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The Training and Development of Alicia Coutts

Alicia Coutts was Australian the darling of the Olympics in London winning five medals; gold in the 4 x 100 freestyle relay, silver in the 200 IM, 4 x 100 medley relay and 4 x 200 freestyle relay and bronze in the 100 butterfly (photo credit Swimming Australia / Delly Carr)

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Russians Burn Up Pool Again on Morning 2 at World University Games

The Russians took the top seed in three of the five prelims events on Thursday in Kazan. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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2013 Worlds Preview: A Humbled Magnussen and Resurgent Russia

All signs abroad are that James “the Missile” Magnussen has his sights set on a 100 freestyle gold in Barcelona. (Photo: Swimming Australia)

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Grechin Goes 48.0 in 100 Free in first WUGs Session

The Canadians, Russians, an Americans all got off to a hot start, and Russia may have gotten a boost for a Worlds gold in the 400 free relay. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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5 Headlines to Watch at the World University Games

Three of the world’s top 9 200 breaststrokers on the women’s side will swim at the World University Games this week.. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Tae Hwan Park Headed to Australia to Train After Fan-Fundraising

South Korea’s Tae Hwan Park used a unique method to fund his three-month training trip to Australia. (Photo Courtesy: Melissa Lundie)

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World Championships Preview: Will Coutts get the better of Ye Shiwen?

Heading into the World Championships the 200 IM looks to resemble what we saw in London with four Olympic finalist…

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Worlds Previews: Sun a Runaway Favorite as Men’s 400 Free Field Thins Out

China’s Sun Yang is the defending Olympic Champion, and there doesn’t seem to be anyone even in the neighborhood of catching him in the 2013 field. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Melanie Schlanger Pulls Out of Australian World Champs Squad

Olympic 4th-place finisher Melanie Schlanger has pulled out of the World Championships. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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2013 Worlds Preview: Men’s 50 freestyle, Familiar Faces with New Expectations

Can Nathan Adrian go from not qualifying in 2012 to gold in 2013? (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Libby Trickett Announces Retirement After Gold-Medal Comeback

Libby Trickett, one of the most famous Australian swimmers in the modern generation, has been forced back into retirement by injury. (Photo: Michiel Jelijs).

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Cate Campbell Now Sitting on World’s Top-Five 100 Meter Times in 2013

The sprinters remained on center-stage as the Australians wrapped a big time trial event in Brisbane on Saturday afternoon. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Magnussen Goes 48-Low at Australian Time Trial

James Magnussen is looking sharp at this extra racing opportunity a month out of the World Championships. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Campbell Swims Blazing 100 Free At National Team Time Trial

The Australians highest level of athletes are swimming a Time Trials meet in Brisbane, Australia, and the most impressive time…

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Alicia Coutts Inspired by giving back

John Fowlie has coached Alicia Coutts for the last seven years and in that time the two have had a very…

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