Despite talks of Oceanic nations being added to the quadrennial Asian Games having cooled in the past, the nations have now been invited to compete in Olympic team events at the next edition in 2022.
Olympic medalist Michael Jamieson is inducted into the University of Bath Hall of Fame. Read about that and other swimming snippets from around the web in this edition of Beyond the Lane Lines.
Short Course World Championships bronze medalist Jess Hansen got her 2019 off with a pleasing time in the women’s 100m breaststroke, clocking 1:07.62 for the victory at the 2019 Vic Open.
Unique to the 2019 edition of the Victorian Open Championships is the fact that it is incorporating the Melbourne 2019 World Para Swimming World Series. This is the first World Series event ever held in the Oceania region.
An introductory meeting for potential bidders to host the 2025 and 2027 World Championships included Russia, Serbia, Hungary (pictured), Ukraine and the United States, but not Australia, which had previously expressed interest in hosting.
Lewis Clareburt surprised with a Commonwealth Games bronze last year on the Gold Coast. Could he be an Olympic medalist in 2020? He’ll need to get through Swimming New Zealand’s selection criteria first.
Taranaki open water veteran Charlotte Webby took out the Women’s 10km at the New Zealand Open Water Championships marking her 3rd open title since 2015.
Adam Peaty blasted a 59.72 to take a dominant victory at the season-opening Miami Super Challenge Meet in Queensland, Australia.
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Breaststroker Adam Peaty (pictured above) headlines a star studded field at the 2019 Miami Super Challenge.
The Western Australia Champs kick off today, spearheaded by a group of elite Australian national swimmers including Hangzhou medalist Holly Barratt (pictured above).
The 10 Australian women you need to be paying attention to including Ariarne Titmus (pictured above).
These are the 10 Australian male swimmers under 20 years of age who you need to be watching.
American swimmer Ryan Murphy, an Olympic champion and World Record holder, was among the athletes in attendance in London this week.
13-year-old Robert Thorpe demolished the 13-14-year 800 freestyle record in a strong win on Day 5 of NSW Champs.