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Swimming Australia Announces New Appointments For Para Coaches

Swimming Australia is excited to announce two new appointments within the Para coaching unit for Jan Cameron and Nathan Doyle…

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Australia Seeking To Possibly Join Asian Games Party In 2022

Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) President John Coates is spearheading the quest for the nation’s inclusion in the 2022 Asian Games.

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Chalmers’ Coach Peter Bishop To Head Up South Australian Sports Inst.

Peter Bishop, coach of 100m freestyle Olympic champion Kyle Chalmers, will take over as Head Coach of the South Australian Sports Institute (SASI).

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James Magnussen Opting Out Of Aussie Nationals, World Championships

Two-time 100m freestyle world champion and 2012 Olympic silver medalist James Magnussen is going all-in for the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

Grant Hackett Issues Statement, Acknowledges Mental Health Issues

Grant Hackett acknowledges he needs help for his mental health issues.

Matt Brown Leaving Surrey Park to Return Home to Brisbane

After spending the last two years in Melbourne leading the Surrey Park Swimming Club Matt Brown will be returning to Brisbane at the end of April to take the position of Head Coach at Rackley Swimming Parkinson…

Read Swimming Australia’s Statement On Hackett’s Latest Behavior

“We will continue to support them throughout this journey to recovery,” reads a portion of Swimming Australia’s statement concerning troubled retired Olympian Grant Hackett’s recent behavior.

The Impact of Immigration Law on Elite Swimmers, Joshua Bratter, ESQ.

Navigating the Labyrinth: The Impact of Immigration Law on Elite International Swimmers (Featured image: Shaune Fraser 2-time Olympian/J.D., Legal Analyst and Joshua Bratter ESQ.)

Olympic Silver Medalist Tamsin Cook Opts Out Of Aussie Nationals

Teenage talent Tamsin Cook of Australia has decided to take herself out of contention for a possible spot on her nation’s 2017 World Championships roster.

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Grant Hackett Arrested After ‘Ranting & Raving’ At Family Home

Troubled retired swimming star Grant Hackett of Australia was arrested at his family’s home today, February 15th.

Seebohm Snares Two Wins In New Zealand Post-Surgery Debut

After both surgery for endometriosis and then for her wisdom teeth, Australian Olympian Emily Seebohm was back in the pool racing this weekend.

Aussies Melanie & Chris Wright Welcome Baby Girl

Another possible Olympic swimmer has entered the world, courtesy of Aussie athletes Melanie and Chris Wright.

McEvoy & McKeon Score Multiple Wins At Southport Twilight Meet

Cameron McEvoy doubled up on freestyle wins while competing at the site of the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

Newly-Formed Team Efimova Has Eyes On Australia

Newly-formed Team Efimova is on the move.

Story Building Down Under Of Chinese Super Pool With Cotterell At Helm

Additional details concerning a possible ongoing relationship with storied Aussie coach Denis Cotterell and Chinese swimming are emerging from down under.

Swimming Australia Shake-up: Olympic Trials Moves To American Model

A major shift in the timing of Australian Olympic Trials marks Swimming Australia’s latest important announcement.

Aussie 10k Women’s Champ Chelsea Gubecka “More Excited For My Sister”

Sisterly love at the 2017 Australian National Open Water Championships.

Aussie Melverton Takes Women’s 5k, McLoughlin & Poort On To Budapest

Two Aussie men and women qualified for the World Championships in the 5k open water event.

Olympic Medalist Mitch Larkin Settles On Simon Cusack At Commercial

After trying out several different training grounds within his home nation of Australia, Mitch Larkin joins Commercial Swimming Club under Simon Cusack.