Kate McClymont, Eryk Bagshaw Ian Thorpe contemplated coming out prior to the 2000 Sydney Olympics but the swimming wunderkind decided against it because of the detrimental financial consequences suffered by a Canadian swimming...
Daniel Lane Standing 1.96 metres, weighing 95kilograms and boasting shoulders that could be measured by pick handles, there’s no danger at all of anyone possibly mistaking James Magnussen for a boy.
The most decorated swimmer of all time may be getting ready to make an Olympic comeback at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games.
Swimming legend Michael Phelps, winner of most medals in Olympic history, would not be drawn on Wednesday on whether he may come out of retirement for the 2016 Rio Games.
David Sygall The latest - and final - report into the ill-fated London Olympics swimming campaign has laid much of the blame with Swimming Australia and former head coach Leigh Nugent.
Paul Newberry Michael Phelps has been working out with his former coach but there is no word yet on a return to swimming for the Rio Olympics.
Michael Phelps is back in the US drug-testing program in the strongest indication yet that he's returning for the 2016 Rio Olympics.
WHEN Matthew Mitcham missed out on a place in the Olympic diving finals in August, the whole country witnessed his disappointment.
Peter Munro ''INSPIRE a generation'' was the motto of the London Olympic Games. But what might the rising pool of Australian swimmers make of the public shaming of the men's 4 x 100 metre relay team?
Controversial butterfly ace Nick D'Arcy believes his London Olympic selection fate is in his own hands even though officials have yet to announce a decision on the bankrupt swimmer's eligibility.
Stathi Paxinos For some people, the writing really is on the wall. David McKeon is a classic example.
Stathi Paxinos, Adelaide Leisel Jones set to become first Australian swimmer to compete at four Olympics.
Stathi Paxinos For the second time in his career, Nick D'Arcy gains Olympic selection.
Phil Lutton It's amazing what the small matter of an Olympic gold medal can do for the confidence.
Tom Wald Libby Trickett plans on swimming at the 2012 London Olympics but is a bit edgy about sharing her coach with rival Jess Schipper.
Andrew Dampf Manufacturers trying to match Speedo's record-breaking swimsuit have been given a new chance to get their products approved before the Olympics.
By Tom Wald Emily Seebohm's camp is prepared to sacrifice Olympic glory in Beijing this year to ensure the 15-year-old swimmer's long-term welfare.
By Guy Hand Grant Hackett returned from uncharted waters, clocking a 200m freestyle time to show the unorthodox Olympics course he is plotting is well and truly on track.
By Daniel Pace Swimming star Libby Lenton is toughening up ahead of the Beijing Olympic trials in March.
James Robertson and Eryk Bagshaw Swimming legend Ian Thorpe revealed that he is gay and battled depression and alcohol abuse for the greater part of his world-beating swimming career.