Melanie Schlanger

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Melanie Schlanger in the swim despite doctor's orders

Stathi Paxinos Some sporting careers do not travel the easiest path, and so it is with Melanie Schlanger.

Australia's Commonwealth Games swimming uniforms criticised by fashion experts

Brittany Elmslie

Rose Powell New Australian swimming kit making people look at "the wrong place".

Swimming

Australia picks 59-strong swim team for Glasgow

Eamon Sullivan

Stathi Paxinos Australia will have a 59-strong team for the Glasgow Commonwealth Games although triple Olympian Eamon Sullivan will have to pass a fitness test in coming weeks after being set to have his third...

Swimming

Campbell dives into Olympic pay row

20 September 2012. Sport. Journalist Fleta  Canberra Times Photo by Jeffrey Chan.  Olympian Cate Campbell, right, explains the life of an olympian to Wanniassa P-10 School students during a swim clinic at the Lakeside Leisure Centre.

Crystal Ja Olympic gold medallist Cate Campbell says 4x100-metre relay teammate Melanie Schlanger deserves credit, not flak, for shining a spotlight on pay discrepancies within the Australian swim team.

Skippy signs off to become team mentor

Geoff Huegill

Stathi Paxinos AUSTRALIAN swimming's champion butterflyer Geoff Huegill will retire from competitive swimming convinced the squad still needs a substantial change in attitude to regain the lofty global standard it...

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Huegill hangs up the trunks

Geoff Huegill

Stathi Paxinos Australian butterfly champion Geoff Huegill has retired from competitive swimming.

Swimming

Coutts wins on land this time to take top gong

London Olympics 2012, Swimming, Women's 100m Butterfly Heats at the Aquatic Centre, Australia's Alicia Coutts.Saturday July 28th 2012
Photos:Steve Christo

Stathi Paxinos ALICIA COUTTS has again been named Australia's swimmer of the year after she won five medals at the London Olympic Games.

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Coutts wins top award for London performance

ALICIA COUTTS was rewarded for her standout performance at the London Olympics as she claimed her second Australian swimmer of the year award on Saturday night.

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Thorpe no show at Australian titles

Ian Thorpe

Swimming Australia (SA) has confirmed Ian Thorpe will not compete at the world championships selection trials in Adelaide.

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New boss raises the bar for world titles

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Stathi Paxinos Swim team has rebounded well from the fallout of its London Olympic Games campaign.

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Quiet night planned: D'Arcy qualifies for London as Rice resurgence continues

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Michael Cowley Just like he did four years ago, Nick D'Arcy tonight won the 200m butterfly Olympic selection trial.

Thrilled Trickett into 100m final

Just the Trickett: Libby qualifies.

Michael Cowley While Ian Thorpe's fairytale sank in the pool on Sunday, Libby Trickett's dream is alive.

Olympics

Fifth place just the Trickett for Libby

Libby Trickett

Stathi Paxinos JUST a couple of years ago, the London Olympics were not even remotely in Libby Trickett's plan.

Swimming

Trickett grabs Games ticket

Power packed: Libby Trickett is pumped after qualifying for the Olympic Games last night.

Stathi Paxinos, Adelaide A couple of years ago, London Games were not even remotely in Libby Trickett's plan.

Love-hate relationship reaps rewards for Schlanger

Steve Larkin Australia's new freestyle champion Melanie Schlanger has hated swimming twice.

Swimming

Magnussen the man but who's with him?

Liam FitzGibbon The Thorpedo came and went, the Missile conquered, but the Olympic trials raised more questions than answers about the Australian swimming team's arsenal for the London Games.

Jones and Trickett prove morning people

Terry O'Connor Superstars Libby Trickett and Leisel Jones have stepped up their Olympic preparations by breaking shortcourse world records.

Jodie Henry 'not bowing out yet'

By Laine Clark Retirement may have crossed her mind but Jodie Henry says motivation won't be a problem after pulling out of Beijing Games contention due to injury.

Schlanger upsets sprint swimming queens

Melanie Schlanger has pulled off a major upset, defeating sprint queens Libby Lenton and Cate Campbell at the Queensland swimming titles in Brisbane.

Lenton prepares for Beijing Olympics

By Daniel Pace Swimming star Libby Lenton is toughening up ahead of the Beijing Olympic trials in March.