Ellie Cole admits pressure took its toll after winning her first individual gold medal at the Rio Paralympics, topping the podium in her women's 100m backstroke category.
Australia's most decorated Paralympian Matthew Cowdrey may have retired but the men's S9 100m freestyle title remains in Aussie hands for a fourth straight Games thanks to teenage rookie Timothy Disken.
He's the swimmer who lost his leg in a shark attack and remains grateful for the experience.
Ryan Lochte will not receive separate punishment from the International Olympic Committee for lying about being robbed at gunpoint during the Rio de Janeiro Games.
American swimmer Ryan Lochte has been suspended for 10 months, following a scandal involving the US Olympic athlete and three other swimmers at the Rio Games.
After three top anti-doping advisers to FINA resigned in protest at their advice on Russian cases being ignored ahead of the Rio Olympics, the world swimming body has expressed surprise at their walkout.
A few years ago, researchers from Indiana University discovered a disturbing pattern at the 2013 Swimming World Championships in Barcelona. According to the lap-time data, athletes assigned to the outer lanes of the pool were consistently swimming faster in one direction than the other.
Leading Australian swimmers including Cate Campbell have rejected suggestions the swim contingent was distant from the rest of the Olympic team in Rio.
United States swimming star Katie Ledecky is forsaking an estimated $7m in endorsements to attend college.
Brazilian police recommended on Friday that prosecutors present charges against Ryan Lochte for a false crime report.
Swimmer Cate Campbell will reportedly undergo surgery for a hernia when she returns to Australia from her disappointing Olympic games campaign.
Two Australian swimmers have been hospitalised and will miss the team's charter flight home on Monday afternoon (local time) following separate bouts of illness.
If Kris Humphries had a theme song Celine Dion's sleeper hit, Coulda Woulda Shoulda would be it.
The mysterious course of events that led to the International Olympic Committee denying that Ryan Lochte and three fellow US swimmers had been robbed at gunpoint remains unclear.
Inspired by compatriot Mack Horton's win over Sun Yang, Australian Taylor McKeown wants to follow in his footsteps and strike a blow for clean sport by beating controversial Russian Yulia Efimova in Thursday night's 200m breaststroke final.
A tear was shed on Monday night, but then Mitch Larkin put the disappointment of his 100m backstroke near miss to bed, and locked in on securing gold in Thursday night's 200m backstroke final.
The Olympics fancy themselves as the United Nations of sport, but this week would be described by foreign correspondents as a ticking time bomb.
Andrew Horton, the proud father of 400m freestyle gold medallist Mack, admitted he had no idea if his son had managed to win gold as his view in the last 15 metres of the race was blocked by the crowd in front of him.
The more Mack Horton and Sun Yang avoided contact - body, eye, incidental - the more of a contact sport this became.
Legendary Australian swimming coach and the country's oldest Olympian, Forbes Carlile, has died at age 95.