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Late nights in Rio now focus for world`s swimming elite

The 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games will force swimming`s elite to adopt some nocturnal habits as preparations are stepped up in the coming months in the race for golds.

Aug 10, 2015, 09:50 AM IST

Nathan Adrian laments loss of James Magnussen at worlds

Olympic champion Nathan Adrian of the USA admits he is disappointed not to be ale to resume his 100m freestyle battle with injured world champion James Magnussen in Kazan.

Jul 31, 2015, 22:21 PM IST

Australia look for the breaks to lay down a marker in Kazan

Australia head into next month`s world championships without sprint king James Magnussen leaving Cate Campbell to lead a team with some exciting young talent determined to lay down a marker for nex

Jul 24, 2015, 15:07 PM IST

James Magnussen seeks second opinion after rest advised

James Magnussen is to seek a second opinion after being advised to rest his injured shoulder less than three months before he defends his 100 metre freestyle title at the world swimming championships, the Australian reported on Wednesday.

May 20, 2015, 10:35 AM IST

Swimming: Campbell, Magnussen head Australia`s team for Kazan worlds

Three defending champions will spearhead Australia`s 38-strong team named Friday for the FINA World Championships in Kazan, Russia, in July.

Apr 10, 2015, 19:01 PM IST

Grant Hackett comeback headlines Australia`s world trials

Grant Hackett on Thursday said making the Australian team for the world championships would be like winning Olympic gold as he prepares to make his competitive return after seven years out of the pool. 

Apr 02, 2015, 14:31 PM IST

Australia's swimming sprint stars look for sharp start to 2015

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.

Jan 29, 2015, 11:55 AM IST

World swimming champ James Magnussen at odds over training regime

Swimming Australia said Wednesday it does not endorse James Magnussen`s new training programme but will continue to provide the world champion swimmer with financial support.

Nov 19, 2014, 09:46 AM IST

World 100m champion Magnussen splits with coach

World 100 metres freestyle champion swimmer James Magnussen is gambling on a new coach taking him to Olympic gold in Rio de Janeiro in 2016 after parting ways with his long-time mentor Brant Best.

Sep 16, 2014, 07:05 AM IST

Sprint king Nathan Adrian unafraid of Michael Phelps

As the reigning Olympic champion in the 100 metres freestyle, Nathan Adrian knows what it is like to hunt and be hunted in the water.

Sep 05, 2014, 23:49 PM IST

Adam Peaty sets new 50m breaststroke world record at European Championships

Great Britain`s Adam Peaty set a new world record of 26.62sec in the 50m breaststroke at the European Championships before revealing he hated swimming when he was a child.

Aug 23, 2014, 10:24 AM IST

McEvoy stunner as Phelps strikes gold at Pan Pacs

Australia`s Cameron McEvoy upset a star-studded field to win the 100m freestyle at the Pan Pacific Championships Friday as Michael Phelps claimed his first international gold medal since coming out of retirement.

Aug 22, 2014, 19:05 PM IST

Michael Phelps impresses in first international comeback race

Michael Phelps made an ominous return to international competition on Friday, qualifying for the final of the 100 metres freestyle at the Pan Pacific championships at Australia`s Gold Coast.

Aug 22, 2014, 11:19 AM IST

James Magnussen tips hot final as Phelps hits form

World champion James Magnussen said it would take one of the year`s fastest times to win the Pan Pacific Championships 100m freestyle after American stars Michael Phelps and Nathan Adrian threw down the gauntlet Friday.

Aug 22, 2014, 09:28 AM IST

Commonwealth Games: England hit 10 swim golds on Day 6

England closed their Commonwealth Games swimming meet with 10 gold medals after inflicting Australia`s first Commonwealth relay defeat in eight years in the men`s 4x100m medley relay.

Jul 30, 2014, 12:28 PM IST

CWG 2014: Cameron McEvoy responds to James Magnussen in 50m freestyle

Australia`s Cameron McEvoy took first blood in the men`s 50m freestyle heats at the Commonwealth Games on Monday ahead of Aussie rival James Magnussen.

Jul 28, 2014, 18:16 PM IST

Commonwealth Games: James Magnussen spearheads another golden night for Australia

World 100m freestyle champion James Magnussen added the Commonwealth Games title to his collection as Australia claimed four more gold medals to their tally in Glasgow.

Jul 28, 2014, 13:39 PM IST

Oz swimmer James Magnussen admits making mistakes during Olympics

Australian swimmer James Magnussen has admitted that he made mistakes, saying that he could have carried himself better during a controversial London Olympic campaign.

Oct 21, 2012, 14:40 PM IST