Commonwealth Games

Canada Puts Together A Strong Para Pan Pacs Team Bound For Pasadena

Swimming Canada released their official roster for the Para Pan Pac team featuring 18 returnees that won 16 medals at the 2013 IPC World Championships in Montreal.

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Canadian Pan Pac and Commonwealth Games Teams Announced

At the conclusion of the 2014 Canadian Swimming Trials Swimming Canada announced both the Pan Pacific Championships and Commonwealth Games Teams…

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Riding On A Crest Of A Wave…Support From A Home Crowd

With just a week until the British Gas Swimming Championships in Glasgow (10-15 April), Scotland’s Ross Muir can’t wait for his shot at qualifying for Team Scotland at the Commonwealth Games.

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Home cooking best recipe for Peter Brothers

Peter Brothers tested the waters at a couple of universities but feels the wisest decision is to stay in his backyard.


Quigley, Roebuck and Johnstone Confirm Attendance At British Nationals

Lauren Quigley, Joe Roebuck and Kathryn Johnstone have all confirmed their participation in the 2014 British Gas Swimming Championships…

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Jason Dunford signs with FINIS through Rio 2016

“I am excited to be extending my partnership with FINIS as I continue training on the road to my third Olympics in Rio,” says Dunford.


Swimming Australia Announces Restructure of Worlds, Olympics Qualifying Times

Swimming Australia has announced a new plan, for the foreseeable future, for their qualifying time standards. Specifically, for their senior-level…


Wales Announces First 7 Swimming Members of Commonwealth Games Team

Marco Loughran is among 7 swimmers already named to a powerful-looking Wales team for the 2014 Commonwealth Games

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Patience pays off for Swimming Canada Star Hilary Caldwell

Hilary Caldwell still finds it hard to believe she touched the wall third in the women’s 200-metre backstroke final at the FINA World Championships this past summer. But the bronze medal was her reward for the countless early morning rises and thousands of kilometres she’s swum since was a youngster.

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Jon Rudd, Graham Wardell to Lead English and Scottish Commonwealth Games Teams

Despite saying in an interview with SwimVortex earlier this week that his most famous charge, Ruta Meilutyte, would be taking her…


Olympian Brent Hayden Swims In the Bathtub

Canadian Olympic swim star, Brent Hayden, is a man with an artist’s eye for the usual. Sure, he was stalwart speed demon for most of his career, racking up Olympic, World Championship and Commonwealth Games medals, but he’s also a great photographer capturing stunning images.


Podium Centre Program Created to Further Develop Australian Clubs

Today Swimming Australia announced the creation of the Podium Centre Program which will include a Podium Potential Program. This program…

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Stephanie Rice Eyeing 2014 Commonwealth Games for Swimming Swan Song

Stephanie Rice is considering one more go at swimming before retiring. (Photo: Tim Binning/

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Sprint Star James Magnussen Lands Arena Sponsorship

“I am very excited and honoured to be working with Arena in the future of my swimming career,” said Magnussen. “The company and the people are highly respected all over the swimming world and so to be joining the International Elite team is something that means a lot to me.”


2014 Commonwealth Pool Preparing to Reopen Following Renovations

The Tollcross International Swim Centre, the swim site for the 2014 Commonwealth Games, reopens to the public on Friday.

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