Mar 08, 2013 02:12 EST
The Australian Olympic Committee on Friday appointed a barrister to lead its own investigation into drug use and bullying by Australian swimmers at last year's London Games.
Jul 30, 2012 13:43 EDT
Switzerland footballer Michel Morganella has been sent home from the Olympics after racially abusing South Korea's players on Twitter, team officials confirmed on Monday.
Jul 25, 2012 05:13 EDT
The London Olympics are set to be liked, tweeted, pinned and shared with more people than ever before as athletes, fans and organisers interact online in the first-ever social media Summer Olympics.
Jul 20, 2012 15:58 EDT
Australian swimmer Kenrick Monk, who caused outrage when he and teammate Nick D'Arcy were pictured posing with shotguns, slammed his Olympics punishment as 'brutal' on Friday.
Jun 11, 2012 07:06 EDT
Olympic swimmer Eamon Sullivan has backed his Australian teammates Nick D'Arcy and Kenrick Monk, saying he saw "nothing wrong" with them posing with guns in images posted on social networking sites.
Jun 07, 2012 18:21 EDT
Controversial swimmers Nick D'Arcy and Kenrick Monk were blasted as "foolish" by Australia's Olympic authorities Thursday for posting a photo of themselves posing with guns on the Internet.
May 24, 2012 23:48 EDT
Triple Olympic gold medallist Stephanie Rice will spearhead an Australian contingent at the Santa Clara International Grand Prix in California next week ahead of the London Olympics, according to Swimming Australia.
Mar 19, 2012 22:02 EDT
James Magnussen was the fastest qualifier in the heats of the 50-metres freestyle at the Australian Olympic trials on Tuesday but he only had thoughts for the 100m freestyle world record.
Mar 17, 2012 08:43 EDT
Former breaststroke queen Leisel Jones will compete at her fourth Olympics in London this year after finishing second in the 100-metres event at Australia's selection trials on Saturday.
Mar 16, 2012 22:51 EDT
Triple Beijing Olympic champion Stephanie Rice was ninth fastest into the semi-finals of the 200m medley behind Alicia Coutts at the Australian Olympic trials in Adelaide on Saturday.
Dec 07, 2011 02:38 EST
Australia's leading butterfly swimmer Nick D'Arcy risks missing next year's London Olympics by declaring himself bankrupt, reports said on Wednesday.
Jul 27, 2011 07:04 EDT
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Michael Phelps is used to celebrating 200 meters butterfly victories but the American's gold medal at the world swimming championships on Wednesday was particularly sweet.
Jul 18, 2011 03:05 EDT
Australian swimmer Nick D'Arcy was ordered on Monday to pay damages of at least Aus$180,000 ($190,000) to a former swimmer he hit during celebrations marking his selection to the Beijing Olympic team.
Jul 17, 2011 23:10 EDT
Australian swimmer Nick D'Arcy was Monday ordered to pay damages of at least Aus$180,000 ($190,000) to a former swimmer he hit during celebrations marking his selection to the Beijing Olympic team.
Jul 15, 2011 22:44 EDT
Michael Phelps returns to China, scene of his astonishing Beijing Olympic swimming triumphs, seeking to kick-start another Olympic campaign at the 2011 world championships in Shanghai.
Jun 27, 2011 06:28 EDT
Australian swimmer Nick D'Arcy faced a Sydney courtroom Monday over a bar room assault three years ago which left former champion swimmer Simon Cowley with multiple facial fractures.
Jun 20, 2011 00:59 EDT
Australian Nick D'Arcy handed Michael Phelps another 200m butterfly defeat, edging the world record-holder and Olympic champion at the Santa Clara Grand Prix.
Oct 04, 2010 12:54 EDT
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Australia won the opening skirmish in the Delhi pool Monday by claiming three of the five medals up for grabs as the athletes finally took center stage at the troubled Commonwealth Games.
Oct 04, 2010 10:26 EDT
Australia's swimmers opened their account in the pool at the Commonwealth Games on Monday, clinching three of the five medals on offer as they sought to replicate their success of four years ago.
Aug 19, 2010 01:23 EDT
Michael Phelps held on for a "painful" victory in the 200m butterfly at the Pan Pacific Swimming Championships, holding off Nick D'Arcy with the fastest time in the world this year.