Natalie Coughlin

Phelps helps Missile's London bid

Rebecca Bryan Olympic gold medal hopeful James Magnussen has one less rival to worry about after Michael Phelps withdrew from the 100 metres freestyle at the US swimming trials yesterday.

Torres triumphs in 100m freestyle trials

Rebecca Bryan Dara Torres has booked her place on a fifth Olympic team at the age of 41 with a triumph in the women's 100m freestyle at the US Olympic swimming trials.

Hansen crashes out at US swim trials

Rebecca Bryan Brendan Hansen's chance of regaining his 200m breaststroke world record from Kosuke Kitajima in Beijing died with his shock defeat at the US Olympic trials.

Coughlin breaks 100m backstroke record

Natalie Coughlin and Aaron Peirsol have broken their own world records during the United States' Olympic swimming trials in Nebraska.

Aussie Campbell sizzles in 50m freestyle

Australia's Cate Campbell has powered into contention for the 50m freestyle title at Beijing with a sensational showing at the Santa Clara grand prix.

Australian women shine in Santa Clara

Australia's Cate Campbell set a US Open record of 53.30sec in winning the women's 100m freestyle at the Santa Clara International Grand Prix swimming meet.

Seebohm lowers Commonwealth record

By Tom Wald Emily Seebohm continued her stunning form by breaking her own Commonwealth record in winning the 100m backstroke at the Olympic trials.

Lenton swats Schipper in 100m butterfly

By Tom Wald Libby Lenton has reinforced her status as the world's premier 100m butterfly swimmer by swatting away Jess Schipper at the trials in Sydney.

Times fall after new swim suits released

By Tom Wald Is it the new swim suits or swimmers getting serious in an Olympic year?

Seebohm prepared to sacrifice Olympics

By Tom Wald Emily Seebohm's camp is prepared to sacrifice Olympic glory in Beijing this year to ensure the 15-year-old swimmer's long-term welfare.

Henry shows she has racer's edge

By Guy Hand Swim queen Jodie Henry has unleashed the racer within at the Victorian championships, winning the 50m freestyle gold medal.

No trouble for Hackett in 400m heats

Grant Hackett has cruised into Monday night's 400m freestyle final at the Victorian swimming championships with little fuss.

Henry's times give a much-needed boost

By Guy Hand Triple Olympic gold medallist Jodie Henry knows she is running out of time, but two strong swims have buoyed her hopes of defending her 100m crown in Beijing.

Henry pulls out of Vic swim titles heats

By Guy Hand Fears are mounting over Olympic swimming champion Jodie Henry's preparation for Beijing after pulling out the 100m freestyle at the Victorian championships.

Hackett, Henry headline Victorian titles

Grant Hackett will aim to continue his resurgence, and Jodie Henry will try to begin hers at the Victorian swimming championships.

Sullivan second in 50m freestyle sprint

Australian sprint king Eamon Sullivan had to settle for second again as his engrossing ongoing duel with Swedish star Stefan Nystrand continued in Stockholm.