Ian Thorpe

‘I’m not straight’ – swimming champ Ian Thorpe

Five-times Olympic champion Ian Thorpe has revealed he is gay in a tell-all TV interview.

Swimmer Ian Thorpe in intensive care

Australia's most decorated Olympian, swimmer Ian Thorpe, has been booked into intensive care with two potentially deadly infections.

Addicts deserve the right to anonymity

Philip Seymour Hoffman's addiction has been handled with pity, but swimmer Ian Thorpe has been lambasted despite uncertainty about his health.

Thorpe ‘pretty happy’ despite comeback setback

Ian Thorpe's comeback to competitive swimming has suffered a setback in Beijing, but he says he is "pretty happy" with his results so far.

Thorpedo gets first-swim jitters out of the way

Ian Thorpe has said he was glad he made a successful return to international swimming in Singapore after a five-year retirement period.

Thorpe frets over comeback race

Former Olympic swimming champion Ian Thorpe has admitted he's nervous as he prepares for his first competitive race in five years.

Thorpe to return for London Olympics

Five-time Olympic freestyle champion Ian Thorpe announced his return to swimming for the 2012 London games on Wednesday.

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Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

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Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

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Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs