Stephanie Rice


Stephanie Rice confirms retirement from swimming

Triple Olympic champion Stephanie Rice has officially announced her retirement from competitive swimming.

Stephanie Rice at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing


Stephanie Rice won three gold medals at the Olympic Games in Beijing. We feature some of her highlights from the 2008 event.


Swimming updates: Blair Evans eclipses Stephanie Rice in 400 metres IM


Stathi Paxinos In the women's 100 butterfly, former world champion Jess Schipper turned back the clock by qualifying fastest for tonight's semi-finals.


Cagey Stephanie Rice sitting pretty after morning heat

Stephanie Rice.

Michael Cowley She has had nagging shoulder problems since surgery last December, needed to modify her training to compensate for the injury as a result, and even last month you sensed even Stephanie Rice was...

Stephanie Rice bowled over by pneumonia

Olympian Stephanie Rice says she has mild pneumonia and has been ordered to rest, putting an end to a planned trip to Perth.


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.


Bohl and Taylor named national swimming coaches

Michael Bohl

Stathi Paxinos Swimming Australia has appointed Michael Bohl and Rohan Taylor as respective coaches of the national women's and men's team to take the squads to this year's world championships in Barcelona.


New coaches strive to unite 'toxic' team

Emily Seebohm

Stathi Paxinos Australia's team would not be divided into two despite the appointment of men's and women's head coaches to take the team into this year's world championships, the men appointed to the positions,...


Golden girl contemplates a comeback for Commonwealth Games

Stephanie Rice.

Stathi Paxinos Triple Olympic gold medallist Stephanie Rice could return to the competition pool in time for next year's Commonwealth Games, but she said the decision would not be straightforward as her life had...


Rice looks at comeback

Looking to the future: Stephanie Rice has important decisions to make.

Stathi Paxinos Triple Olympic gold medallist says decision would not be straightforward.


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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In too deep

Ian Thorpe

Stathi Paxinos Individualism and an emphasis on stars led Australian swimming into choppy water. Now, the reckoning.


'It went further than the swim team': Cambage's intriguing Twitter post

Liz Cambage

Jon Pierik London Olympian Elizabeth Cambage posted an intriguing message on Twitter on Tuesday, questioning whether the antics of disgraced swimmer James Magnussen had impacted on other female athletes during...

All's nice for long reign Rice

Stephanie Rice.

Lee Gaskin Stephanie Rice is confident her injured shoulder can carry her to success in London.


Rice may face London alone

Stephanie Rice

Lee Gaskin Triple Olympic gold medallist Stephanie Rice is confident her injured shoulder can carry her to success in London, but her main fear is her parents won't be there to see it.


Rice is in the right space

04  May 2012,   Canberra Times photo by RICHARD BRIGGS,  Olympic swimmer Stephanie Rice at the AIS Pool.

Michael Cowley Stephanie Rice could become Australia's greatest Olympic gold medal winner in London.

Wiser Rice out to shine

Michael Cowley Stephanie Rice has endured plenty over the last few years, writes Michael Cowley.

The long road back after a quick trip to the top

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Michael Cowley Stephanie Rice feared it would all appear too easy. Of course she worked hard to win three Olympic gold medals in Beijing, but who doesn't? There was no adversity, no hardship.


D'Arcy, Monk ready to aim up in Canberra

Australian swimmer Nick D'Arcy and teammate Kenrick Monk posing with guns in a picture on D'Arcy's Facebook page.


Lee Gaskin Nick D'Arcy and Kenrick Monk will return to the pool for the first time since their gun photo controversy when the entire Australian Olympic Games swimming squad converges on Canberra this week.


D'Arcy and Monk fire up Swimming Australia with gun photo

Kenrick Monk

Georgina Robinson Two bad boys of Australian swimming are in hot water again for posting online photos of themselves posing in a gun shop in the United States.

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