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European Championships 2018: James Wilby wins silver in 200m breaststroke

Great Britain’s James Wilby wins silver in a “mighty tight” 200m breaststroke final that sees Ross Murdoch miss out on a medal by a hundredth of a second.

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European Championships 2018: Alys Thomas takes bronze in women’s 200m butterfly final

Great Britain’s Alys Thomas takes bronze in the women’s 200m butterfly final at the European Championships.

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Jazz Carlin column: Pneumonia, throwing elbows and 10k training sets

In her BBC Sport column, Jazz Carlin talks about her switch to “brutal” open water swimming.

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GB’s Peaty, Anderson, Guy & Davies win European gold in mixed relay

Britain’s Adam Peaty, Freya Anderson, James Guy and Georgia Davies win European Championship gold in the mixed 4x100m medley relay.

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European Championships 2018: Great Britain storm to 4x200m freestyle relay gold

Great Britain’s 4x200m freestyle relay team of Calum Jarvis, Duncan Scott, Tom Dean and James Guy storm to gold at the European Championships in Glasgow.

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European Championships 2018: Gold for GB’s Georgia Davies in 50m backstroke

Great Britain’s Georgia Davies finally makes it gold in the European 50m backstroke after winning silver and bronze medals at previous championships.

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European Championships 2018: GB’s Duncan Scott powers through to take 100m freestyle silver

GB’s Duncan Scott powers through the second 50m to claim a superb silver medal behind Italian teenager Alessandro Miressi in the men’s 100m freestyle at the European Championships in Glasgow.

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Timing system fault casts Adam Peaty’s latest world record into doubt

• Officials say starting system had been ‘incorrectly configured’• Error ‘resulted in all reported times being 0.10s faster’The validity of Adam Peaty’s latest world record in the 100 metres breaststroke has been cast into doubt after a fault was disco…

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Timing error almost costs Peaty world record

A timing mistake at the European Championships has almost cost Briton Adam Peaty a new 100m breaststroke world record.

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GB’s Davies & men’s relay team win golds – highlights & report

Georgia Davies wins the women’s 50m backstroke and Great Britain win the men’s 4x200m freestyle relay at the European Championships.

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European Championships 2018: Adam Peaty – Why is ‘perfect’ Peaty so good at breaststroke?

Former Olympic champion Adrian Moorhouse explains why Adam Peaty is the “perfect specimen” for breaststroke after breaking his own world record in the 100m at the European Championships.

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European Championships 2018: Tom Daley discovers Glasgow

After asking his Instagram followers for suggestions, Tom Daley takes on three challenges in Glasgow – eating a deep-fried Mars bar, wearing a kilt and playing the bagpipes.

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Adam Peaty smashes world record to win European Championships gold

• British swimmer breaks own record in 100m breaststroke• 23-year-old knocked 0.13sec off mark set at Rio OlympicsLike the Greatest Showman he is, Adam Peaty stepped into the spotlight of the European Championships on Saturday and delivered a performan…

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Watch Peaty break world record to win 100m gold

GB’s Adam Peaty breaks the 100m breaststroke world record to win European Championships gold in a time of 57.00 seconds.

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Peaty breaks world record to win 100m European gold – video & report

Great Britain’s Adam Peaty breaks his own 100m breaststroke world record to retain his European title in Glasgow.

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European Games 2018: Russia qualify for synchronised duet final with stunning mermaid routine

Russia qualify for the final of the duet free synchronised swimming with a stunning mermaid routine.

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