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Commonwealth Games: Dan Wallace to retire from swimming

Scot Dan Wallace says he achieved “more than I ever wanted” in swimming as he announces his retirement from the sport.

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BBC presenter falls in swimming pool during live interview

Mike Bushell was preparing to chat to Commonwealth Games swimmers when he missed a stepThe sports presenter Mike Bushell made a splash as he fell in a swimming pool during a live interview on BBC Breakfast.Bushell was preparing to chat to the England C…

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Commonwealth Games swimmer Otto Putland cleared of rape

Welsh swimmer was accused of raping woman who had just had sex with his friendA Welsh international swimmer has been cleared of raping a woman who claimed he forced himself on her shortly after she had consensual sex with his friend. Otto Putland, 24, …

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No fairytale finish for Kurt Fearnley but Australia win eight golds in pool

Fearnley ends with a silver in T54 1500m finalMitch Larkin and Ariarne Titmus set Games records On a golden night for Australia’s Commonwealth Games athletes, a fairytale finish wasn’t to be for Australian Kurt Fearnley’s decorated career. The three-ti…

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Commonwealth Games: Australia pip England in close medley relay

Australia pip England by nine one hundreths of a second to claim gold in the 4x100m swimming medley relay at the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast.

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England’s Proud wins 50m freestyle gold & relay silver – highlights & report

Ben Proud successfully defends his 50m freestyle title at the Commonwealth Games before helping England win silver in the men’s 4x100m medley relay.

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Commonwealth Games: Ben Proud storms to 50m freestyle gold

England’s Ben Proud wins 50m freestyle gold in 21.35 at the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast.

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Commonwealth Games day six – in pictures

All the latest pictures from the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast as cyclists, boxers, divers and athletes battle for medals Continue reading…

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Injured diver Daley out of individual 10m

Double Commonwealth champion Tom Daley pulls out of the 10m individual platform but still aims to compete in the synchronised event.

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Timothy Disken: from coma to Commonwealth Games in six months | Kate O’Halloran

The Australian para-swimmer has won two gold medals after a broken tube in his brain led to emergency surgeryJust six months ago, Timothy Disken lay in a coma in Canada, with doctors unsure if he would survive emergency brain surgery. He had been due t…

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Adam Peaty’s four-year winning run ends at Commonwealth Games

• English swimmer suffers first defeat since 2014 Games in Glasgow• Cameron van der Burgh takes gold in 50m breaststrokeAdam Peaty leaned into Cameron van der Burgh’s lane and gave him a warm handshake after the South African ended a four-yea…

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Commonwealth Games: Adam Peaty has to settle for silver in men’s 50m breaststroke

England’s Adam Peaty settles for silver after he is beaten by South African Cameron van der Burgh in the men’s 50m breaststroke.

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Scott wins surprise swimming gold for Scotland

Scotland’s Duncan Scott and England’s Siobhan-Marie O’Connor both won Commonwealth Games gold medals in the pool.

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Commonwealth Games: Scotland’s Duncan Scott storms to 100m freestyle gold

Scotland’s Duncan Scott produces a stunning swim to win the 100m freestyle, claiming his country’s first gold in the pool at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

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Adam Peaty disappointed despite Commonwealth Games gold medal

• English swimmer wins Commonwealth Games 100m breaststroke• Peaty unhappy at time well outside his world recordThe stratospheric standards Adam Peaty holds himself to were etched on his face after he obliterated the competition to claim Commonwealth g…

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Cate Campbell finds freestyle redemption as day three medals are shared

Campbell sisters go one-two in women’s 50 freestyleKaarle McCullough pips teammate Steph Morton in 500m time trialBy her own admission, a fifth in her pet event in Rio was “possibly the greatest choke in Olympic history”. Such was the emotional baggage…

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