Swimming great Ian Thorpe is "quite sick" in a Sydney hospital after contracting two potentially deadly infections and will never swim again competitively, his agent says.
Kenrick Monk claimed his second gold medal as he anchored Australia to a thrilling 4x200m freestyle victory at the world championships in Manchester.
By Todd Balym & Tom Wald Australian sprint stars Eamon Sullivan and Libby Trickett reclaimed their crowns as the fastest swimmers in the world.
By Tom Wald Emily Seebohm continued her stunning form by breaking her own Commonwealth record in winning the 100m backstroke at the Olympic trials.
By Guy Hand Grant Hackett returned from uncharted waters, clocking a 200m freestyle time to show the unorthodox Olympics course he is plotting is well and truly on track.
Grant Hackett will aim to continue his resurgence, and Jodie Henry will try to begin hers at the Victorian swimming championships.