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Covid’s impact severe on Liverpool’s young swimmers, says coach

City of Liverpool swimming coach David Treadell believes training and competitions lost to Coronavirus is "irreplaceable" and "detrimental" towards technical development for his young swimmers. Merseysportlives Matt Gommersall finds out more

Liverpool Watersports Centre welcomes dementia research on cold water swimming

Scientific studies which suggest cold water swimming can help delay the onset of dementia have been welcomed by Liverpool Watersports Centre.  Research by Professor Giovanna Mallucci, director of the UK’s Dementia Research Centre at Cambridge University, compared cold water swimmers with people doing Tai Chi.
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Battle against Dementia: Can cold water swimming lend a helping hand?

Liverpool Watersports Centre have expressed interest in joining the batter against dementia. In light of recent findings that cold-water swimming can help delay dementia, the Liverpool based centre have offered to help by putting on more sessions. John Hannaway, Centre Manager,...

Olympic Champion forced to retire following doping ban

Conor Dwyer, a double Olympic champion as part of the American 4x200m relay team, has been forced to retire following a doping ban. He tested positive for an anabolic substance in three out of competition urine samples last year. The...