Ian Thorpe

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"For myself, losing is not coming second. It's getting out of the water knowing you could have done better. For myself, I have won every race I've been in."

Swimming Australia Opens Bidding Process For Tokyo 2020

Swimming Australia is excited to announce it has opened its bidding process for the next four years of domestic events,…

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10 Olympic Swimmers as Superheroes

Being comic book fans, we had to ask who these Olympic swimmers would be if they were superheroes…

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How to Breathe in Swimming

First, I want to dispel one myth about breathing during intense exercise. In no sport does an athlete ever take a complete inhalation or expiration.

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Olympic Champion Kyle Chalmers Nominated for Prestigious Don Award

Kyle Chlamers was the surprise 100 free champion at the 2016 Olympic Games, and now the teen from South Australia has been nominated for a prestigious award by the Sport Australia Hall of Fame.

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King Kyle has Some Fun Chatting with the Thorpedo

Olympic champion Kyle Chalmers sits down with Ian Thorpe for two very different interviews…

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Where Penny Oleksiak’s Performance Ranks Amongst Best Teens In Olympic History

Penny Oleksiak was the most dominant teenager at the 2016 Olympic Games by far, taking home one gold, one silver, and two bronze medals for Canada in the pool.

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For the First Time In History, Phelps Appears Content In Defeat

For the first time ever, Michael Phelps seemed content with his swim despite not winning the race.

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8 Things You Didn’t Know About Anthony Ervin

Laid back, tatty’d up, and blisteringly fast, Anthony Ervin has been carving up pools worldwide over the course of his two part career. Here are 8 things you might not have known about the American sprinter.

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Dive Into the Records with Barry Revzin

Barry Revzin shares with us the world records progressions over the year, with graphs and explanations.

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Where to Watch the Olympics Around the World

Here is a list of the different broadcasters for each country that will be viewing the 2016 Olympic games.

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Tritonwear Showdown: Men’s 200 Free Gold, 2004 Athens Olympics

By the time the Olympics came to Athens in 2004, Ian Thorpe and Pieter van den Hoogenband were already legends in the global swimming community. Michael Phelps was a rapidly rising star…

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Thorpe: Individual Gold Could Be Difficult For Phelps, “I Wish Him Luck”

Legendary Australian swimmer Ian Thorpe was in India this week as part of the Star Sports commentator’s panel for the 2016 Rio Olympics, and the freestyle great spoke to local media about Michael Phelps’ chances at additional Olympic medals this summer.

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Swimming Australia Awards 2016 Women in Coaching Scholarships

Swimming Australia recently awarded 2016 Women in Swimming Coaching Scholarships…

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Paltrinieri Breaks Meet Record In 800 Free, Misses Lifetime Best

Gregorio Paltrinieri picked up his second gold medal of the meet with a new meet record in the men’s 800 freestyle.

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Watch: Ian Thorpe’s Hilarious “Ad” For Pool Cleaning Service

Ian Thorpe spoofs having pool cleaning service in commercial to support Olympics For Small Businesses’ campaign in Australia.

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