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Master swim coach and comic Ken Wood dies in Brisbane, aged 88

Ken Wood, Master Swim Coach who forged the careers of some of Australia’s greatest Olympic, Commonwealth Games and World Champions has died in Brisbane, after a short illness. He was 88.


Donaldson Waits Out Lightning Storm within 700km of NZ

Kiwi expedition kayaker Scott Donaldson is just 700km from New Zealand, encountering a lightening storm, as he crosses the Tasman in his attempt to becomes the first person to paddle from Australia to New Zealand solo..


Swimming New Zealand Awards

Swimming New Zealand has today announced the finalists for eleven categories at the 2018 Swimming New Zealand Awards, to honour and celebrate achievements


AOC Welcomes Ian Thorpe’s Comments On Medal Targets

The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) has welcomed Ian Thorpe’s comments calling for an end to medal targets to ease the burden on athletes.


Swim around Great British

Starting on June 1st 2018 athlete adventurer, Ross Edgley starts his bid to become the first person to swim around the entire of mainland Britain. Ross’ 3,200km swim around the coast of Great Britain is expected to take 100 days.


Fiona Allan named in Queen’s Birthday Honours

Paralympics New Zealand (PNZ) Chief Executive and leader of the Paralympic movement in New Zealand, Fiona Allan, has been named an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit (ONZM) in recognition for services to Paralympic sport in the 2018 Queen's Bi


Adelaide preparing hero’s welcome for Pan Pac Trials

Fresh off the back of their golden Commonwealth Games performances, the nation’s swimming heroes will be welcomed back into the supporting arms of South Australian’s


Scott Donaldson half distance across Tasman

Kiwi expedition kayaker Scott Donaldson is mid way across the Tasman in his attempt to be the first solo person to cross from Australia to New Zealand in a Kayak.


Canoe and kayak athletes named for Youth Olympic Games

The New Zealand Olympic Committee has named three promising paddlers to the New Zealand team for the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games.


Tasman kayaker makes Lord Howe Island

Kiwi expedition kayaker Scott Donaldson decided to weather a storm on Lord Howe Island, 600 km east of Australia after 10 days of paddling.