Stephanie Rice


Stephanie Rice confirms retirement from swimming

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


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 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.

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.

Ian Thorpe tells all in interview with Michael Parkinson

ian thorpe

James Robertson and Eryk Bagshaw Swimming legend Ian Thorpe revealed that he is gay and battled depression and alcohol abuse for the greater part of his world-beating swimming career.


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...


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.


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.


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.

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.

Thorpe hits back at funding criticism

Ian Thorpe

Michael Cowley Ian Thorpe says he doesn't believe any funding he has received to prepare for his Olympic campaign has been excessive.


Rice in doubt for top-two finish

Liam FitzGibbon Stephanie Rice's troublesome shoulder faces its biggest test on the opening day of Olympic swimming trials in Adelaide and coach Michael Bohl admits the Olympic champion faces a fight just to make it...


If suit comes up short, dump it: AOC

Libby Trickett and Leisel Jones.

Samantha Lane Australian Olympic Committee offers athletes unprecedented rights to ditch the team sponsor and wear something else.


Thorpe denies receiving preferential treatment

ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 14:  Ian Thorpe speaks to the media during an Australian Swimming Championships  press conference at the South Australian Aquatic & Leisure Centre on March 14, 2012 in Adelaide, Australia.  (Photo by Morne de Klerk/Getty Images)

Liam Fitzgibbon Ian Thorpe insists he hasn't been foxing, doesn't know how fast he can go and is genuinely nervous on the eve of his Olympic comeback quest.