The Australian swim team have wrapped up the Mare Nostrum series by clinching five gold medals on the final day of competition in Monaco. At the same time former Ironman star Ky Hurst won the FINA 10 kilometre Marathon Swimming World Cup event in London.
The Australian Swim team has continued on its winning way through Europe, taking out eight events on the opening night of the Mare Nostrum meet in Barcelona. Team Captain Grant Hackett led the way with victory in the 400 metre freestyle.
Team Captain Grant Hackett led the way with victory in the 400 metre freestyle.
Brisbane schoolgirl Cate Campbell continued her charge for the Beijing Olympics with another prized scalp at the Telstra Grand Prix meet in Brisbane.
Dual world record holder Leisel Jones will return to her former hometown of Brisbane this weekend to begin her campaign for gold at next year’s Beijing Olympic Games.
Australia’s top swimmers including recently married Grant Hackett and Libby Lenton are back in training after a short break post the World Championships.
World Anti-Doping Agency chairman Dick Pound has denied any drug-testing laboratory leaked news of Ian Thorpe's investigation for abnormal hormone levels.French newspaper L'Equipe recently alleged a urine sample Thorpe provided in May last year produced abnormally high readings for testosterone
Swimming Australia has received confirmation from the sport’s world governing body, FINA, that the 100 metre freestyle time of 52.99 that Libby Lenton swam at this month’s Duel in the Pool will not be ratified as a world record.The time, swum by Lenton as the lead-off leg of a mixed 4x100m freestyle relay where she was racing a
Triple World Championship gold medallist Leisel Jones will begin her 2008 Olympic campaign in Melbourne under the tutelage of new coach Rohan Taylor.The 21-year-old has had an exceptional last 18 months that has seen her break seven world records and emerge
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The President of the Australian Olympic Committee says “there are very positive signs for Beijing” from the results at the World Swimming championships in Melbourne.