Australia

Swimming To Be Treated As School Subject In Victoria, Australia

The state of Victoria, Australia, will now be required to include swim lessons among its school subjects such as math and science.

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Maddie Groves Brings Home Bond’s Sportswoman Of The Year Award

Maddie Groves of Australia wins Bond University’s Blues Award for Sportswoman of the Year…..again.

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Aussie Training Change-up: Fraser-Holmes Joins McEvoy At Bond

Thomas Fraser-Holmes moves under Richard Scarce at Bond University, the home swimming club of speedster Cameron McEvoy.

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11/24/16 In Briefs: Commonwealth Games, Schooling & El Segundo

Catch up on the smaller swimming stories from around the web.

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Aussie Jess Ashwood Withdraws From Windsor Citing Illness

Originally named to Australia’s 20-strong Short Course World Championships roster, freestyler Jess Ashwood has withdrawn due to illness.

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Chalmers Showered With Australian Awards For Rio Breakthrough

Kyle Chalmers, Australian stud who was just named South Australia’s Sports Institute’s ‘Male Athlete of the Year.’

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Adam Pine Reappointed Program Manager For Australian Paralympic Team

Adam Pine will continue to lead Swimming Australia’s Paralympic program after being re-appointed Program Manager for the next four-year Paralympic cycle….

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Pool Named After Australian Paralympic Champion Tim Disken

The Glenallen School in Melbourne, Australia has named its pool in honor of Tim Disken, a former student at the school and Rio 2016 Paralympic champion.

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Newly-Retired Aussie Alicia Coutts Expecting First Child

Alicia Coutts recently retired from competitive swimming, but is already taking on another challenge.

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Exclusive: Magnussen Out Until Jan, But Heavy 2017 Racing Sched Ahead

Watch out for Australian sprint star James Magnussen to make his post-Rio debut in 2017.

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Seebohm Expresses Uncertainty About Going For Tokyo 2020

In an interview following her performance at the 2016 Australian Short Course Championships, backstroke star Emily Seebohm discussed her plans for her future in swimming.

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Chalmers’ Absence From Windsor Roster Not Due To Health Concerns

Kyle Chalmers is one of several Australian megastars who have made themselves unavailable for next month’s Short Course World Championships.

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Kyle Chalmers Named Swimming Australia’s Olympic Swimmer of the Year

18-year-old Olympic gold medalist Kyle Chalmers came away with the top honors at Swimming Australia’s Gala Dinner in Brisbane this weekend….

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Watch McEvoy, Seebohm & More In Action From Brisbane (Race Vids)

Watch Emily Seebohm seal her 7th individual title at the 2016 Australian Short Course Championships.

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Aussies Bring 20-Strong Roster To FINA Short Course World C’ships

Check out who made the cut to represent Australia at December’s Short Course World Championships.

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