Greg Louganis marries Johnny Chaillot in Malibu, Calif.

MALIBU, Calif., Oct. 13 (UPI) -- U.S. Olympic diver Greg Louganis announced he married fiance Johnny Chaillot during a sunset ceremony in Malibu, Calif., before 160 guests.

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The almanac

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Olympic Medal: W Swim 800 Free

BEIJING, Aug. 15 (UPI) -- Rebecca Adlington won the Olympic gold medal Saturday in the women's 800-meter freestyle in Beijing.
Knight set ablaze for 'Circus' stunt

Knight set ablaze for 'Circus' stunt

BURBANK, Calif., June 16 (UPI) -- Christopher Knight will be seen lighting himself on fire for his second week act on the new U.S. competition series "Celebrity Circus," NBC said.
Fatone to preside over 'Celebrity Circus'

Fatone to preside over 'Celebrity Circus'

LOS ANGELES, June 10 (UPI) -- U.S. singer Joey Fatone is to act as host of the upcoming television competition series "Celebrity Circus."

Australian Christians create TV sex show

SYDNEY, May 6 (UPI) -- Australia's Sydney Anglican Media, under the control of the Archbishop Peter Jensen, has created a television show on the Ten Network called Good Sex.

Kwan wins Sullivan Award

ORLANDO, Fla., April 9 (UPI) -- Michelle Kwan, the most decorated figure skater in American history, Tuesday was named the winner of the 2001 Sullivan Award, which is presented to the year's t

Kwan, Prior, Webb among Sullivan finalists

ORLANDO, Fla., March 12 (UPI) -- Figure skater Michelle Kwan, Chicago Cubs prospect Mark Prior and track sensation Alan Webb were named among five finalists for the Sullivan Award Tuesday.
Janet Evans
Actor Tom Cruise (L) hands off the flame to Olympic Gold Medal swimmer Janet Evans inside Dodger Stadium as fans look on, Wednesday evening, June 16, 2004, in Los Angeles, California. (UPI/Jim Ruymen)

Janet Beth Evans (born August 28, 1971) is a American competitive swimmer who specializes in distance freestyle. She recently announced her comeback to the sport with intentions to swim in the 2012 Olympic Trials.

Born in Fullerton, California, Evans grew up in neighboring Placentia, where she started swimming competitively as a child. By the age of 11, she was setting National Age Group records in distance events. After graduating from El Dorado High School, she attended Stanford University and the University of Texas before graduating from the University of Southern California in 1994 with a degree in communication.

Evans was distinctive for her unorthodox "windmill" stroke and her apparently inexhaustible cardiorespiratory reserves. Slight of build and short of stature, she more than once found herself competing and winning against bigger and stronger athletes, some of whom were subsequently found to have been using performance-enhancing drugs.

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