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Emily Seebohm savours silver at world swimming championships

Barcelona Emily Seebohm's Olympic tears were replaced by smiles at the world championships as this time she savoured taking 100m backstroke silver behind American Missy Franklin.

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D'Orsogna, To get world short course spots

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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.

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Better late than never

Thomas Fraser-Holmes celebrates his win.

Stathi Paxinos Thomas Fraser-Holmes secures place in team for this year's world championships.

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Fraser-Holmes secures 200m title and world championships spot

Thomas Fraser-Holmes celebrates his 200m freestyle final win at the Australian Swimming Championships on Sunday.

Stathi Paxinos It happened a couple of days later than what Thomas Fraser-Holmes would have liked, but the 21-year-old secured his place on the Australian team for this year's world championships when he won the...

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New boss raises the bar for world titles

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Stathi Paxinos Swim team has rebounded well from the fallout of its London Olympic Games campaign.

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Seebohm pulls out of 200m to focus on sprint

Emily Seebohm looks up to see her timing after the 100m backstroke heats.

Barcelona Emily Seebohm gives herself every shot at 100m backstroke glory in Barcelona.

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Christian Sprenger wins Australia's first gold medal of World Championships

Christian Sprenger.

Liam FitzGibbon Christian Sprenger has won Australia's first gold medal of the world championships in Barcelona on a night when Alicia Coutts won two more silver medals.

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Born to be an Olympian

Lee Gaskin BEN TREFFERS was born to be an Olympian. Just not for Australia.

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Swimming updates: Thorpe into semi-final

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Stathi Paxinos Ian Thorpe qualifies for the final of the 200 metres freestyle semi-final at the national swiming trials after finishing with the fifth fastest heat time.

Palmer blitzes the field

Kylie Palmer produced the swim of the night, beating Bronte Barratt in the 400-metres freestyle and stealing her Australian record in an impressive 4:03.

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Libby Trickett's comeback gathers pace

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Stathi Paxinos Libby Trickett continues to show that she could be the most likely of the returning champions to snare a spot on the London Olympic team when she again showed encouraging form in this morning's 100...

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.

Australians swimmers sizzle in Spain

Australia has completed a dominant performance at the Mare Nostrum swimming series in Barcelona by winning another 20 medals, eleven of them gold.

Jones sizzles in 200m breaststroke

Leisel Jones has come within a fingernail of breaking her own 200m breaststroke world record at the Mare Nostrum swimming series.

Monk's second gold with 4x200m relay win

Kenrick Monk claimed his second gold medal as he anchored Australia to a thrilling 4x200m freestyle victory at the world championships in Manchester.

Trickett, Sullivan set pool alight

By Todd Balym & Tom Wald Australian sprint stars Eamon Sullivan and Libby Trickett reclaimed their crowns as the fastest swimmers in the world.