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Jazz Carlin and Aimee Willmott withdraw from World Swimming Championships

Jazz Carlin and Aimee Willmott have pulled out of Great Britain’s team for next month’s World Swimming Championships. Wales’ Carlin, 26, who won 400m and 800m freestyle silver medals at the 2016 Rio Olympics, has been affected by illness and ...

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Olympian Wallace suspended after drink-drive charge

Olympic swimmer Dan Wallace has been suspended from the British and Scottish swimming programmes for three months after admitting to drink-driving. British and Scottish Swimming called it “clearly unacceptable behaviour”. “It is with much regret that I was found to ...

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Olympic legend Phelps to race against great white shark

Michael Phelps, the most successful Olympian of all time, will race against a great white shark as part of a television show due to air in July. A press release from the Discovery Channel promises that “the world’s most decorated ...

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Tokyo 2020: Adam Peaty frustrated by 50m Olympic omission

Rio gold medallist Adam Peaty says the International Olympic Committee (IOC) made a mistake by not including three new 50m sprint events for Tokyo 2020. The IOC said last week that men’s 800m and women’s 1500m freestyle races would be ...

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Tokyo 2020: Mixed events would add 'fun' element to Olympics – Adam Peaty

Rio 2016 champion swimmer Adam Peaty says the introduction of mixed events for Tokyo 2020 would make the Olympics “more fun”. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) will decide the medal events for each sport in 2020 on Friday, 9 June ...

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Ryan Lochte: US swimmer says he contemplated suicide after Rio

American Swimmer Ryan Lochte says he had suicidal thoughts amid the fallout from his behaviour at the Rio 2016 Olympics. The 32-year-old falsely claimed he was robbed at gunpoint during the Games and was banned for 10 months in September. ...

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Jack Buckner: British Swimming names new chief executive

Jack Buckner has been appointed chief executive of British Swimming as preparations continue for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Buckner, the chief executive of British Triathlon, will succeed David Sparkes when he retires in June after 23 years ...

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Charlotte Atkinson: Swimmer hopes there is 'more to come' at World Championships

Double British champion Charlotte Atkinson is in the 29-strong British swimming team for July’s World Championships in Hungary. The 19-year-old from the Isle of Man achieved the qualification standard when she won the 200m butterfly final at the British Championships. ...

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Adam Peaty: Olympic champion in GB World Championships team

Olympic champion Adam Peaty is in a 29-strong British Swimming team for this year’s World Championships in Hungary. The 100m breaststroke world record holder, 22, will defend his title when the championships start on 14 July. Fellow Rio 2016 medallists ...

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British Swimming Championships: Guy wins fourth gold as Proud sets another record

Double Olympic silver medallist James Guy secured his fourth gold medal of the British Swimming Championships with victory in the 200m freestyle on the final day. The 21-year-old edged out Duncan Scott in one minute 45.55 seconds to add to ...

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