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2014/07/29 04:31
2014/07/29 04:31
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THE player who introduced the famous "vicht" salute to world tennis is outraged that Lleyton Hewitt has adopted the trademark, standing to make millions from it. The former Wimbledon champion is...
2014/07/29 04:31
2014/07/29 04:31
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2014/07/28 13:03
2014/07/28 13:03
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His nickname is Jumbo because his Australian swimming team number is 747. But Mack Horton knows he will need to be more like a lear jet to overtake Canadian great Ryan Cochrane at the Glasgow...
2014/07/28 01:50
2014/07/28 01:50
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Ian Thorpe announces he is gay to veteran interviewer, and longtime friend, Michael Parkinson. Who is Ian Thorpe? Sydney-born Ian Thorpe - nicknamed "Thorpedo" - is a champion Olympic swimmer and...
2014/07/27 01:43
2014/07/27 01:43
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July 27 1920 — Resolute defeats Shamrock IV of Britain to defend the America's Cup title for the United States. 1937 — The United States wins the Davis Cup by beating Britain four matches to...
2014/07/25 00:34
2014/07/25 00:34
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FROM the pool to the track, the Commonwealth Games has produced some great sporting moments. Tim Hilferty picks his top five. 5. EARLY in the 5000m race at Auckland’s Mt Smart Stadium in 1990,...
2014/07/24 23:03
2014/07/24 23:03
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Australia's world record heroics at the Commonwealth Games should finally remove the stigma lingering around the swim team since the London Olympics. That's the hope of coaches and athletes after the...
Read more at SportsFan, Herald Sun
2014/07/23 20:24
2014/07/23 20:24
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FORMER Richmond great Kevin Bartlett says it could cost his team a place in the AFL finals. And now Olympic shooter Russell Mark says it might even cost Australia medals in London. The issue of...
2014/07/23 03:04
2014/07/23 03:04
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LEISEL Jones says the Australian swim team is capable of the greatest bounce back imaginable by setting a new record for Commonwealth Games gold medals in the pool in Glasgow starting today. From the...
Read more at Adelaide Now, Herald Sun
2014/07/22 22:15
2014/07/22 22:15
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The Australian men, meanwhile, have an illustrious tradition in the 800 free relay, going back to the days when Ian Thorpe, Michael Klim, Grant Hackett and William Kirby smashed the world record on a...
2014/07/20 07:03
2014/07/20 07:03
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They say keep your friends close and your enemies closer. And it's an approach that seems to be working for Australian sprint king James Magnussen ahead of the Glasgow Commonwealth Games after a 2013...
2014/07/19 13:05
2014/07/19 13:05
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THE swimmer who bought the flashy car before they even had a shot at Olympic gold was a sure sign our humble team culture had been diminished. It was before the London Olympics program had started...
2014/07/18 06:00
2014/07/18 06:00
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Australian swimmer Grant Hackett believes Ian Thorpe retired early due to the emotional stress of keeping his sexuality hidden. Thorpe announced on Sunday that he was gay in a television interview...
2014/07/17 22:11
2014/07/17 22:11
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FOUR-time Olympian Leisel Jones says Australia's swimmers will not be performing under the ghosts of London in the pool at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games. Australia's 59-strong squad will be under...
2014/07/14 08:04
2014/07/14 08:04
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IAN Thorpe looked Michael Parkinson in the eye on Sunday night and told him that he was gay. It was emotional and raw but certainly wasn’t the most compelling moment of the interview. Those moments...
2014/07/14 05:04
2014/07/14 05:04
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The five-times Olympic gold medallist - known as "Thorpedo" - made the revelation in an interview with British TV presenter Michael Parkinson aired by Australia's Channel Ten. "I have thought about...
2014/07/13 19:38
2014/07/13 19:38
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Monday, July 14, 2014  Newsfeeds Contact UsAbout UsPrint AdvertisingOnline AdvertisingArchive Site SearchThorpe tells of pain in trying to hide the fact he is gayMonday, July 14,...
2014/07/13 16:09
2014/07/13 16:09
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... 1982, when Ian Thorpe was born, Australia has undergone an enormous social transformation," it said. "In 2014, it is still a momentous and deeply brave act to come out and declare the truth...
2014/07/13 06:12
2014/07/13 06:12
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Ian Thorpe's courage will inspire others, say peers Fellow athletes have rallied behind Ian Thorpe's decision to reveal he is gay and say his choice to come out is a significant step forward for...
2014/07/11 14:35
2014/07/11 14:35
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FROM the heights of Olympic gold, Australia’s sporting darling Chantelle Newbery has waged a five-year battle with depression and drugs. The Olympic diving gold medallist faced a Queensland court...
2014/07/09 11:30
2014/07/09 11:30
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Grant Hackett deserves to be given the benefit of the doubt, however unedifying it was to see vision of the former Olympian scrambling half-naked around Crown early on Monday. When you’ve been a...
2014/07/29 04:31
2014/07/29 04:31
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