Water Polo Australia (WPA) Board on Saturday 25 November elected Olympian Thomas Whalan as the new President of the organisation, with Phil Garling announcing his retirement from the position.
Swimming Olympian Nicole Livingstone today announced she is stepping down from her position as Executive member of the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC), effective immediately, after announcing she will take up a position with the AFL as Head of Women’s Football.
Domonic Bedggood showed his Commonwealth Games gold medal credentials as some other leading Australian hopes faltered on the final day of the FINA Diving Grand Prix on the Gold Coast.
Australia’s AnnaRose Keating and Brittany O’Brien have both topped their semi-finals in the women’s platform event at the Gold Coast Diving Grand Prix to put them in good positions for medals this weekend.
Two of Australia’s queens of the pool, Emily Seebohm and Emma McKeon were the big winners at Swimming Australia’s Gala Awards Dinner in Adelaide Sunday night.
Gold Coaster Josh Parrish mixed it with some of the biggest names in swimming in Adelaide tonight and declared he wants to be part of Australia’s team for next year’s Commonwealth Games.
Emily Seebohm has tonight eclipsed Matt Welsh as Australia’s most successful Australian Short Course swimmer, winning her 25th National title in Adelaide.
Cate Campbell has returned to the pool with a bang clocking a new short course world record in the 100 metres freestyle on the opening night of the Australian Short Course Swimming Championships in Adelaide tonight.
Olympic gold medallist Kyle Chalmers is enjoying having the eyes on him heading into the national short course championships in Adelaide starting Thursday.
Swimming has long been a leader in inclusive sport and the decision to introduce the women’s 1500m freestyle and the men’s 800m free at an Olympic level in Tokyo 2020 presents an exciting opportunity in our sport.