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Alice Dearing makes history but Team GB’s first black swimmer leaves ‘broken’

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By diving out into the toasty waters of the handsome Odaiba Bay early on a humid Wednesday morning in Tokyo, Alice Dearing had already made history. She is and will always be the first black swimmer to represent Great...

Team GB swimmer Alice Dearing : ‘At certain times, I have really struggled’

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Alice Dearing did not relish her first open water race. For pool swimmers, the experience is often unnerving: choppy water, no lanes, competitors frequently colliding, difficulty in judging where your rivals are and, ...

‘It’s unheard of’: How Katie Ledecky excels as both an endurance and speed swimmer

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After Katie Ledecky versus Ariarne Titmus, prepare for Ledecky against herself. That’s how it seems, de todas formas, when the American swims the 1500m freestyle: she is so superior to her rivals that only a major – and highly...

Swimmer sacrifices Olympics dream in stand against Myanmar’s junta

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There are almost 1,000 athletes here for the swimming competition, which began on Saturday. Win Htet Oo is not among them. Having qualified for the 50m freestyle, Oo was ready to make his Olympic debut as Myanmar’s lo...

Star swimmer Maddie Groves withdraws from Olympics as lesson to ‘misogynistic perverts’

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Maddie Groves has pulled out of the Australian Olympic swimming trials just days before the event begins in Adelaide, saying her last-minute withdrawal should be a lesson to “all misogynistic perverts in sport”. Grove...

San Francisco Ballet review – vintage glamour and Cheever’s Swimmer reimagined

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Australian choreographer Danielle Rowe has a clutch of stage works under her belt, but in lockdown she has turned to film-making. First it was funny ballet skits, and now she’s made her first major work for San Franci...