Yearender: China's top ten sports news in 2011
this July. Sun clocked a winning time of 14:34.14, beating the world record of 14:34.56 set by Australian Grant Hackett on July 29, 2001. Chinese divers also stunned the pool by sweeping all of the ten diving gold medals on offer during
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Launceston's NTCA Ground. Such was the strength of the top 10 that world champions like Mick Doohan, John Surtees, Grant Hackett , Ian Thorpe, Sid Patterson, Cathy Freeman, Jana Pittman and Kelly Slater were among the also-rans. A new name
Oly champ says sleeping pill ban will cost medals
said Tuesday that Australian athletes will be banned from using insomnia treatments in London, after champion swimmer Grant Hackett revealed he became dependent on sleeping pills during his career. Mark said in a radio interview Wednesday ''if
Phelps fifth in 200 fly, winless on European tour
freestyle world record. Biedermann won in 3:32.77 to slash nearly 2 seconds off the old mark of 3:34:58 set by Grant Hackett of Australia on July 18, 2002, in Sydney. Biedermann beat Phelps in the 200 freestyle and took the American's