Michael Klim

Hackett and Thorpe Still Considered Part Of Mentorship Group

Michael Scott, Swimming Australia’s High Performance Director, made it clear that both Hackett and Thorpe are athletes that he wants to be involved in the mentorship program…

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Australian Women’s Relay Team Receive Order Of Australia Medal

The Australian women’s 4 x 100 freestyle relay team were awarded gold in London and today, Australia Day, they will receive another medal, the Order of Australia Medal….

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Nerding Out: All-Time Leaders in World Championship Medal Counts

If Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte were their own country at World Championships, they’d sit in 6th place in the total gold medal count for all sports, both men and women.

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Libby Trickett to Compete on Australia’s Dancing with the Stars

Olympic champion and world record holder Libby Trickett will be competing in the upcoming season of Australia’s “Dancing with the Stars”

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Camille Lacourt to Train Under Ian Pope in Australia

France’s 50m backstroke World Champion Camille Lacourt is heading to Australia to train for the next year. (Photo: Victor Puig/victorpuig.com)

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Will there be a comeback for Ian Thorpe?

Although Ian Thorpe has talked about making comebacks for the both the 2013 World Championships and the 2014 Commonwealth Games,…

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Alexander Graham Breaks 17-Year Old Klim Record in Australia

The Australian juniors are swimming as well in Melbourne this weekend as their seniors had been in Queensland.

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Australian Institute of Sport One of Many Strategies Under Review

The public reaction to Australia’s failures at the 2012 London Olympics keep on coming. In todays Herald Sun, one of the…

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Australian Swimming News; Coutts AIS Athlete of the Year, Jones Comments on Bullying and Swimmers Giving Back to the Community

It has been a good week for Australian swimming star Alicia Coutts. After it was widely reported early this month…

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Trickett Makes Olympic Squad; Leisel Upended

With just one day to go at the 2012 Australian Olympic Trials, chaos has kicked in. One of the comeback-kids…

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Rice Makes it Two on Sunday

Stephanie Rice qualified in the 200 IM, which means either Seebohm our Coutts had to be left out… (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Thorpe Set to Crowd Magnussen’s Spotlight at Aussie Trials

Link to entry highlights. Dark-dingo picks for Australian Olympic Team. Schedule of events (same as Olympics). Live Results available here….

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Swimming Australia Releases Start Lists for March's Trials

Swimming Australia has released the start lists for the 2012 EnergyAustralia Australian Swimming Championships, which will take place from March…

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Park Crushes National Record in 1500, Seebohm/Gandy Top World in 200 Meter Events

On the final day of swimming in New South Wales, the Australians and their guests assaulted the World Rankings lists….

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What's It Going to Take? – Thorpe and Klim

A game that has sort of informally started in our comment sections in the leadup to the Olympics is “what’s…

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