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Inspired By NCAA, Inaugural Loughborough Vs Toronto Duel Is Born

The inaugural Duel in the Pool between Loughborough University and University of Toronto is slated for this Saturday, November 3rd. The idea came from witnessing the thrill of the NCAA duel meet.

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British European Jr Champ Tazmin Pugh Dies in House Fire

Tazmin Pugh, a former European Junior champion and Commonwealth Youth Games medalist has died at the age of 18 in a house fire.

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Details Revealed For 2019 British Swimming Championships

British Swimming has released meet information for the 2019 British Swimming Championships, the premier selection meet for the federation next year.

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Peaty, Proud & Scott Speak To Athlete Of The Year Nomination (Videos)

Hear from Ben Proud, Adam Peaty and Duncan Scott, the three nominees for British Swimming’s Athlete of the Year award.

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British Swimming COO Ian Mason Retiring At End of 2018

British Swimming’s Chief Operating Officer Ian Mason OBE will be retiring from his role effective at the end of this year.

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Invictus Games Inspiration: Ormrod Races To Gold On 3 Laps’ Training

Former Royal Marines Commando Mark Ormrod heard an Invictus Games breaststroke race was going to be cancelled due to it only have one participant, so the triple amputee did something about the situation.

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O’Connor, Coates & Peters Reap Gold At Millfield/Street Super Series

British Olympian Siobhan-Marie O’Connor was back in the pool racing at a local British meet over the weekend.

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Fred Furniss Posthumously Nominated For Lifetime Achievement Award

UK Coach Fred Furniss, who died in July of this year at the age of 64, is among those nominated for the 2018 UK Coaching Awards.

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Kayla Van Der Merwe Cracks New British Junior Record In 100 Breast

At this weekend’s Manchester International Swim Meet, 15-year-old Kayla Van Der Merwe of Bournemouth College Swim Team snagged a new British Junior National Record en route to winning her age group’s 100m breaststroke title.

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Rikako Ikee Wreaks Havoc On Night 2 Of Manchester Int’l Swim Meet

Rikako Ikee made an appearance in Manchester, coming within half a second of her own SCM 100 fly national record tonight.

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Freya Anderson Strikes Gold Twice In Manchester

Freya Anderson nabbed two individual golds on night 1 of the 2018 Manchester International Swim Meet.

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Birmingham 2022 Gives Bird’s Eye View of Commonwealth Games Venues

Birmingham 2022 has just released a video giving a high-level tour of the facilities set to be used at the Commonwealth Games 4 years from now.

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2018 Manchester Int’l Swim Meet Preview

Although Rikako Ikee is listed on the start lists for this weekend’s Manchester International Swim Meet, it’s doubtful she will be racing, as the teen is currently in Turkey training with Sarah Sjostrom.

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Beyond the Lane Lines: Gould Is Golden, Atkinson Honored

Read about what’s happening with swim stars Freya Anderson of Great Britain, Alia Atkinson of Jamaica and more in the latest edition of Beyond the Lane Lines.

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Mona McSharry Lowers Irish 50 Free Record At Youth Olympic Games

Mona McSharry broke her own Irish Record in the women’s 50 freestyle at the Youth Olympics in Buenos Aires.

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