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Swimming Australia develops online tool to assist Multi Class swimmers

Swimming Australia (SAL) has developed the Multi Class Swimming Engagement Portal to assist swimmers with a disability to “Get Classified, Get Involved and Get Discovered” in swimming.

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IPC Plays Shortened Version of Winners National Anthems

The winners of events at the IPC Swimming World Championships will only have the opportunity to hear a 45 second version of their national anthems…


Cotterell not punished in Brian King ruling, local parents upset

Australian swim coach Denis Cotterell escaped punishment in Swimming Australia’s investigation into one of his former assistants, but the Gold Coast Bulletin reports that local parents aren’t happy with that outcome.


Australia loosens qualifying times for Short Course Championships

Swimming Australia has relaxed its qualifying standards slightly for the 2015 Hancock Prospecting Short Course Nationals, standards that had originally taken huge leaps forward from 2014.

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Brian King isn’t USA Swimming member, no jurisdiction to ban in United States

Banned Australian swim coach Brian King is not a USA Swimming member, and the United States’ swimming federation lacks the jurisdiction to ban him, USA Swimming said today, but his application could be rejected if he applied in the States.


Top Australian Prospects To Receive Grant Promoting Future Of Australian Swimming

The Australian Commonwealth Games Association (ACGA) will be giving a grant to a group of young, promising Australian swimmers who look to be the next generation for talent in nation.


13-Year Old Kaylee McKeown Breaks Australian 200 Back Age Record

The McKeown family legacy grew on Friday at the 2015 Swimming Australia Grand Prix in Townsville, when 13-year old Kaylee McKeown…


Preparations heat up as Australian Dolphins descend on Townsville

Preparations for the 2015 FINA and IPC World Championships are heating up with the Dolphins set to descend on North Queensland this weekend for the second Grand Prix competition at the Long Tan Memorial Pool in Townsville, from Friday 19 June to Saturday 20 June.

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Aussie Star Brittany Elmslie Out of Worlds After Tumor Surgery

Australia’s Brittany Elmslie, shown here at 2013 World Championships, has pulled out of The Australian Dolphins Swim Team for 2015 World Championships in Kazan.

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Australia’s Cameron McEvoy Follows Coach Richard Scarce to Bond Swimming Club

News of a coaching change is coming out of Australia, as Richard Scarce has been appointed Head Coach of the…

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James Magnussen’s Shoulder Surgery Complete; Settles into Life in a Sling

Australia’s James Magnussen underwent shoulder surgery this week in the hopes of regaining his sprinting prowess come Rio.


Katie Goldman, #685, Retires from Competitive Swimming

Katie Goldman, who won two medals at the 2010 Australian Championships when she was just 18-years old, has retired from competitive swimming.

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Seebohm’s Search for a New Coach Ends With Lush

Emily Seebohm has decided to put her preparation for Kazan and Rio in the hands of David Lush the Head Coach of the Brisbane Grammar School…

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Australia’s Andrew Pasterfield Withdraws from 2015 IPC World Championships with Injury

Dual Paralympian Andrew Pasterfield has made the decision to withdraw from the 2015 IPC World Championship team due to an…

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Brian King under investigation by Swimming Australia for alleged verbal abuse of athletes

Club officials say Brian King had a winding and eventful tenure with the Miami Swimming Club, and his treatment of swimmers is now under Swimming Australia investigation, while his former boss Denis Cotterell and Swimming Australia itself have also come under fire.