SWIMMING: High praise today from AOC President, John Coates, for the Australian Swimming Team after their outstanding performances against the powerful Americans at the Pan Pacific Championships on the Gold Coast.
SWIMMING: The pool competition at the 2014 Pan Pacific Swimming Championships have come to an end with Australia coming away with a total of 26 medals – 10 gold, 8 silver and 8 bronze from the four day meet at the Gold Coast Aquatic Centre.
SWIMMING: Brianna Throssell has won seven bronze medals in the pool at the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) after coming third in the women’s 100m butterfly on Friday night, the final night of competition in the pool.
SWIMMING: Australia is in the running for four more medals on the last day of the swimming competition at the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China.
YOG: The athletes may be the primary attraction at the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China but the family and friends cannot be forgotten about.
SWIMMING: The Australian women’s 4x100m freestyle relay team has won bronze on Day 5 of the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China.
SWIMMING: Another successful morning at the pool saw Australia propel themselves into four semi-finals and one final on Thursday evening.
SWIMMING: Australia has won another two bronze medals in the pool after Brianna Throssell finished third in the women’s 200m freestyle and Kyle Chalmers, Nic Brown, Nic Groenewald and Grayson Bell finished third in the men’s 4x100m medley relay tonight.
SWIMMING: Ami Matsuo and Brianna Throssell will represent Australia in the final of the women’s 200m freestyle after both qualifying in the top eight this morning.
SWIMMING: Dual world champion James Magnussen has revealed he was given the option of withdrawing from this week's Pan Pacific championships on the Gold Coast due to a "pretty dodgy" back.