Hayden Stoeckel

Swimming

Born to be an Olympian

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

Swimming

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.

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.

Liesel's going to London

Liam Fitzgibbon LEISEL JONES secured a slice of history despite relinquishing her national 100-metres breaststroke title for the first time in 12 years at the Olympic trials in Adelaide last night.

Swimming

Treffers takes long view after Olympic heartbreak

Chris Dutton Canberra swimmer Ben Treffers hopes making the sport fun again will help him move on from his failed Olympic Games bid and has vowed to use the agonisingly close defeat to make him stronger.

Swimming

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...

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.

Seebohm lowers Commonwealth record

By Tom Wald Emily Seebohm continued her stunning form by breaking her own Commonwealth record in winning the 100m backstroke at the Olympic trials.