Australian Olympic swimmer Ian Thorpe recently came out as gay and we're so happy for him!
The Aussie swim star did a taped interview last month with Sir Michael Parkinson for Australian Channel 10 and finally confirmed his sexuality.
But two weeks before the big interview, Ian came out to his family.
Aww! This is so amazing!!
After years of speculation and many, many denials it seems that famed Australian Olympic swimmer Ian Thorpe has FINALLY come out as gay!!
The 31-year-old hottie sat down for a taped interview last month with Sir Michael Parkinson for Australian Channel 10 and the swimmer confirms his sexuality for the first time EVER!
The interview is set to air Sunday night down under, but reportedly Ian opens up about
After taking a monthlong break from his murder trial, doctors have finally concluded that Oscar Pistorius was NOT suffering from any sort of mental illness when he shot and killed Reeva Steenkamp.
The former olympian has been on trail for months now for the murder of his girlfriend, however, prosectutor Gerrie Nel was concerned the defense would claim Oscar was distressed at the time of the shooting if he was found guilty, and he requested an evaluation to be done.
Amy Van Dyken is a six-time Olympic gold medalist: she swam in the 1996 Atlanta and 2000 Sydney games!
At the '96 Summer Games she became the first female American athlete to win 4 gold medals in one Olympic games.
So that makes this all that much more awful… unfortunately, Amy has severed her spinal cord in a terrible ATV accident. The Van Dyken family and Amy's husband, former NFL punter Tom Rouen's family, released a joint statement:
Well this doesn't sound very good!
In about a year, a committee will decide which country will be hosting the 2022 Winter Olympics! The only problem is, nobody seems to want to do it!
Cities continue to withdraw their bids for hosting duties, the latest being Krakow, Poland, which yesterday announced they'd be stepping out of the race after 70% of voters said
We've seen plenty of pauses and breaks in the action in Oscar Pistorius' murder trial so far, and it looks like there's a chance we'll see an even bigger delay soon.
Prosecutor Gerrie Nel filed a motion in court today and argued the paralympian should be forced to undergo a 30-day psychiatric evaluation to make sure his mental health wasn't a factor in the shooting of Reeva Steenkamp.
This came after psychiatrist Merryll Vorster testified today and yesterday and went into great detail on how Oscar's past could have affected his mental state up to this point.
She started at his childhood, saying he could have viewed the amputation of his legs as
Oscar Pistorius' murder trial continued today in Pretoria, and some new information presented may change the way people look at how the shooting really went down.
Ballistics experts did there best to recreated the paralympian's restroom in the court room, and former officer Wollie Wolmarans attempted to recreated Reeva Steenkamp's final moments before she was shot and killed on Valentine's Day last year.
Based on the crime scene, the defense came to the conclusion that Reeva may have ACTUALLY been