Everyone acknowledges the importance of swimming lessons for children, but we're starting - and stopping - too early.
The mentor of Ariarne Titmus never did fit the mould. But neither did the man he's been compared to since he started weaving his magic around the pool.
Despised by some of his peers, idolised by an adoring nation, Sun Yang continues to be one of the most-polarising Olympic athletes after his latest doping saga.
Chinese swimming's governing body has rubbished a British newspaper report which claims Sun Yang smashed a vial of blood during a clash with drug testers.
The coach of Ariarne Titmus says his swimmers won’t be racing in the rebel International Swimming League if there is a chance it detracts from Olympic preparations.
Chinese star Sun Yang, who famously clashed with Australia’s Mack Horton at the Rio Olympics, could face a lifetime ban from swimming over a newly-reported incident.
FINA has detailed its reply to the rebel-backed International Swim League, but most Australian stars are set to skip the meets.
Australia's leading swimmers look set to be no shows at the world body's new marquee event and instead compete in a 2019 breakaway league.
Cate Campbell will headline a rebel swimming league after a crucial back down from the sport's global governing body, FINA.
World swimming's governing body has given athletes the all-clear to participate in rogue competitions but says results will still need to be ratified.
A breakthrough year has ensured Ariarne Titmus will no longer be able to fly under the radar in 2019, Australian swimming head coach Jacco Verhaeren says.
Swimming's governing body is scrambling to appease its disgruntled athletes, but it might all bit too late to prevent a rebel league going ahead.
Three years after convincing Kyle Chalmers to keep swimming instead of pursuing an AFL career, Jacco Verhaeren says he won't be tempted to do it again.
The International Swimming League has released details of its contentious inaugural season
Thomas Fraser-Holmes has claimed silver in the 400m individual medley as Australia added four medals to their haul at the world short course swimming titles in China.
Australian swimmer Ariarne Titmus has broken a second world record in three days, winning gold in the women’s 400m freestyle at the world short-course swimming titles in China.
FINA has moved to appease angry athletes by announcing it will launch the richest swimming event in history next year.
Some of Australia's top swimmers are backing an organisation set up as a rival to FINA, which is promising to pay athletes more in prize money.
Titmus' stirring effort on the opening night of the six-day event in Hangzhou shattered Emma McKeon's 2015 mark and moved her to fourth on the all-time rankings.
The 18-year-old mowed down competitors in the last 50m to claim victory in 1min 51.38sec - a new Commonwealth, Oceania and national record.