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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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Swimming coach 'rejects bullying allegations'

Rob Greenwood, the coach accused of creating a “climate of fear” within the British Para-swimming setup, has “wholly rejected allegations of bullying and intimidation”. Among the findings of a confidential final report obtained by BBC Sport, investigators found “there was ...

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Adam Peaty wins 100m at Manchester International

Olympic champion Adam Peaty proves he’s on good form after the World Championships with a comfortable win in the 100m breaststroke at the Manchester International swim meet at Manchester Aquatics Centre. READ MORE: Peaty headlines England Commonwealth team Let’s block ...

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Love Swimming: Swim England initiative encourages families to put gadgets away

At family gatherings, at the dinner table or even on holiday, do you find it difficult to get your kids – or yourself – to put the phone or tablet away? There is one place where your consoles cannot be ...

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Jazz Carlin: Welsh swimmer 11th on open water debut

Media playback is not supported on this device Jazz Carlin finished in 11th place on her open water debut in China. The 27-year-old finished in 1:38:36.10 at the World Cup event in Chun’An, 01:06.90 behind winner Ana Marcela Cunha of ...

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New details emerge from report into Para-swimming 'climate of fear'

Media playback is not supported on this device New details have emerged of the “climate of fear” GB Para-swimmers were subjected to by their former head coach. Among the findings of a confidential final report obtained by BBC Sport, investigators ...

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Families put through years of turmoil, says Paralympic champion's father

Media playback is not supported on this device The father of a two-time Paralympic gold medallist says families have been put through “years of turmoil” by the “climate of fear” at British Swimming. An independent inquiry into complaints of bullying ...

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British Swimming apologises to Paralympians over 'climate of fear' findings

British Swimming has apologised to Paralympic athletes after it was found that a former head coach “created a climate of fear”. It said an independent inquiry into complaints of bullying from 13 Para-swimmers found they and their families faced “unacceptable ...

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