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Ian Thorpe cleans pools in spoof ad (video)

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Ian Thorpe may not be competing in pools anymore, but he is not far from them. The Australian swimming legend starred in spoof ads for “Thorpedo” pool cleaning service that were published in the last week. Thorpe, 33, retired after a failed comeback bid for the 2012 Olympics and then underwent rehab for alcohol abuse and [more]

Fifteen memorable moments from Sydney 2000 Olympics

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On the 15th anniversary of the Opening Ceremony of the Sydney Olympics, here are 15 chronological memories: Sept. 15 — Cathy Freeman lights Olympic cauldron The cauldron lighting proved one of the most poignant in Olympic history, with World 400m champion Cathy Freeman being handed the torch after a final relay in the stadium with [more]