Geoff Huegill

Geoff Huegill to make swimming comeback

Sydney Olympic bronze medallist Geoff Huegill has confirmed his return to competitive swimming as part of coach Grant Stoelwinder's star-studded Sydney squad.


Trickett says au revoir - again

Libby Trickett

Stathi Paxinos Former world and Olympic champion Libby Trickett has again retired, because of a wrist injury.

Injury forces Trickett into second retirement

Libby Trickett

Stathi Paxinos Australia has lost one of the final reminders of its golden age of swimming for the second time, with former world and Olympic champion Libby Trickett again retiring.


Campbell dives into Olympic pay row

20 September 2012. Sport. Journalist Fleta  Canberra Times Photo by Jeffrey Chan.  Olympian Cate Campbell, right, explains the life of an olympian to Wanniassa P-10 School students during a swim clinic at the Lakeside Leisure Centre.

Crystal Ja Olympic gold medallist Cate Campbell says 4x100-metre relay teammate Melanie Schlanger deserves credit, not flak, for shining a spotlight on pay discrepancies within the Australian swim team.


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.

Skippy signs off to become team mentor

Geoff Huegill

Stathi Paxinos AUSTRALIAN swimming's champion butterflyer Geoff Huegill will retire from competitive swimming convinced the squad still needs a substantial change in attitude to regain the lofty global standard it...


Huegill hangs up the trunks

Geoff Huegill

Stathi Paxinos Australian butterfly champion Geoff Huegill has retired from competitive swimming.

In too deep

Ian Thorpe

Stathi Paxinos Individualism and an emphasis on stars led Australian swimming into choppy water. Now, the reckoning.


Magnussen coach not fussed with NSW times

Sydney James Magnussen continues to make waves around the world with his performances but the 100m freestyle world champion's coach isn't fussed with how fast he swims at the NSW championships.

Huegill lapping up limelight in MS swim

13-year-old Bianca Richmond (right) will be swimming in the MS Mega Swim at the Jindalee Pool in Brisbane's west - the 24 Hour swim realy raising money for people with mulitple sclerosis like her mum Leiza Richmond (centre). They are with Australian swimmer Geoff Huegill who is the event ambassador.

Ellen Lutton AUSTRALIA'S favourite comeback swim hero Geoff Huegill lent his support to multiple sclerosis in Queensland yesterday, doing laps as part of the 24-hour MS Mega Swim.


'Thorpe swimming against the clock'

By Liam FitzGibbon World champion James Magnussen is not willing to write off Ian Thorpe but has questioned whether the Olympic great has left himself enough time to make a success of his London comeback bid.

'Thorpe swimming against the clock'

Liam Fitzgibbon World champion James Magnussen is not willing to write off Ian Thorpe but has questioned whether the Olympic great has left himself enough time to make a success of his London comeback bid.

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.

Michael Cowley

Thorpedo blows it


Michael Cowley Ian Thorpe's hopes of qualifying for the London Olympic team appear to be in tatters after he tonight failed to qualify for the 200m freestyle final.

Olympic swimmers in battle over swimsuits

Samantha Lane A battle has erupted between two of the world's biggest swimsuit manufacturers.

Thorpe considers 400

Ian Thorpe trains in the warm-up area on day three of the Australian Swimming Championships in Adelaide yesterday.

Michael Cowley Ian Thorpe to seriously consider committing to a return to the 400-metre freestyle.

No change to pool of thought, Thorpe will swim on

Michael Cowley What was hoped to be a fairytale Olympic comeback quickly became a horror story.


Huegill leads old-timers into semis

Geoff Heugill.

Stathi Paxinos Geoff Huegill is banking on his experience to "pull all the tricks out of the bag" to get past the raft of young talent emerging in the butterfly ranks at the national titles in Adelaide.


Fifth place just the Trickett for Libby

Libby Trickett

Stathi Paxinos JUST a couple of years ago, the London Olympics were not even remotely in Libby Trickett's plan.


Trickett grabs Games ticket

Power packed: Libby Trickett is pumped after qualifying for the Olympic Games last night.

Stathi Paxinos, Adelaide A couple of years ago, London Games were not even remotely in Libby Trickett's plan.