ARTICLES RELATING TO MICHAEL PHELPS

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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Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps holes a monster 153-foot putt at Dunhill Links breaking the record for the longest televised putt in golf history.

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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 praises Le Clos

2012-08-01 10:26

Swimming superstar Michael Phelps has praised South Africa’s Chad le Clos for winning the men’s 200 metres butterfly final.

Phelps accused of doping

2012-07-31 10:17

China's former Olympic doctor says he has long suspected Michael Phelps of using performance-enhacing drugs, according to a report.

Phelps, Lochte resume duel

2012-07-27 09:23

The Olympic swimming programme starts with a bang with US star Michael Phelps and his arch rival Ryan Lochte on a collision course.

Phelps poised for swan song

2012-07-12 12:09

Michael Phelps will put the finishing touches on his glittering Olympic career in London, where he can only add to his legacy.

Phelps settles for 7 in London

2012-07-02 19:36

Michael Phelps won't try to replicate his glittering eight-gold haul of 2008 at the London Olympics, coach Bob Bowman has said.

Phelps holds off Lochte

2012-07-01 12:49

Two-time defending Olympic champion Michael Phelps held off Ryan Lochte to win the 200m medley at the US swimming trials.

Phelps turns tables on Lochte

2012-06-28 07:36

Michael Phelps turned the tables on Ryan Lochte in the 200m freestyle final at the US Olympic swimming trials.

 

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.

Phelps sets Olympic record

2012-07-31 22:26

Swimming superstar Michael Phelps has become the most decorated Olympian in history after winning his 19th medal.

Lochte outshines Phelps

2012-07-29 11:05

American swimmer Ryan Lochte sunk record-chasing Michael Phelps in a pulsating start to the Olympics in the 400m individual medley.

1.73m problem for Bolt, Phelps

2012-07-12 17:00

Usain Bolt and Michael Phelps may find it hard to sleep at the Olympics as the beds in the athlete's village are only 1.73m long.

Phelps leads US swim team

2012-07-03 09:09

The United States have picked a powerful team of 47 swimmers, overflowing with talent and experience, for the London Olympics.

Phelps eyes 8 golds in London

2012-07-02 07:49

Michael Phelps is headed to the London Olympics with a chance to match his glittering eight-gold haul of 2008.

Phelps flies to Olympic berth

2012-06-29 09:56

Michael Phelps secured a fourth straight Olympic berth in the 200m butterfly, cruising to victory at the US trials.

Phelps eases into fly semis

2012-06-27 19:42

World record-holder Michael Phelps eased into the semi-finals of the 200m butterfly at the US Olympic swimming trials.

 
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