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Australian Youth Olympic Festival; Six Events Six Festival Records

The Australian Youth Olympic Festival was created by the Australian Olympic Committee to give aspiring Olympians under the age of…

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Mark Regan Resigns as New Zealand High Performance Coach As New Director Begins

Swimming New Zealand high performance coach Mark Regan has resigned. (Stock Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Park returns to Australia

At the 2009 World Championships Tae-hwan Park not only saw himself out of the medals, but he did not even…

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14 Year Old Matsushita impressive on the final night of the Victorian Open Championships

On the final night of the Victorian Championships 14 year old Japanese swimmer Aine Matsushita was impressive winning the first…

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Record Breaking evening for Belinda Hocking, Day Two Victorian Open Championships

After missing the Victorian Record in the 200 backstroke on the first night of competition Olympian Belinda Hocking returned to…

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Schlanger takes the 100 freestyle with ease, on the first night of the Victorian Open Championships

In what was billed to be the main event of the 2013 Victorian Open Championships Melanie Schlanger defeated her Olympic…

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Alicia Coutts returns to the pool

Alicia Coutts will competing in her first long course event since winning five Olympic medals in London. The 2012 EnergyAustralia Swimmer…

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Nettlefold feels that Swimming Australia did not offer swimmers and coaches the support needed for success in london

The 2012 Olympics was a great disappointment for Australia as a whole which resulted in an internal review of the sporting…

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It is Pickett’s time to shine

With Australian breaststroke legend ‘Lethal’ Leisel Jones announcing her retirement in November the Australians will be looking to 20 year…

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Thorpe has his sights set on 2013 World Championships

When Ian Thorpe decided to return to the pool in February of 2011 his intial goal was to qualify for…

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Brittany Elmslie to Replace Injured Evans on BHP Super Series Squad

Swimming Australia has chosen Brittany Elmslie to replace the injured Blair Evans, which could mean a big pay day down under. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Eamon Sullivan to take a year away from racing before making a decision on his swimming future

Australian star Eamon Sullivan who once held the world records in both the 50 and 100 freestyle is taking some time…

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Australian to Attempt Florida-Cuba Swim in 2013

Chloe McCardel is going to be the next to attempt the Cuba-to-Florida crossing. (Seen above during her 2010 double-channel crossing, courtesy chloemccardel.com)

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2012 Swammy Award: Australian Club/Coach of the Year, John Fowlie

The Man: John Fowlie The Team: Australian Institute of Sport His Charges: Alicia Coutts and James Roberts The Count: 1…

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Alexander Graham Breaks 17-Year Old Klim Record in Australia

The Australian juniors are swimming as well in Melbourne this weekend as their seniors had been in Queensland.

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