Swimming Australia

Swimming Australia Signs Hancock Prospecting as Biggest Financial Partner Headed Toward Rio

After a half-decade that has been rife with suspensions, drug abuse, sexual harassment accusations, and a seemingly-unending turnover of leadership, Swimming…

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Australia’s Brianna Throssell Rips World’s New #1 200m Butterfly Time

Brianna Throssell dethroned USA’s Cammile Adams as the worlds #1 in the women’s 200m butterfly.


Queensland swim club official jailed after guilty plea in indecent sexual conduct case

A 57-year-old official with an Australian swimming club plead guilty this week to indecent treatment of a child, among other things, after making inappropriate advances on a 15-year-old swimmer, the Courier-Mail reports.


Unfortunate Run of Freak Accidents Leaves Belinda Hocking’s Swimming Career in Question

2014 Commonwealth Games and Pan Pac Champion Belinda Hocking may not race at the 2016 Summer Olympic Games.


New Zealand’s Lauren Boyle Now Training with Australian Coach Denis Cotterell

Swimming New Zealand has confirmed that its current short course 1500m world record holder, Lauren Boyle, is now training under Australia’s Denis Cotterell.

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16-Year Old Kyle Chalmers Swims 49.40 in 100 Free to Break Australian Age Record

16-year old Kyle Chalmers has broken the Australian National Age Record in the 100 long course meter freestyle on Saturday…


Hosting 2017 Worlds a “Possibility” for Australia

With Guadalajara, Mexico now out of the picture as host of the 2017 FINA World Championships, who will now host the event, just two years away?


Jeanette Ottesen to Travel to Australia to Reunite With Shannon Rollason

Two-time individual long course World Champion has opted to not stay in Denmark to train under the new National Training Center head coach.


Australia’s Greatest Paralympian Matthew Cowdrey Announces Retirement

Australian para swimmer, Matthew Cowdrey, surprised almost everyone today when he made it publicly known he will not be pursuing…

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Australian High Performance Director Michael Scott Resigns

It has just been announced that Swimming Australia’s head of high performance, Michael Scott, has resigned and will take on the new role of Chief Executive Officer at Rowing Australia.

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Swimming Australia adds Berlin Open to Paralympic Performance Schedule

To maximise international Paralympic competition opportunities and leading into the Rio Paralympic Games in 2016, Swimming Australia will send a group of 16 swimmers to compete at the Berlin Open in April 2015.

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Marsh Impressed by the Competition in Perth

The BHP Billiton Super Series finished up on Saturday with the Australians on top of the scoring followed by the…


Australia Signs Project 2020 Agreement With Japan, Joining Britain

Swimming Australia has become at least the second country to sign a “Project 2020″ agreement with the Japanese Swimming Federation…

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Magnussen Faces His First True Test Since Changing Coaches

James Magnussen will be facing stiff competition at the BHP Billiton Aquatic Super Series…


Elizabeth Beisel Pulls Out of BHP Aquatic Super Series Meet in Perth With Minor Groin Strain

Elizabeth Beisel is no longer listed on the United States’ roster for the 2015 BHP Billiton Aquatic Super Series meet.