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."

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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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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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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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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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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Revenge of the Nerds, Part 2: All-Time Men’s Olympic Medal Winners

It’s no secret that Michael Phelps sits atop the Olympic medal heap – but by how much? And just how strong is the American men’s legacy?

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Campbell One Of Seven Considered For Most Inspiring Australian Athlete

Tomorrow night at the Australian Sports Hall of Fame Gala the prestigious Don Award will be presented to the Australian athlete…

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Swiss Swimming Federation Looking For New Head Coach

The Swiss Swimming Federation will be looking for a new National Team Head Coach for January 2014. The Swiss Swimming…

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Nerding Out: All-Time Leaders in World Championship Medal Counts

If Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte were their own country at World Championships, they’d sit in 6th place in the total gold medal count for all sports, both men and women.

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Thorpe Would Like the Opportunity to Mentor Young Australians

As it has been reported by many new agencies Ian Thorpe has decided to give up his quest to return…

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Rise and Swim, Greatest Psych Up Video in Swimming

Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures

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What does the future hold for Ian Thorpe

What does the future hold for Ian Thorpe? Since failing to qualify for the 2012 Australian Olympic Team Ian Thorpe…

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Kyle Chalmers Wins 5th Gold; Thorpe’s Record Still Stands

Saturday was the final day of the 2013 Australian Age Championships in Adelaide, South Australia, and with the spectacular meet…

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Olympic Swimming 2.0, Are You With Us?

Michael Phelps grabs a digital photo during the 2012 London Olympic Games.

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Will there be a comeback for Ian Thorpe?

Although Ian Thorpe has talked about making comebacks for the both the 2013 World Championships and the 2014 Commonwealth Games,…

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