swimming

Women in sport honoured on Queen's Birthday

Women in sport honoured on Queen's Birthday

Australian football legend Julie Dolan and swimming legend Dawn Fraser are among 18 former athletes or women in sport have been honoured in the Queen's Birthday honours list for 2018. 11 Jun 2018
Ellie Cole: We're no different

Ellie Cole: We're no different

Australians love an underdog. The idea of defying all odds, never giving up hope and proving doubters wrong inspire hope and courage for our own battles. 11 May 2018
Lakeisha Patterson: Forever never giving up

Lakeisha Patterson: Forever never giving up

Two-time Paralympic gold medalist Lakeisha Patterson has learnt to be resilient and accept the challenges put in front of her. 8 May 2018
Legendary swimmer and coach Jan Cameron passes away

Legendary swimmer and coach Jan Cameron passes away

Swimming Australia has announced the sudden passing of National Para Sports Mentor coach Jan Cameron at the age of 70. 1 May 2018
Netball still the number one team sport for young girls

Netball still the number one team sport for young girls

The Australian Sports Commission's (ASC) latest AusPlay research finding netball is still the number one sports for young girls. 30 Apr 2018
Patterson happy for integration of para-sports

Patterson happy for integration of para-sports

Lakeisha Patterson says being able to share the stage with able-bodied athletes has been an amazing experience. 11 Apr 2018
GALLERY| Commonwealth Games Day 6

GALLERY| Commonwealth Games Day 6

The 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games is over the halfway mark now and last night was the final night of the swimming but across all sports, it was all about supporting your teammates. 11 Apr 2018
Swimming up and winning gold

Swimming up and winning gold

Last night, Lekaeisha Patterson not only won gold in the pool but shattered her own world record in the women's S8 100m freestyle. 9 Apr 2018
GALLERY| Commonwealth Games Day 4

GALLERY| Commonwealth Games Day 4

Re-live the joy, tears and sorrow from day four day four of the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games. 9 Apr 2018
Live blog: Commonwealth Games Day 4

Live blog: Commonwealth Games Day 4

Welcome to the day four coverage of the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games. The athletics begin today at Carrara Stadium while the shooting at Belmont also gets underway. 8 Apr 2018
Gallery: Commonwealth Games Day 3

Gallery: Commonwealth Games Day 3

Day three of the Commonwealth Games saw heartbreak and joy, close misses and spectacular racing as Australia's female athletes picked up three more gold medals, five silver and two bronze. 8 Apr 2018
Photo gallery| Commonwealth Games Day 2

Photo gallery| Commonwealth Games Day 2

Day two of the Commonwealth Games ended with a bang as Australia's female athletes picked up three golds, three silver and six bronze medals. 7 Apr 2018
Gold, silver and bronze in the pool

Gold, silver and bronze in the pool

Australia has gone one-two-three in the final of the Women's 100m Butterfly on Friday night. 7 Apr 2018
Live blog: Commonwealth Games Day 2

Live blog: Commonwealth Games Day 2

It is the second day of competition across the Gold Coast, Brisbane and Townsville today. The Women's Game is bringing the action across nine sports today. 6 Apr 2018
Swimmers shine in the pool on day one

Swimmers shine in the pool on day one

It was a successful night in the pool for Australia's female swimmers who picked up a gold, two silvers and a bronze plus a couple of World Records. 6 Apr 2018
Live blog: Commonwealth Game Day 1

Live blog: Commonwealth Game Day 1

Welcome to The Women's Game coverage of the Commonwealth Games. On day one Australia's female athletes compete across: 5 Apr 2018
Madeline Groves: How I got through my WADA ordeal

Madeline Groves: How I got through my WADA ordeal

Only the toughest swimmers conquer the gruelling butterfly discipline … Then again, only Aussie up-and-coming superstar Madeline Groves could’ve handled the drama-filled lead-up year she’s endured to the 2018 Commonwealth Games. 15 Mar 2018