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Latest Swim Return Updates From England, Wales & Scotland

Read up on the latest pool reopening updates taking place in England, Wales and Scotland, where lockdown restrictions continue to keep things closed.

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Swim England Confirms Open Water Swimming Now Permitted In Small Groups

As of June 1st, English athletes may engage in open water swimming in small groups. More details coming shortly from the organization.

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Scottish Swimming CEO Euan Lowe Addresses Reality Of COVID-19’s Impact

To help address citizens’ concerns, Scottish Swimming CEO Euan Lowe recently spoke with the media at length about topics related to a return to the pool.

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Swim England Seeking Clarity on Training Options Under New COVID Guidelines

The national governing body suggested it might condone returning to training in small groups after Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s announcement Thursday.

WADA Publishes Updated Athlete Q&A About Coronavirus Impacts on Drug Testing

The World Anti-Doping Agency has updated its athlete Q&A section to address issues regarding testing during the coronavirus pandemic.

Swim England Cancels All Remaining Events For 2020

The decision has been made by Swim England to cancel all remaining aquatics competitions for this year, including the Winter Championships

City Of Manchester Swimmers Show Off Mad Minecraft Skills In Pool Re-Creation

Think you have mad skills when it comes to Minecraft? Four City of Manchester swimmers put their out-of-the-pool creative talents on display big-time.

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British Swimming Identifies Athletes Able To Return To Training, In Theory

British Swimming’s Performance Leadership Group (PLG) is in the process of developing an ‘Elite Sport Return to Training Guidance (ESRTTG)’ plan.

Razorbacks’ UK-to-UA Pipeline Thrives with Addition of Macy Lawrence for 2020

17-year-old British sprinter Macy Lawrence is set to join the Razorbacks in the fall of 2020.

Great Britain’s Ellie Simmonds Talks Mental Health (Video)

Get some sound insight into everyday stresses by taking a look at British Swimming’s conversational video with para swimmer Ellie Simmonds.

British Swimmers Adlington and Simmonds Nominated for Best Woman’s Sport Moment

British swimmers and world record holders Rebecca Adington and Ellie Simmonds have been nominated by BBC Sport for the Best British Woman’s Sporting Moment.

FINA Announces Postponement of World Short Course Championships to 2021

The announcement comes after FINA previously postponed the FINA World Aquatics Championships from 2021 to 2022 to avoid an Olympic conflict.

Loughborough Swimmers Wilby, Wood, and Wattel Find Ways to #trainathome

Loughborough University swimmers and elite athletes James Wilby, Abbie Wood, and Marie Wattel are joining the #trainathome campaign.

Adam Peaty Speaks Candidly About Drinking, Depression & Moving On

We’re used to hearing Adam Peaty set big goals and have a clear vision in mind. But there was a time when the Olympic champion was living under darkness.

Aquatic Center Construction For 2022 Commonwealth Games Remains On Schedule

Overseers of the construction on the 2022 Commonwealth Games aquatic facility say the project is still on track, despite the coronavirus pandemic.