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2012-11-27

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Olympic diver Matthew Mitcham, a gay Australian, reveals in his new autobiography Twists and Turns that he battled an addiction to crystal meth in the years leading up to the London Olympics, according to Towleroad.com . He reveals that he started doubting himself after winning gold in 2008; coupled with an injury, he turned to smoking crystal meth to boost his moods. Eventually, he became addicted; he recovered with the help of Narcotics Anonymous, a drug rehabilitation clinic, hypnotherapy and the support of his inner circle.

Race-car driver Danica Patrick is divorcing her husband of seven years, CBS News reported. On Facebook, she posted, "I am sad to inform my fans that after 7 years, Paul [Hospenthal] and I have decided to amicably end our marriage. Hospenthal, 47, is a physical therapist who met Patrick, 30, while treating her for a non-racing injury.

Soccer star David Beckham announced his departure from the Los Angeles Galaxy as a player after the MLS Cup during a press conference at The Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif., according to JustJared.com . "In my time here I have seen the popularity of the game grow every year," Beckham, 37, said. Beckham's last competitive game with the Galaxy will be on Dec. 1, but he has said he hopes to continue with the team in an ownership role.


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