Champion swimmer Maddie Groves has called on more taking of responsibility from Swimming Australia (SA) big boss Kieren Perkins. According to Groves, Perkins is in complete denial over the many cultural issues facing the sport today – including a seriously misogynistic culture. This also happened to be the reason behind ….
While happy as a clam in water (literally!) to be competing in the Tokyo Paralympics, New Zealand golden girl and champion swimmer Sophie Pascoe says it has been a gruelling and challenging run-up to the prestigious event. With four Paralympic Games under her belt, Pascoe is no newcomer to the ….
Former Michael Phelps-teammate and Olympic swimmer Klete Keller has been charged over his alleged involvement in the recent violent storming and invasion of the U.S. Capitol by a pro-Trump mob. Three charges were filed against the 38-year-old Olympian in a Washington D.C. court on Wednesday – knowingly entering or occupying ….
Former US-based and Federation New Zealand pro-swimmer and Olympic qualifier Ali Galyer has moved her Olympic training in preparation of the 2021 Olympics, into Kiwi waters. Galyer recently posted about her intentions to move her training to New Zealand on social media platform Instagram. According to the pro-swimmer’s social media ….
British Adam Peaty has claimed his third successive gold for the World Aquatic Championships in South Korea after winning the 100m-breaststroke event. The 24-year-old swimmer clocked a time of 57.14 seconds to beat compatriot James Wilby, while Chinese Yan Zibei took third place. Peaty remains unbeaten in the last five ….
Dressel and Andrew are the first swimmers in the 2018 FINA World Short Course Championships to qualify for the semi-finals. The third morning of the event, taking place in Hangzhou, China, featured the heats of the men’s 100 IM, men’s 50 back, women’s 100 IM, man’s 50 free, women’s 50 ….
The decision about Sophie Pascoe is an emblematic one for New Zealand sport. Making Pascoe the flag-bearer for the Commonwealth Games at the Gold Coast represents a wonderful step forward in the country’s sporting history. Pascoe, at 25-years old, has attained the best level in parasport, and appointing her to ….