Australia

Australia’s James Magnussen to have shoulder surgery, out of commission for World Championships

Australian freestyle star James Magnussen will undergo shoulder surgery and is officially out of this summer’s World Championships, Swimming Australia reports.

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Darwin, Australia pool getting big upgrade – by losing 30 centimeters

A Darwin, Australia-based 50-meter swimming pool will actually become a square 50 meters after earning government funding for a facility upgrade, per a report by The Guardian’s website.

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Emily Seebohm searching for new coach, training home after longtime coach moves to Melbourne

Australian backstroker Emily Seebohm will face a wrinkle in her training plans as her longtime coach Matt Brown is set to move to Melbourne next month.

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Race Videos: Watch Junior Sensation Kyle Chalmers Through First Three Days Of Australian Age Championships

Day 1 – (Kyle Chalmers Swims 49.27 in the 100 Freestyle at 1:05) Day 2 – (Kyle Chalmers Swims 22.33 in…

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Australia names 30 to IPC World Championship team

30 para-swimmers will represent Australia at this summer’s IPC World Championships in Glasgow, Scotland. The squad was selected at the conclusion of the Australian Swimming Championships this week.

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Australia Explores Possible 2028 Olympic Games Bid

Queensland, Australia (highlighted in red on the map) could potentially be the site of the 2028 Olympic Games.

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Retired Swimmer Leisel Jones Now Tackles Reality TV

Australian retired swimming superstar Leisel Jones debuted on the reality TV show, “I’m a Celebrity-Get Me Out of Here”, which…

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Aquatic Super Series Mayhem: Allison Schmitt Is Out, Melanie Margalis Is In For Team USA

Freestyle specialist Allison Schmitt has been replaced by Melanie Margalis in the most recent version of the start lists for the BHP Billiton Aquatic Super Series in Perth, Australia.

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Post-retirement life for Eamon Sullivan begins with Dancing With the Stars appearance

Australian swimming star Eamon Sullivan is staying in the spotlight as he transitions to his post-swimming life, as a contestant on the upcoming season of Dancing With the Stars.

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2014 Pan Pacific Championships – Day 1 Finals Live Recap

Follow along for live updates from the first night of the 2014 Pan Pacific Championships.

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Phelps, Lochte, Taewhan, And Mellouli Scratch Their Day 1 Pan Pacs Prelim Swims

Michael Phelps scratches the 200 freestyle and 100 backstroke on day 1 of the 2014 Pan Pacific Championships.

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Aussie Open Water Standout Rhys Mainstone Checks in on 2014 Pan Pacs

Rhys Mainstone is undoubtedly psyched for the upcoming PanPacs in Brisbane.  The event is going to be special of the…

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Video Interview: Australia’s Maddison Elliott Post-100 Back Victory, Discusses Gold Medals at Para Pan Pacs

Maddison Elliott of Australia won the women’s 100 back S8 at Para Pan Pacs with a decisive 1:18.71. She sat down at the conclusion of Friday’s finals to talk with Mallory Weggemann.

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A Look Back: All 2014 Commonwealth Games medalists and times from Glasgow

See every medalist from each of the 44 swimming events contested at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland, one of the most competitive and entertaining Commonwealth Games meets in recent memory.

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Australia Doubles England in Commonwealth Medal Count After Day 5

Day five of the 2014 Commonwealth featured finals of the women’s 800 freestyle, 100 breaststroke, 200 butterfly and the 100…

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