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Australia to review swimming

Updated: August 6, 2012, 10:04 AM ET
Associated Press

LONDON -- Swimming Australia will not ignore its Olympic debacle in the pool.

The once-proud federation announced an independent review Monday of the team's performance at the Olympics -- the first time Australia has failed to win an individual gold in the pool since the 1976 Montreal Games.

The review will be conducted by Bill Sweetenham, one of Australia's most experienced coaches, and two-time Olympic gold medalist Susie O'Neill.

"It is clear the world has lifted the bar when ...

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