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Manchester Aquatic Center Improvements Priority For Community

England’s Manchester Aquatic Center, home to City of Manchester Swimming Club and Great Britain’s Para Centre squad, is in need of comprehensive repairs.

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Tokyo 2021 Olympic Relay Qualification Update — Men’s 400 Free Relay

Caeleb Dressel leads the Americans to the top ranking in the 400 Free Relay. Close behind are the Russians, who will be challenging for the gold.

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85-Strong Roster Of First-Ever England Swimming Team Revealed

85 English swimmers have been named to the first-ever England Swimming Team, giving a glimpse into the type of talent that may represent the nation in 2022.

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Tokyo Olympic Relay Qualification Update — Women’s 400 Medley Relay

The US women of Regan Smith, Lilly King, Kelsi Dahlia, and Simone Manuel lead the pack in the 400 Medley Relay with a WR time of 3:50.40

Tokyo 2021 Olympic Relay Qualification Update — Women’s 800 Free Relay

Valentine Dumont, who set who Belgian records in 2020, has helped Belgium move into a wildcard spot in the Women’s 800 Free Relay

Tokyo 2021 Olympic Relay Qualification Update – Women’s 400 Free Relay

Charlotte Bonnet and the French women now have the fifth fastest 400 Free Relay time as they look ahead to Tokyo while other countries fight to qualify.

Swim England CEO Nickerson: Closures Are Extremely Distressing

Swim England CEO Jane Nickerson posted an official response regarding new restrictions, pleading for leisure centres to be exempt from closures.

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Boris Johnson Announces 6-Week National Coronavirus Lockdown

The UK is entering a nationwide lockdown to stem the spread of the coronavirus, with closures leaving many swimmers out of the pool for even longer.

Swim England Eyes 2022 Commonwealth Games With Enlarged Nat’l Squad

Elite English swimmers such as Adam Peaty will be joining other likely Commonwealth Games athletes on Swim England’s enlarged national team for 2022.

Inaugural Swim Wales Super Series Posts Final Results

Despite the cancellation of the Super Final, the inaugural Swim Wales Super Series gave swimmers a chance to compete virtually.

More English Swimmers Out Of The Water With ‘Tier 4’ Status

More regions within the nation of England have been designated as ‘tier 4’. Hear what Swim England has to say about the situation.

2020 Swammy Awards: Dave McNulty Earns British Coach Of The Year

National Training Centre Bath’s Dave McNulty, coach of Freya Anderson and Tom Dean, is the winner of the 2020 Swammy Award for British Coach of the Year.

Beyond The Lane Lines: End Of Year Awards Round-Up

Anton McKee has been named Male Swimmer of the Year in his native nation of Iceland. Read more in this week’s edition of Beyond the Lane Lines.

High-Level International Meets For January 2021

January 2021 is essentially here, which means we’re finally seeing the postponed 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games on the horizon.

London Area Entering Strict Lockdown With Clubs Out Of The Water Entirely

Clubs like Guildford City are back to virtual training as London and surrounding areas in England are entering another strict lockdown.