Britain

Scotland’s Pools See September 14th As Earliest Open Date

The majority of aquatic athletes with the nation of Scotland are set to remain out of the water through at least mid-September.

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Welsh Pools Set To Open On August 10th With ‘Premises Police’

With pools opening Monday in Wales, the nation’s government has empowered local authorities to enforce coronavirus-related protocols.

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Beyond The Lane Lines: Rasovszky Wins Domestic OW Race

Get your news fix on happenings outside the pool with the latest ‘Beyond the Lane Lines, featuring Hungarian open water champion Kristof Rasovszky.

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Austrian Olympian Felix Auboeck Heading To Loughborough University

This fall, Austrian Olympian Felix Auboeck will be joining the Loughborough University training group and studying at the school in England.

European Junior Champion Matt Richards Making The Move To Bath

British freestyler Matt Richards, the 100m free gold medalist at last year’s European Junior Championships, is moving to Bath.

High-Level International Meets For August 2020

With the next edition of the Summer Olympic Games fewer than 1 year away, swimmers are narrowing their focus once again on their Tokyo target.

Plymouth Leander’s Training Base To Remain Closed Until April 2021

England’s indoor swimming pools can finally open after having been under lockdown since March 20th, but one notable training base will remain closed.

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SwimSwam Podcast: James Guy Talks British Relay Secret Sauce

Guy breaks down how the British team has built a culture of relay performance and putting an emphasis on medaling in as many as they can.

Northern Ireland Pools Set To Open Friday, July 24th

Things are looking up for Northern Ireland athletes, with swimming pools, spas and community centers getting the green light to open on Friday, July 24th.

Beyond The Lane Lines: Hide Your Goggles From The Kitty Thief

Read up on swimming stories around the web in this edition of Beyond the Lane Lines, featuring a goggle-happy cat, a canceled open water swim and more.

One Year Later, Duncan Scott Reflects On His Sun Yang Handshake Snub In Gwangju

Hear what 23-year-old Duncan Scott has to say about Sun Yang a year after their contentious interaction at the FINA World Aquatic Championships.

Roadmaps 2.0 – Mapping International Swim Stars: Men’s 1500 Free

Did you know Franko Grgic broke 14:49 in the 1500 free at age 16, one year before Gregorio Paltrinieri did ten years ago? Read for more men’s 1500 free facts.

Majority Of Scottish, Welsh & N. Ireland Swimmers Still Remain Dry Into July

Read the latest reopening options for swimmers located in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, with many unable to return to the pool.

World C’ships Anchor Hero Duncan Scott Earns Student Sports’ Male AOY Award

The 2020 Scottish Student Sports organization handed out its annual awards this week, with Duncan Scott adding another trophy to his ever-growing trove.

Beyond The Lane Lines: Gender Balance Within Swim Ireland

Catch up on swimming stories from around the web, including Australia, New Zealand, Ireland and more in this edition of Beyond the Lane Lines.

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