Australia

Australian Shayna Jack Tests Positive Days Before Start Of Gwangju

Amidst swimmers being more vocal about anti-doping at this World Championships than any other, Australian Shayna Jack tests positive from late June.

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Ariarne Titmus Becomes 7th Fastest 800 Free Performer With New Aussie Record

Ariarne Titmus became the 7th fastest performer all-time in the women’s 800m free en route to bronze at the 2019 World Championships.

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2019 FINA World Championships: Day 6 Finals Live Recap

After Australia’s Matthew Wilson tied the World Record in 200 breast semis, we’ll see both WR holders (Wilson and Japan’s Watanabe) in the final.

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Australian Men Break 2009 Commonwealth Record In 800 Free Relay

Mack Horton threw down the fastest split in the field on the anchor leg to lead Australia to gold and a new Commonwealth Record in the 800 free relay.

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2019 FINA World Championships: Day 5 Finals Live Recap

Team USA’s Chase Kalisz swims his first individual final of the meet tonight as he competes for back-to-back 200 IM titles.

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Matthew Wilson Ties Watanabe’s 200 Breast World Record In Semis

Australian Matthew Wilson equalled Ippei Watanabe’s 200 breaststroke world record in the semi-finals at the 2019 World Championships in a time of 2:06.67.

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Dressel & Smoliga Help U.S. Surge To Top Of Overall Gwangju Medal Table

The American flag is flying high after day 5 of the World Championships, with the nation taking the top spot on the overall swimming medal table.

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Teen Titmus Fires Off Aussie National Record As Lead-Off On Golden 4×2 Relay

Ariarne Titmus’ opening split of 1:54.27 on the Aussie women’s 4x200m free relay checks-in as a new Australian National Record.

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Aussie Women Clock 4×200 Free Relay World Record Of 7:41.50

Ariarne Titmus’ 1:54.27 lead-off on the women’s 4x200m freestyle relay helped power Australia to the top of the podium in World Record-setting fashion.

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Can Australia’s Jack McLoughlin Make Podium in the 1500 Free?

Funky Trunks sponsored athlete Jack McLoughlin has already put in impressive performances in the 400 and 800 Free and now has his eyes on the 1500.

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Katie Ledecky to Return to Competition for the USA in 4×200 Free Relay

After scratching the 200 free prelims and 1500 free final due to illness, the USA’s Katie Ledecky will return to competition tonight in Gwangju.

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FINA Reportedly Threatens Bans and Revocation of Medals Over Podium Protests

FINA issued a new Code of Conduct provision prohibiting athletes from “any political, religious or discriminatory statement or behaviour.”

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Mitch Larkin Scratches 200 Back at World Championships in Favor of 200 IM

Mitch Larkin, the 2015 World Champion in the 200 meter backstroke, is scratching that event to focus on the 200 IM, where he’s the Australian Record holder.

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McKeon Bounces Back From 200 Free Withdrawal With Mixed Medley Gold

After withdrawing from the women’s 200m free, an event in which she won Olympic bronze, Aussie Emma McKeon was back to her medal-winning ways.

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Australia’s Mixed Medley Moves Nation To Top Of Gwangju Medal Table

Australia just needs 1 more medal to surpass their overall total of 10 from the 2017 edition of these World Championships.

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