Phil Lutton There are attempted comebacks in swimming, where the old magic that used to rocket champions through the water has gone for good.
David Sygall Final report into swimming campaign lays much of the blame on Leigh Nugent.
Phil Lutton In the midst of the return of Michael Phelps to international competition and the showdown between Nathan Adrian and James Magnussen, it was Australia's Cate Campbell that lit up the pool on a...
To say Missy Franklin is upbeat at the Pan Pacific championships on the Gold Coast is an understatement.
Phil Lutton American superstar Missy Franklin remains in doubt for the Pan Pacific Swimming Championships after succumbing to back spasms during training on the Gold Coast.
Winning doesn't come so easily to Olympic great Michael Phelps these days.
Stathi Paxinos Olympic champion Nathan Adrian says he has respect but no fear of dual world champion James Magnussen.
Phil Lutton On the final night of competition in the London Olympic pool, the incomparable Michael Phelps was taking his victory lap, waving his giant hands to the crowd and bathing in the deserved adulation as...
Almost two years of retirement has meant Michael Phelps needs to listen to his body and take it slower than in the past but it has not dulled his competitive fire as he sent an ominous warning to his...
Ed Jackson Australian sprint queen Cate Campbell says the return of Michael Phelps is only adding to the excitement ahead of this month's Pan Pacific Swimming Championships.
Michael Carayannis James Magnussen will consider skipping the athletes’ village at the 2016 Olympics as he battles with a degenerative back.
Philip Hersh Losing all momentum when he barely touched the wall at 50 meters, he finished a distant seventh.
Michael Carayannis James Magnussen will battle on with a degenerative back for the rest of his career after scans revealed damage to the injury which plagued his Commonwealth Games.
The comeback of Michael Phelps continued in impressive fashion on Friday as the most decorated Olympian of all time beat rival Ryan Lochte in the 100 metres butterfly and notched up the second...
Homophobia in sport
Ian Thorpe's tough decision highlighted by commentator Brian Taylor's homophobic slur, says ACT Deputy Chief Minister Andrew Barr
David Polkinghorne Brian Taylor's homophobic slur highlights why it is so tough for athletes like Ian Thorpe, says Andrew Barr.
Stathi Paxinos Alicia Coutts is a passionate animal lover - she has 11 pets, six of them former "poundies" - but she's also the mainstay of Australia's swimming team for the Glasgow Commonwealth Games.
Peter FitzSimons Ian Thorpe is gay, you say? He’s apparently “come out” in his interview with Michael Parkinson on Channel Ten on Sunday night? Gay, you say?
He’s one of Australia’s most acclaimed athletes, winning five Olympic gold medals and setting 22 world records before retiring at 24.
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.
Stathi Paxinos Australian head coach questions how to keeps talented swimmers in the pool for as long as possible and in a good position to for their post-career lives.