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 Breaks Through List of Australia’s Most-Watched TV Broadcasts

Forget The Beatles and “Star Wars”…it’s Grant Hackett who ranks higher on Australia’s most-watched TV shows from the 20th centry.

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Ian Thorpe Exclusive SwimSwam Video Interview

9-time Olympic medalist and Australian Swim Star Ian Thorpe shares his thoughts on watching the races at the 2014 European Championships.

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Australian Olympic Champion Ian Thorpe Comes Out as Gay in Television Interview

Ian Thorpe, revered as one of the greatest swimmers in history (he’s on anybody’s short list of 5), has revealed…

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Ian Thorpe Out Of Rehab; Will Be At Commonwealth Games In July

After a rough couple of months for Ian Thorpe, he has officially been released from rehab and is expected to…

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Australia’s Rising Swim Stars Descend on Westwave Aquatic Centre

Australia’s next generation of swimmers will descend on the Westwave Aquatic Centre in Auckland, New Zealand this week for the…

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14 Year Old Johannes Hintze Swims Second-Fastest Time In History For The 400 IM

14 year old Johannes Hintze recorded an astonishing time of 4:23.63 in the men’s 400 IM becoming the second-fastest 14 year old to ever swim the event…

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Australia Announces Rosters for Jr. Pan Pacs, Oceania Championships

Swimming Australia has announced a 42-swimmer roster for the 2014 Junior Pan Pac Championships that will run from August 28th…

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Huegill Apologizes; Court Date Set For May 14th

Former world record holder and multiple Olympic medalist Geoff Heugill will be in court, along side his wife Sarah, in Waverly on May 14th facing a charge of possessing an illicit drug…

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Kyle Chalmers Breaks Thorpe’s 100 Meter Record For Second Time; Also Gets 16-Year Olds Mark

Australia’s Kyle Chalmers has broken the 15-year old’s 100 free record, and also gone faster than the country’s record for 16-year olds.

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Ian Thorpe Admitted to Hospital in Sydney After Shoulder Surgery Complications

Swimming legend Ian Thorpe was admitted into a Sydney hospital for treatment of an infection on his left-shoulder, several Australian media…

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7 Years Since Michael Phelps Won 7 in ’07

Michael Phelps won 7 gold medals 7 years ago at the 2007 World Championships.

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Hackett and Thorpe Still Considered Part Of Mentorship Group

Michael Scott, Swimming Australia’s High Performance Director, made it clear that both Hackett and Thorpe are athletes that he wants to be involved in the mentorship program…

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Bertrand Says Aussies “Aim To Be No. 1” By 2020

Australians take tremendous pride in the success of their national swimming team; Shane Gould, Dawn Fraser, Susie O’Neill, Ian Thorpe,…

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Thorpe Taken To Hospital After Being Found In A Disorientated State

Ian Thorpe, one of the greatest swimmers in the history of the sport, was taken to the Bankstown Hospital and Rehabilitation Clinic early this morning…

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