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Ian Thorpe Fighting Shoulder Infection 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 …

Grant Hackett: Australian Olympic Swimmer Seeks Rehab Treatment Grant Hackett: Australian Olympic Swimmer Seeks Rehab Treatment

An urgent family intervention Tuesday onĀ the GoldĀ Coast prompted Australian Olympic swimmer Grant Hackett to seek help for a drug addiction. Now, Hackett is on his way to the United States to admit himself into a rehab facility. The 33-year-old gold-winning …

Kyle Bennett Dies at 33, Olympic BMX Racer Kyle Bennett Dies at 33, Olympic BMX Racer
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Bike racing, especially Bicycle Motorcross (BMX), is a very integral part of any summer Olympic season. With this in mind, it is sad news to bear that Kyle Bennett, a well-known BMX racer, has passed away. Kyle Bennett, from Conroe, …