Swimming

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Emily Seebohm condemns ‘horrific’ transphobic billboard that uses her image without permission
Olympic swimmer says election message promoted by rightwing lobby group Advance ‘is just awful to me’

Cait Kelly

27, Apr, 2022 @5:03 AM

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Going under: energy price rises leave UK pools in deep trouble
Huge rise in bills will mean colder pools and higher prices, even with government help, say campaigners

Matthew Weaver

26, Apr, 2022 @12:30 PM

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AOC and Swimming Australia threaten legal action over billboards claiming ‘women’s sport is not for men’
Conservative lobby group uses images of elite swimmers in ads targeting ‘woke politicians’ but Emily Seebohm says Advance acted ‘without my consent’

Josh Butler and Elias Visontay

25, Apr, 2022 @10:46 AM

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Streamline review – brooding swimming-prodigy drama makes a bit of a splash
This first-time director’s tale is about an Australian kid heading for the Olympic trials who also has to deal with violent family

Cath Clarke

05, Apr, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Florida governor says trans swimmer Lia Thomas was not ‘rightful winner’ of NCAA title
Florida governor Ron DeSantis has issued a proclamation that a resident of his state is the ‘rightful’ holder of the NCAA title won by trans swimmer Lia Thomas

Guardian sport

23, Mar, 2022 @12:51 PM

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Coe warns transgender athletes pose risk to integrity of women’s sport
World Athletics president Sebastian Coe has called on the International Olympic Committee to introduce new regulations governing transgender athletes

Ed Aarons

21, Mar, 2022 @9:25 PM

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Lia Thomas’ victory at NCAA swimming finals sparks fierce debate over trans athletes
A former Olympic swimmer has written a letter of protest to US college sports’ governing body, the NCAA, attacking its policy on transgender athletes

Guardian sport

21, Mar, 2022 @3:38 PM

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The soft touches of sport slowly unpick elaborate web with Putin’s regime | Andy Bull
Governing bodies are using weasel words, instead of the plain ones needed: invasion, war, murder

Andy Bull

02, Mar, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Swimming Australia report calls for skinfold test ban and female coach quota
Internal review commissioned after series of allegations of sexual abuse and misconduct makes 46 recommendations for improvements

Mostafa Rachwani

21, Jan, 2022 @2:08 AM

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‘If I don’t end up in intensive care, it’s a bonus’: the beauty and pain of being the world’s best endurance swimmer
From jellyfish in the Caribbean to hypothermia in the English Channel, swimming hasn’t been easy for Chloë McCardel – but can feel ‘so wild and free’

Stephanie Wood

25, Dec, 2021 @7:00 PM

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‘It reminded me why I love sport’: Young sportswriter winners revealed
Splashing tales have won both categories of the 2021 Football School/Guardian Young Sportswriter of the Year award

Ben Lyttleton

16, Dec, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Sky Brown, Jude Bellingham and Ellie Challis make up Young Spoty shortlist
Young skateboarder, footballer and para-swimmer form the three-strong shortlist for the Young Sports Personality of the Year award

Guardian sport

15, Dec, 2021 @2:00 PM

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