US long-distance swimmer Diana Nyad has agreed to turn over all her navigation data and official observer logs on her record-breaking swim from Cuba to southern Florida last week, after sceptics raised questions about the grueling crossing.Thursday, 12 September, 2013, 11:56am
The James Magnussen-led Australian team is seeking redemption for an under-achieving London Olympics, and the tumultuous 12 months which followed, when swimming’s world championships get underway this Sunday in Barcelona.25 Jul 2013 - 10:41am
China’s divers are looking for another gold medal clean sweep when the world aquatic championships starts on Saturday in Barcelona as the swimming world adjusts to life without pool legend Michael Phelps.20 Jul 2013 - 3:44am
Olympic champion Ryan Lochte, who has been appearing in his own reality television show and not fully committed to training since last year’s London Games, showed he had lost none of his drive by winning two titles 90 minutes apart at the US national swimming championships on Wednesday.27 Jun 2013 - 2:49pm
Australian endurance swimmer Chloe McCardel ended her attempt to swim from Cuba to Florida after 11 hours in the water when she was stung by a jellyfish Wednesday night.
It was the fifth failure involving three women swimmers who have tried to make the marathon swim since 2011. Jellyfish stings and strong currents have been the main impediments.13 Jun 2013 - 12:58pm
Swimming Australia president Barclay Nettlefold resigned on Sunday over allegations of “inappropriate” behaviour.
Stood down on Saturday, Nettlefold is being investigated for an alleged inappropriate remark he made to a female team consultant and another allegation of misbehaviour.2 Jun 2013 - 4:46pm
In Beijing and London, US Olympian Cullen Jones was fierce in the water, bringing home gold and silver and setting a world record along the way.26 May 2013 - 5:54am
A once-prominent swimming coach who trained thousands of children was sentenced to seven years in prison Thursday for sexually abusing one of the girls he instructed.24 May 2013 - 10:15am
Zhang Chunmei lost both her legs, amputated above the knee, after she was trapped for almost three days when her school collapsed in the massive earthquake that struck Sichuan five years ago. She now wants to be an "outstanding athlete".12 May 2013 - 6:28am
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 in Barcelona.
Taylor will coach the men’s team at the championships, while Bohl will run the women’s team.26 Apr 2013 - 9:40am
Australia’s world championship selection trials begin in Adelaide on Friday as fallout from last year’s mediocre performance in the pool at the London Olympics continues to haunt the team.
In the eight months since the nation’s worst Olympics swimming medal tally in 20 years a massive shake-up has taken place.25 Apr 2013 - 12:59pm
Chan Yiu-hoi could write a book about commitment. It's a word he has used often during his 31 years as a swimming coach at the Hong Kong Sports Institute, the last 18 as head coach.14 Apr 2013 - 4:44am
Swimming Australia (SA) has appointed a new chief executive and high performance director as the governing body seeks to rebuild the sport in the wake of a dismal last year Olympic campaign and scathing reviews of its administration.9 Apr 2013 - 11:38am
Australia’s under-fire men’s swimmers must focus on their sport and not act as “celebrity show ponies”, former Olympic champion Kieren Perkins said on Thursday.4 Apr 2013 - 1:20pm
Top swimmer and asthma sufferer David Wong Kai-wai is hoping for a therapeutic use exemption (TUE) to escape a lengthy ban after he failed a drug test at the start of the year.27 Mar 2013 - 4:52am