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Australian swimming, athletics get funding cuts

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Two of Australia's biggest Olympic sports, swimming and athletics, had their annual high-performance funding cut on Monday by the government-backed Australian Sports Commission (ASC). 

Australian swimmers compete in synchronised swimming at the London 2012 Olympics on August 10, 2012 in London. Two of Australia's biggest Olympic sports, swimming and athletics, had their annual high-performance funding cut on Monday by the government-backed Australian Sports Commission.

Swimming, the best-funded of Australian sports saw its 2013-14 allocation from the ASC reduced by 5.8 percent to Aus$8,165,000 ($8,389,000).

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