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Aussies to make world swim titles splash

Aussies to make world swim titles splash

30 July 2015

Despite no James Magnussen, Australian head coach Jacco Verhaeren is backing his team to improve on their impressive 2013 world titles medal haul at this month's championships in Russia.

Aussies overcome two goal deficit to hit lead but end with draw

Aussies overcome two goal deficit to hit lead but end with draw

30 July 2015

The Australian men’s water polo team has courageously battled back from a two goal deficit with a quarter to play to hit the lead then ultimately draw 5-5 with European heavyweights Montenegro in their second group stage match at the FINA World Championships in Kazan, Russia.

Hackett backs swim team's new culture

Hackett backs swim team's new culture

30 July 2015

Watching pool-side as a TV commentator, Grant Hackett admits he saw a "fragmented" Australian swimming team ahead of their ill-fated London Olympic campaign.

Gutsy Wu books Australia another Rio ticket

Gutsy Wu books Australia another Rio ticket

30 July 2015

Australian diving captain Melissa Wu has fought her way back from second last to qualify for Thursday’s World Championship 10-metre platform final in Kazan, Russia.

Hackett to keep young swimmers honest

Hackett to keep young swimmers honest

29 July 2015

Ahead of his first world swimming titles in eight years, a rejuvenated Grant Hackett believes the pressure is on his younger rivals to keep him out of the team.

Stingers return to basics to roll past South Africa

Stingers return to basics to roll past South Africa

29 July 2015

The Australian women’s water polo team has thumped South Africa 19-1 in their second group stage game at the FINA World Championships in Kazan, Russia.

Chelsea Gubecka so close yet so far in Olympic qualifier

Chelsea Gubecka so close yet so far in Olympic qualifier

29 July 2015

Australians Chelsea Gubecka and Kareena Lee took on the world's best in the open water swimming 10km event at the World Championships.

McEvoy aims for world titles double

McEvoy aims for world titles double

28 July 2015

Self-confessed science geek Cameron McEvoy has swimming's coveted sprint double in his sights at the world championships in Russia.

Diving captain Wu eyes future

Diving captain Wu eyes future

28 July 2015

Inaugural Australian diving captain Melissa Wu has not been discouraged at the world titles in Russia, despite nursing niggling injuries that just won't go away.

Consistency key victory against Japan

Consistency key victory against Japan

28 July 2015

The Australian men’s water polo team have begun their 16th FINA World Championships campaign on a winning note, easing away to a 10-4 victory against Japan in Kazan, Russia.