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Trickett thinking retirement

Trickett thinking retirement

9 September 2009

Libby Trickett has announced she is taking a break from swimming and is contemplating retiring from the sport at the age of 24.

Schipper sets another world record in Hobart

Schipper sets another world record in Hobart

13 August 2009

Brisbane swimmer Jessicah Schipper has produced another world-record performance, this time in the 100m butterfly, on the final night of the Australian short course titles.

Bronze final day as Aussies lose No.2 ranking

Bronze final day as Aussies lose No.2 ranking

3 August 2009

Australia lost its status as the second best swimming nation in the world, falling to fourth on the medal table after winning four bronze medals on the final day

Trickett gets bronze and an apology

Trickett gets bronze and an apology

1 August 2009

Armed with her "speedboat" adidas Hydrofoil swim suit, Britta Steffen brutally swam over the top of Trickett

Schipper gold and Sprenger world record

Schipper gold and Sprenger world record

31 July 2009

Jess Schipper executed the perfect race to claim the 200m butterfly gold medal in world record time at the FINA world championships on Thursday as Australian teammate

Hackett's world record smashed by China's Zhang Lin

Hackett's world record smashed by China's Zhang Lin

30 July 2009

Grant Hackett's 800m freestyle world record was obliterated at the FINA world championships on Wednesday as Australia lost yet another champion's name from the record books. China's Zhang Lin ripped 6.53 seconds off Hackett's 2005 world championship time to win in 7:32.12.

Seebohm slays Beijing demons with bronze

Seebohm slays Beijing demons with bronze

29 July 2009

Australia's Emily Seebohm buried her Beijing demons with a bronze medal in the women's 100m backstroke at the FINA world championships on Tuesday. Seebohm failed to reach the final at the 2008 Olympic Games after she lost seven kilograms through pre-meet stress.

Rickard gold plus a trio of Aussie silver

Rickard gold plus a trio of Aussie silver

28 July 2009

Brenton Rickard became Australia's newest world champion while Stephanie Rice, Jess Schipper and Matt Targett won silver medals in a sensational night

Australia win medal but lose records on opening day

Australia win medal but lose records on opening day

27 July 2009

Australia claimed their first medal of the FINA world championships on Sunday, with the women's 4x100m freestyle relay team collecting bronze at the Foro Italico.

Aussies still a force claim main rivals

Aussies still a force claim main rivals

25 July 2009

Australia's most intense rivals still rate the Dolphins as the second best swimming nation in the world and a major threat