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Queensland Times
What Wayne Bennett really thinks of Olympic drug cheatsno idea,” he said. "It touched me then and it still touches me today.” Names
What Wayne Bennett really thinks of Olympic drug cheats
Queensland Times / Posted 8 days ago
no idea,” he said. "It touched me then and it still touches me today.” Names such as Betty Cuthbert, Shirley Strickland, Dawn Fraser, Murray Rose and the man who later player Tarzan, Johnny Weissmuller, introduced him to the Olympics. "It... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
What Wayne Bennett really thinks of Olympic drug cheatsno idea,” he said. "It touched me then and it still touches me today.” Names
What Wayne Bennett really thinks of Olympic drug cheats
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 8 days ago
no idea,” he said. "It touched me then and it still touches me today.” Names such as Betty Cuthbert, Shirley Strickland, Dawn Fraser, Murray Rose and the man who later player Tarzan, Johnny Weissmuller, introduced him to the Olympics. "It... Read more
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8d
News Mail
What Wayne Bennett really thinks of Olympic drug cheatsno idea,” he said. "It touched me then and it still touches me today.” Names
What Wayne Bennett really thinks of Olympic drug cheats
News Mail / Posted 8 days ago
no idea,” he said. "It touched me then and it still touches me today.” Names such as Betty Cuthbert, Shirley Strickland, Dawn Fraser, Murray Rose and the man who later player Tarzan, Johnny Weissmuller, introduced him to the Olympics. "It... Read more
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Daily Examiner
What Wayne Bennett really thinks of Olympic drug cheatsno idea,” he said. "It touched me then and it still touches me today.” Names
What Wayne Bennett really thinks of Olympic drug cheats
Daily Examiner / Posted 8 days ago
no idea,” he said. "It touched me then and it still touches me today.” Names such as Betty Cuthbert, Shirley Strickland, Dawn Fraser, Murray Rose and the man who later player Tarzan, Johnny Weissmuller, introduced him to the Olympics. "It... Read more
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Northern Star
What Wayne Bennett really thinks of Olympic drug cheatsno idea,” he said. "It touched me then and it still touches me today.” Names
What Wayne Bennett really thinks of Olympic drug cheats
Northern Star / Posted 8 days ago
no idea,” he said. "It touched me then and it still touches me today.” Names such as Betty Cuthbert, Shirley Strickland, Dawn Fraser, Murray Rose and the man who later player Tarzan, Johnny Weissmuller, introduced him to the Olympics. "It... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
What Wayne Bennett really thinks of Olympic drug cheatsno idea,” he said. "It touched me then and it still touches me today.” Names
What Wayne Bennett really thinks of Olympic drug cheats
The Daily Mercury / Posted 8 days ago
no idea,” he said. "It touched me then and it still touches me today.” Names such as Betty Cuthbert, Shirley Strickland, Dawn Fraser, Murray Rose and the man who later player Tarzan, Johnny Weissmuller, introduced him to the Olympics. "It... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
What Wayne Bennett really thinks of Olympic drug cheatsno idea,” he said. "It touched me then and it still touches me today.” Names
What Wayne Bennett really thinks of Olympic drug cheats
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 8 days ago
no idea,” he said. "It touched me then and it still touches me today.” Names such as Betty Cuthbert, Shirley Strickland, Dawn Fraser, Murray Rose and the man who later player Tarzan, Johnny Weissmuller, introduced him to the Olympics. "It... Read more
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10d
Illawarra Mercury
Golden event for Gongnot to be missed,” she said. Mrs Papac secured the The Thorpedo late last year
Golden event for Gong
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 10 days ago
not to be missed,” she said. Mrs Papac secured the The Thorpedo late last year after noting the amount of interest in the Dawn Fraser lunch and hearing about how we is as natural speaking in front of a crowd as he is in the pool. “Ian Thorpe is a... Read more
11d
Perth Now
The reason Meares made it to Riothe only Australian athlete of any sport to win an individual medal in four sep
The reason Meares made it to Rio
Perth Now / Posted 11 days ago
the only Australian athlete of any sport to win an individual medal in four separate Olympics. Something that Ian Thorpe, Dawn Fraser and James Tomkins didn’t do. Her longevity is one thing but her ability to combine that with performance is... Read more
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Adelaide Now
The reason Meares made it to Riothe only Australian athlete of any sport to win an individual medal in four sep
The reason Meares made it to Rio
Adelaide Now / Posted 11 days ago
the only Australian athlete of any sport to win an individual medal in four separate Olympics. Something that Ian Thorpe, Dawn Fraser and James Tomkins didn’t do. Her longevity is one thing but her ability to combine that with performance is... Read more
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11d
The Courier Mail
The reason Meares made it to Riothe only Australian athlete of any sport to win an individual medal in four sep
The reason Meares made it to Rio
The Courier Mail / Posted 11 days ago
the only Australian athlete of any sport to win an individual medal in four separate Olympics. Something that Ian Thorpe, Dawn Fraser and James Tomkins didn’t do. Her longevity is one thing but her ability to combine that with performance is... Read more
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11d
Brisbane Times
Where are they now? The athletes who didn't go to RioNine's Wide World of Sports program. She's also been mixing with Olympic royalt
Where are they now? The athletes who didn't go to Rio
Brisbane Times / Posted 11 days ago
Nine's Wide World of Sports program. She's also been mixing with Olympic royalty, meeting Australian swimming legend Dawn Fraser. She posted a photo with Fraser with the caption: "Met this amazing person Dawn Fraser. I think I've met my new... Read more
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11d
WA Today
Where are they now? The athletes who didn't go to RioNine's Wide World of Sports program. She's also been mixing with Olympic royalt
Where are they now? The athletes who didn't go to Rio
WA Today / Posted 11 days ago
Nine's Wide World of Sports program. She's also been mixing with Olympic royalty, meeting Australian swimming legend Dawn Fraser. She posted a photo with Fraser with the caption: "Met this amazing person Dawn Fraser. I think I've met my new... Read more
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11d
The Age
Where are they now? The athletes who didn't go to RioNine's Wide World of Sports program. She's also been mixing with Olympic royalt
Where are they now? The athletes who didn't go to Rio
The Age / Posted 11 days ago
Nine's Wide World of Sports program. She's also been mixing with Olympic royalty, meeting Australian swimming legend Dawn Fraser. She posted a photo with Fraser with the caption: "Met this amazing person Dawn Fraser. I think I've met my new... Read more
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11d
Sydney Morning Herald
Where are they now? The athletes who didn't go to RioNine's Wide World of Sports program. She's also been mixing with Olympic royalt
Where are they now? The athletes who didn't go to Rio
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 11 days ago
Nine's Wide World of Sports program. She's also been mixing with Olympic royalty, meeting Australian swimming legend Dawn Fraser. She posted a photo with Fraser with the caption: "Met this amazing person Dawn Fraser. I think I've met my new... Read more
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11d
Canberra Times
Where are they now? The athletes who didn't go to RioNine's Wide World of Sports program. She's also been mixing with Olympic royalt
Where are they now? The athletes who didn't go to Rio
Canberra Times / Posted 11 days ago
Nine's Wide World of Sports program. She's also been mixing with Olympic royalty, meeting Australian swimming legend Dawn Fraser. She posted a photo with Fraser with the caption: "Met this amazing person Dawn Fraser. I think I've met my new... Read more
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11d
Perth Now
Rio feats elevate Meares into class of her ownthe only Australian athlete of any sport to win an individual medal in four sep
Rio feats elevate Meares into class of her own
Perth Now / Posted 11 days ago
the only Australian athlete of any sport to win an individual medal in four separate Olympics. Something that Ian Thorpe, Dawn Fraser and James Tomkins didn’t do. Her longevity is one thing but her ability to combine that with performance is... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Rio feats elevate Meares into class of her ownthe only Australian athlete of any sport to win an individual medal in four sep
Rio feats elevate Meares into class of her own
Adelaide Now / Posted 11 days ago
the only Australian athlete of any sport to win an individual medal in four separate Olympics. Something that Ian Thorpe, Dawn Fraser and James Tomkins didn’t do. Her longevity is one thing but her ability to combine that with performance is... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Rio feats elevate Meares into class of her ownthe only Australian athlete of any sport to win an individual medal in four sep
Rio feats elevate Meares into class of her own
The Courier Mail / Posted 11 days ago
the only Australian athlete of any sport to win an individual medal in four separate Olympics. Something that Ian Thorpe, Dawn Fraser and James Tomkins didn’t do. Her longevity is one thing but her ability to combine that with performance is... Read more
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13d
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Aussie dismay as swim gold rush nosedivespride. Australia's Olympic hopes historically rely on its swimmers and the cou
Aussie dismay as swim gold rush nosedives
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 13 days ago
pride. Australia's Olympic hopes historically rely on its swimmers and the country has a rich pedigree of champions from Dawn Fraser, Murray Rose and Shane Gould to Ian Thorpe and Grant Hackett. More than any other sport, winning Olympic golds... Read more
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13d
Toowoomba Chronicle
Jump aboard the Dawnie Express to save the bilbieshave renamed our steam train the Dawnie Express for this unique journey after O
Jump aboard the Dawnie Express to save the bilbies
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 13 days ago
have renamed our steam train the Dawnie Express for this unique journey after Olympic legend and bilby ambassador Dawn Fraser, who will travel by train for a section of the trip and officially open the venue in Charleville. "Leaving... Read more
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Perth Now
How to succeed in life and sportevent on Tuesday, September 6, Rome was already asserting itself as a Games of
How to succeed in life and sport
Perth Now / Posted 14 days ago
event on Tuesday, September 6, Rome was already asserting itself as a Games of greatness. A week before Elliott’s race, Dawn Fraser won her second successive 100m freestyle gold in the pool. The night before his 1500m event, a brash young boxer... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Kyle’s surprising spot on youngest gold list- 18 years, 10 months - 100m backstroke (1956, 1960) Kieren Perkins - 18 years
Kyle’s surprising spot on youngest gold list
Adelaide Now / Posted 16 days ago
- 18 years, 10 months - 100m backstroke (1956, 1960) Kieren Perkins - 18 years, 11 months - 1500m freestyle (1992, 1996) Dawn Fraser - 19 years, 2 months - 100m freestyle (1956, 1960, 1964) Kevin Berry - 19 years, 6 months - 200m butterfly... Read more
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16d
The Courier Mail
Kyle’s surprising spot on youngest gold list- 18 years, 10 months - 100m backstroke (1956, 1960) Kieren Perkins - 18 years
Kyle’s surprising spot on youngest gold list
The Courier Mail / Posted 16 days ago
- 18 years, 10 months - 100m backstroke (1956, 1960) Kieren Perkins - 18 years, 11 months - 1500m freestyle (1992, 1996) Dawn Fraser - 19 years, 2 months - 100m freestyle (1956, 1960, 1964) Kevin Berry - 19 years, 6 months - 200m butterfly... Read more
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16d
Perth Now
Kyle’s surprising spot on youngest gold list- 18 years, 10 months - 100m backstroke (1956, 1960) Kieren Perkins - 18 years
Kyle’s surprising spot on youngest gold list
Perth Now / Posted 16 days ago
- 18 years, 10 months - 100m backstroke (1956, 1960) Kieren Perkins - 18 years, 11 months - 1500m freestyle (1992, 1996) Dawn Fraser - 19 years, 2 months - 100m freestyle (1956, 1960, 1964) Kevin Berry - 19 years, 6 months - 200m butterfly... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Silver medallist Groves edged out in Rio thrillershe win gold in the final, it would give Australia the first women's and men's
Silver medallist Groves edged out in Rio thriller
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 16 days ago
she win gold in the final, it would give Australia the first women's and men's double in the 100m freestyle since Dawn Fraser and John Devitt claimed respective victories at the 1960 Rome Olympics. Campbell's sister Bronte, the reigning... Read more
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Adelaide Now
The races which will stop a nationSydney Olympics, she was approached by a ex-swimmer who patted her on the back
The races which will stop a nation
Adelaide Now / Posted 16 days ago
Sydney Olympics, she was approached by a ex-swimmer who patted her on the back and said, “better luck next time”. It was Dawn Fraser. Their paths have not crossed since, but the former champion’s words proved prescient. By the time Athens came... Read more
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DW
Misbehaving at the Olympics |origins of misconduct in Australia's Olympic swim team go back a long time. Dur
Misbehaving at the Olympics |
DW / Posted 18 days ago
origins of misconduct in Australia's Olympic swim team go back a long time. During the 1964 games in Tokyo, swimmer Dawn Fraser stirred up controversy from the beginning. She angered sponsors by wearing an outdated swimsuit that she deemed... Read more
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Daily Liberal
True blue new singlebeen for a very long time.” Williamson already has some high profile fans of t
True blue new single
Daily Liberal / Posted 20 days ago
been for a very long time.” Williamson already has some high profile fans of the song already, with former Olympic swimmer Dawn Fraser among them. “Hopefully this encourages the Aussie girl champions, but it’s also something to sing about our past... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
True blue new singlebeen for a very long time.” Williamson already has some high profile fans of t
True blue new single
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 20 days ago
been for a very long time.” Williamson already has some high profile fans of the song already, with former Olympic swimmer Dawn Fraser among them. “Hopefully this encourages the Aussie girl champions, but it’s also something to sing about our past... Read more
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The Young Witness
True blue new singlebeen for a very long time.” Williamson already has some high profile fans of t
True blue new single
The Young Witness / Posted 20 days ago
been for a very long time.” Williamson already has some high profile fans of the song already, with former Olympic swimmer Dawn Fraser among them. “Hopefully this encourages the Aussie girl champions, but it’s also something to sing about our past... Read more
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Western Advocate
True blue new singlebeen for a very long time.” Williamson already has some high profile fans of t
True blue new single
Western Advocate / Posted 20 days ago
been for a very long time.” Williamson already has some high profile fans of the song already, with former Olympic swimmer Dawn Fraser among them. “Hopefully this encourages the Aussie girl champions, but it’s also something to sing about our past... Read more
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21d
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Swimming - Rio Olympics 2016always been a focal point for Australia at the Olympics, with swimmers like And
Swimming - Rio Olympics 2016
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 21 days ago
always been a focal point for Australia at the Olympics, with swimmers like Andrew "Boy" Charlton, John and Ilse Konrads, Dawn Fraser, Murray Rose, Shane Gould, Kieren Perkins and Susie O'Neill becoming household names through their exploits at... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Inside the Gympie Muster - from where it all began to the newest songsgreat our sports girls are. I've always been so proud of them," he said. "How
Inside the Gympie Muster - from where it all began to the newest songs
Brisbane Times / Posted 21 days ago
great our sports girls are. I've always been so proud of them," he said. "How tough the Hockeyroos are, the netballers, Dawn Fraser – I've met quite a few of them over the years – and I figured they deserved a song." The team names; the Opals,... Read more
21d
The Border Mail
Yarrawonga to Rome Olympic gloryticked all five boxes and more in a lifetime which barely rates a mention from
Yarrawonga to Rome Olympic glory
The Border Mail / Posted 21 days ago
ticked all five boxes and more in a lifetime which barely rates a mention from an era of Olympic household names including Dawn Fraser, Herb Elliott and Murray Rose. Even the heroic exploits of Bill Roycroft, who discharged himself from hospital... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
True blue new singlebeen for a very long time.” Williamson already has some high profile fans of t
True blue new single
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 21 days ago
been for a very long time.” Williamson already has some high profile fans of the song already, with former Olympic swimmer Dawn Fraser among them. “Hopefully this encourages the Aussie girl champions, but it’s also something to sing about our past... Read more
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22d
SportsFan
Dolphins still have plenty to proveit was just the two of us - USA against Australia." Australia are ranked No.1
Dolphins still have plenty to prove
SportsFan / Posted 22 days ago
it was just the two of us - USA against Australia." Australia are ranked No.1 in six events and in the top three of 13. Dawn Fraser predicts the Dolphins can shatter Australia's greatest haul in an Olympic pool - her 1956 Melbourne team's... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Top Olympic opening ceremony momentsof celebrated Australian female Olympians carrying the torch — from Betty Cuthb
Top Olympic opening ceremony moments
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 22 days ago
of celebrated Australian female Olympians carrying the torch — from Betty Cuthbert and Shirley Strickland de la Hunty to Dawn Fraser and Shane Gould. Finally Debbie Flintoff-King handed the torch to track star Cathy Freeman, who was already the... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Aussie Olympians – where are they now?Thomas competed at three Olympic Games, winning eight medals — three gold, four
Aussie Olympians – where are they now?
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 22 days ago
Thomas competed at three Olympic Games, winning eight medals — three gold, four silver and one bronze. She is equal with Dawn Fraser and Susie O'Neill as Australia's most successful female Olympian. But during her 11 years as an elite athlete,... Read more
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Canberra Times
Rio 2016 swimming glory looms for perfectionists Cate and Bronte Campbelllap, almost pulling the end of the pool to her rather than the other way around
Rio 2016 swimming glory looms for perfectionists Cate and Bronte Campbell
Canberra Times / Posted 22 days ago
lap, almost pulling the end of the pool to her rather than the other way around. It looked beautiful, so much so that Dawn Fraser would later remark that she knew the world mark was gone after seeing just a few strokes. "There are moments... Read more
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Khaleej Times
Fraser, the Australian rebelAustralian swimmer Dawn Fraser made her mark in the 100m freestyle, taking gold
Fraser, the Australian rebel
Khaleej Times / Posted 23 days ago
Australian swimmer Dawn Fraser made her mark in the 100m freestyle, taking gold in the 1956 Melbourne Olympics, and then in Rome in 1960 and Tokyo in 1964. In doing so, she became the first woman to defend an Olympic swimming title and the first... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Remembering Roma's first Olympian, Denise Spencerwin a medal at an Olympic level, her achievements so soon after WWII were credi
Remembering Roma's first Olympian, Denise Spencer
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 23 days ago
win a medal at an Olympic level, her achievements so soon after WWII were credited for "setting the stage for women like Dawn Fraser, to dominate world swimming” (Lawrie Kavanagh, Courier-Mail). The local pool is named after her, as well as... Read more
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The Hindu
Top 20 Olympic legendsworld title by the World Boxing Council, who also named him the best amateur an
Top 20 Olympic legends
The Hindu / Posted 24 days ago
world title by the World Boxing Council, who also named him the best amateur and professional fighter of all time. Dawn Fraser, the Australian rebel The Australian swimmer made her mark in the 100m freestyle, taking gold in the 1956... Read more
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The Hindu
Top 20 Olympic legendsworld title by the World Boxing Council, who also named him the best amateur an
Top 20 Olympic legends
The Hindu / Posted 24 days ago
world title by the World Boxing Council, who also named him the best amateur and professional fighter of all time. Dawn Fraser, the Australian rebel The Australian swimmer made her mark in the 100m freestyle, taking gold in the 1956... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Aussie attribute that made Phelps ‘the greatest’feat. I pushed on to my third Olympic 1500m freestyle in Sydney in 2000 with mo
Aussie attribute that made Phelps ‘the greatest’
Daily Telegraph / Posted 24 days ago
feat. I pushed on to my third Olympic 1500m freestyle in Sydney in 2000 with motivation to win three straight like Dawn Fraser because I never wanted to think in the years ahead “could I have done it?” Phelps has had some issues away from... Read more
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Herald Sun
Aussie attribute that made Phelps ‘the greatest’feat. I pushed on to my third Olympic 1500m freestyle in Sydney in 2000 with mo
Aussie attribute that made Phelps ‘the greatest’
Herald Sun / Posted 24 days ago
feat. I pushed on to my third Olympic 1500m freestyle in Sydney in 2000 with motivation to win three straight like Dawn Fraser because I never wanted to think in the years ahead “could I have done it?” Phelps has had some issues away from... Read more
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Perth Now
Aussie attribute that made Phelps ‘the greatest’feat. I pushed on to my third Olympic 1500m freestyle in Sydney in 2000 with mo
Aussie attribute that made Phelps ‘the greatest’
Perth Now / Posted 24 days ago
feat. I pushed on to my third Olympic 1500m freestyle in Sydney in 2000 with motivation to win three straight like Dawn Fraser because I never wanted to think in the years ahead “could I have done it?” Phelps has had some issues away from... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Aussie attribute that made Phelps ‘the greatest’feat. I pushed on to my third Olympic 1500m freestyle in Sydney in 2000 with mo
Aussie attribute that made Phelps ‘the greatest’
Adelaide Now / Posted 24 days ago
feat. I pushed on to my third Olympic 1500m freestyle in Sydney in 2000 with motivation to win three straight like Dawn Fraser because I never wanted to think in the years ahead “could I have done it?” Phelps has had some issues away from... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Aussie attribute that made Phelps ‘the greatest’feat. I pushed on to my third Olympic 1500m freestyle in Sydney in 2000 with mo
Aussie attribute that made Phelps ‘the greatest’
The Courier Mail / Posted 24 days ago
feat. I pushed on to my third Olympic 1500m freestyle in Sydney in 2000 with motivation to win three straight like Dawn Fraser because I never wanted to think in the years ahead “could I have done it?” Phelps has had some issues away from... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australia's Olympic history: 10 memorable moments, part II63rd in the men's individual and 16th in the team event.Kieren Perkins' lane ei
Australia's Olympic history: 10 memorable moments, part II
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 24 days ago
63rd in the men's individual and 16th in the team event.Kieren Perkins' lane eight miracle in Atlanta If your name isn't Dawn Fraser, it's hard enough to win one Olympic title in an event, never mind two. Just ask Kieren Perkins, who in the 1990s... Read more
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