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It would be almost impossible not to notice that Australia, a country with a relatively low population, usually does extraordinary well in swimming competitions on the global stage. At the time of writing, apparently 58 of Australia’s 143 Olympic gold medals came from swimming events. So, why are Australians such good swimmers? Here are a [...]

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My daughter, Elizabeth, who is now 9 and in year 4 said to me the other day “Daddy, did you know there are only two days a week when I don’t do any sport at all?” No, I didn’t. So I asked Elizabeth to explain, and here’s how her week pans out: Monday – She [...]