Category: Swimming & Diving
Swimming And Diving News
Defending 100m backstroke champion Chris Walker-Hebborn is left out of England’s Commonwealth Games swimming squad.
Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/swimming/42581676
Duncan Scott sets a new Scottish record to win bronze in the 100m freestyle at the European Short Course Championships.
Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/swimming/42386506
Britain’s Olympic champion Adam Peaty won 100m breaststroke gold at the European Short Course Championships.
Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/swimming/42381185
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
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
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
We pick a celebration of Britain’s female hockey players, an exposé of youth football and a study of Muhammad AliHistory is too often written not only by, but about, the winners. Marginalised groups – poor, female, the wrong colour – are silenced, the …
Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/books/2017/dec/02/best-sport-books-2017
MPs as private landlords | Dowsing | Coming out | Picture captions | Rodney BewesStephanie Lovett asks why “crippling private rent” is not being addressed by politicians (Letters, 28 November). The answer could lie in reports following the Grenfel…
Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/media/2017/nov/29/clockwise-captions-causing-confusion
In his first interview confirming he is gay the former swimmer admits that he has spent years not being his true self and how he feels that probably had a negative impact on his career in the poolSunlight streams through the huge windows that make Mark…
Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2017/nov/27/mark-foster-come-out-gay-swimming-interview
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
• Athletes have drugged themselves and rolled in snow says former IPC expert• IPC insists system is ‘robust’ as allegations mount of intentional misleadingA former classification expert for the International Paralympic Committee has lifted the lid on a…
Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2017/nov/03/para-swimming-classification-claims-ipc
• Levana Hanson’s father Mark says concerns have been ignored • Tanni Grey-Thomson: athletes who raised alarm feared deselectionThe crisis facing the Paralympic movement over alleged abuse of the classification system deepened on Wednesday as swimming …
Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2017/nov/01/para-swimmers-are-exaggerating-disability-select-committee-told
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
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
First female MP | Plus ça change | Watching indoor swimming | Lessons from letters | Reader’s shameTheresa May said at prime minister’s questions this week that she thinks it is important that we mark the centenary of the election of the first female M…
Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/oct/26/a-tricky-centenary-for-theresa-may-to-celebrate
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