Australia

Aussie Cate Campbell Needs Your Joke Suggestions

Hear what Cate Campbell, Taylor McKeown and others have to say about what makes their coaches tick.

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Beyond The Lane Lines: Seto’s A Dad, Schooling Snags More Sponsorships

Olympians Brent Hayden, Daiya Seto, Dawn Fraser, Amanda Weir and Joseph Schooling all have stories rolled up into this edition of ‘Beyond the Lane Lines.’

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2018 Australian Pan Pacific C’ship Trials Kick-Off June 30th

Check out who will be vying for a last-chance spot on the Australian roster for this summer’s Pan Pacific Championships.

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Olympic Champ Shane Gould To Appear On Australian ‘Survivor’

Five-time Olympic medalist Shane Gould is set to appear on the upcoming season of Australia’s Survivor, the reality TV show based on the international series of the same name.

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Swimming Australia Names 3 to Pan Pacs Open Water Squad

Chelsea Gubecka, who was only 15 when she won bronze at the 2014 Pan Pac Championships, will race on the Australian team again in 2018.

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Aussie Legend Ian Thorpe Calls For Ditching Olympic Medal Targets

Setting medal targets at a national level “puts an immense amount of pressure on athletes around something they have no control over,” says retired Olympic legend Ian Thorpe.

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Mack Horton Earns Victoria’s Swimmer Of The Year Honors

Swimming Victoria honored its coaches, athletes, officials and volunteers for their contributions of the 2017-18 season. Mack Horton was among those recognized for his feats at the 2017 World Championships and 2018 Commonwealth Games.

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Textile WR Holder Cameron McEvoy Leaves Richard Scarce

Cameron McEvoy, the fastest 100m freestyler ever in a textile suit, is leaving his longtime training home at Bond under Richard Scarce in his quest for another Olympic bid.

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Swimming Australia Announces 2018 Junior Excellence Program Recipients

Australia’s Junior Excellence Program incentivizes young swimmers to push forward.

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World Top 5 Times Set on Day 1 at Mare Nostrum – Monaco

Kathleen Baker (above), Ippei Watanabe, Rikako Ikee, and Andrey Govorov all moved into the world’s top 5 this season on Saturday evening.

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Ken Wood, Coach of Multiple World Record Breakers, Dies in Australia

Legendary Australian swim coach Ken Wood has died, the Australian Swim Coaches and Teachers Association has posted on their Facebok page….

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FINA Rules That 3 American Relays Must Be Disqualified from World Jrs

The U.S. forfeited 3 sets of medals as a result of a positive doping test for Matthew Willenbring, in addition to his swim in the 100 free.

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Aussie Thomas Fraser-Holmes Back In The Pool Post-Suspension

Aussie Olympian Thomas Fraser-Holmes was suspended 12 months for having missed 3 doping tests in 2016/17, but made it back in the pool this morning.

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19-Year-Old Olympic Finalist Tamsin Cook Hangs Up Goggles (For Now)

Former World Junior Champion and 2016 Olympic finalist Tamsin Cook of Australia is taking indefinite leave from elite competitive swimming.

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2018 Aussie Pan Pac Trials Give Final Qualification Opportunity

Look out for Kyle Chalmers, Mack Horton and others to fire off some speedy times at the Pan Pac Trials coming up in early July.

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