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Water fight: How Sydney’s pools became a contested space in council elections

Water fight: How Sydney’s pools became a contested space in council elections

Plans to revive and build swimming pools across Sydney have led to the formation of a political party and accusations of elitism in the run-up to local council elections on December 4.

  • by Angus Thompson

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New swimming boss wants to ride wave of success to Brisbane 2032

New swimming boss wants to ride wave of success to Brisbane 2032

Eugenie Buckley wants Australian swimmers to be household names again as she takes over as Swimming Australia chief executive a decade out from a home Games.

  • by Phil Lutton
Magnussen tips Chalmers for huge 2022 after setting world record

Magnussen tips Chalmers for huge 2022 after setting world record

Kyle Chalmers owns the 100m freestyle short-course WR as he steams towards a massive 2022 campaign that includes the World Championships and Commonwealth Games.

  • by Phil Lutton
Chalmers breaks 100m WR
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Chalmers breaks 100m WR

Australian Kyle Chalmers broke the 13-year-old men's 100m freestyle short-course world record on Saturday morning (AEDT) in Kazan, Russia.

I chanced upon a list of Sydney ocean pools and decided to swim all 45
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I chanced upon a list of Sydney ocean pools and decided to swim all 45

My meanderings took me to water holes I had never heard of.

  • by Justine Nolan
Swimming Australia drops support for professional league
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Swimming Australia drops support for professional league

Swimming Australia has suspended ties with the Australian Swimming League following revelations that its founder and majority owner is serving a suspended jail term for tax fraud.

  • by Chip Le Grand
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Dodgy association may sink Australian Swimming League
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Dodgy association may sink Australian Swimming League

The founder and majority owner of a newly launched professional league for Olympic swimmers is serving a suspended jail term for defrauding the tax office.

  • by Chip Le Grand
Teams set to debate ISL boycott as tensions over unpaid wages increase
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Teams set to debate ISL boycott as tensions over unpaid wages increase

The International Swimming League was billed as a rich revolution for the sport. Now some of Australia’s leading swimmers are among those with money at risk.

  • by Phil Lutton
Mack Horton to relocate to Gold Coast in major coaching move

Mack Horton to relocate to Gold Coast in major coaching move

The Rio Olympic champion will join one of the sport’s most-decorated programs as he tries to breathe new life into his career heading towards Paris 2024.

  • by Phil Lutton
‘I’m no longer the hunter, I’m the hunted’: Titmus has target on her back after Tokyo heroics

‘I’m no longer the hunter, I’m the hunted’: Titmus has target on her back after Tokyo heroics

The Olympics star did not realise how badly she needed to take a breath before jumping back into the pool after a golden Games.

  • by Phil Lutton
Campbell’s golden Games came after seeking help for ‘paralysing’ depression

Campbell’s golden Games came after seeking help for ‘paralysing’ depression

The swimming great has revealed her depression diagnosis and the dark thoughts she had before what would be a triumphant return to the Olympic pool.

  • by Phil Lutton