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#Ian Thorpe

# ian-thorpe - Monday 14 July, 2014

From The42 Thorpe's gay revelations earn praise, support Fair Play

Thorpe's gay revelations earn praise, support

Olympic gold medallist and Australian diver Matthew Mitcham said the revelations were an important development.

# ian-thorpe - Sunday 13 July, 2014

Australia's five-time Olympic gold medallist Ian Thorpe reveals he is gay

The swimmer said he had “wanted to come out” for some time, but didn’t feel as if he could make the admission.

# ian-thorpe - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

From The42 Ian Thorpe in rehab for depression, reveals manager Rehab

Ian Thorpe in rehab for depression, reveals manager

Former Olympic champion was found “dazed” on a Sydney street yesterday.

# ian-thorpe - Friday 31 January, 2014

From The42 Ian Thorpe’s management deny rehab reports Problems

Ian Thorpe’s management deny rehab reports

Australian media reported that the five-time Olympic gold medallist was suffering from depression.

# ian-thorpe - Wednesday 12 December, 2012

From The42 Doping scandal: Thorpe 'happy' at Armstrong's downfall Interview

Doping scandal: Thorpe 'happy' at Armstrong's downfall

The former Olympic swimmer paid tribute to the US Anti-Doping Agency for their role in exposing the cyclist.

# ian-thorpe - Saturday 13 October, 2012

From The42 Thorpe reveals struggles with depression and alcohol Demons

Thorpe reveals struggles with depression and alcohol

The 30-year-old kept his problems secret from everyone, including his parents, until now.

# ian-thorpe - Tuesday 7 August, 2012

From The42 Player Diary: Adam D'Arcy and Ulster gear up for their first match of the season Away Days

Player Diary: Adam D'Arcy and Ulster gear up for their first match of the season

“We were all standing round arguing who would carry the hostage out, and didn’t even notice him get up and walk out the door himself.”

# ian-thorpe - Wednesday 28 March, 2012

From The42 Next stop, Muhammad Ali: London Underground map gets Olympic facelift Mind The Gap

Next stop, Muhammad Ali: London Underground map gets Olympic facelift

Instead of Picadilly Circus and Baker Street, the names of 361 stations on the map are changed to celebrate Olympic athletes.

# ian-thorpe - Friday 16 March, 2012

From The42 Thorpedoed: Aussie swimming great's pool comeback all but over Damp Squib

Thorpedoed: Aussie swimming great's pool comeback all but over

“The fairytale has descended into a nightmare,” said the Australian swimming legend.

# ian-thorpe - Wednesday 14 March, 2012

From The42 Thorpe 'up against it' in bid to win Olympic spot for Australia London 2012

Thorpe 'up against it' in bid to win Olympic spot for Australia

The five-times gold medal has not seen his comeback go to plan, and admits he has struggled in his bid to get to London.

# ian-thorpe - Wednesday 7 March, 2012

From The42 Thorpe: London comeback looks a step too far Thorpedo

Thorpe: London comeback looks a step too far

Australian gold medallist Ian Thorpe is on the verge of conceding defeat in his bid to return to Olympic competition after a five-year retirement.

# ian-thorpe - Wednesday 16 November, 2011

From The42 'I'm a better swimmer now' - Thorpe Claim

'I'm a better swimmer now' - Thorpe

Despite seemingly being past his peak, the Australian athlete claims he is a technically improved swimmer.

# ian-thorpe - Friday 4 November, 2011

From The42 Thorpedo takes second in first swim back Comebacks

Thorpedo takes second in first swim back

Five-time Olympic gold medallist Ian Thorpe finished second in his heat and qualified sixth fastest for the final of the 100m IM in his comeback swim at the Singapore World Cup.

# ian-thorpe - Thursday 3 November, 2011

From The42 Thorpedo prepares to relaunch tomorrow in Singapore Comeback Kid

Thorpedo prepares to relaunch tomorrow in Singapore

Five-time Olympic gold medallist Ian Thorpe is ready to make his professional swimming comeback after five years on dry land.

# ian-thorpe - Thursday 3 February, 2011

From The42 Just when it was safe to get back in the water: Ian Thorpe returns Thorpedo This post contains videos

Just when it was safe to get back in the water: Ian Thorpe returns

Mark Corcoran profiles the returning Australian who is aiming to blow Michael Phelps out of the water in London next year.