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  1. Leisel Jones of Australia retires from swimming after 13 years

    Leisel Jones retired Friday, ending a 13-year career in which she became the first Australian swimmer to compete at a fourth Olympics in London this year.

    Story | Conversation | November 15, 2012
  2. Australian swimmers Nick D'Arcy, Kenrick Monk won't face further ...

    Controversial swimmers Nick D'Arcy and Kenrick Monk have avoided additional punishment above what the Australian Olympic Committee has already imposed on them for posting photos of themselves posing with guns on social networking sites.

    Story | Conversation | June 11, 2012
  3. Stephanie Rice suffers setback, undergoes shoulder surgery

    Triple Olympic champion Stephanie Rice has undergone shoulder surgery in a setback to her plans to defend her three swimming gold medals at London 2012.

    Story | Conversation | December 13, 2011
  4. Olympian swimmer Kenrick Monk won't be charged for false claim

    Australian Olympic swimmer Kenrick Monk will not be charged by police for falsely claiming to have been the victim of a hit-and-run car accident.

    Story | Conversation | November 26, 2011
  5. Australian swimmer Kenrick Monk says skateboard accident, not hit...

    Swimmer Kenrick Monk's fractured elbow will probably heal in time for him to compete at the Australian Olympic trials next March.

    Story | Conversation | October 03, 2011
  6. Australian swimmer Kenrick Monk says skateboard accident, not hit...

    Swimmer Kenrick Monk's fractured elbow will probably heal in time for him to compete at the Australian Olympic trials next March.

    Story | Conversation | September 30, 2011
  7. Australian Olympian Kenrick Monk injured in hit-and-run crash

    Australian swimmer Kenrick Monk is in doubt for the London Olympics after being seriously injured in what he says was a hit-and-run accident while riding his bicycle to training.

    Story | Conversation | September 28, 2011
  8. Australian swimmer Ian Thorpe rules out Olympic comeback

    Ian Thorpe has ruled out a comeback to competitive swimming, rejecting Australian media reports Monday that the five-time Olympic gold medalist wanted to qualify for a relay at the 2012 London Games.

    Story | Conversation | May 02, 2010
  9. Dawn Fraser, swimming gold medalist, fights off attacker

    Dawn Fraser, who won swimming gold medals at three Olympics, fought off and helped capture a man who tried to rob her home north of Brisbane.

    Story | Conversation | August 31, 2009
  10. Grant Hackett's record in 1,500-meter freestyle only mark to surv...

    Grant Hackett was on a surfing trip in Nicaragua last weekend when he got a text message from his mother-in-law that stunned him: His eight-year-old world record in the 1,500-meter freestyle had stood the test of time.

    Story | Conversation | August 07, 2009
  11. Aussie swimmer D'Arcy loses final appeal for Beijing spot

    Nick D'Arcy's drive to be included in the Australian Olympic team for the Beijing Games ended Monday after the swimmer had a Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) appeal rejected.

    Story | Conversation | June 16, 2008
  12. Australian Henry withdraws because of pelvic injury

    Australian star Jodie Henry won't defend her 100-meter freestyle Olympic title in Beijing because of a muscle imbalance in her pelvic area.

    Story | Conversation | February 28, 2008
  13. Hackett wins 400m freestyle at Australian swim trials

    Grant Hackett won the 400-meter freestyle event Sunday at the Australian swim trials, which is missing its usual main attraction: the now-retired Ian Thorpe.

    Story | Conversation | December 03, 2006
  14. Thorpe says he ponders retirement daily

    The attention has become so intense that Ian Thorpe admits he thinks almost daily of retiring.

    Story | Conversation | August 20, 2006
  15. "Thorpedo'' on target for Olympic gold in Athens

    Aiming for gold in the 100, 200 and 400-meter freestyle

    Story | Conversation | July 14, 2004