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  1. Sport - Other Sport - SWIMMING

    Sun Yang and Park Tae-hwan set to renew fierce rivalry in the pool

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 11:08pm by APSPT

    ... month's Pan Pacific Championships in Australia. The Japanese men also will be targeting a share of the golds, having won six at the Pan Pacific. Chief among them is 20-year-old Kosuke Hagino, who beat Michael Phelps in the 200m medley in Australia, where he also won the 400 individual medley. China's top woman, Ye Shiwen, set a world record in the 400m IM and an Olympic record ...

  2. Sport - Other Sport - SWIMMING

    Mission accomplished: Now Phelps aims to go to another level

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 12:25pm

    ... Agence France-Presse in Gold Coast, Australia All-time greatest Olympian sets sights on world championships after winning three gold medals at Pan Pacific Championships Michael Phelps says he accomplished all he wanted to in his first international meet back from retirement, after winning three gold medals at the Pan Pacific Championships in Australia. The all-time greatest ...

  3. Sport - Other Sport - SWIMMING

    Michael Phelps gets relay gold on international comeback

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 12:21am

    ... In the 100, 20-year-old Cameron McEvoy of Australia won in 47.82 seconds in pouring rain at the Gold Coast Aquatic Centre’s outdoor pool. Olympic gold medalist Nathan Adrian of the United States was second in 48.30 and James Magnussen, the two-time world champion from Australia, was third. “What more could I ask for?” McEvoy said. “I just felt great the whole way. It was an honor ...

  4. Sport - Other Sport - SWIMMING

    Katie Ledecky sets another world record while Michael Phelps finishes with gold

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 09:33pm

    ... and the men’s relay. Australia placed second with 10 gold and 26 medals overall, followed by Japan with seven gold medals and a total of 19. Hagino, the silver medallist at last year’s world ... U.S. teammate Nathan Adrian to third place. Adrian then joined Phelps, Matt Grevers and Kevin Cordes in winning the medley relay in 3:29.72, holding off Japan and Australia. “This is the best ...

  5. Sport - Other Sport - SWIMMING

    Katie Ledecky smashes world record while Michael Phelps wins individual gold

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 11:08pm

    ... American teen wonder breaks her own mark in the 400m free at the Pan Pacific championships as 18-Olympic champion triumphs in men's 100m butterfly final Katie Ledecky smashed another world record as Michael Phelps won his first individual gold medal post-retirement at the Pan Pacific Championships in Australia on Saturday. American wonder teen Ledecky set the first world ...

  6. Sport - Other Sport - SWIMMING

    Michael Phelps messes it up in 100m freestyle at US championships

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 10:35pm by AFP

    ... at an international event- the Pan-Pacific Championships from August 21-25 in Gold Coast, Australia. He is slated to swim the 100m butterfly today- the event he has raced the most since his return- ... earned PanPacs berths, and results from this event and the meet in Australia will determine the US team for the 2015 world championships in Russia. Adrian won in 48.31 seconds. Ryan Lochte, whose ...

  7. Sport - Other Sport - SWIMMING

    Katie Ledecky pips Missy Franklin in rare battle of teen queens

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 10:13pm by AFP

    ... Leah Smith, in 1:57.57, and Shannon Vreeland, in 1:57.73, rounded out the top four, who all booked berths for the Pan Pacific Championships from August 21-25 in the Gold Coast, Australia ...

  8. Sport - Other Sport - SWIMMING

    13-medal haul at Barcelona a sign of Australia's resurgence in the pool

    Posted Aug 06th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse Medal haul a sign of Australia's resurgence The signs are good for the Australian swimming team ahead of the 2016 Olympics after winning 13 medals at the world championships. Australia finished fourth on the overall medals table behind the United States with three gold and 10 silver, while 12 of those medals came from Olympic events. "There were very ...

  9. Sport - Other Sport - SWIMMING

    Australia chief resigns over inappropriate remark

    Posted Jun 02nd 2013, 04:06pm by Reuters in New Delhi

    ... Reuters in New Delhi Swimming Australia president Barclay Nettlefold resigned on Sunday over allegations of “inappropriate” behaviour. Stood down on Saturday, Nettlefold is being ... that were not consistent with the standards expected of me, standards I have urged to be incorporated into the future culture of Swimming Australia,” Nettlefold said in a statement. Elected ...

  10. Sport - Other Sport - SWIMMING

    Australia holds off on new swimming coach

    Posted Apr 26th 2013, 09:26am

    ... Swimming Australia has delayed the appointment of a head coach, instead sharing the duties between existing mentors Michael Bohl and Rohan Taylor through this year’s World Championships ... high expectations, Australia failed to win a single individual gold medal. In the ensuing shakeup, SA this month appointed former British Swimming performance director Michael Scott as director ...




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