Swimming

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Why would anyone want their own pool? They’re certainly no good for swimming in | Adrian Chiles
Taking a dip on holiday reminded me that there’s only so much splashing around you can do before boredom sets in, writes Adrian Chiles

Adrian Chiles

17, Aug, 2022 @3:04 PM

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Why I’m telling my Sikh ‘aunties’: come on in, the water’s lovely | Minreet Kaur
I’ve been helping the south Asian community learn to swim for the past two years – and it’s the best thing I’ve ever done, says journalist Minreet Kaur

Minreet Kaur

13, Aug, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Wild swimming: it’s bloody horrible – Stephen Collins cartoon
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Stephen Collins

13, Aug, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Keep your cool: how to stay safe when wild swimming in a heatwave
Leaping into the water is tempting in the hot weather, but even strong swimmers need to be careful

Ella Foote

12, Aug, 2022 @10:00 AM

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On my radar: Claire-Louise Bennett’s cultural highlights
The award-winning writer on her favourite Amsterdam cafe, listening to strange music in the dark, swimming at the ladies’ beach in Galway and living the high life at a US cannabis shop

Kathryn Bromwich

06, Aug, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Women behind the lens: ‘I find solace in the sea. I feel awash with relief’
Manal Massalha first saw Ifaf on a hot August day last year. Intrigued by the older woman she asked about her life – and what the sea means to her

Manal Massalha

02, Aug, 2022 @7:00 AM

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10 of the best UK beaches for swimming
Whether you want to swim long distances safely, or just bob about in a beautiful spot, there is a bay or cove to suit

Ella Foote

25, Jul, 2022 @10:00 AM

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30 of the best swimsuits and bikinis
Make a splash with our pick of the best swimwear – from eco-conscious and independent brands to recycled fabrics and supportive styles

Styling by Aradia Crockett Shopping by Bemi Shaw

23, Jul, 2022 @5:00 AM

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‘Frivolity can turn to fatality’: UK heatwave brings rise in teenage drownings
Seven boys have died since 5 July and rescue services fear this will have doubled by end of the month

Robyn Vinter and Josh Halliday

19, Jul, 2022 @4:48 PM

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Cool off the right way: how and where to enjoy open water swimming safely
The heatwave means you might be considering a dip outdoors. From getting the right kit to joining a group, the key to enjoying it is preparation

Omie Dale

15, Jul, 2022 @12:24 PM

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‘It’s a crisis’: US summer pools closed or cut back amid lifeguard shortage
Officials say not enough lifeguards to open pools safely but critics say decision to cut services during Covid has had knock-on effect

Gloria Oladipo

09, Jul, 2022 @7:36 PM

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Weekend warriors: why exercise doesn’t have to be regular to be good for you
Football, running, and swimming doesn’t have to be spread out during the week to be good for you, a new study says

06, Jul, 2022 @4:08 PM

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