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Cate Campbell, relay fire as girls close out golden Pan Pacs

Phil Lutton Cate Campbell has taken a giant step towards the elusive 50m freestyle world record, equalling the fastest non-supersuit time as she raced to gold on the final night of the Pan Pacs Championships on...


Sisters make it a double in Commonwealth Games trials

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 03: Cate Campbell celebrates after winning the final of the Womens 50 metre Freestyle event during the 2014 Australian Swimming Championships at Brisbane Aquatic Centre on April 3, 2014 in Brisbane, Australia.  (Photo by Bradley Kanaris/Getty Images)

Stathi Paxinos Cate and Bronte Campbell maintained their dominance of Australia's one-lap dash when the sisters doubled in the 50 freestyle final for the third national titles in a row.


Narrow loss haunts Coutts

Go girl: Bronte and Cate Campbell cheer on the team.

Barcelona Australia's sprint relay team rallies around a heartbroken Alicia Coutts.


Glamour swim pair take gold, silver

Debrechen, Hungary Swimming's glamour German couple Paul Biedermann and his girlfriend Britta Steffen have taken gold and silver medals at the European Championships.

Trickett to move to Sydney

Todd Balym Libby Trickett will move to Sydney later this year to join world record holder Eamon Sullivan and his coach Grant Stoelwinder at the Ian Thorpe Aquatic Centre.

Swim in what's comfortable: Trickett

Drew Cratchley Swim star Libby Trickett says she's frustrated by the controversy over new-age swimsuits, believing athletes should swim in what they feel comfortable with.

Australian women shine in Santa Clara

Australia's Cate Campbell set a US Open record of 53.30sec in winning the women's 100m freestyle at the Santa Clara International Grand Prix swimming meet.

No predictions of swim gold medal hauls

Terry O'Connor Australia's Olympic swimming team may include a swag of world record holders but nobody is willing to make gold medal predictions just yet.

German turns 100m heat up on Trickett

Germany's Britta Steffen has turned the heat up on Libby Trickett before the Beijing Olympics by producing the second fastest 100m freestyle time in history.

Trickett breaks 50m freestyle world mark

By Tom Wald Sprint machine Libby Trickett has set herself up for a haul of gold medals at the Beijing Olympics after becoming the world's fastest woman in the pool.

Trickett smashes 100m freestyle record

Libby Trickett has smashed the world record in the 100m freestyle at the Olympic trials on Thursday night.

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.

Trickett suffering from bronchitis

By Tom Wald Libby Trickett has revealed that she is suffering from bronchitis at this week's Olympic swimming trials but brushed aside any health fears for Beijing.

Lenton swats Schipper in 100m butterfly

By Tom Wald Libby Lenton has reinforced her status as the world's premier 100m butterfly swimmer by swatting away Jess Schipper at the trials in Sydney.