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Thorpe released from Sydney hospital
Australia's five-time Olympic champion swimmer contracted infection after undergoing shoulder surgery.
Last updated: 30 Apr 2014 14:01 GMT
Thorpe's struggles reflect ongoing problems
Ian Thorpe, the Olympic gold medalist, was once the biggest name in Australian swimming. Now his life is in tatters.
Last updated: 29 Apr 2014 21:14 GMT
Thorpe unlikely to swim again
Olympic champion fighting 'serious' infection and may be unable to compete in the pool, according to manager.
Last updated: 08 Apr 2014 20:52 GMT
Franklin wins historic sixth gold
American teenager claims record sixth gold medal of the world swimming championships in 400m medley relay.
Last updated: 04 Aug 2013 20:07 GMT
Australia takes axe to swimming funding
Australia's elite swimming programme hit with funding cuts after a poor London Games campaign as other sports benefit.
Last updated: 22 Apr 2013 12:33 GMT
Sporting greats swim to Ye Shiwen's defence
China swimmer stunned world with 400m individual medley victory, but her Olympic gold has been greeted with suspicion.
Last updated: 31 Jul 2012 16:50 GMT
Thorpe's Olympic ambitions shattered
The London Games will be without five-time Olympic champion Ian Thorpe after he fails to qualify for Australian team.
Last updated: 18 Mar 2012 11:46 GMT
Moment of truth for Thorpe
It is now or never for the swimming great in his bid to qualify for a third Olympic Games at the Australian trials.
Last updated: 14 Mar 2012 12:48 GMT
Thorpe braced for comeback failure
Five-time Olympic gold medallist admits he is unlikely to succeed in bid to make a return to swimming at London Games.
Last updated: 07 Mar 2012 12:18 GMT
Clock ticking on Thorpe comeback
Australian swimming great takes a step closer to Olympic dream but time is running out on his comeback trail.
Last updated: 14 Jan 2012 12:39 GMT
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