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British Swimming CEO Jack Buckner Managing the Olympic Effort Through COVID

British Swimming CEO Jack Buckner drops in on the SwimSwam Pod. Buckner leads Team U.K. into the Olympics with a long list of stars like Adam Peaty.

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The IOC Athletes’ Commission Releases Recommendations on Rule 50

The IOC AC has issued recommendations on Rule 50, which covers how athletes are allowed to express themselves during the Olympic Games.

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Tom Dean Had COVID Twice in Leadup to Racing Under British 200 Free Record

Tom Dean had COVID twice, including a severe case around New Years, before swimming under the British Record in the 200 free and onto th Olympic Team.

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Watch Duncan & Dean Tag Team 1:44’s At British Trials (Race Video)

The 2021 British Swimming Selection Trials ended on a higher-than-high note, as the fastest two British men’s 200m freestyle performances ever were waged.

Duncan Scott & Tom Dean Dive Under British Record For #1 & #2 200 Free Times

Duncan Scott just lowered his own British record in the men’s 200m free en route to adding another Olympic event to his Tokyo lineup.

2021 British Olympic Selection Trials Day 5 Finals Live Recap

The men’s 200 free is one of the key races to watch on this final night of the British Olympic Selection Trials taking place in London.

British Trials Concluded And Now Swimmers Await Official Validation

We now await British Swimming’s official announcement of those who have been named to the Tokyo roster for this summer’s postponed Games.

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Five British Men Clear 1:47 200 FR During Day 5 British Trials Prelims

Five Brits have cleared the nation’s Olympic qualifying men’s 200 free cut (1:46.99), with Scott, Dean, Richards, Guy, and Jarvis all 800 FR relay contenders.

Why Adam Peaty Is Such A Good Closer In The 100 BR – And How He Keeps Improving

After his recent performance at British Trials, Peaty now owns six of the 10 fastest back-halfs in history in the men’s 100 breaststroke.

Alicia Wilson, Jacob Peters Among New Names On British Olympic Roster

Cal swimmer Alicia Wilson grabbed a spot on the British consideration roster for Tokyo, hitting a QT in the women’s 200m IM.

Lucy Hope’s Scottish Record Builds Case For British Women’s 400 Free Relay

Edinburgh athlete Lucy Hope produced the fastest 100 free of her life on night 4 of the British Olympic Selection Trials.

Kathleen Dawson Cracks More than a Second off Scottish 200 Back Record

Kathleen Dawson (pictured above during ISL 2020) has now lowered the Scottish Record by more than four seconds in her career.

2021 British Olympic Selection Trials – Day 4 Finals Live Recap

With only 2 more finals sessions to go, follow along here as racing gets underway on night 4 of the 2021 British Olympic Selection Trials.

Ben Proud Nails 21.68 FR, Now World No. 3 at Day 4 British Trials Prelims

Ben Proud swam 21.68 in the 50 free, now No. 3 in the world this season behind Russian Vlad Morozov (21.41) and American Ryan Held (21.62).

16-Year-Old Jacob Whittle Cranks Out 48.76 100 Meter Free in Long Course

16-year-old Jacob Whittle is now faster in the 100 freestyle than both Kyle Chalmers and Caeleb Dressel were at his age.