Eamon Sullivan

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Sprint king Eamon Sullivan retires from swimming

Former freestyle world record holder Eamon Sullivan has announced his immediate retirement from competitive swimming due to ongoing shoulder injury concerns.

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Eamon Sullivan out of Commonwealth Games

Shoulder issues for Eamon Sullivan.

Ongoing shoulder problems have forced veteran swimmer Eamon Sullivan to pull out of next month's Glasgow Commonwealth Games.

Eamon Sullivan not ready to be written off yet

Eamon Sullivan.

Stathi Paxinos Eamon Sullivan cringes a little bit when he sees stories published about him nowadays, because of a simple word that often precedes his name.

Eamon Sullivan injured again

Australia's fastest swimmer, Eamon Sullivan, has succumbed to another injury.

Unlucky Matt Abood finally gets his Commonwealth Games chance in Glasgow

Stathi Paxinos No one would have blamed Matt Abood if, during the course of his unlucky journey, he decided that was all too hard and he gave swimming away.

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Grant Hackett says he is back on track

Grant Hackett arrives in Los Angeles, February 26.

Olympic swimming champion Grant Hackett has left rehab saying he feels proud he had the courage to seek treatment for a sleeping pill addiction.

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Cate Campbell wins 100 freestyle, but sister Bronte's swim the eye-catcher

Cate Campbell and Bronte Campbell

Stathi Paxinos Cate Campbell won the 100-metre freestyle at the Commonwealth Games selection trials at the Brisbane Aquatic Centre on Saturday night in a blistering time of 52.

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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...

Thomas Fraser-Holmes stars at Commonwealth Games trials

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 02:  Thomas Fraser-Holmes competes in the final of the Mens 400 metre Individual Medley event during the 2014 Australian Swimming Championships at Brisbane Aquatic Centre on April 2, 2014 in Brisbane, Australia.  (Photo by Bradley Kanaris/Getty Images)

Stathi Paxinos It is a measure of Thomas Fraser-Holmes' increasing expectations that he is using the disappointment of only making two finals at last year's world championships as motivation for this year.

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Grant Hackett deserves to be remembered as the leader of golden generation: coach

Olympic champion: Grant Hackett.

Stathi Paxinos Grant Hackett should be remembered as the leader of Australia's golden generation of swimming and not for his post-career problems, former coach Denis Cotterell has declared.

New coach wants an Australian swimmer in every Olympic final

Swimming Australia National Head Coach, Jacco Verhaeren, at the Australian Institute of Sport in Canberra on Wednesday 19 February 2014.
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Stathi Paxinos The Australian swim team would have a finalist in every Olympic race by the 2020 Games in Tokyo, if not by 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, new head coach Jacco Verhaeren has declared.

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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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Ratbags, redemption - and the purge to end all purges

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David Sygall They went from gold-medal favourites to a national disgrace before the Games in London had even begun.

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Bond with rivals proved a bitter pill, says James Magnussen

James Magnussen

Daniel Lane James Magnussen has revealed the dog-eat-dog nature of elite swimming was a reason the Australian relay team at the London Olympics used the sleeping tablet Stilnox at a controversial bonding session...

Pranks plague men's swim team as bully claims emerge

James Magnussen

Megan Levy Claims body hair was scattered on beds and Stilnox used by relay team among a raft of startling suggestions.

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'Schoolboys' claim as swim-team pranks scandal widens

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Megan Levy Members of Australia's swimming team behaved more like "schoolboys" on a rugby tour at the London Olympics than elite athletes competing at the pinnacle of their sport, according to a member of the...

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D'Orsogna says relay swimmers misbehaved in camp

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AAP Members of Australia's swimming team behaved more like schoolboys than Olympians in camp before the London Games, a member of the under-fire men's 4x100 metres freestyle relay team has claimed.

Swimmer admits to childish pranks

Tommaso D'Orsogna

Swimming Heat swimmer Tommaso D'Orsogna has spoken out about allegations of misbehaviour.

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Don't be too harsh on young swim team: Coutts

Alicia Coutts.

Lee Gaskin Australia's most successful swimmer at this year's Olympic Games says criticism of the team's performance in London is ''harsh'' as the review into the sport begins.