Ian Hanson - Oceania Correspondent - (Author)

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Boys To Brighton Up Australia Day 10k En Route to Tokyo

The road to Tokyo hots for Australia’s open water marathon men at the Australian 10km Championships off Brighton Beach in Adelaide on Saturday. There is one remaining spot on the 2020 Olympic team for open water - an event that was introduced back in 2008 – the year legendary waterman Ky Hurst joine...

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Scott Volkers' lawyers launch case to have charges dropped

Former Australian Olympic swim coach Scott Volkers is fighting to have historic sex charges against him dropped. Volkers launched an appeal in a Brisbane Court yesterday. The New Limited papers, the Courier Mail and The Australian carried the stories on the court hearings in their pages today. Volke...

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Kyle Chalmers kick starts his Olympic 100m freestyle defence in 47.99

Olympic champion Kyle Chalmers has kick started his Olympic defence in style– winning his specialist 100m freestyle in the fastest time of the year so far – 47.99 at the South Australian State Championships tonight. [caption id="attachment_399855" align="alignnone" width="700"] PUMPED: Kyle Chalmers...

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Aussie Sharks Final Feeding Frenzy Leaves US Licking Their Wounds

The Aussie Sharks men’s water polo team have given their Olympic hopes a timely confidence boost, completing a 2-1 Test Series win over the USA at the Brisbane Aquatic Centre tonight., [caption id="attachment_411504" align="alignnone" width="700"] FIVE GOAL HERO: Sharks in-form centre forward Lachla...

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USA Women Wrap Up Water Polo Test Series Over Aussie Stingers

A dominant five goal final quarter has seen the USA wrap up a hard fought women’s water polo Test Series against Australia with a 10-7 win  over the Stingers in Brisbane tonight. The world and Olympic champions were too strong and too experienced in the closing quarter after the Stingers held a narr...

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Stingers End US Water Polo Streak in 10-9 Brisbane Heart-Stopper

The Australian Stingers have ended the USA women's water polo team's amazing 69 game winning streak with a heart-stopping 10-9 victory over the World and Olympic champions in front of a vocal 3,000 strong crowd at the Brisbane Aquatic Centre tonight. The Americans hadn't lost in more than a year, an...

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WATER POLO GALLERY: Musclebound US down under against the Aussies

The countdown is on for tonight’s second international water polo Tests between Australia and the USA at the Brisbane Aquatic Centre and if the opening games were anything to go by then two more gripping games are on the cards. Tuesday saw Olympic women’s champions the US hang on for an exciting 10-...

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Lone Aussie Emily Seebohm shares Energy Standard’s Las Vegas jackpot

Energy Standard’s historic International Swimming League victory was also a personal triumph for three-time Olympic backstroker Emily Seebohm. Seebohm was the lone Australian in a never-say-die Standard lineup who stuck the jackpot with one last throw of the dice in a Las Vegas heart-stopper. It saw...