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Swimmer’s Tribute To Gennadi Touretski

Gennadi Touretski was responsible for guiding the careers of some of the greatest swimmers the sport has produced, including Alexander Popov and Michael Klim.

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Beyond The Lane Lines: Rasovszky Wins Domestic OW Race

Get your news fix on happenings outside the pool with the latest ‘Beyond the Lane Lines, featuring Hungarian open water champion Kristof Rasovszky.

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Joshua Edwards-Smith Grabs 5 Golds At West Aussie Qualifier

West Australia’s competition calendar got underway last week with emerging age group swimmers taking to the HBF Stadium pool.

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High-Level International Meets For August 2020

With the next edition of the Summer Olympic Games fewer than 1 year away, swimmers are narrowing their focus once again on their Tokyo target.

Aussie Elite Set For Virtual Competition This Week

Key Aussie swimmers out of Griffith, MSAC, USC Spartans and more are set to compete this week at a virtual competition, with unique pool distances.

Qualifying Times For 2021 Aussie Age Championships Published

The 2021 Australian Age Championships are set for next April. Find out what it will take to compete at this prestigious event.

World Junior Championships Finalist Alex Quach Commits to Ohio State

Australian Alex Quach will bring some sprint butterfly and freestyle firepower to Ohio State’s incoming recruiting class of 2021.

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Beyond The Lane Lines: Hide Your Goggles From The Kitty Thief

Read up on swimming stories around the web in this edition of Beyond the Lane Lines, featuring a goggle-happy cat, a canceled open water swim and more.

IOC Elects John Coates In VP Role, New Board Members Boost Gender Equality

John Coates represents one of two Vice Presidents elected at the 136th session of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) this week.

Qualifiers From Last Year’s Queensland SC C’ships Earn Berth At 2020 Edition

Swimming Queensland made an important announcement regarding its 2020 Short Course Championships in light of how coronavirus impacted training.

Beyond The Lane Lines: Gender Balance Within Swim Ireland

Catch up on swimming stories from around the web, including Australia, New Zealand, Ireland and more in this edition of Beyond the Lane Lines.

Victoria, Australia Back Under Lockdown Due To Coronavirus Spike

Just as England’s pools announced their reopening dates, Swimming Victoria is announced re-closures due to an increase in coronavirus cases within the state.

Commonwealth Games Medalist Leiston Pickett Reportedly Moves To Marion

28-year-old Aussie Leiston Pickett has reportedly moved training bases just over a year out from the next Summer Olympic Games.

SPIRE IA’s Swimming Coach Thad Schultz Develops Better Athletes & Better People

“The best swimming experience also develops life skills like leadership, commitment, self-discipline, organization and teamwork,” says Coach Schultz.

Swimming Australia Books 2021 Olympic Trials for June 12-17 in Adelaide

Swimming Australia announced the calendar for four major meets in early 2021 that mirror their original 2020 dates, including Trials.

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