Australia

Cate Campbell to ‘Keyboard Warriors’: ‘It’s Time We Talked’

Australian world record-holder Cate Campbell penned an open letter this week, addressing “keyboard warriors” – or the fans and internet commenters critical of her swimming performances, specifically her showing at the 2016 Rio Olympics.

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Queensland Catches Up W/ Rest of Australia & Now Requires Water Safety

In response to the state’s Save Our Schoolkids (S.O.S.) campaign calling for government action, as of next year, all primary school students in Queensland, Australia will be taught swimming and water safety skills as part of their educational curriculum.

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Australia Creates Olympic Sportsmanship Award in Honor of Cecil Healy

The Australian Olympic Committee has today announced a move to create a Sportsmanship Award in honor of legendary 1912 Stockholm Olympic swimming gold medalist Cecil Healy – and it coincides with the 100th anniversary of his death.

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Aussies Gearing Up For Short Course World C’ships Qualifying

Australians vying for Short Course World Championships roster spots will compete at the national short course meet taking place in October.

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Swimming Australia Appoints Athlete Well-Being & Engagement Mgr

Former Australian Dolphins swimmer Linley Frame has been appointed to Swimming Australia’s newly created role of ‘Athlete Well-being and Engagement Manager.’

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USA Women Finish Off Three Game Sweep of Australia

Another capacity crowd cheered on the USA Women’s National Team to another victory over Australia, this time a 14-3 win at Santa Barbara High School.

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Lani Pallister Dominates Distance Free Events at 2018 Junior Pan Pacs

With golds in the 400, 800, and 1500 free, Australia’s Lani Pallister emerged as one of the brightest stars of the 2018 Junior Pan Pacs.

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Jr. Pan Pacs Day 4 Prelims: Urlando and Brinkworth Show Strong Amid Worsening Weather

Worsening weather conditions yielded a relatively slow morning on the final day of Jr. Pan Pacs.

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2018 Junior Pan Pacs: Carson Chasing His Own Record on Day 4

After breaking records held by 2 of the all-time American greats earlier in the meet, 16-year old Carson Foster will be chasing his own history on Sunday.

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16-Year Old Isabel Stadden Breaks Jr. Pan Pacs Record in Day 3 Prelims

Staden didn’t swim her lifetime best, but did break the two-year old Meet Record in the 200 back prelims.

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2018 Junior Pan Pacs: Day 2 Finals Recap

Emily Weiss lowered the 100 breast Jr. Pan Pac Championship Record for a second time to win gold on day 2 in Fiji.

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Pan Pacs Day 2: Gabe Mastromatteo is Canada’s Next Great Breaststroker

The 16-year old ranks 2nd in Canada this year in the 100 breaststroke, behind only Richard Funk.

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2018 Junior Pan Pacs Day 1 Preview: US Backstrokers, Tuggle & Urlando

Phoebe Bacon leads a stacked field of American female backstrokers set to compete in the 100 on day 1 of the Junior Pan Pacs in Fiji.

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Australian Tracey Wickham Having Her Own 40-Year Record Run

In the same week as two age group records belonging to American swimming legend Sippy Woodhead turn 40, Australia has an…

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All the Links You Need to Follow the 2018 Jr. Pan Pacs

See the schedule for the 2018 Junior Pan Pacific Swimming Championships (in your time zone).

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