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OPINION: What Swim England should do to eradicate the severe systemic under-funding in aquatic sports

In the glimmering waters of aquatics, where once a well-decorated and original Olympic discipline made waves throughout the country, lies a stagnant legacy that brings with it a sense of neglect. From its early days as a military training technique, or the age where it was just noted as a motor-skill, swimming is on the […]

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Cheltenham swimming club chairperson defends aquatic sports following a national review that warns of a poisonous environment for swimmers

Cheltenham Swimming and Water Polo Club’s chairperson James Ross has defended aquatics, claiming that are ‘still a lot of good things’ across aquatics as a whole, despite the outcome of the listening research. Last week Swim England published the outcome of a report completed by Behavioural Architects (an independent research organisation), it was first announced last […]

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Phil Jones: Cheltenham’s very own aquatic virtuoso who was integral in the birth of the British Water Polo League

This August one of Cheltenham’s oldest sports clubs lost an integral member, it was with great sadness that Cheltenham Swimming and Water Polo Club announced the passing of 90-year-old Phil Jones. At the age of eight, Gloucestershire-born Phil Jones followed a simple family tradition by joining the CSWPC, eight decades later he would end his […]