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Commonwealth Games: Australian swim star Emma McKeon, New Zealand cyclists dazzle on Day 2
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Commonwealth Games: Australian swim star Emma McKeon, New Zealand cyclists dazzle on Day 2

McKeon swam the anchor leg to help clinch the women's 4x100 metres relay, going level with Ian Thorpe, Susie O'Neill and Leisel Jones in the list of Australian athletes with most CWG gold medals.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Caeleb Dressel joins elite club with fifth Games gold medal
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Caeleb Dressel joins elite club with fifth Games gold medal

Dressel joins an elite club of just four other swimmers ever with at least five gold medals at one games.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Emma McKeon clinches seventh medal to create history as Australia win 4x100m medley relay
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Emma McKeon clinches seventh medal to create history as Australia win 4x100m medley relay

Emma McKeon has now won four gold and three bronze in Tokyo 2020, overtaking East German Kristin Otto's six medal-haul in 1952 which was matched by American Natalie Coughlin in 2008.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Caeleb Dressel takes 50 freestyle gold; Bobby Finke wins 800, 1,500 freestyle races
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Caeleb Dressel takes 50 freestyle gold; Bobby Finke wins 800, 1,500 freestyle races

Finke became the first American man in 37 years to win the 1,500 freestyle. He added to his victory in the 800 free, a new men's event at these games.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: In the pool, US win six medals, Australia create world record, Tunisia earn surprise podium finish
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: In the pool, US win six medals, Australia create world record, Tunisia earn surprise podium finish

Host Japan won a swimming gold, Tunisia claimed a surprising spot atop the medal podium, and the mighty Australian women set the first world record of the competition in the 4x100 freestyle relay.

Australian teen star Kaylee McKeown swims second fastest 100m backstroke ever
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Australian teen star Kaylee McKeown swims second fastest 100m backstroke ever

McKeown, who is shaping as a serious contender for multiple Olympic medals, hit the wall in 57.63 seconds at the Sydney Open, just outside Smith's all-time mark of 57.57, set at the 2019 world championships.

FINA World Championships 2019: Australia clinch gold in women’s 4x200 freestyle relay, set world record
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FINA World Championships 2019: Australia clinch gold in women’s 4x200 freestyle relay, set world record

The quartet of Ariarne Titmus, Madison Wilson, Brianna Throssell and Emma McKeon knocked 0.58 seconds off the previous mark set by China at the Rome worlds in 2009.

FINA World Championships: Federica Pellegrini pips favourite Katie Ledecky to win 200m freestyle gold
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FINA World Championships: Federica Pellegrini pips favourite Katie Ledecky to win 200m freestyle gold

Pellegrini last won a world title at the 2011 championships, but the determined Italian rolled back the years to clock one minute 54.73 seconds.

Rio Olympics 2016: USA's Katie Ledecky bags her second gold, with 200m freestyle
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Rio Olympics 2016: USA's Katie Ledecky bags her second gold, with 200m freestyle

United States star Katie Ledecky bagged her second gold medal of the Olympic Games on Tuesday after powering to victory in the women's 200m freestyle.

Rio Olympics 2016, Day 1: Australia dominate swimming events, mighty US settle for silver
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Rio Olympics 2016, Day 1: Australia dominate swimming events, mighty US settle for silver

Mack Horton won his grudge match against China's Sun Yang and Australia's 4x100m free relay women added another gold as records tumbled on day one at the Rio Olympics pool on Saturday.