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  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Ariarne Titmus achieves the impossible one year ahead of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

    Eighteen-year-old Australian Ariarne Titmus left her mark on the 2019 World Aquatics Championships in Gwangju by dethroning the queen of the pool, Katie Ledecky, in the 400m event. The American had remained undefeated in this distance since the Olympic Games London 2012. Rematch will be the name of the game at Tokyo 2020.
    21 Aug 2019 | Olympic News, Swimming, Australia
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Ariarne Titmus achieves the impossible one year ahead of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

    Eighteen-year-old Australian Ariarne Titmus left her mark on the 2019 World Aquatics Championships in Gwangju by dethroning the queen of the pool, Katie Ledecky, in the 400m event. The American had remained undefeated in this distance since the Olympic Games London 2012. Rematch will be the name of the game at Tokyo 2020.
    21 Aug 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, Swimming, Australia, On the road to Tokyo
  • News | Olympic News

    Cathy Freeman at Sydney 2000: Moments of magic!

    The lighting of the Olympic cauldron, the victory lap in front of a jubilant crowd, the green and white full bodysuit… Cathy Freeman left an unforgettable mark on the Sydney 2000 Games. Twenty years on, who will claim victory in the 400m in the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo? Naturally the chances are higher for athletes also taking part in the women’s 4x400m event and the new mixed 4x400m relay!
    22 Sep 2019 | Olympic News, Sydney 2000, Tokyo 2020, Athletics
  • News | Paris 1924

    When Tarzan struck gold at the Games: the legend of Johnny Weissmuller

    Ninety-five years ago in Paris, in the space of two days – 18 and 20 July 1924 – Johnny Weissmuller was crowned Olympic champion in the 400m freestyle, the 100m freestyle and the 4x200m freestyle relay with the USA. He also played as a centre forward in the US team that took bronze in the water polo tournament. After winning two more golds four years later in Amsterdam (100m and 4x200m), he embarked on a career change that would see him demonstrate his swimming talents in a slightly different way…
    20 Jul 2019 | Olympic News, Paris 1924, Swimming, United States of America
  • Swimming - Women's 400m Freestyle

    Swimming - Women's 400m Freestyle

    (L-R) Tamsin Cook of Australia, Lauren Boyle of New Zealand, Boglarka Kapas of Hungary, Katie Ledecky of the United States and Sharon van Rouwendaal of the Netherlands compete in the Women's 400m Freestyle heat on Day 2 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium on August 7, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
    Saturday, August 6, 2016 10:00 PM | Photo
  • Swimming - Women's 400m Freestyle

    Swimming - Women's 400m Freestyle

    Katie Ledecky of the United States competes in the Women's 400m Freestyle Final on Day 2 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium on August 7, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
    Saturday, August 6, 2016 10:00 PM | Photo
  • Swimming - Women's 400m Freestyle

    Swimming - Women's 400m Freestyle

    Leah Smith of the United States competes in the Women's 400m Freestyle heat on Day 2 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium on August 7, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
    Saturday, August 6, 2016 10:00 PM | Photo
  • Swimming - Women's 400m Freestyle

    Swimming - Women's 400m Freestyle

    General view of the Women's 400m Freestyle Final on Day 2 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium on August 7, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
    Saturday, August 6, 2016 10:00 PM | Photo
  • Swimming - Women's 400m Freestyle

    Swimming - Women's 400m Freestyle

    Leah Smith of the United States of America competes in the Women's 400m Freestyle heat on Day 2 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium on August 7, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
    Saturday, August 6, 2016 10:00 PM | Photo
  • Swimming - Women's 400m Freestyle

    Swimming - Women's 400m Freestyle

    Jazz Carlin of Great Britain competes in the in the Women's 400m Freestyle heat on Day 2 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium on August 7, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
    Saturday, August 6, 2016 10:00 PM | Photo
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