Australia's Hackett rubbishes comparison to China's Sun

2019-07-26 10:32

Australian swimming great Grant Hackett has hit out at his former mentor Denis Cotterell for suggesting controversial Chinese giant Sun Yang was as clean as he was.

'Mentally disturbed' Hackett to seek help abroad

2017-02-22 09:25

Australian Olympic swimming great Grant Hackett says he will seek treatment overseas for mental health problems.

'Mentally disturbed' Hackett reported missing

2017-02-16 09:00

Swimming great Grant Hackett has been reported missing following a family bust-up and after he posted a picture of his bruised face on social media.

Police free Hackett after drunken rage

2017-02-15 10:02

Police have released troubled swimming star Grant Hackett without charge as the Olympic gold medallist's family voiced fears for his mental health.

'So sorry' Hackett to quit booze

2016-04-29 14:20

Australian swimming great Grant Hackett says he plans to quit drinking after a highly publicised meltdown on a plane.

Hackett sorry for mid-air nipple tweak

2016-04-18 13:10

Australia's Grant Hackett has apologised for his "poor behaviour" after he was accused of drunkenly squeezing a fellow airline passenger's nipple.

Swim star 'questioned by police over mid-air incident'

2016-04-17 10:07

Olympic swimming great Grant Hackett was reportedly questioned by police over a mid-air incident over Australia.

Hackett misses Olympic 400m spot

2016-04-07 17:20

Grant Hackett struggled into fourth place as Mack Horton swam a scorching time to win the 400m freestyle at the Australian Olympic trials.


Hackett blames drinking, anxiety for woes

2017-06-13 07:20

Australian Olympic swimming great Grant Hackett has blamed excessive drinking and anxiety attacks for a series of unsavoury incidents that badly tarnished his reputation.

Hackett found 'alive and sober' after disappearance

2017-02-16 12:22

Olympic swimming great Grant Hackett is "alive and sober" after he went missing following a family bust-up, sparking fears for his safety.

Bruised Hackett claims brother beat him up

2017-02-16 07:41

Swimming star Grant Hackett posted a photograph of his cut and bruised face on social media as his fall from fame took a new twist into family turmoil.

Hackett arrested over 'mental issues'

2017-02-15 06:53

Troubled Australian swimming great Grant Hackett has been arrested, with his father citing "mental health issues", reports have said.

Hackett still 'perfect' mentor - Jones

2016-04-19 10:20

Olympic gold medallist Grant Hackett can still be a good mentor to Australia's swimmers, former breaststroke queen Leisel Jones has said.

Hackett makes splash in mid-air drama

2016-04-18 10:03

Australian swimming great Grant Hackett may have been drinking prior to an alleged mid-air "nipple" squeeze on a fellow passenger.

Hackett misses out on trip to Rio

2016-04-08 14:56

Grant Hackett has missed out on his chance to compete at a fourth Olympics in Rio this year.

Hackett's Olympic tilt hit by illness

2016-03-30 11:52

Swimming legend Grant Hackett's preparations for a tilt at the Rio Olympics have been upset by illness.

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