An extensive study by European scientists has found swimming does not increase the risk of asthma or allergic symptoms in children.
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.
The 2010 British Gas Great Swim series comes to a close this weekend with the final event at Salford Quays.
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.
British Swimming legend Mark Foster has laid the first swimming pool tile in the London 2012 Aquatics Centre.
Quadruple amputee Philippe Croizon has become the first limbless person to swim the English Channel.
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.
A group of six 12-year olds from Bristol have broken the world record for the youngest relay team to swim the English Channel.
3 September, 2010
Scottish primary school pupils are set to benefit from free swimming lessons after an £800,000 investment from the Scottish Government.
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.