Australia

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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Ruta Meilutyte Gets 2nd European Record in a Week at Barcelona Stop

Lithuania’s Ruta Meilutyte now owns both sprint records on the Continent.

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Canada’s Savard Breaks National Record on Final Day of 2013 SMOC

The Canadian women have been building some depth in their butterfly group; perhaps not quite the depth that their breaststroke…

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Sutton Wins 800 to Open Swim Meet of Champions; Has Uncanny Split

Mission Viejo’s Chloe Sutton knows how to nail her splits. (File Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Fran Crippen Meet of Champions Begins Thursday in Mission Viejo

The meet named in honor of the great American swimmer Fran Crippen will begin Thursday in Mission Viejo. (Photo: Mike Lewis/OlaVistaPhotography.com)

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Swimming Australia Loses Out on $2 Million EnergyAustralia Sponsorship Amid Scandals

Swimming Australia took another huge blow, this one financial, on Wednesday. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Lochte Finishes Meet With 4th Win; Pelton Swims Best Time in 100 Back

Conor Dwyer has been on a roll so far at the Santa Clara Grand Prix, and will hope to stay hot in the last finals session in the 200 IM. (Photo: Bill Collins)

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Lochte Top Seed in 100 Backstroke at Sleepy Sunday Morning from Santa Clara

Mike Alexandrov has been on fire this year, but he’ll face his biggest challenge yet in the young Kevin Cordes in Sunday’s 100 breaststroke. (Photo: Bill Collins)

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Barclay Nettlefold Resigns as President of Swimming Australia

From Swimming savior to resignation: in just over 24 hours, the controversy surrounding Swimming Australia president Barclay Nettlefold has resulted in his…

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Lochte Takes Top Seed in 400 IM on Day 3 at 2013 Santa Clara Grand Prix

Ryan Lochte swam two events that he hasn’t (Photo: Bill Collins)

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Nettlefold “Stood Down” Pending Investigation Into New Accusations

On Friday, Swimming Australia president Barclay Nettlefold stood accused of making inappropriate comments to a consultant while the two were…

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