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SSPC: The Black Swimmers Association talks “Blacks Can’t Swim The Sequel”

The new film, “Blacks Can’t Swim The Sequel,” will feature scripted scenes combined with real interview footage of 14-25 year olds from the Black community

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High-Level International Meets For February 2021

British swimmers Adam Peaty & James Guy look to race at the Manchester International, one of many Olympic-qualifying meets on the schedule for February 2021.

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2021 McCullagh International Postponed To After Olympics

Swim Ireland and Swim Ulster have announced the postponement of this year’s McCullagh International due to coronavirus concerns. 

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

Adam Peaty leads Great Britain at the top of the rankings in the 400 Medley Relay. USA and Russia are close behind in the chase for the gold.

British Swimming Officially Confirms First 4 Names For Tokyo 2020 Squad

Informally known since December’s release of British Swimming’s revised selection policy, the first 4 members of the Olympic squad have been made official.

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.

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.

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.

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.