Ian Thorpe to make come back in time for London Olympics

Five time Olympic gold medallist Ian Thorpe has announced at a Sydney press conference today he will make his competitive swimming come back in time for the London Olympics in 2012. Thorpe, who has won gold medals at Olympic, World Championship, Commonwealth and Pan Pacific level, confirmed he was inspired by fellow Olympian Geoff Huegill, … Read more Ian Thorpe to make come back in time for London Olympics

Commonwealth Games: Men’s 10M Synchro Diving Results

On Tuesday 12th October 2010, Tom Daley and Max Brick took gold for England in the Delhi Commonwealth Games. Daley battled through a triceps injury to get to the final with his diving partner, Max Brick. Brick said of the result: “That’s my first major title. I can’t keep the smile off my face. I’m … Read more Commonwealth Games: Men’s 10M Synchro Diving Results

British Olympic Association: Athlete of the Year 2009 Awards

The British Olympic Association has just announced the 33 winners of the Athlete of the Year Awards – awarded to British athletes each year in every discipline.  The award was introduced in 2005, to mark the BOA’s Centenary Year and the success of London being awarded the 2012 Olympic Games. There are a number of … Read more British Olympic Association: Athlete of the Year 2009 Awards

Swimming: British Women’s 4x200m Fresstyle Relay Team Set New European Record

Great Britain’s Women’s 4x200m relay team of Caitlin McClatchey, Jasmin Carlin, Hannah Miley and Rebecca Adlington have broken the European and British record for the event while beating the USA in 7:49.04 during the semi-final at the World Championships at Rome. The final will take place this evening, and there are hopes for a faster … Read more Swimming: British Women’s 4x200m Fresstyle Relay Team Set New European Record

Tom Daley is Diving World Champion

Tom Daley last night won gold in the 10m diving World Championship contest held in Rome. The 15 year old is also one of the UK’s youngest Olympians – he was 14 at the Beijing Olympics and had previously had special dispensation to compete in the Australian Youth Olympic Festival at the age of ten. … Read more Tom Daley is Diving World Champion