Australia welcome China, Japan and the United States to the Aquatic Super Series from Friday with homeboy James Magnussen hoping his slim new frame will take him to a third world championship triumph in 2015.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday lauded open water swimmer Bhakti Sharma for her accomplishment of setting a world record by swimming 1.4 miles in 52 minutes across the waters of the Antarctic Ocean at a temperature of one degree Celsius.
World 100 metres freestyle champion Cate Campbell was named Australia`s Swimmer of the Year on Monday after winning four golds at the Pan Pacific Championships and three at the Commonwealth Games in 2014.
The World Anti-Doping agency said Wednesday that it will not appeal against a three month ban imposed against China`s controversial double Olympic swimming champion Sun Yang but will warn China over the case.
The Netherlands set a new world record of 1min 34.24secs in the women`s 4x50m freestyle relay en route to victory in the opening final of the concluding session at the World Short-Course Swimming Championships in Doha.