Illustration of a physalia on the Porge beach near Bordeaux in 2011

Brittany: Beaches Closed after the Arrival of the Very Stinging Physalies

ALERT: The town of Plougasnou in Finistère in Brittany has closed beaches and banned swimming Swimming is prohibited and the beaches are closed until further notice in Plougasnou. Well, that shouldn’t offend a lot of people this December. But the municipality of  North Finistère is no joke. Its mayor has just published a decree to prohibit swimming and access to water on […]

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Florent Manaudou announces his return to competion

Swimming: Florent Manaudou Announces his Return to Competition

Florent Manaudou, Olympic champion in the 50m freestyle at the 2012 London Games, announces in L’Equipe his return to the competition after three years of retirement. Florent Manaudou , Olympic champion in the 50m freestyle at the 2012 London Games, announced in the daily L’Equipe his return to the competition after three years devoted to his other passions, […]

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There were people to welcome and congratulate Lauriane Bonnamant on the arrival of her crossing

Crossing the Channel: Lauriane Bonnamant Explains her Achievement

Lauriane Bonnamant is happy, and she can be: she has managed to swim across the English Channel, which she accomplished in exactly 11 hours and 12 minutes. A time to stand on the beach of Audinghen (Pas-de-Calais), both feet well anchored in the sand, and raise the arms in the air to stop the clock, that Lauriane Bonnamant from Cherbourg, went this Tuesday […]

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Lauriane Bonnamant has been training for more than two years to achieve her goal of swimming the Channel

Crossing the Channel: Lauriane Bonnamant Ready for her Challenge

The appointment is set at 5.45am this Tuesday 21st August. Lauriane Bonnamant should try, if the weather still allows, to swim across the Channel  Arrived on Wednesday 15th August in England, Lauriane Bonnamant should start on Tuesday 21st August in a challenge she has been preparing for over two years : to swim across the English Channel. The appointment is made […]

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Clément Kukla from Val d-Oise, made a no-faults winning 5 km, 4 × 1250 m and 10 km.

Val d’Oise: Swimmer of Sarcelles, Clement Kukla, Crowned in Greece

The swimmer of the Association Amicale et Sportive de Sarcelles (Aass) won the 5 km and the relay 4×1 250 m at the Confederation Cup of the Mediterranean. France Junior Champion of 5 km Gravelines and 800m in Rennes, Clement Kukla was an ideal leader for the France team of open water . The swimmer of the Association Amicale et Sportive […]

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Swimming prohibited at Moulin-Blanc beach in Brest

Brest: Swimming is Prohibited at Moulin-Blanc

Following a problem of repression of sewage, swimming is prohibited beach of Moulin-Blanc (first post) in Brest since Thursday, June 28, 2018 and until further notice. The town of Brest decided on Thursday 28th June, 2018 to temporarily prohibit and until further notice th ebathing  beach of Moulin-Blanc (first post). A decision that follows a defect on a sewage discharge […]

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The weekend sports program for the pays de Châteaubriant

Châteaubriant: The Sports Program of the Weekend

Football, futsal, handball, rugby, volleyball, swimming and table football are on the program of the sporting weekend in the Pays de Châteaubriant. FOOTBALL Voltigeurs – Nantes FC B (N3)  : Saturday  24th, 6.30pm,  stade de la Ville en bois of Châteaubriant. Bain-de-Bretagne – Guipry-Messac B (R3)  : Sunday  25th, 3.30pm, stade of the Bais-de-Bretagne Bodais. Erbray – Saint-Hilaire (D1) : […]

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The Spanish swimmer has observed only a minute of silence after attacks in Catalonia

Attacks in Catalonia: A Spanish Swimmer Sacrifices his Race to Honor the Victims of Barcelona

SWIMMING: Fernando Alvarez had asked the organizers of the competition to observe a minute of silence … Fernando Alvarez is not the best known swimmer in the world, but is now the center of attention in Spain. Swimmer observed , all alone, a minute of silence in tribute to the victims of Thursday’s attacks in Catalonia. The scene took place on Saturday, […]

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Several Normandy beaches are closed to swimming

Normandy: Several Beaches Closed to Swimming

This is the case in Seine-Maritime, Calvados and Manche. The shellfish is prohibited in certain places. Asnelles, Langrune-sur-Mer Bernières-sur-Mer Varaville, Houlgate and Cabourg in Normandy; Nicolas the south beach in Granville and Saint-Jean-le-Thomas in the English Channel; Veules-les-Roses and Dieppe in Seine-Maritime … Regional Health Agency has issued several bathing bans, this Thursday, August 10th in Normandy. The fishing of […]

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The Aqua Choisel pool in Chateaubriant has new hours for the Summer

Chateaubriant: New Summer Hours for Aqua Choisel Pool

Since Saturday 8th July, and during every summer vacation, Aqua Choisel changes its schedules. The schedule changes to Aqua Choisel as of this Saturday 8th July for the summer holidays: => Swimming Pools Monday 10.30am – 12.30pm and 2pm to 7pm Tuesday from 12 midday to 9.30pm Wednesday 10.30am – 12.30pm and 2pm to 7pm Thursday 10.30am […]

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