US Coach Performs Dramatic Rescue of Artistic Swimmer at World Championships

BUDAPEST, Hungary — Andrea Fuentes averted a tragedy at the world swimming championships with her quick reaction. The US coach knew something was wrong when she saw artistic swimmer Anita Alvarez sink motionless to the bottom of the pool during a solo free routine on Wednesday. Fuentes, fully clothed, dove in. She swam over to … Read more

Swimmer Shayna Jack breaks her hand in world championship warm-up

Gold medal-winning swimmer Shayna Jack broke her hand in training and will miss the remainder of the world swimming championships. Key points: Jack will not participate in the rest of the world championships. Fellow Australian Mollie O’Callaghan won her 100m heat Several swimmers have withdrawn for medical reasons, including Siobhán Haughey and Caeleb Dressel. Jack … Read more

Olympic gold medalists highlight their dominance at Australian swimming championships

Double Olympic gold medalist Ariarne Titmus posted the fastest time this year to win the women’s 200m freestyle final at the Australian Swimming Championships in Adelaide. Key points: Titmus and McKeown join Shayna Jack on the world championship team The world championships will be held in Budapest this June Earlier in the week, Olympian Kyle … Read more

Stawell Gift 2022: All the news, results from the Easter classic

The gift of speed clearly has jumped a generation as the son of former West Coast stalwart and Gold Coast coach Guy McKenna emerges as one of the favorites for Australia’s richest footrace. It was more Peter Matera than Guy McKenna who was renowned as the speedster during the West Coast’s great premiership era. McKenna … Read more

All the news, results from the Easter classic

School girl sprinter Torrie Lewis has been quick to make an impact on the Australian sprinting landscape. Victorian hurdler Danielle Shaw has shown she is just as good without the barriers, storming into favoritism for the Stawell Gift. Shaw clocked the fastest time in Saturday’s heats, scorching down the Central Park track in 13.63 seconds … Read more