Michael Cowley She has had nagging shoulder problems since surgery last December, needed to modify her training to compensate for the injury as a result, and even last month you sensed even Stephanie Rice was...
Michael Cowley SHE was Australia's shining star on the opening night of competition in Beijing four years ago, and now Stephanie Rice will have the opportunity to again ignite the nation's Olympic campaign, having...
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...
Michael Cowley She was Australia's shining star on the opening night of competition in Beijing four years ago, and now Stephanie Rice will have the opportunity to again ignite the nation's Olympic campaign, having...
Michael Cowley Ian Thorpe's Olympic comeback is officially over after he failed this morning to advance out of the 100m freestyle heats into tonight's semi-finals.
Michael Cowley While Ian Thorpe's fairytale sank in the pool on Sunday, Libby Trickett's dream is alive.
Georgina Robinson THERE'S no end in sight to the Speedo suit controversy plaguing the Australian swimming team and their chief sponsor, with just two swimmers willing to wear the Speedo product in its current form.
Lee Gaskin The broadest grin in Australian sport doesn't leave the face of Libby Trickett - even when the dual gold medallist faces the prospect of being a tourist at the Olympic Games.
Laine Clark No doubt Stephanie Rice is the biggest name in coach Michael Bohl's swimming stocks.
Cameron Tomarchio Triple Olympic gold medallist Libby Trickett says she'd have struggled to stay motivated ahead of the 2012 London Olympics if she didn't change coaches.
Jessica Marszalek Australian butterfly star Jessicah Schipper has split with long-time coach Ken Wood after he helped coach the Chinese swimmer who beat her in Beijing.
By Drew Cratchley Jessicah Schipper is confident she has the answers to prevent Beijing's notorious smog causing her asthma to flare during the Olympics.
Melanie Schlanger has pulled off a major upset, defeating sprint queens Libby Lenton and Cate Campbell at the Queensland swimming titles in Brisbane.
By Todd Balym Libby Lenton was named swimmer of the year, but it was shy butterflyer Jessicah Schipper who received the biggest plaudits at swimming's night of nights.