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Olympic champ gymnast Nadia Comaneci lauds Oz swimmer Thorpe for coming out  Jan 17, 2:20 pm
London, Jan 17 (ANI): Three time Olympic gold medallist Nadia Comaneci has lauded Australian swimmer Ian Thorpe for coming out of the closet.
Hackett reckons Thorpe's early retirement was due to pressure of being gay  Jul 18, 11:49 am
Wellington, July 18 (ANI): Australian swimmer Grant Hackett reckons that his former teammate Ian Thorpe retired early because of the emotional burden of keeping the fact that he was gay, secret.
Stephanie Rice says `lost part of herself` post retirement announcement   Apr 9, 10:13 am
Sydney, Apr. 09 (ANI): Australian swimmer Stephanie Rice, who has won three Olympic gold medals, has reportedly announced her retirement in a video on her website from the sport.
Grant Hackett 'proud' for having courage to seek treatment for drug addiction  Apr 2, 5:17 pm
Sydney, Apr 2 (ANI): Former Australian swimmer Grant Hackett has said that he feels proud that he had the courage to seek treatment for a sleeping pill addiction.
Stephanie Rice to make 'competitive swimming future' decision by December this year  Sep 15, 2:32 pm
Melbourne, Sept 15 (ANI): Australian swimmer Stephanie Rice is reportedly set to make a decision on her future in professional swimming by December 2013.
Oz female swimmer forced to end record 103-mile attempt by 'debilitating' jellyfish sting  Jun 13, 3:25 pm
London, June 13 (ANI): Australian swimmer Chloe McCardel was reportedly forced to end her record attempt to swim 103 miles from the waters off Havana, Cuba to Florida due to a 'debilitating' jellyfish sting.
Magnussen's coach says Oz elite swimmers not 'pampered brats'  Feb 21, 4:18 pm
Sydney, Feb 21 (ANI): The coach of star Australian swimmer James Magnussen has defended the Oz swimmers, saying that they are not pampered brats and most of them were simply guilty of trying too hard at the London Games.
Magnussen among Oz swimmers to reveal 'damning' details about drug use in London Olympics  Feb 21, 3:59 pm
Sydney, Feb 21 (ANI): Australian men's 100 metre Olympic relay team, which includes swimming star James Magnussen, is set to reveal details about the misuse of prescribed drugs in the lead-up to their disastrous showing at the London Games, during a press conference on Friday.
Oz Olympic swimmers slammed for 'culturally toxic' booze, bullying incidents during Games  Feb 19, 4:16 pm
Sydney, Feb 19 (ANI): Australian swimmers have been damned by reports that revealed that they had broken team rules on alcohol, prescription drugs, bullying and team curfews during the 2012 London Olympic Games in incidents, which have been described as 'culturally toxic'.
Stephanie Rice dating Lincoln Lewis?  Nov 1, 11:08 am
London, Nov 1 (ANI): Australian swimmer Stephanie Rice may have taken her friendship with long tome pal Lincoln Lewis to the next level.
Oz swimmer James Magnussen admits making mistakes during Olympics  Oct 21, 1:09 pm
Melbourne, Oct 21 (ANI): Australian swimmer James Magnussen has admitted that he made mistakes, saying that he could have carried himself better during a controversial London Olympic campaign.
Ian Thorpe's drinking demons revealed in tell-all book  Aug 19, 3:40 pm
Melbourne, August 19 (ANI): Australian swimmer Ian Thorpe was battling alcohol problems and depression as he struggled to cling on to his career after the Athens Olympics, his new tell-all autobiography has revealed.
Majority of Oz Olympic swimmers 'surviving on minimum wages'  Aug 11, 5:21 pm
Sydney, Aug 11(ANI): Australian swimmer Daniel Kowalski, who won a gold medal at the Sydney Olympic, has slammed the swimming authorities for not taking proper financial care of athletes, claiming that most of the current professional swimmers are surviving on minimum wages.
Kobe Bryant and Stephanie Rice have history, says ex Olympian   Aug 9, 2:49 pm
Melbourne, August 9 (ANI): Former Olympian Craig Stevens believes that there is "definitely something going on" between Dream Team basketballer Kobe Bryant and Australian swimmer Stephanie Rice.
Oz swimmer Stephanie Rice sparks Kobe Bryant romance rumours  Aug 2, 3:27 pm
Melbourne, Aug 2 (ANI): Australian swimmer Stephanie Rice can finally get down to the partying spirit, now that the pesky business of competing is out of the way.
Rice considers quitting swimming after disastrous Olympics campaign  Aug 1, 1:10 pm
London, Aug 1 (ANI): Australian swimmer Stephanie Rice is considering walking away from the sport after a disappointing Olympics campaign in London.
My party girl rep is least of my worries, says Stephanie Rice  Jul 1, 4:19 pm
Melbourne, July 1 (ANI): Australian swimmer Stephanie Rice, who recently attracted criticism for posting racy snaps on Twitter, has said that she is going into the Olympics focussed.
Rogue Oz swimmers to miss Olympics closing ceremony for posting gun pics  Jun 9, 4:13 pm
Melbourne, June 9 (ANI): Australian swimmers Nick D'Arcy and Kenrick Monk will be sent home immediately after they finish their events at the London Olympics next month, as punishment for posting online photographs of themselves toting high-powered firearms.
Oz swimmers flaunt bodies in San Francisco ahead of 2012 Olympics  Jun 4, 2:16 pm
Melbourne, June 4 (ANI): The Australian swimmers, who have been training hard for a long time just for this week's Olympic trials, would win every gold medal in the bag had posing been a sport.
I have changed, says Oz swimmer Stephanie Rice  May 26, 3:52 pm
Sydney, May 26 (ANI): Australian swimmer Stephanie Rice is all grown up now as she claims to have changed in the past four years after the Beijing Olympics in terms of life outside the pool.
Grant Hackett ends five-year marriage to Candice Alley  May 4, 5:41 pm
Sydney, May 4 (ANI): Grant Hackett, who won the gold medal during the Sydney and Athens Olympics, has split from his singer wife Candice Alley.
Australian swimmers cry foul over 'handouts' to fund Thorpe's comeback  Mar 11, 7:43 pm
Sydney, Mar 11(ANI): Several Australian swimmers have demanded their governing body, Swimming Australia, reveal how much money has been spent to bankroll the return of comeback stars like Ian Thorpe amid rumors of "six-figure handshakes".
Thorpe admits he's nowhere near his best ahead of 2012 London Olympics  Jan 13, 5:51 pm
Sydney, Jan 13(ANI) Australian swimmer and five time Olympic champion Ian Thorpe has admitted that he needs to dramatically increase his speed ahead of the 2012 London Olympics, after he failed to qualify for the finals of the Victorian State 100metre freestyle event.horpe did not dominate the race at any stage, and turned the first lap last and finished the race in 51.05 seconds, The Age reports.
Swimmer Stephanie Rice eyeing TV career post retirement   Dec 15, 12:39 pm
Melbourne, Dec 15 (ANI): Australian Swimmer Stephanie Rice has indicated that she would mark her retirement from professional swimming after the 2012 Olympics by signing with a high-profile management to get into TV.
'Qualifying for 2012 London Olympics set to be Ian Thorpe's biggest challenge'  Oct 30, 4:08 pm
Sydney, Oct 30(ANI): Australian swimmer Ian Thorpe's sports psychologist Deidre Anderson believes that the five-time Olympic champion faces the greatest challenge of his life to qualify for the 2012 London Games.