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‘That is really spectacular’: Mother’s pride at Campbell sisters’ success

‘That is really spectacular’: Mother’s pride at Campbell sisters’ success

From the comfort of her living room in Brisbane, flanked by the mother and father of their coach, Jenny Campbell cheered home Bronte and Cate on a memorable first day of finals.

  • by Tom Decent

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Fast-starting McKeon quietly primed for Olympic history

Fast-starting McKeon quietly primed for Olympic history

One down, six to go. Emma McKeon’s 100m butterfly final on Monday could be the key event to her quest for a slice of history.

  • by Tom Decent
Ariarne Titmus is the golden girl Australian swimming needs
From the futon
Tokyo Olympics

Ariarne Titmus is the golden girl Australian swimming needs

Our swimmers produced their usual mixed bag on day two in Tokyo: gold, silver, bronze and duck egg.

  • by Andrew Webster
A year ago, Jack McLoughlin almost gave up. Today he’s a silver medallist

A year ago, Jack McLoughlin almost gave up. Today he’s a silver medallist

When the Olympics were postponed, the distance swimmer found a new passion outside of the water.

  • by Phil Lutton
‘We are so, so happy’: Australia claim first gold medal at Tokyo Games

‘We are so, so happy’: Australia claim first gold medal at Tokyo Games

Australia’s women have smashed the world record in the 4x100m freestyle relay.

  • by Tom Decent
‘A thing of beauty’: How do you build the perfect swimmer?

‘A thing of beauty’: How do you build the perfect swimmer?

Power dives and snappy tumble turns – elite swimmers work hard to hone these “skills”, and there’s their stroke. What are their secrets?

  • by Phil Lutton
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Dolphins out of the blocks fast to set up huge first day of finals

Dolphins out of the blocks fast to set up huge first day of finals

Some new faces and big names all fired for the Australians as they put the writing on the wall on the first night of competition at the Olympic pool.

  • by Phil Lutton
‘One hell of a race’: Titmus, Ledecky prepare for an Olympic epic

‘One hell of a race’: Titmus, Ledecky prepare for an Olympic epic

The tactics will be crucial as Australia’s Ariarne Titmus challenges American great Katie Ledecky in a 400m freestyle showdown two years in the making.

  • by Phil Lutton
The 10 Australian swimmers you must know about at the Tokyo Games

The 10 Australian swimmers you must know about at the Tokyo Games

Australia has medal prospects all over the Tokyo pool. Here are some of the key names as the Olympic program prepares to roar into life over the weekend.

  • by Phil Lutton
‘We only take the best’: The video to inspire the Dolphins in Tokyo

‘We only take the best’: The video to inspire the Dolphins in Tokyo

This is the spine-tingling montage, narrated by coaching legend Lawrie Laurence, that will set the scene for Australia’s assault on the Olympic pool in Tokyo.

  • by Phil Lutton
Campbell says team can fire under pressure as star scratches key event

Campbell says team can fire under pressure as star scratches key event

Cate Campbell is convinced the drama of the 2019 World Championships has steeled the Australians for Tokyo, while Kaylee McKeown has made a key call on her meet.

  • by Phil Lutton