Australia

Podium Centre Program Created to Further Develop Australian Clubs

Today Swimming Australia announced the creation of the Podium Centre Program which will include a Podium Potential Program. This program…

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The Missile Returns Home

World champion and Olympic silver medallist James “the Missile” Magnussen hails from Port Macquarie and will be returning home to spend…

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Australian Age Group State Teams Set to Square Off at the AIS

From September 20th-22nd the Australian Institute of Sport in Canberra will host over 200 young swimmers competing in the 2013…

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Australian Olympic Medalist Faith Leech Passes Away at 72

Yesterday Swimming Australia announced the passing of Olympic medalist Faith Leech who died on Saturday at her home in Bendigo…

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Say No to Doping – WADA Feature Video

The video, EFFORT, was produced as a campaign to encourage athletes to achieve based on “effort,” not by using performance-enhancing drugs and cheating.

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Stephanie Rice Eyeing 2014 Commonwealth Games for Swimming Swan Song

Stephanie Rice is considering one more go at swimming before retiring. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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The 2014 BHP Billiton Aquatic Super Series Promo Video

The BHP Billiton Aquatic Super Series community program will visit 6 regions this year – Goldfields, Great Southern, Southwest, Kimberley, Mid-West and the Pilbara with over 40 elite swimmers, water polo players and coaches. (Image courtesy of Swimming Australia)

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2014 BHP Billiton Aquatic Super Series More Than Just a Competition

In what was a very difficult 2012-2013 season for Australian Swimming one of the brightest spots was the creation of…

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Should Swimmers Wax or Shave Down? Video Feature

Getting your chest waxed appears to be the biggest hurdle for men who choose wax over razors. (Image courtesy fo Coach Matt video capture)

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Swimming Australia Seeking IPC Clarification Over Freney Snub

Swimming Australia is up-in-arms in early September after Jacqueline Freney has been overlooked by the International Paralympic Committee in their nominees for…

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Swimming Australia GO Swim Month, October 2013

Via Swimming Australia: October 2013 is being transformed into GO Swim Month, a national campaign aimed at promoting swimming through…

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Australian Swimming Stars Biggest Influence – Feature Swim Video

Video features Cate Campbell, Matt Abood, Leiston Pickett, and Christopher Wright. (Image courtesy of Swimming Australia video capture)

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Germany’s Thomas Bach, Olympic Champion, Takes Over IOC President Presidency

The IOC has a new president, and for the first time, it’s an Olympic gold medal athlete. (Photo: Sven Teshcke)

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Engine Swimwear Drives into USA Market With New Head Designer

After recently launching into North America, Australian born company Engine has recently appointed revered designer Britta Cabanos to head up their Design Department as Swimwear Design Director. Britta will join former champion, USA Olympic swimmer Roque Santos, Director & Partner of Engine USA. (Image courtesy of Engine)

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Alex Pussieldi Announces the French and Australian Rosters for the 2nd Raia Rapida

Florent Manadou and Fred Bosquet (pictured above), are two of the members of the French Raia Rapida team. The French and Australian teams were both recently announced by Alex Pussieldi. (Photo Courtesy: Aidan Pongrace)

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