Sheffield’s Max Litchfield to swim in his first World Championships after double gold at Ponds Forge

City of Sheffield’s Max Litchfield booked his place at the World Championships in Budapest later this year as he struck double gold in the British Championships at Ponds Forge.

Adam Peaty smiles after winning the Men's 100 metre Breast stroke final during day one of the 2017 British Swimming Championships at Ponds Forge, Sheffield

Swimming: Kind-hearted Adam Peaty seals World Championship place

Olympic champion Adam Peaty booked his passage to the Budapest World Championships with another sub-58 second time in the 100 metres breaststroke at the British Championships, then gave away his latest gold medal to a 10-year-old boy in the crowd.


Sheffield’s top diving club deserves more backing as home of future Olympians, says Freddie Woodward

It boasts an enviable record of sending a diver to every Olympic Games since its move to Ponds Forge in the early 1990s, and Freddie Woodward reckons it is time the City of Sheffield Diving Club got the recognition it deserves.

Brave souls take to the water in the annual open air swimming event at Hathersage Swimming Pool, Hathersage, United Kingdom, 1st January 2017. Photo by Glenn Ashley.

Hundreds brave the rain to enjoy an outdoor swim in South Yorkshire pool

These are just some of the hundreds of brave people who decided to for a New Year’s Day swim in an outdoor swimming pool.

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VIDEO: Revolution is in the water in Sheffield thanks to trio of coaches

A trio of swimming coaches are using video technology to pick apart and improve the technique of 90-plus athletes.

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The Sheffield team were runners up.

Young Sheffield swimmers runners-up in UK's largest gala competition

A team of 21 young Sheffield swimmers were runners-up in the UK's largest swimming gala championships.
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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.
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.


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.
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.


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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Ellie Faulkner

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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