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‘Exposure Therapy’ As Aussies Are Without Psychologist In Tokyo

“If you’re in competition, there’s basically nothing a psychologist can do for you anymore,” says Aussie Head Coach Jacco Verhaeren.

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New South Wales Still Struggling To Find Its Swimming Mojo

With just 6% of the Australian roster for this summer’s Pan Pacific Championships stemming from New South Wales (NSW), Swimming Australia is once again facing the question of how to keep emerging talent from leaving the state.

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Swimming Australia, LTD Welcomes Leigh Russell As First Woman CEO

Leigh Russell has been appointed as CEO of Swimming Australia, marking the first woman to hold the role within the organization.

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Alex Baumann To Help Lead Swimming Australia High Performance Strategy

Swimming Australia’s High Performance team will receive a boost in the form of Canadian Olympic and Commonwealth Games gold medallist and former world record holder, Alex Baumann, who will take on a new role as Swimming Australia’s Chief Strategist, High Performance.

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Former Swimming Australia Director Hired As Sport New Zealand Chief

In the same week that Swimming New Zealand Head Coach Jerry Olszewski announced his resignation, a new High Performance Sport NZ Chief Executive has been hired.

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Alex Baumann Steps Down From High Performance Sport New Zealand

On Sunday Alex Baumann announced his retirement from High Performance Sport New Zealand. Baumann has been the Chief Executive for…

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Legendary 1984 Trio of Coaches Inducted into Canadian Hall of Fame

The Canadian Swim Coaches and Teachers Association has inducted 3 new members into its Hall of Fame the 2016 Canadian…

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Canadian Olympic Heroes of the Past Talk Penny Oleksiak

Canadian Olympic medalists share their feelings of pride, joy and excitement as they watch Penny Oleksiak perform in Rio…

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Bruce Hayes vs. The Albatross and the 800 Relay Glory of 1984

Before Lezak’s heroics in Beijing there was Bruce Hayes and his epic relay leg against the most dominant swimmer of the 1984 Olympics, West Germany’s Michael Gross.

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Canadian Women Poised to End Twenty Year Olympic Medal Drought

Brittany MacLean leads a group that can change it all

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2016 Canadian Olympic Trials: Day 3 Finals Live Recap

15 year-old Taylor Ruck will look to make the Olympic team tonight in the 200 free as she comes in as the top seed from the prelims.

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5 Things I Will Remember About Victor Davis

Today would have been Victor Davis’ 51st birthday…

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Over 400 swimmers to compete at Canadian Swimming Championships

More than 400 swimmers from nine provinces will be competing at the Canadian Swimming Championships through Sunday, with national titles on the line in 40 events.

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Swimming Canada Restructures High Performance Centres

After a period of review Swimming Canada has decided to reduce the number of high performance centres that are being funded largely by the national organization and redirect their funding to four high performances centres rather than five.

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Swimming Stars The Fast & The Furious – Documentary Film

Victor Davis and Alex Baumann were swimming greats in the early 1980s, arguably during Swimming Canada’s golden years.

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