- Double British champion Charlotte Atkinson is "over the moon" to be named in the British Swimming team for July's World Championships.
- Olympic champion Adam Peaty is in a 29-strong British Swimming team for the World Championships in Hungary from 14-30 July.
- James Guy wins his fourth gold of the British Swimming Championships as Ben Proud sets another record.
- Ben Proud beats his own record as he takes 50m freestyle victory at the British Swimming Championships in Sheffield.
- Wales' Georgia Davies seals her second gold medal of the 2017 British Swimming Championships by winning the 50m backstroke.
- Ross Murdoch puts himself in contention for June's World Championships by winning the British 200m breaststroke title.
- Isle of Man teenager Charlotte Atkinson claims her second British swimming title in as many days.
- Duncan Scott is the first British man to swim under 48 seconds in 100m freestyle as he breaks his own record at the British Championships.
- Adam Peaty wins the 50m breaststroke, his second gold, at the British Swimming Championships - nearly breaking his own world record.
- Jocelyn Ulyett, 18, breaks the British record en route to a surprise victory in the 200m breaststroke at the British Championships in Sheffield.
- Olympic champion Adam Peaty is in complete control as he cruises to a comfortable win in the 50m breaststroke final at the British Swimming Championships in Sheffield.
- Olympic champion Adam Peaty destroys the competition winning the men's 100m breaststroke final in a time of 57.79s.
- Olympic swimming champion Adam Peaty books his place at the 2017 World Championships with victory at the British Championships.
- Jazz Carlin and Georgia Davies hoping success at the British Championships will lead to further swimming success.
- Adam Peaty will be among the GB stars trying to reach the World Championships when they compete at the British Championships this week.
- Dana Vollmer is aiming for the Tokyo Olympics, with a brief pause to have another child.
- Magnussen claims Gold Coast field will be more competitiveThe three-times Olympic medallist hopes to work back into form at GamesAustralia’s James Magnussen will forgo the chance to win a third 100 metres freestyle title at the swimming world championships in Budapest, and instead focus on defending his Commonwealth Games gold medal on the Gold Coast next year. The 25-year-old said he felt a strong Commonwealth Games field, which includes compatriots Kyle Chalmers, the reigning Olympic cha
- The Amateur Swimming Association has been rebranded as Swim England as part of a four-year strategy to strengthen the sport and boost participation numbers.
- Three-time Paralympic swimming champion Ollie Hynd is happy with the challenge of chasing "perfection" at Tokyo 2020.
- A drive to recruit more than 3,000 volunteers is under way in preparation for next year's multi-sport European Championships in Glasgow.
- Olympic champion Adam Peaty puts party time in the past as he reflects on a career that nearly did not get started.
- Adam Peaty says the chance to become the first British swimmer to defend an Olympic title is driving him towards Tokyo 2020.
- British Swimming is conducting an investigation after multiple bullying claims by Paralympians about a coach, the BBC learns.
- Sport England awards a further £27.1m for seven governing bodies of sport including rugby league and swimming.
- UK Anti-Doping says drug use in sport is "fast becoming a crisis" in response to a poll for BBC Sport into doping in amateur sport.
- Exclusive: The Olympic swimming champion tells how she discovered she had the disease and why she’s decided to talk about it nowIt was before the Rio Olympics that I finally realised there was something wrong with me – that the cramps, back pain, stomach ache, irregular menstrual cycles, cravings and fatigue weren’t just the result of my gruelling training regime. My gynaecologist suggested I could have endometriosis but the only way to diagnose that is through surgery and, in
- Billy Elliot director Stephen Daldry’s latest protagonist is Yusra Mardini, who fled conflict in Syria and became Olympic swimmerStephen Daldry’s films have chronicled the lives and struggles of Brazilian street children, the madness and melancholy of Virginia Woolf, and, most famously of all, the trials and triumphs of a young boy from County Durham who dreams of becoming a ballet dancer.
Few of his characters, however, have had to show quite as much resilience and determination as
- Stirling University's Duncan Scott is fully focused on making the British team for the World Championships in Budapest in July.
- British swimmer Jack Burnell wins gold in the Abu Dhabi leg of the 10km Marathon Swimming World Cup.
- The Amateur Swimming Association announces new guidance enabling more people, including Muslim swimmers, to compete.
- Many public pools are less sanitary than we might have hoped. But if you can’t take a bit of dirt, and a lot of human foibles, maybe they were never really for youLook. If you are of a delicate disposition, best not take up swimming. Don’t venture down to your local pool, strip off your clothes, wade through a slightly wet and dirty changing room and immerse yourself into what is, effectively, a communal bath full of the hoi polloi and all their bodily fluids. Just don’t do it.
- The older, wiser Olympic champion is finally addressing the doping epidemic that he’d always avoided, but will it be enough to prompt real change?Michael Phelps sat before a congressional panel on Tuesday, no longer a silent superstar whistling past the Olympics doping problem. For years, the most-decorated Olympian ever seemed content to pretend the controversy swirling in sports was not his problem. Best to duck his head, mumble nothings and dive into the pool.
But the older, wiser Phelp
- Former swimmer Michael Phelps - the most decorated Olympian ever - believes he never raced against a clean international field.
- His history with mental health has been well-documented, but now the former Olympic champion has turned his attention to a new issue: bullying
Ian Thorpe is on the eighth floor of ABC headquarters in Ultimo, Sydney, seated in an empty boardroom. Behind him is a floor-to-ceiling window facing west, looking out onto the city. The famous Frank Gehry-designed “crumpled paper bag” building at the University of Technology Sydney rises from the earth like a giant alien root, consuming much
- European Championship silver medallist and London 2012 Olympian Roberto Pavoni retires from swimming, aged 25.
- London 2012 Olympic silver medallist Michael Jamieson reveals depression struggles on announcing retirement from swimming.
- Love swimming but bored with ploughing up and down the lanes? Olympian Jazz Carlin has some tips to make your time in the water more profitableWe all have to start somewhere, even if you are a total beginner, so whatever you feel capable of is the first step. Build up your swimming with each session. Each time, you should start to feel a bit stronger in the pool and be able to build up how much you swim.Remember to start on land – before your training sessions you should activate muscles,
- The motivating force behind the remarkable rise of Adam Peaty has a new job at British Swimming and Mel Marshall is relishing it.
- It’s requires a particular brand of mental constitution to thrive in a sport where the world only sits up and takes notice once every four yearsAfter each Olympics, golfers, tennis players and footballers return to their usual schedules, performing in front of vast and adoring crowds and often earning handsome sums. Swimmers, meanwhile, return to relative, or actual, obscurity after a few weeks among the world’s most scrutinised athletes – unless their personal problems or indi
- Father said his son was "disturbed" and needed help after his arrest for an incident at family home.
- Wales' former European champion and Team GB team member Jemma Lowe retires from swimming.
- Seven-time Paralympic swimming champion Sascha Kindred announces his retirement after a 23-year international career.
- Master breaststroke, backstroke and front crawl with this guide. Plus get fit in the water with a challenging pool workout• ‘It’s a watery adrenaline rush’: 10 things cold-water swimmers should know
There’s a lot to love about swimming – but churning up and down on your own can be monotonous. That’s why Peigh and I started the Swim Dem Crew, a group of swimmers who meet at the pool for training every week and social swims followed by breakfast together at
- You need cake, a flask, more warm clothes than you can imagine – and don’t even think about a hot showerFancy a swim? Master your form and try this pool workout
1 All-year swimmers don’t wear wetsuits. That defeats the purpose.2 You will never have enough warm clothes. You need many more things than you think you might need, to recover after a cold swim. Thermals, fleeces, your thickest jackets, woolly hats, gloves, socks and scarves. And you won’t want to take them off a
- Two-time world champion Keri-anne Payne retires from swimming after representing Great Britain for 12 years.
- The Middlesbrough striker hasn’t won in the Premier League since August 2015 – while things are even worse for Sunderland’s Jack Rodwell. Who else has had similar runs to forget? Middlesbrough’s new signing, Rudy Gestede, may have only played one match for his new team, but he has already set an unwanted record in the Premier League. The Benin forward now has the league’s longest winless streak – managing 32 games without victory. (He last won when Aston Villa
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• The 26-year-old was fourth in the women’s 50 metres freestyle at RioThree-time Olympian Fran Halsall has announced her retirement from swimming.The 26-year-old was fourth in the women’s 50 metres freestyle at the Rio Games as an Olympic medal proved elusive once more. Related: Fran Halsall: I’ll get an Olympic rings tattoo if I win gold in RioContinue reading...
- British swimmer Fran Halsall, a three-time Olympian, announces her retirement after a 10-year international career.
- The champion swimmer, 22, on winning two gold medals at 13, finally meeting Michael Phelps and crying happy tearsMy life changed at the Beijing Olympics. I was only 13, but I came away with two gold medals. I was so shocked and surprised to win. Later I won the Young Sports Personality of the Year and became the youngest person ever to get an MBE. To think that was only eight years ago… It feels like a lifetime.I’ve never been bullied. I’m just small. I can do everything every
- After the success of Running Like a Girl, the Brighton author turns her pen to swimming – with buoyant resultsIf reading can be likened to swimming, one glides through this memoir as if in a single length. But it must have been effortful to write – and, at the beginning, to live. I had approached Leap In cautiously – had not leapt in at all – assuming it to be a publisher’s initiative, a calculated sequel to Heminsley’s recent bestseller Running Like a Girl. T
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