Swimming Legend Ian Thorpe In Hospital After Contracting Infection Following Surgery
7News claims there are fears the Australian could lose some of the use of his left arm.
Update — April 8, 6:20 p.m. BST:
Ian Thorpe's spokesman has told the BBC the five-time Olympic champion is not in intensive care but is receiving treatment for two separate infections.
He said: "Following multiple operations after his fall in January, Ian has contracted two separate infections, both of which are being treated with antibiotics.
"He is not in ICU [intensive care unit]."