Short Course


D'Orsogna, To get world short course spots

Australian swimmerTomasso D'Orsogna.

Perth London Olympian Tommaso D'Orsogna and national short course championships star Kenneth To will lead the Australian team at the 2012 world short course titles in Turkey in December.


Hurley, To win Dubai shortcourse gold

Kenneth To

Robert Hurley and Kenneth To have both claimed gold for Australia at the opening night of the Dubai leg of the World Cup on Thursday.


James Magnussen excited by prospect of working with new swimming coach Jacco Verhaeren

James Magnussen

World champion swimmer James Magnussen hopes the appointment of Dutchman Jacco Verhaeren as Australia's head coach can help turn his London disappointment into Rio Olympics gold.

James Magnussen says he is getting his confidence back


Emma Kemp Swimming superstar James Magnussen is counting on a chock-a-block 2014 calendar to fully restore the racing confidence he enjoyed before the London Olympics.


Talent scouts favour style over speed

Cameron Tysoe

Fleta Page The AIS played host this week to a Swimming Australia talent identification camp, in the hope of discovering some future Olympians who may have otherwise flown under the radar.


Huegill calls it quits for good

Geoff Huegill of Australia.

Stathi Paxinos Veteran Australian swimmer Geoff Huegill has called a halt to his competitive career.


Aussies win swim medals in Turkey

Sarah Katsoulis

Australia's men's 4x200m freestyle relay team won a silver medal and Sarah Katsoulis pocketed bronze on day two of the short course world swimming championships at Istanbul in Turkey, with American...


Coutts on top in crying game

David Sygall Canberra-based Alicia Coutts has revealed the struggle she faced just to get back into the pool after the triumph and torment of the London Olympics.


Treffers takes long view after Olympic heartbreak

Chris Dutton Canberra swimmer Ben Treffers hopes making the sport fun again will help him move on from his failed Olympic Games bid and has vowed to use the agonisingly close defeat to make him stronger.

Aussie breaks 50m butterfly world record

Marieke Guehrer landed the biggest single payday in Australian swimming history by winning the $US100,000 women's first prize in the FINA World Cup.

Aussie swimmer Guehrer in cash showdown

Australian swimmer Marieke Guehrer is headed for a big money clash with Swedish star Therese Alshammar at the FINA World Cup finale in Berlin this weekend.

Aussie Katsoulis finds winning feeling

Sarah Katsoulis produced the best swim of her career to claim one of three gold medals won by Australians at the World Cup meeting in Stockholm.

Van der Burgh breaks breaststroke record

South Africa's Cameron Van der Burgh broke the 100-metre breaststroke short course world record when he clocked the time of 56.88 seconds.

Van der Burgh breaks 50m world record

South Africa's Cameron van der Burgh has broken the 50-metre breaststroke short course world record, clocking 26.08sec in a World Cup event.

Aussie swimmers eye World Cup cash

Butterflyer Marieke Guehrer is eying a handsome windfall after increasing her lead in the short-course swimming World Cup series in Singapore.

Swimmer Hurley in gold rush in Singapore

Australia's rising backstroke star Robert Hurley went close to claiming a second short course world record at the swimming World Cup meeting in Singapore.

Hurley breaks 50m backstroke record

Australia's Robert Hurley has broken the shortcourse world record in the 50m backstroke at the World Cup meet in Sydney.

Jaukovic breaks 50m butterfly record

Nick D'Arcy has returned to the pool in record-breaking fashion, the controversial swimmer tying for the 200m butterfly title at the World Cup meet in Sydney.

D'Arcy dips toe back into competition

Tom Wald Nick D'Arcy doesn't reckon he can shake his tarnished reputation as he dips his toe back into competition for the first time in seven months.

Aussies win gold at Swimming World Cup

Olympians Christian Sprenger and Marieke Guerher have opened up Australia's Swimming World Cup campaign with three gold medals in the first round in Brazil.