Olympic Swimming

Golden Touch? Team GB Seek To Get Back To Winning Ways

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.08.2012 | UK

Team GB will aim to get back into the winning habit after a rare gold medal-free day. Among the main contenders for a podium place today will be Ni...

Not So Graceful? The Strange Faces Of Olympic Diving

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.08.2012 | UK

It's one of the most graceful sports at the Olympic Games - divers spin through the air with grace and poise, tumbling into the pool with only the qui...

A Medal For Jamieson In 200m Breaststroke

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 01.10.2012 | UK Sport

Britain won silver in the 200m breaststroke final on Wednesday night, completing a stellar fifth day for the Great Britain team. Scot Michael Jamieso...

Doping Rumours 'Biased and Destructive To Chinese Swimmer'

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 31.07.2012 | UK

A row over the surprising performance of Chinese Olympic swimmer Ye Shiwen has descended into a diplomatic tit-for-tat between as Beijing officials at...

Is This How To Treat Our Heroes?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.09.2012 | UK

UPDATE: On Monday evening, Dorset Police confirmed that they "are aware of the issue" surrounding the Twitter abuse of Tom Daley and are "actively loo...

Where Are Team GB's Medals Going To Come From?

The Huffington Post UK | Stephen Hull | Posted 30.07.2012 | UK Sport

It's turning into the story of the London Olympics for Team GB. After three days of brutal competition, Britain's sporting best are the also-rans (...

Faster Than Ryan Lochte? Chinese Teen Swimmer Raises Eyebrows

The Huffington Post UK/ The Guardian | Jessica Elgot | Posted 31.07.2012 | UK Sport

A lightning-speed swim by a teenage Chinese swimmer has caused some raised eyebrows from some coaches and commentators, bemused at 16-year-old Ye Shiw...

Poolside Double Act Stars at London 2012

Susannah Straughan | Posted 29.09.2012 | UK Sport
Susannah Straughan

For years the BBC's voice of swimming was the unfortunately named Hamilton Bland, whose TV career ended in controversy in the late 90s. There's nothing bland about his successors, former Olympians Adrian Moorhouse and Andy Jameson, who sounded as though they'd swallowed several gallons of Red Bull as they jabbered their way through last night's pool action at London 2012.

Australian Olympic Swimmer Tweets Her Birthday Suit PICTURE)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 27.06.2012 | UK Sport

An Australian swimmer who will compete in the London 2012 Olympics has Tweeted a photograph of herself in a racy bikini. Stephanie Rice, who will ...