Swimming

16 of the world’s best hotel swimming pools
Marina Bay Sands infinity pool in Singapore
The wish list

16 of the world’s best hotel swimming pools

From Singapore to Cornwall, these luxury pools are one-of-a-kind
18 Aug 2021
Pool party: golden ‘new era’ for British swimming
Adam Peaty defended his Olympic 100m breaststroke title
In Focus

Pool party: golden ‘new era’ for British swimming

Team GB swimmers made a splash at the Tokyo Olympics 
1 Aug 2021
Why everyone’s talking about Sun Yang
Sun Yang competes in the 200m freestyle semi-final at the Fina World Championships in 2015
In Brief

Why everyone’s talking about Sun Yang

Chinese swimmer will appeal eight-year ban but the Olympic champion’s career looks over
28 Feb 2020
The Aquaman: in conversation with wild swimmer Ross Edgley
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In Depth

The Aquaman: in conversation with wild swimmer Ross Edgley

Edgley on his five-month record-breaking swim around Great Britain
28 Jun 2019
Peaty warns Fina: ‘I don’t care, ban me if you’ve got to’
Team GB swimmer Adam Peaty won the 100m breaststroke gold medal at the Rio 2016 Olympics
In Brief

Peaty warns Fina: ‘I don’t care, ban me if you’ve got to’

Briton risks Olympic defence over backing of the International Swimming League
20 Dec 2018
Peaty eclipses Wilkie as Britain's greatest swimmer
Adam Peaty wins 50m breastroke final
In Brief

Peaty eclipses Wilkie as Britain's greatest swimmer

Rivals admit 22-year-old is performing on a different level after claiming fifth world title
27 Jul 2017
Adam Peaty: The secrets behind his swimming technique
Adam Peaty
In Depth

Adam Peaty: The secrets behind his swimming technique

How gym work, good posture and an ability to maintain stroke rate have turned him into a champion
26 Jul 2017

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Paralympics: Classifications and unusual sports explained
Canada's Ian Chan (R) vies for the ball with Japan's Shinichi Shimakawa (L) in their mixed wheelchair rugby game at the 2008 Beijing Paralympic Games on September 12, 2008 at the USTB Gymnasi
In Depth

Paralympics: Classifications and unusual sports explained

At the Rio 2016 Paralympics there will be 22 sports – some have been adapted and others, like goalball, are unique
6 Sep 2016
Olympics 2016: Latest news and today's key events and times
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In Depth

Olympics 2016: Latest news and today's key events and times

Daily guide featuring everything from the stars of Team GB to the rules of water polo and the Olympic cycling schedule
19 Aug 2016
Sun Yang: China vs Australia Olympic doping row gets nasty
Sun Yang of China and Mack Horton of Australia
In Brief

Sun Yang: China vs Australia Olympic doping row gets nasty

Chinese newspaper hits out at 'smug Aussie' Mack Horton after he calls swimmer Sun Yang a 'drugs cheat'
9 Aug 2016
Five things you didn't know about Adam Peaty
Adam Peaty
In Depth

Five things you didn't know about Adam Peaty

Olympic gold medallist and world record-holder was once scared of water and has an 'adorable' nan
8 Aug 2016
Olympics 2016: Rio's swimming stars and when to watch them
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In Review

Olympics 2016: Rio's swimming stars and when to watch them

From who will shine in the pool this summer to what time are the key finals, we have all the answers
2 Aug 2016
Cantona swims the Channel: Frenchman follows the trawler
Eric Cantona - Swim
In Brief

Cantona swims the Channel: Frenchman follows the trawler

Giant images of Man United legend appear on White Cliffs of Dover ahead of cross-Channel challenge
4 Aug 2015
Swimming and gyms in decline as sport participation falls
Swimming pool
In Brief

Swimming and gyms in decline as sport participation falls

Minister promises new strategy as number of people playing sport falls 222,000 in six months
11 Jun 2015
WILD SWIM: Would you go for a dip in the Thames?
Temple Baths in the Thames; image by Picture Plane
In Brief

WILD SWIM: Would you go for a dip in the Thames?

Designs for a swimming pool floating off the Victoria Embankment have Boris Johnson's backing
15 Aug 2014
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