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SWIMMING: The AOC has now received the report by Senior Counsel, Mr Bret Walker, into the conduct of the swimming section of the Australian Olympic Team at the London Games.
SWIMMING: Sprint king James Magnussen swam a new personal best time to reclaim his men’s 50m freestyle national title at the 2013 Australian Swimming Championships in Adelaide tonight, with teammate and relay world champion Matthew Abood also securing an individual swim in Spain.
SWIMMING: Australia’s sister-act of Bronte (24.87) and Cate (24.94) Campbell are through to the semi-finals of the women’s 50 metre freestyle in ninth and 10th places respectively.
SWIMMING: Matt Targett emerged after a sleepless night, doing it tough. This wasn’t how it was supposed to be. At home the papers were calling it the greatest disaster in the history of Australian Olympic swimming, and that, of course, is a very proud history indeed.
SWIMMING: James Magnussen’s much-anticipated Olympic super show - he arrived in London with four golds on the agenda - missed the kick when the 100m relay team failed to win a medal last night after qualifying fastest.
Australia's men are perfectly placed to end a 12-year drought in the 4x100m freestyle relay in London after America's top sprinters failed to make any great inroads at their Olympic swimming trials.
The battle for medals in the pool at the London Olympic Games will be fierce and swimmers selected to represent Australia are capable of taking down the world’s best.
The 26 individual events on the Olympic program for swimming were contested over eight days of racing in Adelaide with the Australian Olympic Committee officially selecting a 44-strong team for London 2012. Here is a wrap of every event at the Olympic Trials and the athletes who excelled.
The 2012 Australian Olympic Trials will be filled with high drama as athletes battle for Olympic qualification. Unlike most other sports, the Swim Team is selected based solely on performances at Trials. There are no second chances and athletes will be pushed to their limits. Enjoy our preview of the must-watch finals events
James Magnussen has warned he's only just warming up and is three to four months ahead of where he was this time last year after cruising to victory in the 100m freestyle at the Queensland State Championships on Tuesday.