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James Magnussen moves on from Olympics scorn

Daniel Lane Standing 1.96 metres, weighing 95kilograms and boasting shoulders that could be measured by pick handles, there’s no danger at all of anyone possibly mistaking James Magnussen for a boy.

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Olympic swimmer James Magnussen's growing pains are now in his wake

Australian Olympic swimmer James Magnussen.

Daniel Lane There's no danger at all of anyone possibly mistaking James Magnussen for a boy.

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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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The Missile has mellowed

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Stathi Paxinos Jmaes Magnussen says the nickname has been decommissioned.

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Aussie men upbeat despite relay miss

James Magnussen.

Liam FitzGibbon A James Magnussen-led sprint relay team has missed a medal at the world championships, but they're more upbeat than after the London Olympic flop.

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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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James Magnussen posts sizzling time in heats of 100 metres freestyle

James Magnussen.

Liam FitzGibbon James Magnussen has taken a low-key route into the world championships 100m freestyle final, while Christian Sprenger claimed more silver for Australia.

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Elite squad 'not pampered brats'

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Phil Lutton JAMES MAGNUSSEN'S coach, Brant Best, has defended the nation's swimmers, saying they weren't lacking in heart and some were simply guilty of trying too hard at the London Games.

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Magnussen insists there's no bad blood as he returns to pool deck

James Magnussen

Stathi Paxinos James Magnussen says he does not feel uncomfortable about returning to the Australian swimming team and is confident he would be accepted back into the fold after personally apologising to teammates...

Three world swimming records fall

A decision by FINA not to ban new high-tech Speedo suits has resulted in another heap of records in the pool at the shortcourse world championships in Britain.

Three world swimming records fall

A decision by FINA not to ban new high-tech Speedo suits has resulted in another heap of records in the pool at the shortcourse world championships in Britain.