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Australian Olympic Committee gives Nick D'Arcy green light for London

The Australian Olympic Committee has accepted a recommendation by Swimming Australia that controversial swimmer Nick D'Arcy should remain on the shadow team for the London Olympics this year.


Nick D'Arcy fulfilled selection criteria: AOC

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Even if Swimming Australia had struck a deal with Nick D'Arcy, it would not have guaranteed him a place at the London Games, the Australian Olympic Committee says.

Nick D'Arcy to learn of Beijing fate

Swimmer Nick D'Arcy will learn today whether he will be allowed back onto the Australian Olympic team after he was axed following a nightclub fight.

Nick D'Arcy hearing gets underway

A polite but poker-faced Nick D'Arcy negotiated a media gauntlet on his way into his Court of Arbitration for Sport hearing in Sydney.

Nick D'Arcy thrown off Olympic team

Darren Walton Nick D'Arcy is set to walk away from swimming and return to university if his expected appeal against expulsion from the Olympic team is unsuccessful.

Nick D'Arcy no show at Queensland titles

Laine Clark Barely 24 hours after glamour girl Stephanie Rice pulled the plug on her Queensland titles campaign, Nick D'Arcy was also conspicuous by his absence.


Time running out for Rice

Stephanie Rice

Michael Cowley Stephanie Rice's coach admitted yesterday he remains unsure whether she will retire.

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Team culture needs overhaul: reports

James Magnussen: No more special treatment.

Stathi Paxinos Focus in future to be on the team, not any individual, coach Leigh Nugent says.

Monk reinforces 'toxic' claims


Phil Lutton OLYMPIAN Kenrick Monk says he's not surprised the team atmosphere at the London Games was labelled ''toxic'' and has lifted the lid on a litany of blunders leading into Australia's worst effort in...


Irvine finds that success is the best painkiller

Punching: Grant Irvine celebrates his 200-metre butterfly final win.

Stathi Paxinos Grant Irvine has never forgotten the pain of missing Olympic selection last year.

Accusations fly as D'Arcy files for bankruptcy

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Controversial swimmer Nick D'Arcy has reportedly filed for bankruptcy.


Magnussen coach not fussed with NSW times

Sydney James Magnussen continues to make waves around the world with his performances but the 100m freestyle world champion's coach isn't fussed with how fast he swims at the NSW championships.


D'Arcy upbeat about Olympics despite bankruptcy hurdle

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Controversial butterfly ace Nick D'Arcy believes his London Olympic selection fate is in his own hands even though officials have yet to announce a decision on the bankrupt swimmer's eligibility.

I panicked, I freaked, I lied


Miranda Forster, Daniel Lane and David Sygall POLICE may lay a public nuisance charge against Olympic swimmer Kenrick Monk after his tearful admission that he invented the story about being hit by a P-plate driver as he rode his bike to training.

D'Arcy just wanted to get even: counsel

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Malcolm Brown ASPIRING Olympian Nick D'Arcy was seeking ''retribution'' rather than defending himself when he assaulted Simon Cowley in a Sydney bar in 2008, counsel told the District Court today.

I lashed out in self-defence: D'Arcy

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Malcolm Brown SWIMMER Nick D'Arcy has said he stands by the statement he made to police on the night he assaulted and badly injured former swimmer Simon Cowley, that ''it seemed a good idea at the time''.

Rice ready to talk again after booking London spot

Australian swimmer Stephanie Rice reacts after winning the final of the 400m individual medley during the Australian Olympic selection trials swim meet in Adelaide on March 15, 2012.    IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE              AFP PHOTO/ DAVID MARIUZ

Stathi Paxinos OLYMPIC champion Stephanie Rice had to be shielded from the media before the national championships because she had not been confident that her injury-interrupted preparation had been good enough to...

Liesel's going to London

Liam Fitzgibbon LEISEL JONES secured a slice of history despite relinquishing her national 100-metres breaststroke title for the first time in 12 years at the Olympic trials in Adelaide last night.

D'Arcy on track with cruise through heats

Steve Larkin FOR ALL he's been through, perhaps swimmer Nick D'Arcy shouldn't refer to his favoured butterfly event as a title fight.

Double delight for Fraser-Holmes

Beat that: Thomas Fraser-Holmes checks his winning time after the 200 metres freestyle final.

Stathi Paxinos Thomas Fraser-Holmes continues his hot form at the national titles in Adelaide.