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Dec 15

GB’s Proud wins silver at European Short Course Championships

Britain’s Ben Proud wins silver in the 50m freestyle at the European Short Course Championships in Copenhagen.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/swimming/42374198

Dec 13

Adam Peaty third in European Short Course 50m despite personal best

Britain’s Adam Peaty is third at the European Short Course 50m breaststroke final, despite a personal best in Copenhagen.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/swimming/42343863

Dec 04

Watch the National Winter Swimming Championships on the BBC

Follow live coverage of the National Winter Swimming Championships on Connected TV, the BBC Sport website and mobile app.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/swimming/42167434

Nov 08

Refugee to Olympian – Yusra Mardini’s incredible journey as she targets Tokyo 2020

Yusra Mardini represented Team Refugee as a swimmer at the Rio Olympics in 2016, less than a year beforehand she fled war-torn Syria and made the 25-day journey to Europe.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/swimming/41916798

Oct 31

Commonwealth Games Federation had ‘170 queries’ over Birmingham’s 2022 bid

The Commonwealth Games Federation raised “170 detailed queries” when deeming Birmingham’s bid for the 2022 event non-compliant.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/41823005

Oct 27

Rob Greenwood: Concern raised about ex-swimming coach in 2014

Concern around the coach accused of creating a ‘climate of fear’ within British Para-swimming was brought to the squad’s performance director in 2014.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/disability-sport/41776761

Oct 25

Sarah Barrow: GB diver returns to sport as a coach in Ireland

Olympic diver Sarah Barrow is returning to the sport as a coach in Ireland after 16-year career

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/diving/41748034

Oct 24

Swimming coach ‘rejects bullying allegations’

Rob Greenwood, the coach accused of creating a “climate of fear” within the British Para-swimming set-up, “wholly rejects allegations of bullying and intimidation”.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/swimming/41732539

Oct 23

Adam Peaty wins 100m at Manchester International

Olympic champion Adam Peaty proves he’s on good form after the World Championships with a comfortable win in the 100m breaststroke at the Manchester International swim meet at Manchester Aquatics Centre.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/swimming/41725072

Oct 23

Love Swimming: Swim England initiative encourages families to put gadgets away

A new initiative by Swim England encourages families to put their phones, tablets and devices away once a week and visit their local swimming pool instead.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/get-inspired/41559346

Oct 18

Jack Thomas: Swimmer’s funding boost from Frankie Boyle and Michael Sheen

Welsh para-swimmer Jack Thomas is overwhelmed by support for his fundraising campaign, including a donation from comedian Frankie Boyle.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/wales/41672180

Oct 16

Jazz Carlin: Welsh swimmer 11th on open water debut

Welsh swimmer Jazz Carlin finishes in 11th place on her 10k open water debut in China.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/swimming/41634084

Oct 15

New details emerge from report into Para-swimming ‘climate of fear’

New details emerge of the “climate of fear” GB Para-swimmers were subjected to by their former head coach.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/disability-sport/41629365

Oct 12

Families put through years of turmoil, says Paralympic champion’s father

The father of two-time Paralympic gold medallist Hannah Russell says families were put through “a lot of turmoil” by British Swimming.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/disability-sport/41602134

Oct 11

British Swimming apologises to Paralympians over ‘climate of fear’ findings

British Swimming apologises to Paralympic athletes over findings that a coach “created a climate of fear”.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/disability-sport/41586743

Oct 06

‘People think I’m quite nuts!’ – Jazz Carlin reveals 10k open-water ambition

Double Olympic silver medallist Jazz Carlin tells BBC Sport she will start racing in open water as well as in the pool.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/swimming/41524961