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Swimming found beneficial for asthmatic children

18 October

An extensive study by European scientists has found swimming does not increase the risk of asthma or allergic symptoms in children.

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Get your entry in quick to win with your Commonwealth Dream Team

With the Commonwealth Games just around the corner excitement is building and you can get involved by selecting your Home Countries Dream Team for your chance to win some fantastic prizes courtesy of the British Swimming Supporters Club.

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Great Salford Swim to round off 2010 Great Swim series this weekend

24 September

The 2010 British Gas Great Swim series comes to a close this weekend with the final event at Salford Quays.

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Former World Champ Mark Foster helps kids in Luton make a splash

Over 1,500 school children in Luton will be learning to swim in a pool in their school hall! And a lucky few have even been given the chance to race six times swimming world champion, Mark Foster.

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Mark Foster lays first tile in London 2012 Aquatics Centre

British Swimming legend Mark Foster has laid the first swimming pool tile in the London 2012 Aquatics Centre.

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Quadruple amputee becomes first limbless person to swim Channel

Quadruple amputee Philippe Croizon has become the first limbless person to swim the English Channel.

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Portable pool saves swimming for thousands in Coventry

Thousands of Coventry children who faced losing their swimming lessons for three months - due to the closure of their local pool - can now take the plunge in a revolutionary 25m portable pool.

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Record-breaking Channel swim by six Bristol youngsters

A group of six 12-year olds from Bristol have broken the world record for the youngest relay team to swim the English Channel.

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Free Swimming boost for Scottish primary schools

3 September, 2010
Scottish primary school pupils are set to benefit from free swimming lessons after an £800,000 investment from the Scottish Government.

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Five-time Olympian joins football and rugby players to launch British Gas Swimfit

Five-time Olympian and Strictly Come Dancing contestant, Mark Foster, was joined by professional football and rugby players to launch British Gas Swimfit in the North at the Nuffield Health: Doncaster Fitness and Wellbeing Centre on 1st September.

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Go Swimming has everything you need to know about swimming. If you are a parent, a non swimmer or just want to improve your technique this is the section for you.

In British Swimming you will find information about the world of high performance sport, including the disciplines of Swimming, Diving, Synchronised Swimming, Water Polo and Para-Swimming.

The ASA is the governing body for the sport in England. In this section you will find all you need to know about joining a club or competing in England and becoming a swimming teacher or coach.

The IoS delivers the ASA’s courses and is a member organisation. Whether you are a teacher, coach, employer or club you will find everything you need to know about qualifications or educating your workforce.

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