Category Archives: Swimming

If an Olympic legend retires and there’s no-one there to cover it…

The inside back-page of The Saturday Age sport section, called ‘World of Sport’, includes 6 brief summaries of sports stories from around the world. The little stories that aren’t nearly as important as those on the 18 pages that come beforehand. This past … Continue reading

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The Rule of Thorpe

In Olympic years, the Australian Swimming Championships double as the Olympic Trials, with the first two swimmers in each race – as long as they swim a qualifying time – automatically chosen to represent Australia at the Games. But in … Continue reading

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