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Thorpe’s gay revelations earn praise, support

In this Aug. 16, 2004 file photo, Ian Thorpe of Australia, smiles with his gold medal after winning the 200-meter freestyle at the Olympic Aquatic Centre at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens.  AP FILE PHOTO

Swimming giant Ian Thorpe received support and glowing praise Monday for revealing he is gay in a move advocates believe will help remove the stigma of homophobia in sport.

Posted: July 14th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Ian Thorpe reveals he is gay in interview

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Five-time Olympic swimming gold medalist Ian Thorpe for the first time publicly confirmed that he is gay during a television interview on Sunday, ending years of speculation about his sexuality.

Posted: July 14th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Schumacher out of coma, has left Grenoble hospital

Map locating the spot where former F1 champion Michael Scumacher fell on the slopes of Meribel on 29 December 2013. AFP FILE PHOTO

Formula One champion Michael Schumacher is out of a coma and has left the French hospital treating him since a devastating ski accident in December, his spokeswoman said Monday.

Posted: June 16th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

World leaders expected at World Cup kick-off

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A dozen heads of state and government and UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon will watch the opening match of the World Cup in Brazil on Thursday.

Posted: June 12th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Pacquiao is new face of disaster preparedness

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From the way Manny Pacquiao is talking these days, one would think he has forgotten his duties as a member of Congress.

Posted: May 23rd, 2014 in Boxing / MMA,Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Pacquiao Files | Read More »

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