Swimming

  • Zoggs support Swimathon campaign once again

    By SGB sports on 14/12/2015
    As official swim brand partner of Swimathon, Zoggs are proud, to once again support the campaign in 2016 – the world’s biggest fundraising swim – by helping to promote the event at over 600 pools throughout the UK. In 2015, 49% of participants signed up for Swimathon after hearing about it at their local leisure centre (44% in 2014). Swimathon […]
  • Zoggs are the official partner of the Aspire Channel Swim 2012

    By SGB sports on 20/06/2012
    Zoggs has announced that it is again the official Corporate Partner for the Aspire Channel Swim in 2012 Swimming the 22 miles of the English Channel is something many of us just dream about but Aspire make it happen by inspiring thousands of people each year to take part in a unique challenge to swim the full distance over a […]
  • Aqua Sphere awarded Best on Test

    By SGB sports on 31/05/2012
    Aqua Sphere has been awarded the coveted Best on Test rosette by 220 Triathlon magazine for its Vista Lady goggles Winning the same accolade last year for its Kayenne goggle, Aqua Sphere has again won top marks in this independent test.    
  • Zoggs enters partnership with David Lloyd Leisure

    By SGB sports on 30/05/2012
    Swimwear brand Zoggs has announced that it has become the National Swimming Partner of David Lloyd Leisure Zoggs will be the sole supplier of poolside and swim teaching equipment in all 90 David Lloyd Leisure clubs in the UK and Europe, with the Zoggs brand further displayed poolside on swim caps, lifeguard and swim coach uniforms. Zoggs and David Lloyd Leisure will […]
  • Aqua Sphere builds UK team

    By SGB sports on 08/05/2012
    Swim and triathlete expert Aqua Sphere is continuing its steady UK growth with the appointment of three new sales agents  Joining the brand are Rob Lowe (NW & Midlands) who also has significant retail experience as the Manager and Buyer for Kick Off Sport in Matlock, Raymond Harris (Scotland) who has 24 years’ sports trade experience including responsibility for a […]
  • Great Swim attracts record level of entrants

    By SGB sports on 03/05/2012
    The British Gas Great Swim Series has won Best UK Event at the 2012 H2Open Awards This swim series is credited with driving the massive rise in popularity of open water swimming in the UK and attracted over 20,000 swimmers across its 5 events in 2011.  As the sponsor of the event, Aqua Sphere are naturally delighted with the success and are […]
  • Aqua Sphere goggles to make BB return

    By SGB sports on 15/08/2011
    Swim brand to supply goggles to returning reality TV show Aqua Sphere’s Seal, Kaiman and Kayenne goggles are to appear on the new series of Big Brother, which is returning to UK airwaves this week on Channel 5. Big Brother, originally broadcast on Channel 4 until its axing last year, will start on August 18 with a celebrity version followed […]
  • Zoggs partners Aspire Channel Swim

    By SGB sports on 21/07/2011
    Swim brand becomes official corporate partner for charity challenge Zoggs has announced itself as the official corporate partner for the 2011 Aspire Channel Swim challenge. The Aspire Channel Swim challenges people to swim the 22-mile distance required to swim the channel but over a period of 12 weeks in their local pool. Now in its 13th year, the Aspire Channel […]
  • Swimming benefitting in recession

    By SGB sports on 01/07/2011
    Tough times work in swimming’s favour, says Zoggs chief The market for swimming is benefitting as a result of the economic downturn, according to Zoggs chief executive officer Mark Hammersley. Speaking at a preview show for the Zoggs spring/summer 2012 collection, Hammersley said swimming is a ‘recession buster’ with participation rates higher when money is tight as it is a […]
  • Should more cash be reserved for grassroots sport?

    By SGB sports on 20/06/2011
    Special report on legacy of London 2012 Olympic Games to broadcast on Sky Sports News tonight at 1930hrs A special report on the impact of the London 2012 Olympic Games on grassroots sport will be shown tonight (June 20) on Sky Sports News. The ‘Legacy Games’ report will focus on whether amateur clubs are receiving any funding to ensure a […]