Libby Trickett

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Libby Trickett's comeback gathers pace

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...

Relaxed Campbell ready to silence the doubters

Stathi Paxinos The world championship that Cate Campbell won in Barcelona last year not only cemented her as the world's No.

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Formerly British Ellen Gandy ready to swim for Australia at Glasgow Commonwealth Games

True-blue Aussie: Ellen Gandy.

Stathi Paxinos Ellen Gandy hopes the Australian questions will now go away as does not know just what more she has to prove where he allegiances now lie.

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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.

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Magnussen embraces underdog status

James Magnussen

Not so long ago he was a man who felt invincible, but James Magnussen is taking a very human approach into his 100m freestyle world title defence in Barcelona.

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Alicia Coutts heartbroken as relay team wins silver at World Swimming Championships

Alicia Coutts.

Liam FitzGibbon Australia has claimed its first medal of the world championships in Barcelona, taking silver in the women's 4x100m freestyle relay, but the men missed out.

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Narrow loss haunts Coutts

Go girl: Bronte and Cate Campbell cheer on the team.

Barcelona Australia's sprint relay team rallies around a heartbroken Alicia Coutts.

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From sinking to the fast lane

Daniel Kowalski.

David Sygall Australian swimming is out to make a splash for the right reasons.

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Campbell finds perfect springboard for Rio

Cate Campbell

Liam Fitzgibbon Cate Campbell says memories of her wonderful world swimming championships will spur her on to achieve similar success in Rio.

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Toned-down but still fast

James Magnussen.

Stathi Paxinos James Magnussen says he does not need the chest-thumping and questionable behaviour of his alter ego ''The Missile'' to regain his confidence.

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Magnussen lets stroke do the talking in taking 100m Swimming

James Magnussen

Stathi Paxinos James Magnussen says he does not need the chest-thumping and questionable behaviour of The Missile to regain the confidence that he was still seeking in the aftermath of a below-par London Olympic...

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'Schoolboys' claim as swim-team pranks scandal widens

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Megan Levy Members of Australia's swimming team behaved more like "schoolboys" on a rugby tour at the London Olympics than elite athletes competing at the pinnacle of their sport, according to a member of the...

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Pranks childish: Trickett

AAP Veteran Australian swimmer Libby Trickett has described the behaviour of some of the country's male swimmers in the lead-up to the London Olympic Games as ''childish''.

Swimmer admits to childish pranks

Tommaso D'Orsogna

Swimming Heat swimmer Tommaso D'Orsogna has spoken out about allegations of misbehaviour.

Monk reinforces 'toxic' claims

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Phil Lutton OLYMPIAN Kenrick Monk says he's not surprised the team atmosphere at the London Games was labelled ''toxic'' and has lifted the lid on a litany of blunders leading into Australia's worst effort in...

In too deep

Ian Thorpe

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

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Funding to be based on form, not favour: boss

Ian Thorpe.

Stathi Paxinos No backing for comeback attempts by swimmers with no current form.

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Libby just keeps on smiling

26 April 2012 SPORT Canberra Times photograph by GRAHAM TIDY Story by Lee Gaskin. Members of the Australian Women's Olympic Relay Squad at the AIS Pool. Facing media questions L to R Alicia Coutts, Leisel Jones and Libby Trickett.

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.

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An Olympic-sized apology?

Kenrick Monk addresses the media today.

David Polkinghorne Under-siege swimmer Kenrick Monk has defended his controversial photo with Nick D’Arcy as ‘‘just a bit of fun’’ after the pair met with Swimming Australia officials in Brisbane today.

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