1996 Atlanta Olympics

Swimming New Zealand Funding Cuts

Over the last quadrennial New Zealand Swimming has been considered a priority or ‘targeted sport’ by High Performance Sport New…

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Australian Institute of Sport One of Many Strategies Under Review

The public reaction to Australia’s failures at the 2012 London Olympics keep on coming. In todays Herald Sun, one of the…

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Olympic Trials Lore Part II

“In 2012 there are about four weeks between the completion of the Olympic Trials and the first swimming event at the start of the Olympic Games. In 1968 there were six weeks between the two competitions.”

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Father’s Day, a Swim Parent Story

GOLD MEDAL MEL: My dad was a swim-parent & he coached basketball.

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Dave and Gary’s Mother’s Day Special

Happy Mother’s Day to all! Gary’s wonderful mother classes up the column. Gary unclasses it right back.

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