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Legendary Australian, Danish, Spanish coach Paulus Wildeboer passes away at 59

Paulus Wildeboer, one of the most well-known and well-respected swimming coaches in the world has passed away after an ongoing illness, according to AS.com, a Spanish-based sports site.

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Australia Announces Rosters for Jr. Pan Pacs, Oceania Championships

Swimming Australia has announced a 42-swimmer roster for the 2014 Junior Pan Pac Championships that will run from August 28th…

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Huegill Apologizes; Court Date Set For May 14th

Former world record holder and multiple Olympic medalist Geoff Heugill will be in court, along side his wife Sarah, in Waverly on May 14th facing a charge of possessing an illicit drug…

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Disken Sets The Standard With 8 Aussie Multi-Class Age Group Titles

Timothy Disken has set the standard on the final night of competition at the 2014 Georgina Hope Swimmers Foundation Australian Multi…

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Atherton Takes Down Age Record; Bowles Wins 6th Event, Harvey Wins 7th to Finish Australian Age Championships

The 2014 Australian Age Championships wrapped up their non-disabled portion on Saturday and began to cede way to the para-class…

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Three Australian Age Records Broken on Friday at 2014 Australian Age Championships

Friday marked the second-to-last day of the so-called ‘able-bodied’ portion of the 2014 Australian Age Championships, with the multi-class para…

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Alanna Bowles Grabs 4th Win at Australian Age Championships

Day 4 of the 2014 Australian Age Championships in Sydney, Australia, saw a clear star of the meet emerge, specifically…

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HardCore Swim of the Week: Chalmers shows flashes of Thorpedo speed in taking down legendary age marks

This week’s HardCore swim comes from Down Under, where the pool action has been heating up the past several weeks around the Australian Open Championships and the Australian Age Championships, still ongoing in Sydney.

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Australian Swimmers Welcome Royal Couple To Sydney

Alicia Coutts, Kenneth To, Bobby Hurley, Matthew Abood and Andrew Abood all attended a reception for the arrival of Prince William, Duchess Kate and their son Prince George…

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Records for Chalmers, Wilson and Cook all on day 3 of Australian Age Championships

Kyle Chalmers shattered another national sprint record at the Australian Age Championships, and fellow 15-year-olds Matthew Wilson and Tamsin Cook joined him in adding their names to the record books on the third day of the youth meet down under.

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Dawn Fraser Has Confidence In Australian Swimmers Heading Into The Commonwealth Games

Legendary Australian swimmer Dawn Fraser is optimistic about the Australian team’s chances heading into the Commonwealth Games…

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Harvey Picks up 3rd Win, Bowles And Fyfe Add 2nd on Day 2 of Australian Age Championships

Day 2 of the 2014 Australian Age Championships didn’t see as many record-breaking swims as the meet’s first day, however…

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Kyle Chalmers Breaks Thorpe’s 100 Meter Record For Second Time; Also Gets 16-Year Olds Mark

Australia’s Kyle Chalmers has broken the 15-year old’s 100 free record, and also gone faster than the country’s record for 16-year olds.

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