They are the stars of the future, and the athletes competing at the Australian Youth Olympic Festival (AYOF) were treated to a spectacle fit for Olympians at the Opening Ceremony at Sydney Entertainment Centre.
SWIMMING: Steeled by his London Olympic critics, James Magnussen has gone to "another level" at training as he prepares to come under scrutiny again at his first meet since his 2012 Games disappointment.
The Australian Team have wrapped up proceedings at the 11th FINA World Short Course Championships in Istanbul with a podium finish in every relay event entered for both men and women.
The Australian women’s 4x100m medley relay team have come from lane eight to steal silver in 3:50.88 on night three of the short course World Championships in Istanbul.
The men’s 4x200m freestyle relay team has secured a silver medal in Australian record time on night two of the FINA World Short Course Championships at the Sinan Erdem Arena, Istanbul.
The men’s 4x100m freestyle relay team ended the first night of the FINA World Short Course Championships in Istanbul with a bronze medal winning swim.
Britain's world 200 metres butterfly silver medallist Ellen Gandy has announced she is to switch allegiance and swim for Australia.
SWIMMING: Alicia Coutts was rewarded for her standout performance at the London Olympics as she claimed her second Australian swimmer of the year award on Saturday night.
The Board of Swimming Australia has accepted the resignation of Chief Executive, Kevin Neil.
SWIMMING: A household name at just 14 years of age when she gained selection onto the Olympic team for Sydney 2000, triple Olympic gold medallist Leisel Jones has bid farewell to competitive swimming today, announcing her retirement in Brisbane.