sydney olympics 2000

The 49 seconds which will now last thousands of years

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Cathy Freeman’s Olympic win encoded in our DNA — literally

‘Most days I cried:’ Sydney Olympian was scared of coaches

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Trudy McIntosh says Aussie gymnasts were scared of their coaches

Revealed: How Ian Thorpe nearly cost us our greatest gold

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The ‘smash ‘em like guitars’ race is part of Aussie sports folklore