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Commonwealth Games: Chris Walker-Hebborn left out of England swimming squad

Defending 100m backstroke champion Chris Walker-Hebborn has been left out of England’s swimming squad for April’s Gold Coast Commonwealth Games. Walker-Hebborn missed out on automatic selection in October and did not do enough at December’s second trials. James Wilby – ...

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Second European Short Course bronze for Scott

Duncan Scott set a new Scottish record to win bronze in the 100m freestyle at the European Short Course Championships. The 20-year-old clocked 46.64 seconds to finish behind Italy’s Luca Dotto, and Pieter Timmers of Belgium. Scott, who won two ...

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Adam Peaty wins 100m breaststroke gold at European Short Course Championships

Britain’s Olympic champion Adam Peaty won 100m breaststroke gold at the European Short Course Championships. The 22-year-old, who took bronze in the 50m event earlier in the week, set a new European record of 55.94 seconds in the 100m final ...

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GB's Proud wins silver at European Short Course Championships

Britain’s Ben Proud has won silver in the 50m freestyle at the European Short Course Championships in Copenhagen. The 23-year-old 50m butterfly world champion had qualified in fifth place for Friday’s final. He clocked a new personal best of 20.66 ...

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Adam Peaty third in European Short Course 50m despite personal best

Britain’s Olympic and world champion Adam Peaty was beaten into third place in the 50m breaststroke final at the European Short Course Championships. The 22-year-old, who twice broke the world record on his way to the world title in July, ...

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Watch the National Winter Swimming Championships on the BBC

National Winter Swiming Championships Venue: Ponds Forge International Sports Centre, Sheffield Dates: 13-17 December Coverage: Watch live on Connected TV, BBC Sport website & mobile app. BBC Sport brings you live coverage of the National Winter Swimming Championships in Sheffield ...

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Refugee to Olympian – Yusra Mardini's incredible journey as she targets Tokyo 2020

Yusra Mardini represented Team Refugee as a swimmer at the Rio Olympics in 2016, less than a year beforehand she had fled war-torn Syria and made the 25-day journey to Europe. During the sea crossing from Turkey to Lesbos her ...

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Commonwealth Games Federation had '170 queries' over Birmingham's 2022 bid

The Commonwealth Games Federation raised “170 detailed queries” when deeming Birmingham’s bid for the 2022 event non-compliant, but organisers remain “quietly confident” of hosting. Birmingham’s was the only bid before a 30 September deadline, which has now been extended until ...

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Rob Greenwood: Concern raised about ex-swimming coach in 2014

Concern around the behaviour of Rob Greenwood – the coach accused of creating a ‘climate of fear’ within the British Para-swimming set-up – was brought to the attention of the squad’s performance director in 2014, the BBC can reveal. Earlier ...

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Sarah Barrow: GB diver returns to sport as a coach in Ireland

When Sarah Barrow walked away from the pool and into the changing rooms in Rio last year she knew she was at a life crossroads. The former European 10m individual and synchro champion was ending her 16-year career as a ...

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