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Herald Sun: Ian Thorpe Admitted to Rehab After Battling Depression, Alcohol Abuse

Swimming legend Ian Thorpe has been admitted to rehab to deal with alcoholism and depression.

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le Clos and Campbell Both Express Lofty Goals Leading Into Perth

Chad le Clos and Cate Campbell will be in action in Perth this weekend, but both have their eyes on more significant accomplishments at a future date.

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Team Australia Lands in Perth for Aquatic Super Series, Set to Begin on Friday

Sister Cate and Bronte Campbell have arrive in Perth as swimmers assemble for the BHP Billiton Aquatic Super Series. Brazil arrived earlier in the week.

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Bertrand Resourceful In His Efforts To Rebuild Swimming Australia

Australian sailing legend John Betrand took over as Swimming Australia’s President at a very tough time in the sport’s history…

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Thorpe, Hackett and O’Neill Approached To Take On Mentorship Roles

Swimming Australia’s President Joe Betrand has asked swimming greats Ian Thorpe, Grant Hackett and Susie O’Neill to be mentors to not only the Australian team, but the organization as a whole…

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Tommaso D’Orsogna Replaces James Roberts on BHP Billiton Super Series Roster

Tommaso D’Orsogna will represent Perth in front of a home crowd at the 2014 BHP Billiton Aquatic Super Series.

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Australian Women’s Relay Team Receive Order Of Australia Medal

The Australian women’s 4 x 100 freestyle relay team were awarded gold in London and today, Australia Day, they will receive another medal, the Order of Australia Medal….

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Australian Swim Team Arrives In Perth

Members of the Australian Swim Team have landed in Perth today ahead of the 2014 BHP Billiton Aquatic Super Series…

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Jacqueline Freney Wins “Young Australian of the Year” Award for 2014

Australian Paralympic Champion Jacqueline Freney has been named the 2014 Young Australian of the Year: a massive honor that transcends the…

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Magnussen Goes Under 48 For The 13th Time

James Magnussen’s winning time of 47.97 makes it the 13th time that he has dipped under the 48 second mark…

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McEvoy Uses Physics To Stay Grounded And Balanced

Cameron McEvoy who is currently preparing for next week’s BHP Billiton Aquatic Super Series has been spending a lot of time outside of the pool studying physics…

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Magnussen Cruises To Final At Swimming WA Championships

James Magnussen eased through to the finals of the 100m freestyle at the 2014 Swimming WA State Open & Age Championships last night…

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13-Year Old Suzuka Hasegawa Breaks Aussie Age All-Comers Record By Two Seconds

Japan’s Suzuka Hasegawa swam a time int he 200 fly, at just 13 years old, that would have put her into the semi-finals at the 2013 World Championships.

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New Facility Increases Harrison’s Excitement For The 2018 Commonwealth Games

Seeing the $41 million dollar aquatic facility become a reality excites 18 year old Jordan Harrison…

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Magnussen Makes It Look Easy In Perth

James Magnussen provided a touch of class to the third day of competition at the 2014 Swimming WA State Open and Age Championships this morning….

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