Australia

Aussies Move To 5-Day Format, Eliminate Semi’s For World Trials

Jacco Verhaeren, Head Coach of Australia, has announced that his nation’s Trials for Worlds will be reduced from the nation’s traditional 8-day program to just 5 days now.

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Something May Be Brewing At Bond As McEvoy Welcomes New Talent

“It’d be great to have more people on the team,” says the fastest 100m freestyler ever in a textile suit, Cameron McEvoy, of his Bond University club.

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Trickett to be Inducted into the Sport Australia Hall of Fame

“I was blown away to be up there with the likes of Dawn Fraser and the other wonderful icons of our sport…

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Cate Campbell’s Coach Wants To Keep Medal Contenders Out Of Spotlight

Simon Cusack, coach of world record holder Cate Campbell, points to his athlete’s having been in the spotlight in the lead-up to Rio as part of the reason she faltered individually.

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Olympic Silver Medalist Mitch Larkin Reflects on His Experience in Rio

“I knew I was swimming well I just got caught up in the hype of the situation and didn’t allow myself to relax and swim the way I usually do…

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AOC Chief Executive De Jong To Depart At End of 2016

The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) has announced the resignation of its Chief Executive Officer, Fiona De Jong.

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Seebohm Reflects On Lackluster Rio, Not Yet Committed To Tokyo 2020

“If I’m being honest, I think the pressure did get to me,” says Emily Seebohm of her performances in Rio.

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Swimming Baby News As Aussie Melanie Wright Is Expecting First Child

Married couple Chris and Melanie Wright of Australia are expecting their first child together.

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Cave Takes Down Two More Records at Australian State Teams Age Champs

17 year old Daniel Cave of Victoria took down his second and third competition records on the final day of the 2016 Australian Sate Teams Age Group Short Course Championships…

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Cave and Murray Set New Records at Australian State Age Champs

Daniel Cave of Victoria and Lydia Murray of Queensland both set new championship records on the second day of competition of the 2016 Australian Short Course Age Championships…

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Nash Wins Two at Australian State Teams Age Short Course Championships

15 year old Oliver Nash, who trains at the Melbourne Vicentre, won both the boy’s 14-15 year old 50 freestyle and 50 butterfly on the first day of the 2016 Australian State Teams Age Short Course Championships in Canberra…

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Kaizen Talent Camp Looking to Tokyo 2020 and Beyond 

Straight off the back of the 2016 State Teams Short Course competition, the National Training Centre will play host to the annual Swimming Australia Kaizen Talent ID Camp, from Sunday September 25 to Friday September 30.

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Olympic Champion Kyle Chalmers Nominated for Prestigious Don Award

Kyle Chlamers was the surprise 100 free champion at the 2016 Olympic Games, and now the teen from South Australia has been nominated for a prestigious award by the Sport Australia Hall of Fame.

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Australian State Teams Age Short Course Championships Begin on Friday

2016 Australia State Teams Age Short Course Championships September 23rd-25th, 2016 Australian Institute of Sport, Canberra Meet Central Sessions start…

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Jackson Discusses the Development of Olympic Champion Mack Horton

Craig Jackson explains the training and development of Olympic champion Mack Horton who he has coached for the past eight years…

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