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Mitch Larkin's sensational 2015 season has been rewarded, with the backstroker crowned the International Swimming Federation's men's swimmer of the year at a gala event in Budapest.
Phil Lutton When Christian Sprenger started losing his 'feel' for the water, the former world champion swimmer knew his time as an athete was starting to run out.
Phil Lutton The Australian breaststroker, who has retired before Rio, remains all class despite opponent's illegal underwater kick.
Phil Lutton The 18-year-old trashed her own 800m world record but could add the 100m free to her Rio schedule, putting her on course to face off with Australian guns Bronte and Cate Campbell.
Sarah Muller Losing half a leg in a shark attack at the age of 14 has not stopped Damon Kendrick from going back in the water.
Olympic champion Kylie Palmer can officially set her sights on the 2016 Rio Games after the World Anti-Doping Authority opted not to appeal a reprimand from swimming's governing body.
Matt Encarnacion Cameron McEvoy has cracked Ian Thorpe's 15-year national record in the 200m freestyle final at the Australian Short Course Championships on Friday night.
Lee Gaskin Canberra backstroker Ben Treffers is hunting down world champion Mitch Larkin on his way to forcing his way in to the Australian team for next year's Olympic Games.
Daniel Lane A showjumping horse named Platinum - allied with a pole dancing exercise routine - are playing important roles in helping prime backstroker Emily Seebohm to slice through the water at Rio de Janeiro's Olympic Aquatics Stadium next year.
Phil Lutton Australian swimming officials are watching the Russian doping scandal as a former coach says Rio 2016 could be the dirtiest Games ever.
Australians Mitch Larkin and Emily Seebohm have asserted their dominance in the backstroke at the FINA World Cup in Doha, winning all six finals.
World champions Emily Seebohm and Cate Campbell have led Australia to a stunning haul of six gold and 16 World Cup medals overall in Hong Kong.
Swimming's governing body FINA has called for virus testing in water which will be used at next year's Olympics - including the world famous Copacabana beach - following fears for athletes' health.
Olympic champion Kylie Palmer has received only a reprimand and a warning from swimming's world governing body for a doping test saga which has dragged on for more than two years.
Jon Tuxworth Grant Hackett believes the "fragmentation" within the Australian swimming team during the 2012 Olympics meant it was always doomed to fail.
Jon Tuxworth At midnight most swimmers are staring at the back of their eyelids, not the bottom of a pool.
Tracey Wickham says she's a month away from being kicked out of her Gold Coast home.