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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.

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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.

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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.

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Looking Ahead to Tokyo for the Men’s 800 Freestyle Relay

Looking ahead to the Tokyo Olympics, there appears to be a crowded field in the men’s 800 freestyle relay, with no clear favorite for the gold.

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British Swimming Working Through UK’s Reopen Roadmap

British Swimming has conveyed that a working group is already dissecting the UK government’s advice and guidelines for overall societal reopening.

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UK Government Outlines COVID-19 Recovery Strategy

The 51-page document anticipates the reopening of leisure facilities, which likely includes swimming pools, to occur “No earlier than July 4.”

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As Ireland Prepares To Re-Open, Scotland’s Lockdown Is Extended

Scottish Swimming revealed that the reopening of pools may yet be a way off, based on governmental guidelines concerning a possible second coronavirus spike.

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Coronavirus Hits Home For Commonwealth Games Medalist Holly Hibbott

The coronavirus pandemic hit very close Commonwealth Games medalist Holly Hibbott, as the 20-year-old’s mother was diagnosed with the condition two weeks ago.

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British World University Games Medalist Emily Barclay Will Swim at Arkansas

Arkansas will hope to strike gold again with Emily Barclay, who was the UK’s 2nd-best 50 freestyler last season behind Arkansas graduate Anna Hopkin.

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Adam Peaty, Other GB Swimmers Recieve At-Home Pools to Train During Quarantine

Adam Peaty and other members of the GB National Team will be making a return to the water after receiving endless pool’s installed in their backyards.

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Now & Then Part 3: Your Favorite Swimmers’ Evolution In Photos

Reminisce on the early days of several of the world’s most notable swimmers by taking in photos from ‘then’ versus ‘now’, 3rd edition.

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British Swimming Coach Sentenced For Child Sexual Images

British swim coach Mark Anthony Boyce was sentenced last week to 20 months in prison after pleading guilty to downloading images of sexual abuse of a child.

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Steve Franks, CEO of UK’s Largest Baby Swim Lessons Group, Dies from COVID-19

Franks was also instrumental in shaping national policy in the UK regarding infant swimming lessons and encouraging childhood activity.

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British Swimming Coaches Association Publishes ‘Return To Pool’ Guidelines

The British Swimming Coaches Association (BSCA) has published revised guidance for members to heed upon the eventual return to the pool. 

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Swim England: Pool Re-Opening Details In The Works

Nations around the world are slowly starting the planning process for opening back up public spaces with the flattening of the coronavirus curve.

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