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Hackett and Thorpe nearly back in the swim

Hackett and Thorpe nearly back in the swim

24 April 2006

The stars of the Australian men’s swimming team - Grant Hackett and Ian Thorpe – are busy getting their Beijing Olympic preparations back on track...

Stunning opening night for Aussie swimmers in Shanghai

Stunning opening night for Aussie swimmers in Shanghai

6 April 2006

Australia’s golden girls were the toast of Shanghai on Day 1 of the FINA World Short Course Swimming Championships...

Swim team bound for Beijing inspection

Swim team bound for Beijing inspection

6 April 2006

Head coach Alan Thompson will lead an Australian Swimming delegation on a visit to Beijing next week to inspect Olympic venues and facilities built for the 2008 Games...

Townsville to be swim team base for Beijing 2008

Townsville to be swim team base for Beijing 2008

4 April 2006

Swimming Australia will turn the clock back 50 years with the announcement today that the all-conquering Telstra Dolphins Australian Swim Team will use Townsville...

Long term fears for sick Thorpe

Long term fears for sick Thorpe

8 March 2006

Illness-ravaged Ian Thorpe has pulled out of the Melbourne Commonwealth Games amid fears about his long-term health.

Thorpe out of Commonwealth Games

Thorpe out of Commonwealth Games

7 March 2006

Swimming superstar Ian Thorpe has pulled out of this month's Melbourne Commonwealth Games because of illness.

Lashko to appeal through CAS for Games spot

Lashko to appeal through CAS for Games spot

7 March 2006

Four-time Olympian Irina Lashko has launched an appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) to get a spot in the Commonwealth Games diving team.

Swimming Australia appoints Open Water Head Coach

Swimming Australia appoints Open Water Head Coach

4 January 2006

Swimming Australia has underlined its intention of targeting Olympic Gold for its Open Water swimming program with the appointment of Greg Towle as...

Olympic champion Jedrzejczak charged over fatal car crash

Olympic champion Jedrzejczak charged over fatal car crash

2 December 2005

Olympic and world swimming champion Otylia Jedrzejczak could face eight years in prison after being charged with unintentionally causing a car crash...

Hackett resting after shoulder surgery

Hackett resting after shoulder surgery

16 November 2005

Dual Olympic 1500m freestyle champion Grant Hackett is resting, after undergoing a shoulder arthroscopy on his injured right shoulder...

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