Scratch the surface of the history of swimming and you might find more than you bargained for — like why your local pool is shaped like a rectangle (hint: it's linked to Napoleon).
Some of Australia's sports have taken steps to achieve pay equity for male and female athletes — now a group of 17 sporting chiefs release a plan to close the gender pay gap.
Australian swimming star Ariarne Titmus breaks the world record in the 400m freestyle at the world short course titles in China, securing her second gold medal of the meet.
An aquatic centre on WA's south coast is now heated with a biofuel, created by burning woodchips from local plantations, significantly reducing its reliance on gas.
Adventurer Lindsey Cole swims the Thames, dressed as a mermaid, after walking WA's 3,000-kilometre-long Rabbit Proof Fence.
Police arrested and charged the swim coach in October last year over the alleged offences relating to two girls under the age of 16 in the 1980s.
Sydney-born Annette Kellerman was a celebrity at the turn of the 20th century. She defied expectation at every turn — openly expressing her sexuality, appearing nude on film, and even jumping into a pit of live crocodiles.
After leaving the last Olympics "ashamed" to have not won a medal, Australian champion swimmer Cate Campbell is now winning the mental battle on the road towards redemption at Tokyo 2020 — with a little assistance from the SAS.
Australian swimmer Cate Campbell says she experienced the "worst side of society" after her performance at the Rio Olympics in 2016, telling the ABC she's been contacted by people all over the world since penning an open letter to the "keyboard warriors" who trolled her.
Seebohm admits she had been struggling as she came to terms with a very public break-up with teammate Mitch Larkin that almost forced her to pull out of the Pan Pacs in Japan.