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Tom Daley in action at the National Diving Cup on January 24, 2016
Tom Daley: 'My mind and body were not connecting'
Great Britain's Tom Daley suggests that his "mind and body were not connecting" following the 21-year-old's elimination from the 10m platform diving event in Rio.
Aug 20, 23:48
Jack Laugher at the Commonwealth Games in August 2014
Jack Laugher: 'I will remember winning Olympic silver for rest of my life'
Team GB diver Jack Laugher says that he will remember winning Olympic silver in the men's 3m springboard final for the rest of his life.
Aug 17, 09:11
Germany's Stephan FECK on March 19, 2015
German diver: 'Rio pool smells gassy'
German diver Stephan Feck hits out at the 'flatulent' smell of the Rio diving pool, which has mysteriously turned green over the last week.
Aug 13, 13:49
Jack Laugher at the Commonwealth Games in August 2014
Jack Laugher: 'I had a point to prove'
Great Britain's Jack Laugher suggests that his disappointing showing at London 2012 had acted as his motivation ahead of winning gold in the men's synchronised 3m springboard.
Aug 11, 00:29
The Olympic rings are unfurled on August 5, 2016
Rio officials address diving pool discolouration
Rio officials attribute the green water in the diving pool to a build-up of algae.
Aug 10, 19:15
Lois Toulson of Great Britain competes in the Women's Diving Platform Final during day six of the Baku 2015 European Games at the Baku Aquatics Centre on June 18, 2015
Lois Toulson taking positives from Olympic experience
Great Britain's Lois Toulson says that she is taking the positives from her fifth-place finish alongside Tonia Couch in the synchronised 10m platform.
Aug 10, 00:28
Tom Daley and Daniel Goodfellow in action at the Diving World Cup on February 21, 2016
Tom Daley: 'European Championship disappointment motivated us in Rio'
Tom Daley says that missing out to Germany in the European Championship provided the motivation for him and Dan Goodfellow to claim bronze in the synchronised 10m platform.
Aug 9, 01:14
Tom Daley in action at the National Diving Cup on January 24, 2016
Tom Daley to lead 11-strong Olympic GB diving team to Rio 2016
Tom Daley leads Team GB's 11-strong diving team for the Rio 2016 Olympics.
Jun 17, 11:06
Tom Daley and new diving partner Daniel Goodfellow on January 23, 2016
Lightning halts Tom Daley at World Cup
Lightning strikes interrupt proceedings at the Diving World Cup in Rio de Janeiro.
Feb 21, 21:54
Matt Mitcham on August 1, 2014
Diver Matthew Mitcham announces retirement
Olympic gold medallist Matthew Mitcham announces that he has called time on his diving career at the age of 27.
Jan 29, 19:22
Chris Mears and Jack Laugher at the China FINA world diving series on July 17, 2014.
Chris Mears, Jack Laugher planning "secret" dive for Olympics
Chris Mears reveals that he and synchro partner Jack Laugher are working on a "world-changing" new dive for the Rio Olympics.
Dec 12, 11:43
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Former diver Sir Peter Heatly dies, aged 91
Former Scottish diver and Commonwealth Games Federation chairman Sir Peter Heatly passes away aged 91.
Sep 18, 10:19
Bronze medalist Tom Daley of Great Britain poses with the medal won in the Men's 10m Platform final on day nine of the 16th FINA World Championships at the Aquatics Palace on August 2, 2015
Tom Daley thrives on "competition pressure" after winning bronze medal
Tom Daley says that he enjoys the pressure of final-round dives after holding off Ivan Garcia to win a bronze medal at the World Swimming Championships.
Aug 2, 20:41
Tom Daley in action during the 10m prelims on February 22, 2015
Tom Daley: 'Pressure is off in tomorrow's final'
Tom Daley admits that he can "let it rip" in tomorrow's 10m platform final after securing Great Britain a spot at the Rio Olympics.
Aug 1, 15:35
Jack Laugher in action in the men's 3m prelims in Dubai on March 20, 2015
GB diver Jack Laugher "getting more confident" after World Championships bronze
Double World Championships medallist Jack Laugher says that he is "getting more confident" ahead of the Rio 2016 Olympics next year.
Jul 31, 19:57
England's Alicia Blagg and Rebecca Gallantree look stunned after it was confirmed that they had won gold in the Commonwealth Games women's synchronised 3m final at Edinburgh's Royal Commonwealth Pool on July 30, 2014
GB's Rebecca Gallantree: 'I wasn't thinking about the final during qualifying'
Great Britain's Rebecca Gallantree says that she was not thinking about the final when she competed in the semi-finals of the 3m springboard in Kazan.
Jul 31, 14:45
Chris Mears and Jack Laugher at the China FINA world diving series on July 17, 2014.
Jack Laugher "couldn't be happier" after World Championships bronze
Jack Laugher says that he and partner Chris Mears "couldn't be happier" after securing Great Britain's first ever medal in the men's world 3m synchro event.
Jul 28, 20:03
Chris Mears at the Commonwealth Games in July 2014
Chris Mears aims to 'do his best' at World Championships following injury woes
British diver Chris Mears says that he just wants to 'do his best' at the World Championships this month following back problems.
Jul 21, 09:52
Alicia Blagg reacts to a dive in June 2013
GB diver Alicia Blagg: 'I won't let Rio Olympics distract me'
British diver Alicia Blagg insists that she won't let Rio 2016 distract her when she competes at the World Championships in Russia this month.
Jul 15, 13:58
Tom Daley in action during the 10m prelims on February 22, 2015
Tom Daley, Jack Laugher lead nine-strong Team GB diving squad
Team GB names Tom Daley, Jack Laugher and Tonia Couch among a nine-strong squad for the FINA World Championships in Kazan.
Jun 26, 14:14
Matty Lee on his way to gold during the men's platform event at the European Games on June 21, 2015
British diver Matthew Lee proud to win gold in front of his dad
Great Britain's Matty Lee says he was proud to win men's diving platform gold in front of his dad on Father's Day.
Jun 22, 07:45
Matthew Dixon of Great Britain competes in the Diving Men's Platform Final during day nine of the Baku 2015 European Games at the Baku Aquatics Centre on June 21, 2015
British diver Matthew Dixon praised after injury changes routine
Young British diver Matthew Dixon is praised for his fourth-placed finish in the diving platform after a bad dive left him needing to change his routine at the last minute.
Jun 22, 06:20
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Nikita Shleikher disappointed to finish second to Matty Lee
Nikita Shleikher admits that he is "upset" to only win silver in the men's platform final at the European Games in Baku.
Jun 21, 19:09
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GB diver Matthew Dixon "really pleased" with fourth place
Team GB diver Matthew Dixon tells Sports Mole that he is surprised to have finished fourth in the men's 3m event at the European Games.
Jun 21, 18:13
Team GB diver Lydia Rosenthall during the women's 3m event at the European Games on June 21, 2015
Team GB diver Lydia Rosenthall: 'Nerves got to me'
Team GB diver Lydia Rosenthall tells Sports Mole that nerves cost her a podium place at the European Games.
Jun 21, 17:11
A general view of the Baku Olympic Stadium
Ireland's Natasha MacManus "really pleased" with 3m springboard qualification
Irish diver Natasha MacManus says that she is delighted with qualifying for the 3m springboard final at the European Games.
Jun 21, 10:05
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Team GB's Jordan Houlden "over the moon" with fourth place
Team GB diver Jordan Houlden tells Sports Mole that he is pleased with finishing fourth in the men's 3m event at the European Games.
Jun 20, 17:44
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Team GB's Millie Haffety "gutted" over zero dive
Millie Haffety tells Sports Mole of her disappointment after registering a zero dive during the women's 3m synchro at the European Games.
Jun 20, 16:33
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Diving champion Maria Polykova hails "important victory"
Russian diver Maria Polykova believes that winning the 1m springboard event at the European Games is "more important" than being a junior European champion.
Jun 19, 18:06
Performers depict the national flag of Azerbaijan during the Opening Ceremony for the Baku 2015 European Games at the National Stadium on June 12, 2015
Simon Clegg: 'European Games running as well as we could have hoped and expected'
Chief operating officer of the Baku European Games Operations Committee Simon Clegg says that the showpiece is going "as well as we could have hoped and expected".
Jun 19, 10:07
Team GB's Lois Toulson clutches her gold medal after winning gold in the women's 10m at the European Games on June 18, 2015
Lois Toulson: 'Final dive was my best of the night'
Great Britain's diving gold medallist Lois Toulson claims that her final dive "worked out perfectly" at the European Games.
Jun 18, 19:11
Artyom Danilov of Azerbaijan competes in the Men's 1m Springboard Preliminary Round during day six of the Baku 2015 European Games at the Baku Aquatics Centre on June 18, 2015
Host nation diving finalist Artyom Danilov "proud" of 1m springboard achievement
Artyom Danilov admits to being 'proud and excited' at becoming the first Azerbaijan competitor to reach the final of a diving event at Baku 2015.
Jun 18, 13:16
Matty Lee of City of Leeds Diving Club competes in the Mens Platform Final during Day Three of the British Gas Diving Championships at the Life Centre on February 22, 2015
British diving hopeful Matty Lee 'seeks advice from Tom Daley'
Great Britain's Matty Lee reveals that he spoke to Olympic medallist Tom Daley for advice ahead of the men's diving competition the European Games.
Jun 17, 14:37
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Monaco diver Ian-soren Cabioch: 'I could have played rugby for France'
Monaco diver Ian-soren Cabioch says that he could have played rugby for France if he had not chosen to focus on diving.
Jun 17, 10:17
Tom Daley in action during the 10m prelims on February 22, 2015
Diving World Series in London interrupted by invader who dived into pool
The Diving World Series in London was briefly interrupted when a male invader jumped off one of the diving boards.
May 4, 11:56
Tom Daley in February 2015
Tom Daley delighted to seal World Series gold medal in London
Great Britain's Tom Daley expresses his delight after winning gold at the Diving World Series in London.
May 4, 09:26
Matty Lee of City of Leeds Diving Club competes in the Mens Platform Final during Day Three of the British Gas Diving Championships at the Life Centre on February 22, 2015
Matty Lee: 'European Games experience will be invaluable'
Great Britain's Matty Lee admits that he can't wait to experience the European Games after being forced to miss last year's Commonwealth Games through injury.
Apr 23, 13:56
Tom Daley in action during the 10m prelims on February 22, 2015
Tom Daley: 'London leg of World Series is key part of diving calendar'
Tom Daley believes that the London leg of the World Diving Series is a "good marker" to assess his progress with the new 'Firework' dive.
Apr 6, 09:52
Tom Daley in action during the 10m prelims on February 22, 2015
Tom Daley leads British team for Beijing, Dubai legs of Diving World Series
Tom Daley is named in the British team for the Beijing and Dubai legs of the Diving World Series.
Mar 3, 09:41
Tom Daley and coach Jane Figueiredo at the British Gas Diving Championships on February 20, 2015
Tom Daley to debut "world first" dive on Sunday - pictures
Tom Daley practises his new "world first" dive ahead of its competitive debut at the National Championships in Plymouth on Sunday afternoon.
Feb 20, 15:20