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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Thursday 13 December 2012
Ruta Meilutyte now has a world title to go with the Olympic gold medal already stored in her locker at Plymouth College – and both secured at the age of 15. Tonight, the Lithuanian won the 50m breaststroke at the world short-course championships in Istanbul to cap a staggering year.
Wednesday 12 December 2012
Briton holds off Olympic sensation Ye to revive fortunes after London 2012 reverses
Tuesday 11 December 2012
World short course championships to begin in Istanbul
Thursday 06 December 2012
Rebecca Adlington and British Swimming's chief executive, David Sparkes, have held talks following the dual Olympic champion's criticisms of the governing body.
Monday 03 December 2012
World 200 metres butterfly silver medallist Ellen Gandy has announced she is to switch allegiance and compete for Australia.
Monday 03 December 2012
A review into the disappointing performance by Great Britain's swimmers at the London 2012 Olympics has recommended that guidelines be put in place to limit the athletes' commercial activities in the run-up to major events.
Sunday 02 December 2012
A 12-year-old boy was bitten by a crocodile yesterday in Australia and dragged out to deeper water.
Tuesday 20 November 2012
Simon Gough calls this book a "fragment of autobiography written in narrative form", by which I think he means it is, if not fictionalised, then perhaps novelised. In his foreword he apologises to anyone who may be hurt by the book, which is always a good sign.
Monday 19 November 2012
Tonight he regales us with how Druids and Romans clashed in the time of Boudicca
Wednesday 14 November 2012
One of the country’s leading swimming clubs could be left homeless after a council announced plans to close a city centre pool to save money.
Monday 05 November 2012
Sharp-tongued judge Jason Gardiner is being tipped to make a return to Dancing On Ice.
Sunday 04 November 2012
The good Doctor defies mime and reason
James Corden is in the pink (or rather, a pink women's swimsuit) as he joins synchronised swimming squad
Thursday 01 November 2012
James Corden slips into a women's swimsuit as he gets a sync-ing feeling for a TV stunt.
Sunday 28 October 2012
Nearly one in five cruise holiday customers cannot swim, according to a survey.
Tuesday 23 October 2012
During an interview for Swimming Times magazine in 2003, Willy van Rysel announced matter-of-factly: "I came to Britain in 1948 and was pursued by the paparazzi every day." The paparazzi? Sensing my scepticism, she produced the evidence – a sheaf of press pictures including one showing a gaggle of photographers snapping the would-be Channel swimmer as she left her hotel at Dover.
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