Phelps displays fine form

2014-07-12 08:19

The comeback of Michael Phelps continued in impressive fashion as he beat rival Ryan Lochte in the 100m butterfly in Athens, Georgia.

Phelps relegated to 3rd

2014-06-23 08:05

Michael Phelps capped his Santa Clara Grand Prix campaign with a third-place finish in the 200m individual medley.

Phelps shares the honors

2014-06-21 10:00

Olympic superstar Michael Phelps had to share the honours , finishing in a tie for first with Tom Shields in the 100m butterfly.

Phelps doubles his workload

2014-06-18 22:19

Michael Phelps has dramatically increased his workload for the next stage of his comeback to competitive swimming.

Phelps chalks up first win

2014-05-17 08:47

Olympic legend Michael Phelps stepped up his return to swimming with a 100m butterfly triumph at the Charlotte Grand Prix.

Phelps ready for next dive

2014-05-06 19:47

USA Swimming has announced that Michael Phelps will continue his comeback next week at a meet in North Carolina.

Phelps beaten in comeback

2014-04-25 08:08

Michael Phelps has lost in the first final of his comeback after a 20-month retirement in the 100m butterfly final at the Arena GP.

Phelps to return to pool

2014-04-14 20:00

Olympic swimming superstar Michael Phelps will make his competitive comeback next week at a US Grand Prix series event.

Phelps eligible for comeback

2014-03-26 19:45

Olympic swimming superstar Michael Phelps is eligible to compete again now that he's met the anti-doping test requirements.

5 famous moose knuckles exposed

2014-02-21 13:36

Camel toe might only be restricted to women but something just as devastating and rather painful could happen to men. (NSFW)

Phelps inches closer to return

2013-11-15 09:04

Michael Phelps is back in the USADA's drug test programme, a possible sign the Olympic swimming great is eyeing a return for Rio.

Michael Phelps back at the pool

2013-10-21 09:18

Michael Phelps has been working out with his former coach but is still not ready to announce a comeback to swimming.

US team missing Phelps

2013-07-29 12:30

The US swimming team competing at the world championships in Barcelona is missing superstar Michael Phelps.

Chad, Phelps swim with sharks

2013-07-24 17:32

Chad Le Clos has plans to swim again with Michael Phelps - when the American goes shark-cage diving in South Africa.

Phelps 'to plan comeback'

2013-05-18 10:56

The son of the US national swim team director has reported that Michael Phelps is planning a comeback for the 2016 Rio Olympics.

Phelps rules out Rio return

2013-03-12 07:40

US swimming legend Michael Phelps says there is no chance of him coming out of retirement to compete in the 2016 Olympics.

Michael Phelps signs golf deal

2013-01-30 22:31

Michael Phelps, the US swim star who set records with 22 Olympic medals, has signed a golf equipment deal with PING.

Phelps scoops top AP award

2012-12-20 19:56

Swimming legend Michael Phelps has been voted The Associated Press male athlete of the year in a poll by US editors and broadcasters.


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New role for Phelps's coach

2012-09-10 18:30

Bob Bowman, the coach who guided Michael Phelps through his Olympic career, has taken a job as an Olympics consultant.

Le Clos: Gold was my destiny

2012-08-30 17:21

Beating United States swimmer Michael Phelps was his destiny, 200m butterfly Olympic gold winner Chad le Clos has said.

Cameron: Time to change pin!

2012-08-10 09:23

Cameron van der Burgh says it's time to change his 2012 pin number on his cell phone after reaching his goal at this year's Olympics.

Golden finish for Phelps

2012-08-04 21:55

Michael Phelps has ended his career with another gold as the United States won the medley relay at the London Olympics.

Another record for Phelps

2012-08-02 21:47

Michael Phelps became the first male swimmer to win the same event at three successive Olympics when he clinched the 200m IM.

Obama praises Phelps in tweet

2012-08-01 14:37

The praise for Michael Phelps' record-breaking swim continues to pop up on Twitter feeds, most recently from Barack Obama himself.


Phelps to dive out in Georgia

2014-07-07 22:31

Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte will resume their comebacks during a special meet at the University of Georgia.

Phelps second to Agnel

2014-06-22 15:00

Michael Phelps has tired near the end to finish a distant second to Yannick Agnel in the 200m freestyle at the Arena Grand Prix.

Unfinished business for Phelps

2014-06-19 22:35

Michael Phelps, who came out of retirement from swimming, continues his comeback this week at the Santa Clara Grand Prix event.

Phelps to swim in Santa Clara

2014-06-09 22:00

18-time Olympic champion Michael Phelps will continue his comeback next week at the Santa Clara Grand Prix.

Phelps comeback gains speed

2014-05-16 18:36

Michael Phelps has continued his comeback by qualifying for two US Grand Prix event finals -- but he will swim only one.

Phelps return inspires Lochte

2014-04-25 21:00

Ryan Lochte is looking toward Rio 2016 with renewed enthusiasm, thanks in part to the return of swimming great Michael Phelps.

Phelps eager to plunge back in

2014-04-24 07:45

Michael Phelps returns to competition for the first time since 2012, and the swimming superstar doesn't know just what to expect.

SA swimmer sinks Phelps' record

2014-03-31 10:09

SA swimmer, Dylan Bosch, has broken Michael Phelps' 200m butterfly university record.

Chad would welcome Phelps back

2014-02-23 13:20

Chad Le Clos, the last swimmer to beat Michael Phelps, says he would welcome the retired star back to the pool.

5 famous moose knuckles exposed

2014-02-21 12:36

Camel toe might only be restricted to women but something just as devastating and rather painful could happen to men: moose knuckles.

Le Clos eyes Phelps records

2013-11-06 08:02

South Africa's Chad le Clos has set his sights on Michael Phelps's world records after setting a new shortcourse mark in Singapore.

Phelps vague about future

2013-07-29 18:30

Michael Phelps insists he has no comeback plans, yet he's leaving the door open to change his mind in time for the 2016 Olympics.

Is there life after Phelps?

2013-07-25 15:07

Michael Phelps dominated the swimming scene for longer than one can recall, but will be absent from this week's world championships.

Phelps enjoying retirement

2013-06-04 22:25

Olympic swimming great Michael Phelps has said that he was enjoying his retirement from the sport and had no plans for a comeback.

Turkey signs Phelps' coach

2013-04-30 15:41

Turkey has signed Michael Phelps' coach as a consultant on their swimming programme for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics.

Phelps a fish out of water

2013-01-31 14:24

Michael Phelps displayed ice-cool composure, but he was a bag of nerves when he played the "noisiest hole in golf".

Phelps dumps model girlfriend

2013-01-02 08:02

Michael Phelps is a single man after the 22-time Olympic medalist swimmer split from his model girlfriend of nine months.

Phelps jokes at Rio comeback

2012-10-31 10:57

Michael Phelps says the only chance he'll be competing again at the 2016 Olympics is if he finds a way to succeed in golf.

Phelps to play at Dunhill Links

2012-09-29 17:06

US swimmer Michael Phelps will join double amputee Oscar Pistorius at next week's Dunhill Links pro-am golf event in Scotland.

Phelps wins - at poker table

2012-09-03 10:26

Even though Michael Phelps has officially retired from swimming, that doesn't mean that he has to stop winning.

Phelps: 22 medals + 1 WAG

2012-08-14 13:04

Now that his work in London is done, swimming superstar Michael Phelps has gone public with his girlfriend.

I pee in the pool, says Phelps

2012-08-06 22:02

Olympic great Michael Phelps has admitted he's guilty of a different sort of gold run - his habit of peeing in the pool.

Phelps 'watching' Le Clos

2012-08-04 18:06

Michael Phelps says he is looking forward to following South Africa's Chad le Clos's career progress over the next few years.

Presidency lauds Le Clos

2012-08-01 18:06

SA was overcome with emotion when Chad le Clos scooped a second gold medal for the country at the Olympics, the Presidency says.

Phelps 'probably not' greatest

2012-08-01 14:13

American swimmer Michael Phelps is "probably not" the greatest Olympian of all time, Games chief Sebastian Coe has said.

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