Australia

05/25/17 In Briefs: West Australia Edition

Catch up on the smaller swimming news stories from down under in this West Australia edition of ‘In Briefs.’

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Swimming Victoria Performance & Development Squads Announced

Swimming Victoria (Australia) has announced its Performance and Development Squads for 2017.

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Australia’s National Sports Plan Pitches Lottery Funding Concept

Looking at the UK’s lottery funding model as an example, Australia is headed towards that direction.

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Kyle Chalmers Withdraws From 2017 World Championships

2016 Olympic 100 free gold medalist Kyle Chalmers has withdrawn from the 2017 World Championships.

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Beyond The Lane Lines: Strongman Swimming

A naked swimmer readies for TV while the possible ‘strongman swimming’ era kicks off.

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14 Swimmers Named In Australian Commonwealth Youth Games For Bahamas

Australian Age freestyle champions Phoebe Walker and Ela Noble and exciting Gold Coast distance swimmer Max Osbornare among a 14-strong…

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Marion Swimming Club Announces Shelly Jarrett As Head Coach

The SA Aquatic and Leisure Centre in partnership with the Marion Swimming Club is excited to announce the appointment of…

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Peaty Produces In-Season Sub-59, While Ikee Fires Off Another 1:56 2fr

Sub-59 second 1breast for world recorder holder Adam Peaty right after a training camp? No problem.

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Swimming Australia Opens Bidding Process For Tokyo 2020

Swimming Australia is excited to announce it has opened its bidding process for the next four years of domestic events,…

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Groves’ Lawyer Seeks Dismissal Of Missed Doping Test Allegations

“She was astounded,” says lawyer Tim Fuller of client Maddie Groves over allegations of missed doping tests.

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Meet The Australian Commonwealth Youth Games Roster

7 girls and 7 boys comprise the 14-member Australian squad set to compete in Nassau at the 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games.

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4 Irish Swimmers Headed To Bahamas For Commonwealth Youth Games

Meet the 4 members of the Irish Swimming squad representing their nation at the Commonwealth Youth Games later this summer.

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Australia Announces Roster of 19 For World University Games In Taipei

Leiston Pickett was among the 19 named to Australia’s World University Games team.

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Swimming Australia’s Statement On Athlete Whereabouts Violations

Swimming Australia has released an official statement following the report that 3 of its high-profile athletes face possible competition bans due to a series of absences for routine, out-of-competition drug testing.

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3 Aussie Swim Stars Face Possible 2-Year Ban For Missed Drug Tests

Australian media is reporting that 3 notable Australian swimmers are facing possible competition bans due to a series of absences for routine, out-of-competition drug testing.

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