Triple Olympian, Olympic Gold Medallist and multiple World Champion Jessicah Schipper today announced her retirement from competitive swimming.
MIXED GENDER: While the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) has been a fantastic experience for everyone involved it has also acted as a dress rehearsal for mixed gender events on a larger Olympic stage.
NANJING 2014: Australia's inability to win a swimming gold medal at the Youth Olympics should not be viewed as a bad omen, says pool great Susie O'Neill.
@AUSOLYMPICTEAM: Limited access to social media has failed to stop the Australian Youth Olympic Team from being so social at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China.
SWIMMING: The Games may be almost over but youth swimmers from around the world have demonstrated that the spirit is still well and truly alive after banding together for a combined training session at the Wutaishan training pool on Tuesday.
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.
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.