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Predicting England’s Commonwealth Team

When selection policies are not definite, grey areas can start to slip in, as in the case of this year’s England Commonwealth Games team. The selection policy was based around the top 3 time sin the Commonwealth last yea, but … Continue reading

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Painting England’s selection picture

The trials for England’s Commonwealth Games team are underway in Glasgow as swimmers attempt to gain nominations to the squad that will return to Tollcross in the summer. The qualification procedure isn’t straightforward so to try and put some semblance of order on things we’re tracking the results against the selection criteria. Continue reading

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Commonwealth Selection – England Pose The Biggest Questions

Trials season is upon us once again with particular interest for British swimming followers in events taking place in Glasgow, where the home nations will start to pick their Commonwealth Games squads. Firstly Scottish swimmers at the Scottish National Championships … Continue reading

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Podcast – NCAA’s and Commonwealth Trials

Following the conclusion of an exciting NCAA championships in the US, trials season is upon us. Steve, Katie and Bob are on hand to discusss events across the Atlantic along with those coming up in Glasgow, and are joined by someone who knows a bit about US college swimming, NCAA champion and Olympic medallist, Steve Parry. Listen

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London aquatic centre reopens, but questions remain over elite legacy

The London Aquatic Centre reopened a fortnight ago to great fanfare, as the self-proclaimed “greatest municipal pool in the world” opened its doors. And the reaction has been overwhelmingly positive, as Joe Public took to the same lanes that two … Continue reading

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