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Commonwealth Games: Adam Peaty qualifies fastest in men’s 100m breaststroke heats

Olympic champion and world record holder Adam Peaty qualifies fastest in the men’s 100m breaststroke heats at the Commonwealth Games.

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Otto Putland trial: ‘Woman raped’ after sex with swimmer’s friend

Otto Putland, who swam for Wales in the 2014 Commonwealth Games, denies the attack on the woman.

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Aimee Willmott applies her own science to beat Miley to Commonwealth gold

• Aimee Willmott beats Hannah Miley in 400m medley• Max Whitlock leads English gymnastics team to goldFew swimmers have a greater understanding of how to tease the best performance out of themselves than Aimee Willmott who has written an academic paper…

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Commonwealth Games: England’s Aimee Willmott & James Wilby win gold in pool

England’s Aimee Willmott and James Wilby claim surprise golds as they beat Scots Hannah Miley and Ross Murdoch in the pool at the Commonwealth Games.

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Commonwealth Games 2018: England’s Ben Proud disqualified in 50m butterfly heats

The Englishman, who is current World and Commonwealth champion will look ahead to his 50m freestyle heat whilst he waits on his appeal verdict.

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Otto Putland rape trial: Swimmers ‘passed woman on like chattel’

Otto Putland, who swam for Wales in the 2014 games, denies the attack on the woman.

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Le Clos eyes opportunity to become Commonwealth Games’ most decorated athlete

Chad le Clos reveals the effect his parents’ cancer struggles had on him and explains why a move to Turkey can revitalise his bid to deliver record-breaking performances at Gold Coast 2018.

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What’s an athlete supposed to do with fourth? Miley reveals inner turmoil after Rio

Hannah Miley says she loves swimming “more than ever” after coming to terms with missing out on bronze at the Rio Olympics.

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Adam Peaty determined to increase his performance and bank balance

The breaststroke swimmer aims at the Commonwealth Games to improve his dominance and become the first to dip under 57sec in the 100mAs the titles have stacked up for Adam Peaty he has become more pragmatic in his approach to success. Still only 23, he …

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Commonwealth Games: Scottish swimmer Duncan Scott says he fears nobody

Scottish swimmer Duncan Scott says he will not be intimidated as he chases medals at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games

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Lizzie Simmonds: ‘I am not on funding – and that’s 100% due to my age’

The 27-year-old English swimmer competes at the Commonwealth Games but claims she has been denied British Swimming support because of age discriminationLizzie Simmonds will compete in her third Commonwealth Games, beginning on Wednesday in Australia’s …

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‘I look left, right, and say come on then’

Scottish swimmer Ross Murdoch defends his Commonwealth 200m breaststroke title in Australia, and will line up with “nothing to lose”.

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Commonwealth Games: Scotland’s Hannah Miley out to make history down under

Swimmer Hannah Miley aims to become the first Scottish woman to win three gold medals at consecutive Commonwealth Games.

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Commonwealth Games: Adam Peaty uses a fear of failure to drive him on

The all-conquering Adam Peaty tells BBC Sport a fear of defeat motivates him as he continues his golden quest on the Gold Coast.

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Commonwealth Games: Plymouth Leander provide 12 swimmers

BBC Sport visits the Plymouth swimming club providing 12 swimmers from six nations for this year’s Commonwealth Games.

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GB’s Synchronised Swimming team aiming for 2020 Olympics

The team has been rebuilt with a limited budget after UK Sport withdrew £4.3m funding.

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