Samantha Riley

'A mist of disgrace'

Ian Thorpe secretly battled alcohol abuse and suicidal thoughts – yet never missed a training session, he reveals in this extract from his new book, This is Me.

Swimming

Jones bids to carry flag at Games

Leisel

Stathi Paxinos LEISEL JONES would defy tradition and carry the Australian flag in London if she was asked after she last night became the first Australian swimmer to qualify for a fourth Olympic Games.

Swimming Qld funds cut despite success

David Barbeler Stephanie Rice's swimming coach Michael Bohl has slammed a state government decision to slash Swimming Queensland's funding.