Sept. 21, 2021
Flying Flynn’s Short Course 100m freestyle Time of 48.05 Faster than Kyle Chalmers and Ian Thorpe Bond University Swimming’s 16-year-old Flynn Southam has eclipsed the times swum by Olympic champions
Feb. 16, 2021
Operations, injuries and a postponed Olympics has only made Olympic 100m freestyle champion Kyle Chalmers hungrier than ever to defend his gold medal in Tokyo this year. Chalmers, still only
Feb. 2, 2021
Cody, 23, told The New York Times he decided he still had a shot at the Olympics after seeing U.S. swimmer Caeleb Dressel - who is five months his junior - beat a record set by Michael Phelps in 2019.
Jan. 14, 2021
Manchester Aquatics Centre – where Ian Thorpe went 3:40.08 over 400 free among a six-strong gold-medal haul at the 2002 Commonwealth Games – needs £31million ($42.3million) of investment in order to survive. The facility in Manchester in the north-west of England is home to the British Para-Swimming national performance center and has staged several national championships and the 2009 Duel in the Pool. It is well remembered as the place where Thorpe set the 400 world record which stood for seven years before being eclipsed by Paul Biedermann ‘s super-suited performance at the 2009 Wo ...
March 4, 2020
Ian Thorpe has visited MPs at Parliament House to lobby against the Government’s religious discrimination bill, saying it goes against the Australian notion of a “fair go” and will divide the country. The Olympian joined a campaign by Equality Australia to speak against the controversial proposed legislation, which has been through two iterations after broad criticism from both religious and LGBT groups . The bill, which the Government said aimed to protect the freedom to practice religion.
Sept. 16, 2021
Cody Simpson Headlines Queensland Short Course Championship As Swimming Returns In Australia Brisbane will host its first major swim meet since being announced as the 2032 Olympic host city, with