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Ian Thorpe management deny rehab claims for the former Olympic champion

Last Updated: Saturday, February 01, 2014, 15:43

Australian swimming great Ian Thorpe`s handlers on Friday denied he was in rehab for depression and alcohol abuse and said he instead entered hospital for shoulder surgery.

Injury threatens Ian Thorpe`s Olympic dream

Last Updated: Sunday, July 28, 2013, 09:38

Australia`s five-time Olympic gold medallist Ian Thorpe may have to abandon his dream of swimming at the 2016 Rio Olympics following a shoulder injury, according to a report.

Thorpe ‘happy’ at Armstrong’s fall from grace

Last Updated: Thursday, December 13, 2012, 14:13

Former Olympic swimming champion Ian Thorpe has said he was ‘happy’ at disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong`s downfall and congratulated the doping authorities over exposing the seven-time Tour de France winner as a drug cheat.

Thorpe wins Australian Human Rights Medal

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 11, 2012, 11:52

Legendary Australian swimmer and Olympic champion Ian Thorpe received the 2012 Human Rights Medal from the Australian Human Rights Commission Tuesday.

Thorpe reveals he spent much of life battling ‘crippling depression’

Last Updated: Saturday, October 13, 2012, 18:07

Olympic swimmer Ian Thorpe has claimed he has battled crippling depression throughout his life in his autobiography, and added that he had copious amounts of alcohol to battle his mood swings.

Thorpe eyes 2013 world championships in Barcelona following ‘failed Olympic dream’

Last Updated: Thursday, July 26, 2012, 16:02

Five-time Olympic gold medallist Ian Thorpe is set to compete in the 2013 World Championships in Barcelona, where he would be a likely ‘X-factor’ for getting slotted in Australia``s post-Olympic relay teams.

Thorpe`s London dream over after 100m flop

Last Updated: Sunday, March 18, 2012, 09:31

Ian Thorpe`s rushed comeback bid for a third Olympic Games ended in ignominy on Sunday as he crashed out of the morning heats of the 100 metres freestyle at the Australian trials in Adelaide.

Thorpe advances to 200m freestyle semi-finals

Last Updated: Friday, March 16, 2012, 09:08

Five-times Olympic champion Ian Thorpe kept his London ambitions firing when he reached the semi-finals of the 200 metres freestyle at the Australian trials on Friday with a solid swim that thrilled head coach Leigh Nugent.

Under-pressure Thorpe defends the cost of his comeback

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 14, 2012, 09:32

Already under enormous pressure to break into Australia`s Olympic swimming team as the headline act of this week`s national trials, Ian Thorpe was forced to wade into controversy on Wednesday over preferential payments made to marquee swimmers.

Thorpe faces Olympic trial showdown

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 13, 2012, 13:04

Ian Thorpe`s bid to swim at his third Olympics faces its moment of truth at the Australian selection trials starting in Adelaide on Thursday.

Thorpe says he expects to fail in Olympic bid

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 07, 2012, 18:10

Ian Thorpe, winner of five Olympic gold medals, doesn`t like his chances of making it six after a less than impressive return from a five-year retirement.

Oz coach says selection criteria can be amended to ensure Ian Thorpe`s presence at London Olympics

Last Updated: Saturday, March 03, 2012, 17:26

Australia`s head swim coach Leigh Nugent has said that he could amend selection criteria to ensure former Olympian star Ian Thorpe is on the flight to London to participate in the 2012 Olympics.