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21. May Swimming3416
Women sport news - Davies freestyle record broken four decades on

Davies freestyle record broken four decades on

Former Plymouth Leander swimmer Bowen, who now swims for Mount Kelly, broke Davies' 200m freestyle record at the ASA South West Regional Championships at the Life Centre.

10. March Swimming1253
Women sport news - British Swimming mourns loss of a champion

British Swimming mourns loss of a champion

"This is such sad news. Camille was a great swimmer who achieved so much and she will be missed by everyone in the swimming world.

17. December Swimming1365
Women sport news - Jazz Carlin wins Athlete of the Year!!!

Jazz Carlin wins Athlete of the Year!!!

Carlin won with a massive 78% of the votes after a year that saw her crowned Wales' first female Commonwealth Champion in 40 Years.

20. June Swimming1953
Women sport news - Helen Keeling-Marston chatted to Becky Adlington for Women’s Sport Report …

Helen Keeling-Marston chatted to Becky Adlington for Women’s Sport Report …

Retired former Double Olympic Champion Rebecca Adlington spoke to WSR about her time after swimming and her work trying to get more children into the pool for fitness and fun.
15. March Swimming1648
Women sport news - British Water Polo team face Russia as they await funding appeal decision

British Water Polo team face Russia as they await funding appeal decision

The British Gas GBR Women’s Water Polo team will play Russia in a FINA World League qualifying match on Tuesday (18 March) as they await the outcome of their appeal against UK Sport funding cuts.
30. January Swimming1703
Women sport news - Rebecca Adlington to provide mentoring support to young swimmers

Rebecca Adlington to provide mentoring support to young swimmers

Double Olympic gold medallist swimmer Rebecca Adlington will support a group of British swimmers as part of a new mentoring programme.
10. November Swimming1913
Women sport news - Medals for Brits in Tokyo

Medals for Brits in Tokyo

Lizzie Simmonds bagged two silvers and a bronze in the penultimate leg of the 2013 FINA World Cup (25m) series in Tokyo.
10. November Swimming2431
Women sport news - WR highlight successful rendezvous in Tokyo (JPN)

WR highlight successful rendezvous in Tokyo (JPN)

Individually, Yulia Efimova, from Russia, set a world mark in the women’s 50m breaststroke, while Australia was outstanding in the mixed relays.
07. November Swimming1770
Women sport news - FINA Swimming World Cup 2013-Atkinson dominates in Singapore

FINA Swimming World Cup 2013-Atkinson dominates in Singapore

Jamaica’s Alia Atkinson took out both the 50m and 100m breaststroke events. Her winning time of 28.94 over the short distance earned the meet’s top score among women (985 points).
07. November Swimming1062
Women sport news - Trio of British medals in Singapore

Trio of British medals in Singapore

Hannah Miley, Sophie Allen and Lizzie Simmonds all scored medals on the second day of the 2013 FINA World Cup (25m) leg in Singapore.
20. September Swimming1769
Women sport news - Glasgow to host Duel in the Pool

Glasgow to host Duel in the Pool

British swimmers will lead a team of European Allstars as they go head-to-head with world number one swimming nation the USA at the Duel in the Pool in December.
19. August Swimming1557
Women sport news - Day Seven in Montreal

Day Seven in Montreal

Youngsters usher in new era on day 7, as famous world and Paralympic champions show they are still at the top of their game.
19. August Swimming1495
Women sport news - Forty-three records smashed at IPC Swimming Worlds

Forty-three records smashed at IPC Swimming Worlds

The 2013 IPC Swimming Championships closed with 43 new world records set and 172 gold medals awarded.
16. August Swimming1438
Women sport news - 2013 IPC Swimming World Championships in Montreal, Canada.

2013 IPC Swimming World Championships in Montreal, Canada.

Day 5-New Zealander Sophie Pascoe has set a new world record in the women’s 100m butterfly S10 heats on day five of Montreal 2013.
15. August Swimming1373
Women sport news - Day Four Review IPC World Swimming Championships Montreal

Day Four Review IPC World Swimming Championships Montreal

In two dramatic relays, Great Britain’s Claire Cashmore and Amy Marren managed to claw back into first place (4:27.95) having been behind to Canada for the first 200m. Valerie Grand’Maison picked up her second gold of the championships in an incredibly close women’s 50m freestyle S13 sprint (27.96).
15. August Swimming1441
Women sport news - 2013 IPC Swimming World Championships in Montreal, Canada.

2013 IPC Swimming World Championships in Montreal, Canada.

Ukraine continued their dominance in the pool with a 1, 2, 3 with S1 world record holder Ganna Ielisavetska touching in first in the women's 50m backstroke S2 in a new European record time (1:03.21).
14. August Swimming1476
Women sport news - 2013 IPC Swimming World Championships in Montreal, Canada.

2013 IPC Swimming World Championships in Montreal, Canada.

Day 2-Jessica Long began her championships campaign in style, touching in at 2:37.11, ahead of Great Britain’s Stephanie Slater and Russian rival Olesya Vladykina in silver and bronze position in the women’s 200m individual medley SM8.
13. August Swimming1197
Women sport news - Simmonds retains world title on opening day in Montreal

Simmonds retains world title on opening day in Montreal

Paralympic champion Ellie Simmonds landed her first gold of the 2013 IPC World Championships with an emphatic victory in the S6 400m Freestyle final in Montreal. Applegate showed her impressive back end speed to storm to a world record and her first World Championship gold medal in a time of 2:09.88.
13. August Swimming1213
Women sport news - 2013 IPC Swimming World Championships in Montreal, Canada.

2013 IPC Swimming World Championships in Montreal, Canada.

Day 1-Cortney Jordan enjoyed a dream first day at the 2013 IPC Swimming World Championships in Montreal. Canada's Valerie Grand’Maison was pipped to the wall by 18-year-old Rebecca Anne Meyers of the USA.
24. July Swimming1184
Women sport news - Payne finishes 14th after brutal 10km in Spain

Payne finishes 14th after brutal 10km in Spain

Double world gold medallist Keri-anne Payne finished 14th after a brutally physical 10km Open Water race at the 2013 World Championships in Barcelona.
15. July Swimming1282
Women sport news - Woman dies on charity Channel swim

Woman dies on charity Channel swim

A British woman has died while attempting to swim the English Channel for charity, the Foreign Office said.
10. March Swimming1235
Women sport news - British swimmers compete at the British Gas International, the first international event on home soil since London 2012.

British swimmers compete at the British Gas International, the first international event on home soil since London 2012.

Some of the biggest names in world swimming competed at the inaugural British Gas International Meet in Leeds, the first international swimming event on home soil since London 2012. dna
16. December Swimming2415
Women sport news - World medals for Halsall and Lowe as Brits finish on a high

World medals for Halsall and Lowe as Brits finish on a high

Fran Halsall and Jemma Lowe scooped final day medals as the British Gas GBR Swimming Team ended the 2012 World Short Course Championships in Istanbul with six medals from the five-day meet.
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