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Sir Chris Hoy won two gold medals at London 2012 to become Great Britain’s most decorated Olympian (livesportcentre.com)

On This Day in 2012 – Team GB flag carrier Sir Chris Hoy wins...

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The Scot achieved the feat at the London Olympics, with a sixth gold medal later seeing him overtake Sir Steve Redgrave’s record.
Adam Peaty has urged the government to reopen swimming pools

British Swimming chief frustrated by ‘poor decision’ to delay reopening pools

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Olympic champion Adam Peaty tweeted a plea to Boris Johnson to reconsider the move.
Mark Foster, left, works with the Swimathon Foundation

Mark Foster believes enforced break could benefit elite swimmers

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While other athletes have been able to run or practise individually at least, the ongoing closure of pools has presented swimmers with major challenge
The World Swimming Championships will now take place in 2021 (

Timeline of sports response to coronavirus on Thursday, May 21

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Bad news for swimming, while rugby is still a way off resuming.
Sun Yang

Sun Yang lodges appeal against eight-year doping ban

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The Chinese Olympic champion has appealed the decision to the Swiss Federal Tribunal.
Missy Franklin

Missy Franklin believes Tokyo 2020 delay leaves ‘level playing field’

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American swimming superstar Missy Franklin shares the pain of those athletes who have been forced to put their dreams of glory at Tokyo 2020 on hold.The five-time Olympic champion is still haunted by her enforced retirement at the age...
Adam Peaty

Adam Peaty faces extra pressure at Tokyo Olympics – swimming great Mark Spitz

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Peaty will head to Japan next year looking to defend his 100 metre breaststroke title.