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Thorpe Comeback Factbox

Thorpe Comeback Factbox

16 March 2012

Ian Thorpe is Australia's most successful Olympian. His best chance for qualifying for the 2012 Australian Olympic Team is in the 200m freestyle. See what he has to do below -

Showtime for Ian Thorpe at Olympic trials

Showtime for Ian Thorpe at Olympic trials

16 March 2012

D-Day has arrived for Ian Thorpe. One of the most anticipated comebacks in Australian sport will be judged when Thorpe contests Friday's 200m freestyle heats at the Olympic trials in Adelaide.

Olympic Swimming Trials: Form Guide

Olympic Swimming Trials: Form Guide

14 March 2012

The 2012 Australian Olympic Trials will be filled with high drama as athletes battle for Olympic qualification. Unlike most other sports, the Swim Team is selected based solely on performances at Trials. There are no second chances and athletes will be pushed to their limits. Enjoy our preview of the must-watch finals events

Magnussen happy in Thorpe shadow

Magnussen happy in Thorpe shadow

14 March 2012

It's hard to imagine the fastest swimmer in the world ever flying under the radar. But world 100m freestyle champion James Magnussen believes the hype surrounding Ian Thorpe's comeback will allow him to thrive at the Olympic trials in Adelaide starting this week.

ALO Column: Kieren Perkins

ALO Column: Kieren Perkins

26 February 2012

Lane 8, 1500m freestyle, Atlanta 1996... You know the rest of the story! Kieren Perkins lit up the history books with his second Olympic gold medal. Having struck gold in the 1500m at the 1992 Barcelona Games, Perkins became the first Australian since Dawn Fraser to defend an individual Olympic swimming title.

Thorpe's comeback 'on track':Armstrong

Thorpe's comeback 'on track':Armstrong

8 November 2011

No stranger to a comeback himself, Duncan Armstrong reckons Ian Thorpe is on track to make the 2012 London Olympic team despite bombing in his pet event at the Beijing World Cup round.

Coaches back Thorpe to succeed

Coaches back Thorpe to succeed

7 November 2011

Ian Thorpe has little more than four months to polish the raw performances from his comeback meet in Singapore into ones the Olympic legend is more renowned for.

Thorpe and Trickett: 10 of their best

Thorpe and Trickett: 10 of their best

3 November 2011

They have enough Olympic medals to sink the pool in Singapore, but Aussie hopes are high that these two Olympic Champions will create the right kind of splash in their first comeback races.

Thorpe 'ready to fail' in comeback

Thorpe 'ready to fail' in comeback

21 October 2011

Ian Thorpe is ready to take a beating in the pool on his return to competition next month in Singapore.

Return of Thorpe and Trickett set

Return of Thorpe and Trickett set

23 September 2011

Olympic gold medallists Libby Trickett and Ian Thorpe will both make their return to international swimming at the FINA/ARENA Swimming World Cup in Singapore in early November with Australia to send a 26-strong team to the two-day meet.