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Daley defends Commonwealth Games 10m platform title at Glasgow 2014

By Nick Butler in Glasgow

Tom Daley en route to a successful defence of his 10m platform title ©Getty ImagesEngland's Tom Daley successfully defended his Commonwealth Games 10 metre platform title tonight to bring the diving competition to a close at the Royal Commonwealth Pool in Edinburgh.

Australia announces host venues for major swimming championships until 2017

By Gary Anderson

The Sydney Aquatics Centre is one of a number of venues that will host Swimming Australia National Championships in the next three years ©Getty Images Swimming Australia has announced the venues for its major championships for the next three years which will see events taking place in Adelaide, Brisbane, Perth and Sydney.

Australia edge gold in diving thriller at Edinburgh Royal Commonwealth Pool

By Paul Osborne at the Royal Commonwealth Pool in Edinburgh

Matthew Mitcham and Domonic Bedggood edged gold in the men's 10m platform event today ©Getty ImagesAustralian duo Matthew Mitcham and Domonic Bedggood secured Commonwealth Games gold in the men's synchronised 10 metre platform, beatingg England poster boy Tom Daley and partner James Denny in an agonisingly close final here today. 

FINA to introduce Youth Training Programme during 2014 Swimming World Short Course Championships in Doha

By Paul Osborne

Young swimmers from across FINA Member Federations will be given the opportunity to compete in a Youth Training Programme during this year's World Championships in Doha ©Getty Images A Youth Training Programme is set to be introduced during this year's International Swimming Federation (FINA) Swimming World Short Course Championships following talks between the sport's world governing body and the Doha 2014 Organising Committee.

Stunning English performance brings curtain down on Glasgow 2014 swimming

By Gary Anderson at the Tollcross International Swimming Centre in Glasgow

England's men's 4x100m medley relay team claimed a dramatic win in the final swimming race of Glasgow 2014 ©Getty Images A dramatic finish to the Commonwealth Games swimming programme here saw England secure gold in a pulsating men's 4x100 metres medley relay.

Double Aussie clean sweep at Tollcross as Carlin makes Welsh history

By Paul Osborne at the Tollcross International Swimming Centre in Glasgow

Australia claimed two clean sweeps in the pool at the Tollcross International Swimming Centre ©Getty ImagesTwo clean sweeps in the pool today epitomised the Australian domination in the Commonwealth Games at the Tollcross International Swimming Centre over the past week, but it was not all plain sailing for the usually untouchable Aussies with six of the eight gold medals going elsewhere.

England's O'Connor impresses as Australian medal train shows no sign of stopping at Glasgow 2014

By Gary Anderson at the Tollcross International Swimming Centre in Glasgow

Siobhan Marie O'Connor announced herself on the international stage with a superb display in the women's 200m individual medley ©Getty Images Australia continue to hoover up the swimming medals at this year's Commonwealth Games, picking up 11 more here tonight, but it was English teenage star Siobhan-Marie O'Connor who put in the most impressive performance with victory in the 200 metres individual medley. 

Australia top England in pool with four more gold medals at Glasgow 2014

By Gary Anderson at the Tollcross International Swimming Centre in Glasgow

Austalia's swimmers were once again the dominant force in the pool at Glasgow 2014 securing four gold medals ©Getty Images It was another night of success for the dominant Australians as they once again claimed the lion's share of gold medals on offer here, topping the podium on four occasions as England struck gold twice.

Elliott sets world record as Australia continue gold medal charge at Glasgow 2014

By Gary Anderson at the Tollcross International Swimming Centre in Glasgow

Maddison Elliott became a Commonwealth Games champion and world record holder in Glasgow tonight ©Getty Images Para-swimmer Maddison Elliott was the star on another successful night for the Australian swimming team here as she was crowned Commonwealth Games champion in the 100 metre freestyle S9 event, setting a world record.

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