Paralympic & IPC Swimming

British Swimming Apologizes For ‘Culture Of Fear’ Within Para Swimming

As a follow-up to a story originally reported back in March of this year, the results of an independent inquiry into allegations of bullying and an overall ‘culture of fear’ cultivated by the coaching staff of British Para Swimming have now been released.

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New Zealand SC C’ships Day 4: Pascoe Collects Another World Record

Tonight Paralympic swimmer Sophie Pascoe increased her number of world records broken in Auckland this week.

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Young Talent Emerging On Day 3 Of 2017 New Zealand SC C’ships

Young talent is making waves in Auckland at the 2017 NZ Short Course Championships.

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Five Canadian Records Fall on Final Day of Para Swimming Canadian Open

Swimmers blasted five new Canadian records on the final day of the Para Swimming Canadian Open.

Pascoe Strikes Again, Ashby Reigns In Auckland On Day 2 Of SC C’ships

Sophie Pascoe broke another Para Swimming World Record in Auckland, while Bradlee Ashby collected a national record on the day.

Shelby Newkirk Sets S7 100 Back WR at Para Swimming Canadian Open

Canadian Shelby Newkirk broke the S7 100 back WR at day two of the Para Swimming Canadian Open.

Pascoe Nails Two Para Swimming World Records On NZ SC C’ships Day 1

While competing on the first day of the 2017 New Zealand Short Course Championships, Paralympic swimmer Sophie Pascoe has already set 2 Para swimming world short course records.

Becca Meyers Shows Strong at Para Swimming Canadian Open Day 1

Day one of the Para Swimming Canadian Open kicked off Monday afternoon

Lauren Jocelyn Joins British Para-Swimming’s Coaching Set Up

Lauren Jocelyn has been announced as the new National Performance Centre Assistant Coach who will start work with British Para-Swimming at the end of October.

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World Para Swimming Revises Classification Rules, Process for 2018

WPS announced new classification rules effective January 1st.

Canada & Australia Lone Entrants At Canadian Open

The Canadian Open, put together as an alternative to the postponed World Para Swimming Championships, will feature Canada and Australia’s national teams this weekend, per a press release from the meet.

Dutch Swimming Announces Para Swim Open As Alternative To World Champs

The Royal Dutch Swimming Federation announced the Eindhoven Open as an alternative to the postponed World Para Championships.

Mexican Olympic Committee Receives International Help

International sport organizations have pledged to provide financial support to Mexico

BBC Radio Reports On Alleged Paralympic Classification Cheating

A BBC radio special report last week aired allegations that athletes are using tape, cold showers and even surgery to cheat the IPC’s classification system and improve their chances of winning and setting records.

U.S. Para-Swimming Team Will Swim at Rescheduled World Championships

The U.S. Worlds team will have the opportunity to compete at the Canadian Open, but the World Championships remains the team’s focus.

Australian Para-Swimming Worlds Team Shifts to Canadian Meet Instead

Australia will swim at the Canadian Open Championships instead of the IPC World Championships, if/when they get rescheduled.

Toronto To Host Para-Swimming Replacing Mexico City Due To Earthquakes

Canada’s top Para-swimming athletes will play host to the Canadian Open, October 2-4, at the Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre.

Malayasia Picked To Host 2019 World Para Swimming Championships

World Para Swimming has chosen Malaysia to be the first Asian country to host the World Para Swimming Championships.

After Earthquake, IPC Postpones ParaSwimming World Championships

The championships were due to begin on September 30th in Mexico City.