London 2012 Olympics Swimming

Great Britain coach Joe Prunty talks to the team during a time out during the International Basketball match between Great Britain and Puerto Rico  on August 11, 2013
UK Sport rejects basketball funding appeal
British Basketball loses its appeal to have UK Sport's lottery funding reinstated.
Mar 19, 13:38
Chicago Bulls' Luol Deng in action during the game against Brooklyn Nets on April 30, 2013
UK Sport withdraws funding from seven sports
UK Sport cuts the funding for seven sports, including basketball, beach volleyball and boxing.
Feb 4, 15:06
David Wilkie in the pool after competing at the Montreal Olympics.
On this day: David Wilkie wins Olympic gold
Thirty-seven years ago today, David Wilkie won Olympic gold in the pool at the Montreal Olympics.
Jul 24, 09:40
Ian Thorpe
Ian Thorpe: 'It is completely feasible I could swim at 2016 Games'
Ian Thorpe says that he wants to compete in Rio de Janeiro in four years' time and is training hard to do so.
Nov 13, 04:00
Rebecca Adlington
Rebecca Adlington: "My Olympics are over"
Former double Olympic swimming champion Rebecca Adlington confirms that she will not race at the next Games in Rio de Janeiro.
Sep 23, 09:22
Michael Phelps
Michael Phelps to lose his medals?
Michael Phelps could reportedly be stripped of his four gold and two silver medals at the 2012 Olympics.
Aug 19, 14:50
Great Britain's Siobhan Marie O'Connor smiles after she won the semi-final 1 of the women's 200m individual medley swimming event at the 2015 FINA World Championships in Kazan on August 2, 2015
Eamon Sullivan: 'Australian swimmers were under-prepared'
Eamon Sullivan admits that Australia's swimmers were not prepared for the pressure of the Olympics.
Aug 16, 07:08
London Olympic Stadium
Voyeur pleads guilty to spying on China women's Olympic swimming team
Declan Crosbie pleads guilty to spying on the China's Olympic women's swimming team at Leeds University before the London Games.
Aug 15, 11:12
Great Britain's Siobhan Marie O'Connor smiles after she won the semi-final 1 of the women's 200m individual medley swimming event at the 2015 FINA World Championships in Kazan on August 2, 2015
Daniel Fogg 'happy' with fifth-place finish
Daniel Fogg insists that he is happy with his fifth-place finish in the men's 10km marathon in the Serpentine this afternoon.
Aug 10, 16:27
Olympic rings
Result: Russia retain synchronised swimming crown
Russia win the gold medal in the Olympic synchronised swimming to defend their crown in the competition.
Aug 10, 16:09
Olympic Torch
Result: Oussama Mellouli bags 10km marathon gold for Tunisia
Oussama Mellouli wins the gold medal in the men's 10km marathon for Tunisia.
Aug 10, 14:03
Olivia Allison and Jenna Randall
Live Commentary: Olympic swimming - day 14 as it happened
Sports Mole brings you live text coverage from day 14 of the Olympic swimming.
Aug 10, 11:38
Kerri-Anne Payne
Keri-Anne Payne: 'They played me at my own game'
Keri-Anne Payne admits that she was played at her own game in today's women's 10km marathon.
Aug 9, 16:17
Olivia Allison and Jenna Randall
Result: Russia lead in synchronised swimming teams event
Russia's dominance of Olympic synchronised swimming is likely to continue after they secure a lead in the teams competition.
Aug 9, 15:59
Kerri-Anne Payne
Keri-Anne Payne: 'Third-lap feed was mistake'
Keri-Anne Payne blames her decision to stop for liquids on lap three as the reason that she just failed to make the podium.
Aug 9, 14:43
Kerri-Anne Payne
Result: Keri-Anne Payne fails to medal in 10km marathon
Keri-Anne Payne misses out on a medal in the women's 10km marathon.
Aug 9, 14:10
Olivia Allison and Jenna Randall
Live Commentary: Olympic swimming - day 13 as it happened
Sports Mole brings you live text commentary from day 13 of the Olympic swimming.
Aug 9, 11:50
Olympic Torch
Result: Russia claim gold in synchronised swimming duets
Russia's Natalia Ishchenko and Svetlana Romashina win the gold in the Olympic synchronised swimming duets.
Aug 7, 16:30
Olympic rings
Live Commentary: Olympic synchronised swimming - day 11 as it happened
Sports Mole brings you live text commentary from the final of the women's duets in the Olympic synchronised swimming.
Aug 7, 14:30
Olympic rings
Result: Team GB women duet qualify for synchronised swimming final
Team GB qualify for the women's duets synchronised swimming final.
Aug 6, 17:38
Olympic rings
Live Commentary: Olympic synchronised swimming - day 10 as it happened
Sports Mole brings you live text updates from the free routine phase of the women's duets in the Olympic synchronised swimming.
Aug 6, 14:35
Rebecca Adlington
Moynihan wants answers on British swimming performance
BOA chairman Lord Moynihan calls for an investigation into Team GB's swimming performance.
Aug 6, 11:55
Olympic Torch
Result: Russia take pole position in synchronised swimming
Russia emerge as the frontrunners to qualify for the duets final in the synchronised swimming after finishing the technical routine stage in first place.
Aug 5, 17:24
Olympic rings
Live Commentary: Olympic synchronised swimming - day nine as it happened
Sports Mole brings you live updates from the opening day of the Olympic synchronised swimming.
Aug 5, 14:31
Missy Franklin
Missy Franklin looks to emulate Michael Phelps
United States swimmer Missy Franklin insists that she is ready to emulate Michael Phelps's success in the pool.
Aug 5, 11:55
Michael Phelps
Michael Phelps reveals retirement plans
Michael Phelps reveals that he has a number of plans after retiring from swimming by winning gold in the men's 4x100m medley relay.
Aug 4, 23:59
Michael Phelps
Result: United States take gold in men's 4x100m medley relay
Michael Phelps helps the United States to gold in his final competitive swimming outing.
Aug 4, 20:55
Missy Franklin
Result: United States claim gold in women's 4x100m medley relay
The United States bring home gold in the women's 4x100m medley relay with world record finish time of 3:52.05.
Aug 4, 20:29
Olympic rings
Result: Sun Yang bags 1500m freestyle gold
China's Sun Yang smashes his own world record in the men's 1500m freestyle to win a gold medal in the event at London 2012.
Aug 4, 20:00
Olympic Torch
Result: Ranomi Kromowidjojo wins 50m freestyle gold
Ranomi Kromowidjojo wins a gold medal in the women's 50m freestyle at London 2012.
Aug 4, 19:40
Fran Halsall
Live Commentary: Olympic swimming - day eight as it happened
Sports Mole brings you live text commentary from day eight of the Olympic swimming.
Aug 4, 19:02
Rebecca Adlington
Rebecca Adlington considers retirement from swimming
Rebecca Adlington considers retirement following her 800m final disappointment.
Aug 4, 10:36
Rebecca Adlington
Rebecca Adlington reveals pressure to perform at London 2012
Rebecca Adlington reveals that she felt under pressure to win a gold medal at her home Olympic Games but does not think that it affected her performance.
Aug 3, 23:31
Michael Phelps
Michael Phelps backs South African Chad le Clos to lead his sport
Michael Phelps thinks that South African rival Chad le Clos will dominate the sport in the future as he prepares to retire after London 2012.
Aug 3, 22:59
Rebecca Adlington
Rebecca Adlington 'proud' of bronze medal
Rebecca Adlington expresses her pride at winning a bronze medal for Team GB in this evening's women's 800m freestyle final.
Aug 3, 20:58
Fran Halsall
Result: Fran Halsall sets up 50m freestyle final
Team GB's Fran Halsall books her place in the women's 50m freestyle final at the Olympic Games this evening.
Aug 3, 20:40


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