Tagged: Australian athletes

On To The Next One: Ian Thorpe

The Daily Telegraph has reported that Olympic Gold Medalist Ian Thorpe has split from his former manager David Flaskas to join James Erskine at the burgeoning Sports & Entertainment Limited (SEL). Thorpe made an...

Show me more money!

Show me more money!

Mark Riddell and David Spriggs may just be the two most popular athletes amongst their peers at the moment. Due to their persistence, they have set a precedent that will help athletes residing in...

Rice Queen

Rice Queen

Whilst Michael Phelps was undoubtedly the King of the pool, the choice of the Queen is just as easy to clarify. Stephanie Rice won every event she competed in the games, adding 3 Golds...

I Want My Money Back!

I Want My Money Back!

Late last week, economist Bruce Chapman brought up an idea for Australian athletes. The proposal was to make Australian athletes pay back their scholarships from the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) under a HECS...