Nearly 100 per cent of elite competitive swimmers pee in the pool. Regularly. Some deny it, some proudly embrace it, but everyone does it.
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Sunday 08 December 2013
Hundreds of seal pups which had been feared dead after a tidal surge hit the east coast of Britain have been found alive and well.
Friday 06 December 2013
The Olympic swimmer has been the subject of speculation after being made exempt from some Bushtucker Trials on medical grounds
Mysterious glowing ‘alien-like creature’ spotted in waters of Bristol Harbour. A jellyfish - or something fishy?
Thursday 05 December 2013
Sighting has divided experts, who say it could be a jellyfish, marine salp – or simply a prank
Monday 02 December 2013
Diver admits his life has been a 'rollercoaster' in recent years but says he couldn't be happier
Saturday 30 November 2013
Jamieson sent out a tweet confirming he suffered an irregular heartbeat but is already back in the pool
Thursday 28 November 2013
Too often women are demonised for merely suggesting they want to feel better about themselves
Wednesday 27 November 2013
Attitudes to nudity are somewhat more relaxed in Sweden than here at home – as I found out earlier this week in Malmo.
Monday 25 November 2013
In Hull, Newcastle and around the country these community assets face closure
Saturday 23 November 2013
The annual festive swim has raised over £150,000 for local charities
Tuesday 19 November 2013
Who has left luxury behind to face the bushtucker trials down-under?
Wednesday 13 November 2013
The legacy of Britain's disappointing performance in the pool at London 2012 has finally hit home. After suffering a £4m cut in funding, having picked up only three medals last year, British Swimming has announced that the former world champion Keri-Anne Payne and two-time European gold medallist Lizzie Simmonds are among those to have lost their personal funding for 2014.
Monday 11 November 2013
He had to battle bad weather and jelly fish stings to make the marathon journey
Saturday 09 November 2013
On the Hawaiian island of Oahu, it’s not the widely known sporting icons who are the most revered, but surfer Eddie Aikau.
Sunday 13 October 2013
Rachel Joyce finished second in the Ironman World Championship in Hawaii on Sunday, just over six minutes ahead of fellow Briton Liz Blatchford, who was third.
Sunday 13 October 2013
Endurance athlete Sean Conway has issued an urgent appeal for donations, with just 150 miles of his 1,000-mile challenge to go
Climate change: 2015 will be the hottest year on record 'by a mile', experts say
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
- 1 More than 11,000 Icelanders offer to house Syrian refugees to help European crisis
- 4 Make your voice heard: Sign The Independent's petition to welcome refugees
- 5 Refugee crisis: Aylan's life was full of fear - in death, he is part of 'humanity washed ashore'