York City Baths Club ace James Wilby sixth in 200m breaststroke final at Glasgow Commonwealth Games

York Press: NATIONAL GLORY: York City Baths Club swimmer James Wilby                                                                                                                                     Picture: Garry Atkinson

9:22pm Thursday 24th July 2014

YORK City Baths Club star James Wilby claimed sixth place in the first major international final of his career at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Wilby makes waves at Commonwealth Games

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12:46pm Thursday 24th July 2014

STRENSALL swimmer James Wilby swept into the final of the 200 metres breaststroke at the Commonwealth Games today.

York’s James Wilby takes the plunge as Commonwealth Games get under way

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11:58am Thursday 24th July 2014

STRENSALL swimmer James Wilby gets his Commonwealth Games under way today - going for glory in the 200 metres breaststroke in front of a packed Glasgow crowd.

Commonwealth Games glory bid for swimmer James Wilby

York Press: York City Baths Club swimmers James Wilby and Annie Johnston. Picture : Garry Atkinson (8438654)

4:02pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

STRENSALL swimmer James Wilby is counting down the hours to the Commonwealth Games.

York City Baths Club bag 34 medals at Yorkshire Open Masters

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11:43am Wednesday 4th June 2014

A TEN-STRONG York City Baths Club swimming team bagged an impressive haul of 34 medals at the Yorkshire Open Masters Championships in Scarborough.

Commonwealth Games call up thrills Strensall swimmer James Wilby

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11:27am Thursday 8th May 2014

STRENSALL swimmer James Wilby is celebrating after being called up to the England squad for the Commonwealth Games.

Commonwealth waiting game for swimmer James Wilby

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11:59am Thursday 24th April 2014

STRENSALL swimmer James Wilby will have to wait until Wednesday, May 7 to learn if he has earned a place in England’s squad for the Commonwealth Games.

Swimmer James Wilby in the frame for Commonwealth Games selection

York Press: York City Baths Club swimmer James Wilby. Picture : Garry Atkinson (5425396)

11:05am Wednesday 16th April 2014

A PAIR of fourth placed finishes at the British Gas National Championships have taken Strensall swimmer James Wilby's career to the "next level".

York's James Wilby shines at British Gas Swimming Championships in Glasgow

York Press: York City Baths Club swimmer James Wilby is taking part in the British Gas International Meet

11:39pm Saturday 12th April 2014

STRENSALL swimmer James Wilby has bagged two fourth place finishes at the British Gas Swimming Championships in Glasgow.

Three-way tilt for York swimmer James Wilby

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12:20pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

YORK’S James Wilby is planning a triple assault on the British Gas Swimming Championships in Glasgow this week.

Accolade for swimming coach Shelley Taylor

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11:21am Saturday 21st December 2013

TEENAGE swimming coach Shelley Taylor has been selected to attend the Youth Sport Trust’s National Young Coaches and Officials Academy at Loughborough University.

Swimming: Medal joy for York City Baths' Emma Wills

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9:30am Wednesday 20th November 2013

YORK City Baths Club swimmer Emma Wills bagged three medals at the British Gas National Masters and Senior Age Group Short Course Championships in Sheffield.

Tadcaster Swim Squad compete in Leeds Grand Prix

4:48pm Friday 8th November 2013

TEN Tadcaster Swim Squad members competed in the City of Leeds Swimming Club October Grand Prix at the Leeds Aquatic Centre.

Double medal glory thrills York swimmer

York Press: City of York Baths Club’s Annie Johnston

10:23am Thursday 19th September 2013

YORK swimmer Annie Johnston admits she surprised even herself as she claimed two medals at the Sainsbury’s 2013 School Games.

‘No limit’ as York City Baths Club ace heads for Loughborough

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11:30am Wednesday 3rd July 2013

YORK City Baths Club swimmer James Wilby is aiming to step up his swimming career with a switch to the Loughborough Intensive Training Centre in September.

Swimming coach lauds James Wilby’s progression

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11:31am Wednesday 3rd July 2013

ELITE coach James Richards has hailed the “tremendous” progress of York City Baths Club swimmer James Wilby.

Personal bests for swimmer James Wilby at Sheffield championships

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11:08am Monday 1st July 2013

YORK City Baths Club’s James Wilby rounded off a superb British Gas Swimming Championships in Sheffield with a 23rd place finish in the 100 metres breaststroke.

York City Baths Club swimmer James Wilby ranked ninth in 200m breaststroke at British Gas Swimming Championships

7:38pm Thursday 27th June 2013

YORK City Baths Club's James Wilby finished sixth in his semi-final of the 200 metres breaststroke at the British Gas Swimming Championships in Sheffield.

York City Baths Club's James Wilby into semi-finals of 200m breaststroke at British Gas Swimming Championships

11:07am Thursday 27th June 2013

YORK swimmer James Wilby will tonight race for a place in the final of the 200 metres breaststroke at the British Gas Championships in Sheffield.

York City Baths Club ace opens British Gas Swimming Championships with personal best

12:55pm Wednesday 26th June 2013

YORK City Baths Club star James Wilby opened the British Gas Swimming Championships with a personal best time in the 50 metres breaststroke.

Swimming: Clock watching key to success for York’s James Wilby

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12:50pm Wednesday 26th June 2013

RACING against the clock is the primary focus for York City Baths Club star James Wilby at the British Gas Swimming Championships in Sheffield today.

Tributes to swimmer and water-polo player Martin Lester

12:46pm Saturday 27th April 2013

MARTIN LESTER, an outstanding York swimmer and water-polo player has died at his home in Osbaldwick. He was 68.

Swimmer James Wilby excells on international stage

York Press: York City Baths Club swimmer James Wilby is taking part in the British Gas International Meet

10:50am Thursday 14th March 2013

YORK City Baths Club swimmer James Wilby is in the form of his life after a hat-trick of personal bests on the international stage.

York City Baths Club duo in star-studded Olympic company

York Press: York City Baths Club swimmers James Wilby and Annie Johnston take a break from training at St Peter’s School pool ahead of this week’s inaugural British Gas International Meet in Leeds

11:15am Wednesday 6th March 2013

YORK swimmers James Wilby and Annie Johnston will be seeing stars this week as they get their first taste of international competition.

Plea for lifeguards

9:56am Saturday 17th November 2012

NEW Earswick Disabled Swimming Club are seeking new qualified lifeguards for their sessions on Wednesday and Friday from 10.30am to 11.30am.

Annual Swimathon dates

11:08am Thursday 12th January 2012

ENTRIES are now being taken for the 25th annual Swimathon.

York swimmer Chloe Buck set for national championships

10:10am Tuesday 26th July 2011

YORK swimmer Chloe Buck is set to take her recent medal winning form onto the national stage at this week’s British Gas Championships.

Double for York City Baths Club swimmer Lesley Killen

9:36am Friday 8th July 2011

YORK City Baths Club swimmer Lesley Killen secured an impressive double of first place finishes at this year’s Yorkshire Open Masters Championships at the Scarborough North Bay pool.

Swim stalwart dies, aged 82

York Press:  Derek Stubbs, left, presents a cheque for £1,365 to Bob Smailes of Yorkshire Air Ambulance

11:02am Tuesday 22nd March 2011

YORK’S Derek Stubbs, a leading figure in British swimming for three decades, has died in York Hospital after a long illness, aged 82.

Olympian Kate Haywood to host a swim clinic in York

1:00pm Wednesday 9th March 2011

GREAT Britain Olympian Kate Haywood will host a swim clinic at The Mount School in York on Saturday.

Paralympic aim for swimming stars

11:18am Saturday 12th February 2011

A YORK swimming project has been given the London 2012 seal of approval.

Thirsk swim team achieve national award

10:55am Tuesday 8th February 2011

Thirsk’s swim team are the first in the Hambleton district to achieve a national award for its teaching skills.

Team Jorvik's Graeme Taylor in Yorkshire Disability appointment

10:46am Wednesday 2nd February 2011

TEAM Jorvik swim squad chief Graeme Taylor has been appointed team manager for the Yorkshire Disability Sport Events squad.

Underwater hockey club in membership push

10:36am Wednesday 24th November 2010

YORK Octopush club is making a push for new members.

Adam Milner appointed as Team Jorvik swimming club's assistant head coach

10:29am Friday 1st October 2010

Team Jorvik swimming club have appointed Adam Milner as their new assistant head coach.

National reward

York Press: York City Baths Club’s elite swimming squad are preparing for an assault on the National Champion-ships in Sheffield this week

11:11am Tuesday 27th July 2010

York City Baths Club’s elite swimmers were given a rousing send-off ahead of this week’s National Championships.

Great Britain coach Bill Furniss makes a splash with York swimmers

York Press: Great Britain coach Bill Furniss makes a splash with York swimmers

10:42am Friday 9th July 2010

GREAT Britain swimming coach Bill Furniss has been passing on tips from the top to youngsters at York City Baths Club Furniss, who is the personal coach of Olympic gold medallist Rebecca Adlington, held a swimming skills workshop for members.

Tributes to swimming ‘giant’ Alan Clarkson

York Press: York’s Alan Clarkson in 2007 when he became the first person to receive a long-service award from the British Olympic Association

10:56am Friday 28th May 2010

ALAN CLARKSON, a leading official in British and International swimming for four decades, as well as a former England Commonwealth Games swimmer and official at five Olympic Games, has died suddenly in York Hospital following a heart attack. He was 73.

Swimmer Jonathon White crowned as Yorkshire champion

9:58am Thursday 1st April 2010

Tadcaster Swim Club’s Jonathon White was crowned Yorkshire champion, the club’s first county king.

Olympic swimmer Chris Cook opens new sports centre

8:55am Monday 25th January 2010

SWIMMERS at York’s newest sports centre shared the water with a double Commonwealth champion and Olympic athlete.

Club records tumble as Tadcaster swimmers take their annual plunge

10:22am Wednesday 30th December 2009

Tadcaster Swim Squad’s annual championships were graced by 156 personal best times out of the 187 swims – and no fewer than nine new club records.

Third degree proves a stunning achievement for York swimmers

11:41am Saturday 19th December 2009

York City Baths Club swimmers impressed with an overall third place out of 23 clubs competing in the Doncaster Dartes Christmas Gala in Beverley.

National award recognition for York coach Jonathan

11:08am Saturday 5th December 2009

INSPIRATIONAL coach Jonathan Woodford is the Amateur Swimming Association’s young volunteer of the year.

York swim trio are just champion in county circles

York Press: From left, Carrie Suddes, Lucy Nicholson, Annie Johnston, Ellen Suddes, Megan Russell and Sam Russell

11:26am Saturday 7th November 2009

YORK City Baths Club can boast three Age-group County Champions.

Heworth get off to a flier in York Conservative Clubs’ Snooker League

9:28am Thursday 24th September 2009

AFTER just two rounds in the York Conservative Clubs’ Carlsberg UK Snooker League only Heworth ‘B’ have a 100 per cent record to lead with ten points.

New Earswick Swimnming Club ace Jon Woodford scoops top coaching honour

York Press: New Earswick Swimming Club’s Jon Woodford, left, with Steve Janes, president of ASA North East Region, and his Young Volunteer of the Year Award

9:21am Thursday 24th September 2009

New Earswick Swimming Club teacher and coach Jon Woodford has been awarded the Young Volunteer of the Year Award for the ASA’s North-East Region.

York's Philip Graves becomes youngest professional Ironman champion

11:36am Saturday 8th August 2009

WORLD domination is next on Philip Graves’ hit-list after he became the youngest professional Ironman champion in the sport’s 30-year history with a wire-to-wire victory in the UK event in Bolton.

Masterly display by York City Baths Club swimmers

10:00am Friday 29th May 2009

A TOTAL of 30 medals were plundered by York City Baths Club swimmers at the Yorkshire Open Masters event at Scarborough.

Malcolm Huntington takes the plunge for Heslington Church appeal

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10:25am Wednesday 27th May 2009

A former Press sports editor marked his 75th birthday by swimming 75 lengths for charity.

Double award joy for New Earswick swimmers

York Press: New Earswick Swimming Club receive their Swim21 award.

9:02am Wednesday 15th April 2009

NEW Earswick Swimming Club are celebrating two major awards.



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