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Sir Peter Heatly joins 2016 International Hall of Fame

20 November 2015

The International Swimming Hall of Fame (ISHOF) has announced two former British athletes as part of its class of 2016. Sir Peter Heatly (Diving) and Hilda James (Swimming) will be inducted during the ISHOF’s annual honours weekend in June next year in California.

Women’s Caledonia secure Super 5's spot in Phase Two of British Water Polo League

19 November 2015

The Caledonia women’s water polo squad rose to a serious challenge on the final weekend of phase one of the British Water Polo League. Playing in the eight team top division (1st Division) for the third year in a row, they were winless through the first five games of the campaign despite having better results against most teams than they’d ever produced

Sheffield set to host Olympic diving trials

19 November 2015

Britain’s best divers will arrive in Sheffield next summer with their only aim to secure their place on the plane to Rio for the 2016 Olympic Games. The British Diving Championships 2016 will take place at Ponds Forge International Sports Centre from 10 -12 June and will see Olympic nominations up for grabs.

Medals for Milne and Murdoch at FINA/airweave World Cup in Doha

05 November 2015

The FINA/airweave World Cup in Qatar saw Stephen Milne win Bronze in the 400m and 1500m Freestyle, Ross Murdoch win Bronze in the 100m Breaststroke as the British squad totalled nine medals from the event.

Swim Social: Interview with Linda Jordanson - a 'Come & Try Open Water Swimming' Survivor!

01 November 2015

Mum of four, Linda Jordanson took park in a Scottish Swimming outdoor “Come and Try” event six months ago and has decided to set herself a highly ambitious challenge – she wants to swim the English Channel.

Racing lays foundation for swimming’s 2016 Olympic ambition

29 October 2015

British Swimming may have earned unparalleled success at this year’s World Championships but for Head Coach Bill Furniss the results are now simply a part of history as the nation’s elite continue to work towards the goal of the Rio 2016 Olympics. The British team emerged from the World Championships in Kazan with renewed pride and reinforced belief following a finest ever performance borne out of a considerable shift in culture.

Swim Social: Norma and David progress with their Skills & Drills Classes

26 October 2015

It’s been seven weeks since Scottish Swimming and Scottish Water teamed up to launch Swim Social with a skills and drills class at the Tollcross International Swimming Centre in Glasgow.

Gymnastics and Golf Join Prestigious Line Up As European Sports Championships Set the Date for Summer 2018

23 October 2015

Gymnastics and Golf are to join the prestigious line up of leading sports who will stage their European Championships together in 2018 for the first time in their history, it was announced today.

Aberdeen announced as the venue for the LEN European Junior Championships

23 October 2015

LEN, British Swimming, Scottish Swimming and Event Scotland are pleased to welcome the LEN European Junior Championships to Aberdeen in 2020. The competition will see the continent’s best young swimmers and divers come to Aberdeen for the first time.

Swim Social Blog: "No wifi? Stop moaning kids, let's hit the pool and have some fun!"

22 October 2015

Blog by Chris Kane: It’s the October school holiday and I’m writing this from a Holiday Park in Morcambe. My kids, Katie (8) and Matthew (6) are reading books, having finally stopped complaining about the lack of wifi in the caravan. We’re off to the swimming pool again shortly – one of our favourite family activities when we’re on holiday.