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British Swimming Reaches Out to Rugby for New Coach Development Mentor

It has been a tumultuous week for British Swimming, after the organization found out that all national funding for its…

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Jason Dunford signs with FINIS through Rio 2016

“I am excited to be extending my partnership with FINIS as I continue training on the road to my third Olympics in Rio,” says Dunford.

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Splits From Britain’s 100 x 100 World Record-Setting Relay

Organizer Lewis Coleman split nearly his lifetime best with a 50.54 to anchor Great Britain’s 100 x 100 meter freestyle relay.

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Brits Smash World Record in 100×100 Relay By 8 Minutes

Want to take your own shot at the 100×100 World Record relay to raise money for Swim4Leukemia? Send it to [email protected] and we’ll be happy to support it!

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Adlington To Serve As Mentor For Six Young Athletes

British Swimming announced today that Rebecca Adlington will take an active role in helping to develop the next generation of British swimmers…

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HardCore Swim of the Week: Aimee Willmott Breaks English Record in 400 IM

The HardCoreSwim of the week goes to Aimee Wilmott from the UK for her record-breaking performance at last weekend’s Speedo Flanders Cup…

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Six More Event Records Fall At Flanders Cup

Another six competition record were taken down on the second day of the Flanders Speedo Cup…

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Arena and FINA take partnership to the next level through 2019

Global aquatic sports brand Arena has pulled off a major coup by landing the prestigious sponsorship of the swimming world’s governing body, FINA.

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Meilutyte and Walker Lend Support to Swimming In The Cayman Islands

Over the weekend 2012 Olympic gold medalist Ruta Meilutyte and 2000 and 2004 Olympic gold medalist Neil Walker both attended the Splash, Dash and Dine event in the Cayman Islands…

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Promising Young Swimmer Joins Rudd’s Plymouth Crew

Coach Jon Rudd’s talent pool just got a little stronger as it was announced that 14 year old Laura Stephens will be joining his group at Plymouth College…

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10 Legends in Progress to Follow in 2014

Katie Ledecky is one of 10 legends in the making who are on the verge of ‘forever’ status in swimming.

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Houston’s Jane Figueiredo to Coach Tom Daley at London’s New HP Diving Centre

NCAA coaching legend Jane Figueiredo has resigned her position as the head diving coach at the University of Houston to take…

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British stars aligning to break Guinness World record with 100 x 100m relay for Leukemia charity

A who’s-who of British swimming stars will come together on February 1st in an attempt to break the Guinness World Record in the 100 x 100m relay while raising money to research and treat Leukemia.

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The History of Swimwear

“Wool was virtually the only fiber that was available. While cotton was a booming business at the time it creates a denser fiber than wool and does not have any of wool’s natural water-repelling capabilities.” (Image: Buster Crabbe, 1932 Olympic gold medalist, 400m freestyle)

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Bud McAllister to Leave for Job in Australia in February; Jazz Carlin to Split Time

British National Record holder says she will split her time between her native Wales and Australia after her coach takes a new post down under.

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