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Swim England Advises Meet Goers To ‘Be Extra Vigilant’

“This coming weekend, Swim England North East request both spectators and athletes to bear with us during a higher level of security which is required at Sunderland Aquatic Centre.”

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British Swimmer Michael Gunning Recounts Manchester Bombing

British swimmer Michael Gunning attended the Monday night concert at Manchester Arena and describes the moment of the explosion and his escape from the arena.

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Beyond The Lane Lines: Strongman Swimming

A naked swimmer readies for TV while the possible ‘strongman swimming’ era kicks off.

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Jack Buckner New Chief Executive of British Swimming

British swimming has named Jack Buckner as their new chief executive. He was the 1987 World Championship bronze medalist, and…

James Guy’s Fly Improvements Could Be Trouble For U.S. Medley Relay

James Guy’s improvements in butterfly make the USA-GBR matchup in the men’s medley relay very intriguing.

James Guy Says Japan Swims So Far Have Been a “Surprise”

James Guy (above) was pleasantly surprised by his results, while Adam Peaty was less-thrilled with his result.

Fly ‘Guy’ In The Making As Brit Matches 200 PB In Tokyo

Competing at the Japan Open today, Brit James Guy matched his 200m butterfly personal best, but this time he was untapered and unrested.

Peaty Produces In-Season Sub-59, While Ikee Fires Off Another 1:56 2fr

Sub-59 second 1breast for world recorder holder Adam Peaty right after a training camp? No problem.

British Vs Japanese At 2017 Japan Open Kicking Off May 18th

What kind of destruction will British world record holder Adam Peaty throw down in Tokyo this week?

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2018 Commonwealth Games On The Line For English Swimmers In Budapest

British swimmer Adam Peaty will be competing at this summer’s World Championships, one of the qualifying meets for Swim England athletes wishing to compete at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

Burnell & Huskisson Head Up British Squad Headed To U.S. OW Nationals

At this weekend’s U.S. Open Water Nationals, a 5-member British contingency will be fighting for their way onto GBR’s line-up for Hungary.

British Junior Champ Nikki Miller Verbally Commits to Florida for 2017-18

Nikki Miller, who was recently named to the selection representing Great Britain at the World Junior Championships in Indianapolis this August, has verbally committed to swim for the University of Florida beginning in the fall.

4 Irish Swimmers Headed To Bahamas For Commonwealth Youth Games

Meet the 4 members of the Irish Swimming squad representing their nation at the Commonwealth Youth Games later this summer.

4-Time World Champion Tully Kearney Moved from S9 to S7 Class

European Record holder and 4-time World Champion Tully Kearney has been reclassified to the S7/SB6/SM7 classes. Kearney underwent a classification review…

British Squad Heads To Thailand, Japan In Final Weeks Before Budapest

On the agenda for the British World Championship team will be the Japan Open in mid-May.

Litchfield Books Ticket To Budapest

Olympian and Funky Trunks athlete Max Litchfield has qualified for his first World Championships after a stunning performance at the 2017 British Swimming Championships in Sheffield.

Irish Swimming Looking Abroad For High-Level Athletes

Ireland’s new National Performance Director Jon Rudd says the nation will focus on keeping talented domestic athletes training in Ireland while finding athletes abroad with Irish eligibility as the nation builds towards the next Olympics.

Para World Records Tumble At Sheffield World Series

Rebecca Meyers of the U.S. picked up three wins at the Para World Swim Series in Sheffield, GBR.

Anderson, Clogg Head Up British 2017 World Jr And European Jr Squads

Find your favorite British junior swimmer among those listed as competing at the World Junior Championships and European Juniors.