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With the start of the Melbourne games imminent, it seems once again that Australia will be the dominant forces, not only in the pool but in the games at large, buoyed as they will be by a partisan home crowd. In recent weeks a target of 100 gold medals, a games record, has been … Continue Reading→
Only 9 days before the swimming competition is due to get underway in Melbourne, Ian Thorpe sensationally announced today that he is withdrawing from the games.
The Australian swimmer, widely expected to win a number of gold medals, has been unable to overcome a bout of bronchitis and a viral infection which has hampered his preparation.
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The England team for the Melbourne Commonwealth Games was confirmed yesterday, with the expected 25 swimmers now certain to make the trip down under in March. Loughborough University provides the bulk of the squad with twelve representatives, while 7 swimmers will make their senior international debut in a long course event. The youngest of … Continue Reading→