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Masterstroke as South Yorkshire leisure venues set to make free-style splash celebrating Olympic success

Youngsters are encouraged to go to great lengths to support the I Am Team GB campaign this weekend with free swimming for under 16s.
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Ellie Faulkner after the Women's 200m freestyle heat on the third day of the Rio Olympics. Photo: Mike Egerton/PA Wire

City of Sheffield swimmer Ellie Faulkner makes her Olympics debut - and looks forward to her main event

Ellie Faulkner knows bigger tests are to come after making her Rio 2016 Olympic Games bowy.

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Mavis Williams, the grandmother of Adam Peaty. Photo by Alexander Britton/PA Wire

Sheffield Olympic nan praises golden grandson Adam Peaty

The proud Sheffield grandma of Olympic swimmer Adam Peaty has taken to Twitter to praise her grandson for winning gold in Rio.

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Sheffield swimmer's impressive Rio Olympics debut

Competing on the opening day of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, it could have been a very long week of cheering on his teammates afterwards for Max Litchfield.
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Doncaster Dartes squad for British Championships. Back l-r: Robbie Casson, Oswald Hood, Jarvis Parkinson, Joe Litchfield, Simon Kliment, Josh Reasbeck. Middle l-r: Lucy Clarke, Millie Colbear, Natasha Crow, Georgia Wright. Front: Kara Mayos, Chantelle Waugh, Laura Brookes, Charlotte Howard, Hollie Pinder. Not pictured: Tilly Arrand.

Swimming: Doncaster Dartes target medal haul at British Summer Championships

Doncaster Dartes are confident they can make a splash at the 2016 British Summer Championships.

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PICTURES: The national open water swimming festival at Rother Valley

Last weekend the ASA held its first National Open Water Festival at Rother Valley Country Park, Rotherham.

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Braxston Timm  at the US Nationals with Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian ever

The road to Rio - City of Sheffield swimmer Braxston Timm

The life of an Olympian is often one full of ups and downs – but few more so than Sheffield swim star Braxston Timm.

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Max Litchfield says his parents remain his imnspiration

Sheffield swimmer targets Rio Olympics

The latest in the Grass Roots-Sheffield City Trust series Ones to watch for Rio - MAX LITCHFIELD.

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Flashback: Rebecca Turner with her gold medal after winning the Women's 200m Freestyle during the British Gas Swimming Championships at the Aquatics Centre in the Olympic Park, London in  2012.  Photo: Martin Rickett/PA Wire

The road to Rio: City of Sheffield swimmer Rebecca targets Olympic medal

With less than a year to go to the 2016 Olympic Games, Grass Roots and Sheffield City Trust present the latest in their series Ones to Watch for Rio - swimming star Rebecca Turner.

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Rebecca Turner: eager for more medals

Sheffield swim duo bid for international glory

Full of confidence following last year’s medal-winning exploits in Glasgow, Sheffield swimmer Rebecca Turner is desperate to return to the podium again at next month’s World Championships in Russia.

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Swimming: Parkinson to represent England at Commonwealth Youth Games

Doncaster Dartes’ Jarvis Parkinson has been named in a 12-strong England swimming team to compete at the Commonwealth Youth Games in Samoa later this year.

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Swimming: Doncaster’s Jarvis Parkinson wins silver at European Games

Hatfield Woodhouse teenager Jarvis Parkinson swam superbly to win silver in the 200m Individual Medley at the European Games in Baku on Thursday.

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Yorkshire Outdoor Swimmers at Harthill

Yorkshire Outdoor Swimmers welcome growing numbers to Harthill reservoir with open arms and open water

The sun reflects off the still surface of Harthill reservoir on a warm early summer evening.

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Swimming: Ellie Faulkner bounces back after illness to take British bronze

Ellie Faulkner admits she was delighted to overcome more than just her rivals and secure a bronze medal on the final day of the British Swimming Championships in London.

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Swimming: Elliot delighted after PB in pool return

City of Sheffield’s Elliot Clogg was struggling to contain his delight after smashing his personal best on day three of the British Swimming Championships.

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Sheffield swimming: Nicholas Grainger happy despite “worst event”

City of Sheffield swimmer Nicholas Grainger produced a solid if unspectacular performance in the final of the 100m freestyle at the British Swimming Championships in London and immediately turned his attention to Russia this summer.

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‘Fantastic’ result for Sheffield swimmer Nicholas Grainger in London

Sheffield swimmer Nicholas Grainger was left beaming at the London Aquatics Centre after finishing second in the final of the 400m freestyle at the British Swimming Championships.

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England's Nick Grainger competes in the Men's 200m Freestyle Heats.

‘I’m faster than ever’, Sheffield’s Nick Grainger warns his rivals in the pool

He might have only just waved goodbye to his breakthrough season but City of Sheffield swimmer Nick Grainger has bad news for his rivals – adamant he is faster than ever.

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Swim ace Sophie Taylor tipped for more glory

Sheffield swimming sensation Sophie Taylor can use her impressive 2014 as a springboard to great things, according to former Olympic silver medallist Sharron Davies.

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VIDEO: All roads lead to British Championships for Sheffield Hallam swimmer Max Litchfield

Sheffield Hallam swimmer Max Litchfield insists all roads now lead to the British Championships after claiming three medals at the BUCS Nationals in Sheffield.

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