Murray Rose

Inspired a generation: Murray Rose dies at 73

Michael Cowley ONE of Australian swimming's icons, Murray Rose, died at his home in Sydney yesterday after a fight with leukaemia. He was 73.


Rice sizzles to book berth for London


Michael Cowley SHE was Australia's shining star on the opening night of competition in Beijing four years ago, and now Stephanie Rice will have the opportunity to again ignite the nation's Olympic campaign, having...

LZR world records need asterisk: Rose

Tom Wald Four-time Olympic champion Murray Rose says every world record set in the controversial high-tech swimsuits needs to have an asterisk attached to it.

Hackett's body calls time on career

Grant Hackett has pulled down the curtain on one of Australia's greatest swimming careers to a standing ovation.

Swimmers, not suits, behind record times

By Tom Wald World championships gold medallist Brenton Rickard has dismissed suggestions that a new swimsuit is behind the recent deluge of world records.