Britain

Indiana Adds Elite British Junior Sprinter Grace Vertigans from Plymouth Leander

Indiana head coach Ray Looze has filled a significant hole in his 2014-2015 lineup with the addition of a new freshman recruit from the U.K.

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Ben Proud Tweaks Training, Breaks British Record in 50 Free in Time Trial Swim

British Swimmer Ben Proud has broken the 50 long course meter free British Record at a regional meet, swimming a 21.86…

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Kuznetsov (RUS) stuns favourite in Moscow – FINA/NVC Diving World Series 2014

The local delegation delivered powerful performances in Moscow during the fourth stop of the FINA/NVC Diving World Series on May 2-4 with at its helm 2013 World silver medallist Evgeny Kuznetsov taking the gold in the men’s 3m springboard, ahead of Ukraine’s Illya Kvasha and British Jack Laugher. (Also see the 2014 FINA/NVC Trialer)

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Chris Walker Hebborn: Three things backstrokers really need to do

The 23 year-old is Britain’s top ranked backstroker following his wins in the 50m and 100m at last months British Championships, where he caught attention for his tattoos as well as his swimming.

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Meilutyte and Proud lead Plymouth Leander to U.K.’s National Arena League Championship

World Record-holder Ruta Meilutyte and British record-holder Ben Proud combined to lead Plymouth Leander to its sixth National Arena League title in the last seven years.

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McNamara Qualifies For European Championships in 200 Breaststroke

The final day of the 2014 Irish National Championships saw one new qualifier for the European Championships in the women’s…

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Great Britain announces 23-person squad for European Juniors

Following British Nationals, Great Britain has announced its official roster for the European Junior Championships in the Netherlands this July.

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Virginia Men Add Two in Spring Signing Period, Including Much-Needed English Sprinter

The Virginia Cavaliers have gone to great distances to add two more men’s recruits in the spring signing period. In Augie…

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Ellie Simmonds to Lead British Squad for IPC Euros

The British Gas GBR Para-Swimming Team has been named for the 2014 IPC Swimming European Championships in Eindhoven.

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Irish Nationals to Kick Off Thursday as Commonwealth Qualifying Month Continues

With Sycerika McMahon remaining in the U.S. to focus on her college exams, Irish Swimmer of the Year Fiona Doyle will take the full spotlight at the 2014 Irish National Championships.

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Swim Ireland awards Fiona Doyle Athlete of Year, Paul Donovan Coach of Year

Swim Ireland convened in Limerick last week to give out its annual awards, honoring breaststroker Fiona Doyle and National Aquatic Center Performance Centre coach Paul Donovan with High Performance awards.

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Scotland Names 38 Swimmers to 2014 Commonwealth Games Team

American-trained Dan Wallace will have a tall task ahead of him in the 400 IM with one of the deepest Commonwealth Games men’s 400 IM fields ever expected

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2014 British Gas National Championships Finals Recap-Carlin Finishes Strong on Final Day

The British Gas National Championships wrapped up Tuesday night. Things look bright for the British as the summer long course season rolls on.

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British Nationals Day 5 Finals Recap: Carlin and Taylor Write Their Names Into The Record Books

Day 5 of British Nationals was highlighted by new national records and a slew of exciting finals.

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O’Connor Breaks English Record in 200 IM, Brown Wins Men’s 100 Free at British Champs

Unlike the rest of the 8 national championship meets going on last week and through the weekend, the British Championships…

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