Sports Listings / Swimming: This Weekend: European championships - Sheffield and Leeds

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The European Swimming Championships, which continue to 8 August, also encompass diving, synchronised swimming and water polo. These three events take up the first weekend. The synchronised swimming and diving are held at the Ponds Forge pool in Sheffield. The men's water polo is also in Sheffield at the Hillsborough Leisure Centre, while the women compete in Leeds at the International pool.

How to get there: Ponds Forge International Sports Centre, Sheaf Street, is in Sheffield city centre. (Tel: 0742-789199). Leeds International Pool, Westgate Road. (Tel: 0532-438696). Hillsborough Leisure Centre, Beulah Road, Sheffield. (Tel: 0742- 312233). Tomorrow: Synchronised: Team competition (9.45), admission: pounds 8 adults, pounds 4 children/OAPs. Final (3.30), pounds 10, pounds 5. Diving: Men's 1m springboard (11.55). Women's 1m springboard (7.0), pounds 6, pounds 3. Water Polo: Men: 10.0 (first match; Britain v Slovakia at 6.15), pounds 8, pounds 4 per session. Women: 10.0 (Great Britain v Russia at 6.0), pounds 6, pounds 3. Sunday: Synchronised: Duet preliminaries (9.45); final (3.30), pounds 6, pounds 3 per session. Diving: Women's 1m springboard (11.55). Men's 3m springboard (7.0), pounds 6, pounds 3 per session. Water polo: Men: 10.0 (Britain v Hungary at 6.15), pounds 8, pounds 4 per session. Women: 10.0 (Britain v Switzerland at 6.0), pounds 6, pounds 3 per session.

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