Britain

5 Signs You are a Sprinter

#1 – You’re horrible at IM, but you wish the 100 IM was an event in NCAA swimming.

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Yik Yak Reveals the Ugly Side of Swimming – Shout From the Stands

In what has been an amazing conference championship’s season, an elephant has been sneaking onto the deck.

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London Mayor Boris Johnson tells fans to buy tickets to the FINA Diving World Series

London Mayor Boris Johnson: “I urge people to snap up tickets to this sporting spectacular. We want competitions like this to inspire a new generation of young athletes and to get Londoners to take the plunge.”

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Proud Posts World’s Second Fastest 50 Butterfly at BUCS

Ben Proud posted a 23.63 to win the men’s 50 butterfly at the British Universities and Colleges Sport Championships…

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The Pros, Cons and Misconceptions of Ultra Short Race Pace Training (USRPT)

Eric McGinnis: “Ultra Short Race Pace Training (USRPT) is one of the most widely debated topics in swimming at the moment. It’s also one of the worst names ever created for a training program.”

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Erika Braun’s 8 Steps to the Olympic Trials as an Over 40 Year-Old

Erika Braun swam at the 2012 Olympic Trials as one of very small group of over 40s. Now the masters swimming world champion and record holder is putting her life on hold in pursuit of qualification for the 2016 US Olympic Trials, where she will be 44.

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The Magic of Swimming

Tim Elson: “I’m here to tell you that anyone can experience the magic effects of swimming…”

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Edmonton Withdraws, Leaving Durban as Lone Bidder for 2022 Commonwealth Games

Cameron van der Burgh has been named as an ambassador for the 2022 Commonwealth Games that are destined to be hosted on the African continent for the first time.

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Adam Peaty, Laszlo Cseh Scheduled to Join Home Nation Stars at International Swim Meeting in Germany

Hungarian Olympic medalist Laszlo Cseh will join the stars at “Germany’s most popular annual meet.”

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Why Swimming to Music Matters – Feature Video

There is no denying that music is a vital part of our lives. We look for music to inspire us, motivate us and escape to another world. Many athletes vow that music is one of the most essential tools they have.

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Tom Daley takes back British Title in Plymouth

Tom Daley returned to Plymouth and took back his British title on the final day of the British Gas Championships.

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Jack Laugher wins 2nd Title at British Gas Diving Championships

Double Commonwealth Champion Jack Laugher won his second British title of the British Gas Diving Championships on day two of competition in Plymouth.

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Peaty and Kelly Put Up Impressive Times in Sheffield

Adam Peaty posted the world’s top time in the 50 breaststroke while Rachael Kelly is now tied for second in the world in the 100 butterfly…

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Chris Mears and Jack Laugher win first British title as a synchro pair

Chris Mears and Jack Laugher won their first British title as a synchro pair after winning the 3m Synchro on the first day of competition at the British Gas Diving Championships in Plymouth.

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Chad le Clos and Michael Andrew headline the South African Swimming Grand Prix in Durban

Olympic gold medalists Chad le Clos and Cameron van der Burgh, and United States upstart Michael Andrew headline the SA Grand Prix in Durban.

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