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...

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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.

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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'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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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...

Swimming

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.

Swimming

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.

Twittering class among first to know as Trickett return surprises coach

Libby Trickett

Michael Cowley WHEN Libby Trickett approached her former coach Grant Stoelwinder earlier this week, he had no idea what was coming.

Olympics

Magnussen coach not fussed with NSW times

Sydney James Magnussen continues to make waves around the world with his performances but the 100m freestyle world champion's coach isn't fussed with how fast he swims at the NSW championships.