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Bronze medal whets Wood's appetite

Abbie Wood insists there is “more to come” after clinching her first medal at a senior British Championships. The 17-year-old Derbyshire swimmer took bronze after finishing third in the 400m individual medley behind Rio Olympics-bound Hannah Miley, and Aimee Willmott, ...

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Teenager Tutton sets new British record

Wales’ Chloe Tutton produced a three-second personal best to secure 200m British breaststroke gold and put herself into Olympic contention. Tutton, 19, stormed to victory on the second night of the British Championships in a British record of two minutes ...

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Peaty wins in Glasgow to book Rio place

Media playback is not supported on this device World champion Adam Peaty secured his place at the Rio Olympics with gold at the British Swimming Championships in Glasgow. Peaty won the 100m breaststroke in a world-leading 58.41 seconds, with Ross ...

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Proud prepared for 'peak performance'

Plymouth Leander head coach Jon Rudd is confident British record-holder Ben Proud will produce “a peak performance” at this week’s Olympic trials. The double Commonwealth champion, 21, is looking to confirm his place in the 50m and 100m freestyle events ...

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Scottish swimmers 'backbone of GB team'

British Olympic swimming trials Date: 12-17 April Venue: Tollcross, Glasgow Coverage: Live commentary of all finals from 18:30 BST each day on BBC Radio 5 Live sports extra, with select video highlights on the BBC Sport website. Olympic bronze medallist ...

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Peaty and Guy target Olympic debuts

British Olympic swimming trials Date: 12-17 April Venue: Tollcross, Glasgow Coverage: Live commentary of all finals from 18:30 BST each day on BBC Radio 5 Live sports extra, with select video highlights on the BBC Sport website. World champions Adam ...

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British trials a stepping stone to Rio – Carlin

British Olympic swimming trials Date: 12-17 April Venue: Tollcross, Glasgow Coverage: Live commentary of all finals from 18:30 each day on BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra, with select video highlights on the BBC Sport website. Jazz Carlin hopes four ...

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Peaty wants lifetime bans for cheats

World champion Adam Peaty says athletes who deliberately take restricted substances to enhance their performance should be banned for life. Swimmers currently face permanent bans only if they fail a second test after serving a suspension for an earlier, separate, ...

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Probe into swimming doping claims

Swimming’s world governing body Fina and the World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) are investigating claims of anti-doping violations by Chinese competitors. A report in The Times claimed five positive tests by Chinese swimmers had been covered up. Fina has confirmed it ...

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Fina 'not aware' of Russian swim doping

Swimming’s world governing body says it is “not aware” of any “concrete evidence of systemic doping” among Russian swimmers, despite allegations made in a newspaper investigation. The Times says it has “evidence of an organised drugs culture” similar to the ...

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