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Ian Thorpe Fighting Infection After Surgery

Australian swimmer Ian Thorpe is in a Sydney hospital fighting a serious infection and “in good spirits,” his manager James Erskine said on Wednesday. Erskine also refuted reports that Thorpe might lose the use of his left arm. “That’s just people making that up, I mean that’s just nonsense,” Erskine told reporters. The five-time Olympic champion contracted the infection after undergoing …

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Ian Thorpe Fighting Shoulder Infection

Australian swimmer and nine-time Olympic medalist Ian Thorpe has been battling a fairly serious infection shortly following a shoulder surgery. The sad news that Thorpe may not swim competitively again was announced by his agent James Erskine. While the infection has been a struggle for the Olympian, Australian media outlets have claimed the infection might take his left arm. Erskine …

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