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Australia's Commonwealth Games swimming uniforms criticised by fashion experts

Rose Powell New Australian swimming kit making people look at "the wrong place".

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David McKeon out to make amends for world titles failure at Commonwealth Games trials

Stathi Paxinos David McKeon has waited six months for an opportunity to release some of the disappointment from last year's world championships and he is ready to unleash at the Commonwealth Games trials.

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McKeons continue family tradition

Glasgow bound: Emma McKeon destroyed the field in the 200metres individual final.

Stathi Paxinos There was always a sense of fate about siblings David and Emma McKeon becoming the first two competitors to qualify for the Glasgow Commonwealth Games swimming team at the selection trials in...

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One last effort for Thomas Fraser-Holmes

Thomas Fraser-Holmes.

Stathi Paxinos Thomas Fraser-Holmes sat huffing and puffing after he finished his heat of the 200 individual medley on Sunday morning.

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Mack Horton tests himself against the greats

Mack Horton is congratulted by Jordan Harrison (left) after winning the men's 1500-metre freestyle final on Sunday.

Stathi Paxinos Mack Horton has a piece of paper stuck above his bed with times of the best distance swimmers in history.

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Australia picks 59-strong swim team for Glasgow

Eamon Sullivan

Stathi Paxinos Australia will have a 59-strong team for the Glasgow Commonwealth Games although triple Olympian Eamon Sullivan will have to pass a fitness test in coming weeks after being set to have his third...

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Japan prove to be a force in the pool

James Magnussen of Australia competes during the Men's 100 Metre Freestyle event.

Brad Elborough Australia's women may have dominated in the pool at the BHP Aquatic Super Series, but Japan showed the way in the men's events.

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McKeon stamps himself as contender for world title

David McKeon celebrates after winning the men's 400 metres freestyle on the opening day of the Australian Swimming Championships in Adelaide on Friday.

Stathi Paxinos David McKeon stamps himself as a contender for this year's world titles in Barcelona.

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McKeon ready to mix it with big boys

Stathi Paxinos Little more than a year ago, David McKeon was the new boy on the Australian swimming scene, bursting from obscurity to win the 400 metres freestyle national title and secure a berth on the London...

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Irvine finds that success is the best painkiller

Punching: Grant Irvine celebrates his 200-metre butterfly final win.

Stathi Paxinos Grant Irvine has never forgotten the pain of missing Olympic selection last year.

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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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Magnussen embraces underdog status

James Magnussen

Not so long ago he was a man who felt invincible, but James Magnussen is taking a very human approach into his 100m freestyle world title defence in Barcelona.

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McKeon, Barratt flop at world titles

David McKeon.

Barcelona Rising Australian swimmers fall well short of booking spots in finals.

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Sprenger back on the job

Christian Sprenger competes in the men's 50m breaststroke heats in Barcelona on Tuesday.

Barcelona Australian has little time to celebrate his world championships heroics.

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Resurgent Dolphins make stands for team unity

Missy Franklin

Liam Fitzgibbon The Australian team is starting to feel like just that again - a team. A year after a poor London Olympics campaign blamed on a ''toxic'' culture within the squad, Australia's swimmers have noted a...

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James Magnussen wins 100m world title

James Magnussen.

Liam FitzGibbon Australian James Magnussen has won the gold medal in the men's 100m freestyle final at the world championships in Barcelona.

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From sinking to the fast lane

Daniel Kowalski.

David Sygall Australian swimming is out to make a splash for the right reasons.

Swim stars make waves in a high-tech costume drama

Liesel Jones.

Samantha Lane They were designed to break world records, the key element of a 'revolutionary racing system' that would deliver gold medals.

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Swimming updates: Thorpe into semi-final

Ian Thorpe.

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.

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Thorpe shows glimpses of the champion of old

Michael Cowley It was time to stand and deliver and like many a champion in various sports before him, Ian Thorpe did just that this morning when he took the first step towards doing what many have believed just...