Picture this – Olympic track star Usain Bolt racing against Aussie icon Ian Thorpe in the water.
I have no doubt there are hundreds of swimmers in country NSW, and NSW as a whole, who have just as much talent as I ever did but sadly we lose a lot of those,” James Magnussen said recently of his home state of New South Wales.
“Jacco said to me that if you have 1% of doubt in your mind, it’s too much and I did have those doubts,” said two-time Olympian Mitch Larkin of his time with Simon Cusack.
Swimming Australia announced that the 2018 Australian Open Water Swimming Championships will remain at Brighton Beach in Adelaide, but participants should expect some notable changes at next year’s event.
In the same week that Swimming New Zealand Head Coach Jerry Olszewski announced his resignation, a new High Performance Sport NZ Chief Executive has been hired.
Olympic gold medalist Kyle Chalmers is set to compete in his home pool at the Australian Short Course Championships next month.
The 2017 West Australia Short Course Championships took place over the weekend, with several familiar faces taking to the HBF Stadium pool.
Swimming Australia announced specific changes to its planning in light of the newly-added events for Tokyo 2020.
After a hiatus to rest both mind and body, 18-year-old Olympian Tamsin Cook of Western Australia is ready to get back to racing.
David Sharpe has been appointed as Australia’s new anti-doping Chief.
The USA finished with double the number of total medals earned by any other country. They tallied up 32 medals, while Japan and Hungary tied for 2nd with 16 medals each.
For the first time at a Commonwealth Games, samples taken from in-competition tests in 2018 will remain in storage for future use.
Contributing to the American medal total on day 5 were Michael Andrew (50 fly gold), Grace Ariola (50 back bronze), and the women’s 4×100 free relay (silver).
Italy’s Nicolo Martinenghi is the headliner in tonight’s 50 breast semifinals as he chases his own Junior World Record.
Canada became the only other country other than the U.S. to have earned double digit medals thus far with 10 total medals.