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British Olympic champion Adam Peaty now making a splash in a training pool in his own back garden
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British Olympic champion Adam Peaty now making a splash in a training pool in his own back garden

Peaty, 25, world record holder in 50 and 100 metres breaststroke, accepted with alacrity when offered the loan of a 5.7m long SwimFit ‘flume’ pool to use during the coronavirus lockdown

Coronavirus Outbreak: Credit card company Visa extends sponsorship of athletes till 2021 after Tokyo Olympics postponement
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Credit card company Visa extends sponsorship of athletes till 2021 after Tokyo Olympics postponement

The credit card giant's Team Visa scheme features 96 athletes across 27 sports, including football star Megan Rapinoe, gymnast Simone Biles and David Rudisha.

FINA World Championships 2019: From Caeleb Dressel's record-breaking exploits to protests against Sun Yang, best moments from event
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FINA World Championships 2019: From Caeleb Dressel's record-breaking exploits to protests against Sun Yang, best moments from event

From Caeleb Dressel's relentless pursuit of gold to the record-breaking exploits of Adam Peaty and Hungary's Kristof Milak, we look at the best of the world swimming championships in Gwangju

FINA World Championships 2019: Britain's Adam Peaty unperturbed by world body's warning after podium snub aimed at China's Sun Yang
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FINA World Championships 2019: Britain's Adam Peaty unperturbed by world body's warning after podium snub aimed at China's Sun Yang

Peaty said that FINA's warning for offensive behaviour against competitors won't affect him as he'll continue to speak out against doping

FINA World Championships 2019: Duncan Scott joins Mack Horton in snubbing Sun Yang after Chinese swimmer wins 200m freestyle
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FINA World Championships 2019: Duncan Scott joins Mack Horton in snubbing Sun Yang after Chinese swimmer wins 200m freestyle

Chinese juggernaut Sun Yang suffered another salty snub Tuesday after retaining his 200 metres freestyle world title on a controversial disqualification that sparked howls of protest.

FINA World Championships 2019: Adam Peaty becomes first male swimmer to capture three world titles in 100 metres breaststroke
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FINA World Championships 2019: Adam Peaty becomes first male swimmer to capture three world titles in 100 metres breaststroke

Adam Peaty, unbeaten in five years over the distance in major competitions, clocked 57.14 seconds in Gwangju, a day after smashing his own world record by ducking under 57 seconds -- also a first.

FINA World Championships 2019: Britain's Adam Peaty shatters his own 100 metres breaststroke world record
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FINA World Championships 2019: Britain's Adam Peaty shatters his own 100 metres breaststroke world record

The Olympic champion stormed home to win his semi-final in a time of 56.88 seconds, becoming the first swimmer to break 57 seconds and eclipsing his previous mark by just over two tenths.

Adam Peaty breaks own world record to win gold in 100 metres breaststroke at European Championships in Glasgow
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Adam Peaty breaks own world record to win gold in 100 metres breaststroke at European Championships in Glasgow

Adam Peaty won gold at the European Championships held in Glasgow, knocking 0.13 seconds off his own record set at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics in 2016.

Commonwealth Games 2018: Chad le Clos dismisses comparison with Michael Phelps after dominant run in event
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Commonwealth Games 2018: Chad le Clos dismisses comparison with Michael Phelps after dominant run in event

Chad le Clos shot to fame after taking down American swimming legend Michael Phelps at the 2012 Olympics, and proved over the past week on the Gold Coast that he will be a force to be reckoned with at the Tokyo Games in 2020.

Commonwealth Games 2018: World champion Adam Peaty 'not happy' despite winning 2nd successive 100m breaststroke gold
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Commonwealth Games 2018: World champion Adam Peaty 'not happy' despite winning 2nd successive 100m breaststroke gold

England powerhouse Adam Peaty said he was "not happy" on Saturday despite extending his remarkable 100 metres breaststroke winning streak with his second straight gold at the Commonwealth Games.

FINA World Championships 2017: Is Caeleb Dressel the true successor to Michael Phelps' throne?
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FINA World Championships 2017: Is Caeleb Dressel the true successor to Michael Phelps' throne?

With Michael Phelps back in retirement, Caeleb Dressel stepped out of his idol's shadow to match the US legend's tally of seven golds at the world championships in Budapest.

FINA World Championships: Federica Pellegrini pips favourite Katie Ledecky to win 200m freestyle gold
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FINA World Championships: Federica Pellegrini pips favourite Katie Ledecky to win 200m freestyle gold

Pellegrini last won a world title at the 2011 championships, but the determined Italian rolled back the years to clock one minute 54.73 seconds.

FINA World Championships: United States break mixed medley 4x100m world record
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FINA World Championships: United States break mixed medley 4x100m world record

The United States broke the mixed 4x100m medley world-record at the world aquatic championships on Wednesday while Cameron McEvoy was the fastest from the men's 100m freestyle heats.

World Aquatic Championships: Adam Peaty breaks his own world record in 50m breaststroke in qualifying heat
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World Aquatic Championships: Adam Peaty breaks his own world record in 50m breaststroke in qualifying heat

Britain's Adam Peaty said it was about time that he broke his own men's 50m breaststroke world-record on Tuesday in the heats of the world aquatic championships.

FINA World Championships: Swimming ushers in new era post Michael Phelps' retirement
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FINA World Championships: Swimming ushers in new era post Michael Phelps' retirement

The world swimming championships will usher in a new era following the retirement of American great Michael Phelps when eight days of racing commence at Budapest's Duna Arena on Sunday.

Rio Olympics 2016: Michael Phelps' 19th gold medal to Kosovo's 1st, highlights from Day 2
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Rio Olympics 2016: Michael Phelps' 19th gold medal to Kosovo's 1st, highlights from Day 2

All action in photos from the Day 2 of Rio 2016 Olympics. USA's Michael Phelps won this 19th gold medal.

Rio Olympics 2016: Swimmer Adam Peaty wins gold, his grandmother wins the Internet
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Rio Olympics 2016: Swimmer Adam Peaty wins gold, his grandmother wins the Internet

The grandmother of British swimmer Adam Peaty has become a champion tweeter as she gushes about his achievements.

Rio Olympics 2016: Michael Phelps clinches 19th gold as US men win 4x100 freestyle
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Rio Olympics 2016: Michael Phelps clinches 19th gold as US men win 4x100 freestyle

With yet another dazzling performance, Michael Phelps added to his staggering haul Sunday night in the 4x100-meter freestyle relay, giving the United States a lead it never relinquished.

Rio Olympics 2016, Day 1: Australia dominate swimming events, mighty US settle for silver
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Rio Olympics 2016, Day 1: Australia dominate swimming events, mighty US settle for silver

Mack Horton won his grudge match against China's Sun Yang and Australia's 4x100m free relay women added another gold as records tumbled on day one at the Rio Olympics pool on Saturday.

Rio Olympics 2016, Day 1 Highlights: World record, horrific leg break, explosion mark a chaotic start
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Rio Olympics 2016, Day 1 Highlights: World record, horrific leg break, explosion mark a chaotic start

A scorching world record, a horrific leg break and bomb and bullet scares made for a hectic first day as the Rio Olympics swung into action on Saturday.