A five-kilogram average daily haul of lobster earns a windfall for divers in one of the most impoverished regions of the Americas, so many take risks, and many suffer for it.
Facebook The two Australian divers that helped rescue the 12 members of a Thai soccer team and their coach will receive civilian honors. Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said arrangements for honoring Richard Harris and Craig Challen were already underway. Harris medically assessed each boy prior to their rescue and was the last person to leave after the boys […]
Royal Thai Navy via Associated Press Four boys were rescued from a cave in Thailand on Sunday, the first wave of a highly anticipated mission to save the soccer team. The boys had to learn the basics of swimming and diving before they could start the 2.5 mile journey. Two divers accompanied each boy throughout […]
A group of scuba divers had the underwater show of a lifetime when the world’s biggest shark emerged from the deep blue sea. Measuring a staggering seven metres long (23ft), the female great white has been nicknamed Deep Blue. Believed to be at least 50 years old, the enormous fish was captured on camera off […]
Canada’s Jennifer Abel collected her second medal of the day, winning gold with François Imbeau-Dulac in the mixed three-metre synchro final at the FINA Diving World Series event in Gatineau, Que. Earlier, Abel and Melissa Citrini-Beaulieu scored 291 points in the women’s 3m synchro final to take silver. Montreal’s Olivia Chamandy and Mia Vallée of Beaconsfield, Que., placed fourth in that event, less than two points […]