Country’s best compete at swimming showdown in Sheffield

Locally-produced swimming talent take on the nation’s best in the National Winter Championships at Ponds Forge (Dec 13-17.)

Ellie Faulkner with her bronze medal from the 2014 Commonwealth Games

Sheffield swimmers Max Litchfield and Ellie Faulkner selected for Gold Coast Commonwealth Games

Local swimmers Max Litchfield and Eleanor Faulkner have been selected to represent Team England at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games in Queensland, Australia.

Greta Highfield of Doncaster Dartes

Doncaster swimmer Greta Highfield stars in world even

Nine- year-old Doncaster Dartes and Rossington Rascals swimmer Greta Highfield has just returned from a b rilliant performance in Viveiro in Spain where she competed the UIPM Biathle World Championships.

Ellie Greenwood with all the medals she won at the two games

Rotherham swimmer Ellie Greenwood wins eight medals in World and British transplant games

Twelve-year-old Rotherham swimmer Ellie Greenwood came home with an amazing eight medals from the World and British Transplant Games.

GOLD: Sheffield swimmer tops podium in World Championships in Budapest

GOLD: Sheffield swimmer tops podium in World Championships in Budapest

A Sheffield swimmer has topped the podium and claimed gold for Great Britain.

Max Litchfield. Picture Scott Merrylees

Swimming: No loss of focus for Max Litchfield as he chases podium finish at World Championships

He may have set a new British record en route to the 200m individual medley final but there will be no chance of Max Litchfield losing focus with a podium finish now in his sights.

Rosie Ruidin

Sheffield swimming aces go for gold in Hungary

Sheffield have two swimmers looking for gold at the 17th FINA World Championships this weekend.

Brothers Joe and Max Litchfield at Ponds Forge. Picture Scott Merrylees

Sheffield’s Joe Litchfield to swim at World University Games

After success at the European Junior Swimming Championships last year, Sheffield Hallam student Joe Litchfield is determined to make a name for himself on the senior stage at the World University Games.

Cameron Brooks-Clarke

Sheffield swimmer Cameron Brooks-Clarke in GB squad for Junior World Championships in Indianapolis

An 18-year-old Sheffield swimmer has been selected to represent Great Britain in the World Junior Championships in Indianapolis in August.

Max Litchfield won two golds in the British Championships.  Picture Scott Merrylees

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.


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.

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.
Free swim masterstroke

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.

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