Katie Hoff

Phelps excited about operating pool

Rachel Cohen Swim great Michael Phelps had long hoped to venture into the sports business world, so operating the pool where he trains was a natural way to get his feet wet.

Phelps honoured by Baltimore with parade

David Ginsburg Michael Phelps has been honoured by his hometown with a parade attended by thousands eager to pay homage to the record-setting Olympian on Saturday.

Rice fired up by Hoff's record

Tom Wald Stephanie Rice says losing her 400m medley world record to American Katie Hoff this week has stirred up her competitive juices before Beijing.

Aussies not fazed by US swim record rush

John Coomber Australia's head swimming coach Alan Thompson is unfazed by the rush of world records at the US Olympic swim trials in Omaha, Nebraska.

Hansen crashes out at US swim trials

Rebecca Bryan Brendan Hansen's chance of regaining his 200m breaststroke world record from Kosuke Kitajima in Beijing died with his shock defeat at the US Olympic trials.

Rice breaks 400m record at swim trials

By Tom Wald Glamour girl Stephanie Rice has come from the clouds to obliterate the world record in the 400m individual medley at the Olympic swimming trials.