat by US swimmer
Diana Nyad makes 110-mile Havana-Florida crossing in 53 hours, setting record for longest ocean swim without shark cage.
Last updated: 03 Sep 2013 10:55 GMT
Swimmer completes Cuba-Florida crossing
Veteran US swimmer Diana Nyad completes marathon crossing from Cuba to Florida without protective shark cage.
Last updated: 02 Sep 2013 18:38 GMT
Fourth time unlucky for endurance swimmer
American Diana Nyad is plucked out the water on her fourth attempt to swim from Cuba to Florida after lightning storms.
Last updated: 21 Aug 2012 16:12 GMT
Diana Nyad back on Strait and narrow
Despite storms and jellyfish causing 'all hell to break loose' ageing swimmer Diana Nyad is on course to make history.
Last updated: 20 Aug 2012 14:23 GMT
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