Articles by SwimSwam Staff

Australian Sports Commission Unveils the Plan They Hope Will Give Them the ‘Winning Edge’

At the conclusion of a review process that began almost immediately after the 2012 London Olympic Games ended the Australian…

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Danish Short Course National Swimming Championships – Day One

The Danish Short Course National Swimming Championships are being held in Copenhagen (specifically Bronshoj) over the next four days. The Danes…

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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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Eamon Sullivan to Answer to Courts Over Joy Ride

As reported by the Sydney Morning Herald Australia’s Eamon Sullivan, 2008 Olympic silver medallist in the 100 freestyle and former…


McCabe and Cochrane Win Swimmer of the Year at the Big Splash Awards

The Third Annual Big Splash Awards were held this evening at the John Bassett Theatre in Toronto. Before the event the…

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Canada Ready to Celebrate the Accomplishments of Swimmers and Coaches at the Third Annual Big Splash Awards

This evening Swimming Canada will be holding the Third Annual Big Splash, Canada’s version of the Golden Goggle Awards. The…

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Day Four – European Short Course Swimming Championships

On the final day of the 2012 European Short Course Swimming Championships Russia’s Vladimir Morozov continued his winning ways. Women’s…


Camille Muffat Breaks 400 Freestyle World Record in a Time of 3:54.85 – Day Three – European Short Course Swimming Championships

Men’s 1500 Free Winning the men’s 1500 free was Italian Gregorio Paltrinieri. His time of 14:27.78 is the fastest time…


Great Britain’s High Performance Director Michael Scott Resigns

The Daily Telegraph has reported that after the poor showing by Great Britain’s National Swim Team at the 2012 London…

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Czechs Get First Ever Relay Medal; Lotte Friis Looks Strong in Nice Training

There were some very exciting happenings on the first day of competition at the 2012 European Short Course Swimming Championships….


Day One European Short Course Swimming Championships

Men’s 400 Freestyle After breaking the world record in the 400 freestyle last weekend France’s Yannick Agnel began European Championships…


British Swimming’s ‘Splash Awards’ Cancelled

Karen Pickering has cancelled the “Splash Awards,” an event she created to honor the best in British Swimming.


Australian Swimming News; Coutts AIS Athlete of the Year, Jones Comments on Bullying and Swimmers Giving Back to the Community

It has been a good week for Australian swimming star Alicia Coutts. After it was widely reported early this month…


2012 European Short Course Championships Preview

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Both Muffat and Agnel Narrowly Miss World Records in the 200 Freestyle at French Nationals

Going into the final day of French Nationals there was a great deal of excitement surrounding both the women’s and…