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CEO Anderson Leaves Swimming Australia 5 Mos. From Commonwealth Games

Despite the 2018 Commonwealth Games headed to the Gold Coast, Australia next April, Swimming Australia CEO Mark Anderson has announced his departure.

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Le Clos Kept Waiting As Schooling Decides Commonwealth Games Plans

Excitement is already building for what could be a high-octane 100m fly showdown between South African Chad Le Clos and Singaporean Joseph Schooling at next year’s Commonwealth Games.

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James Guy Throws Down Sub-52 In-Season 100 Fly

21-year-old Olympic medalist James Guy of GBR made his presence known down under by cranking out the world’s 3rd fastest 100m butterfly of the season.

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Do-It-All Emily Seebohm Clinches 200 IM Australian National Record

As if Australian stalwart Emily Seebohm hasn’t made enough of a mark on her nation’s swimming history, the 25-year-old Olympic medalist cruised to a new record in the women’s 200m IM on day 1 of the FINA World Cup Singapore. 

2017 World Cup Singapore: Le Clos & Sjostrom Wrap Up Overall Titles

Wrapping up 2 wins on day 2 in Singapore, Chad Le Clos earned a record-breaking 4th overall World Cup Series title.

2017 FINA World Cup Singapore: Michael Andrew Downs 2 WJR’s

Michael Andrew did his thing in Singapore, capturing silver in the men’s 100m IM in a new World Junior Record, while also contributing to Team USA’s WJR in the mixed medley relay.

2017 FINA World Cup Wraps Up In Singapore This Weekend

The World Cup wraps up this weekend in Singapore, where Swedish star Sarah Sjostrom and South African points leader Chad Le Clos try to score some major cash to finish the series.

Q&A: Wilimovsky Will Swim Pool & Open Water This Year

After U.S. Olympian Jordan Wilimovsky competed at Australia’s short course national meet last month, we caught up with him to get the scoop on his plans for the season. Most notable: he returns from Australia next month and will swim both open water and the pool 1500 this season.

Nicole Livingstone To Lead AFLW Through 2018 And Beyond

Swimming Australia would like to formally congratulate Nicole Livingstone OAM, who has overnight been appointed as the head of Women’s Football and will join the AFL on December 4, to take on the challenge of growing and managing the NAB AFL Women’s Competition and female football participation.

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Volkers Allowed To Keep Passport, Travel While Charges Proceed

Australian swim coach Scott Volkers has been allowed to keep his passport and travel for coaching while ‘indecent treatment of a child’ charges proceed against him.

Horton Edges Out Paltrinieri In Local Ocean Race

Short-term trainingmates Mack Horton of Australia and Gregorio Paltrinieri of Italy went 1-2 at the 2017 Hamilton Island Whitehaven Beach Ocean Swim over the weekend in Queensland.

Sjostrom Continues World Cup Momentum In Beijing

Sarah Sjostrom continues to set herself apart from the women’s field to nab a potential World Cup title. Tonight, we also saw junior swimmers Michael Andrew of America and Wang Jianjiahe crush World Junior Records

Daiya Seto Gets It Done In Beijing With 400 IM World Cup Record

Daiya Seto, the Olympic bronze medalist from Japan, scored a new World Cup record en route to victory in the short course version of the event tonight in Beijing.

2018 Commonwealth Games Medals Revealed

Set your eyes on the coveted prizes to be earned at next year’s Commonwealth Games in Australia.

ASA To Help Youth With New Program – Beyond The Black Line

Australian Swimming Association (ASA) are wading in to help young teenagers tackle the pressures and the uncertainty of school and social situations, compound by swim training and competition.

Lakeisha Patterson Selected as Baton Bearer in Queen’s Baton Relay

Australian Paralympian Lakeisha Patterson will carry the baton as part of the Queen’s Baton Relay for the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.

Australia’s Tokyo Trials Could Be In Kyle Chalmers’ Backyard

SA Aquatic & Leisure Centre, the home site of Olympic champion Kyle Chalmers, is said to be in the running to host the next Australian Olympic Trials.

Cate Campbell Looking Toward Life Outside the Pool (Video)

Cate says she is fully committed to her swimming, however she will also be taking time outside of practices to focus on transitioning to life after swimming