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Athlete Protests Allowed At 2022 Commonwealth Games

The Commonwealth Games Federation has made a statement regarding athlete protests at the 2022 edition in Birmingham, UK.

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Swim England Sends Letter Urging Government To Address Financial Issues

Swim England and key stakeholders have signed a joint letter urging the nation’s government to address with haste the uncertain future facing swimming pools.

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2022 Commonwealth Games Pushed By One Day

Today the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) Executive Board approved pushing back the start date of the 2022 Commonwealth Games by one day.

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Updated: 2022 Commonwealth Games Aquatic Center Seeks Additional Funding

Birmingham City Council has revealed it now has to draw on contingency funding in order to keep some 2022 Commonwealth Games construction projects going.

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Beyond The Lane Lines: VDB Baby, Naoko’s New Role & Brighouse Recognition

Catch up on the latest Beyond the Lane Lines news featuring Cameron van der Burgh, Imoto Naoko and a rare swimming coin worth thousands.

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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.

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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.

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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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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