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Michael Phelps

Swim Star Phelps’ Form Suggests Olympics Story Not Over

By Robert Smith Gold Coast (Australia) (AFP) — Michael Phelps showed he could be on track for even more Olympic glory after making a winning return to international competition just a few months after coming out of retirement. The greatest Olympian, with 18 golds among his 22 medals at the Games, is laying the foundations […]

August 25, 2014

Phelps Strong In 100m Fly Qualifying

Irvine (United States) (AFP) — Olympic great Michael Phelps posted the fastest time in the world this year to lead the way into the 100m butterfly final at the U.S. Swimming Championships on Friday. Phelps won his heat in 51.17sec — faster than the previous season-best of 51.29 set by South African Chad Le Clos […]

August 8, 2014

Swim Star Phelps Comeback Hits Wall

By Rebecca Bryan Irvine (United States) (AFP) — Olympic great Michael Phelps suffered the first big setback of his return to competition as a poor turn left him seventh in the 100m free at the U.S. Swimming Championships. In a finals field on Wednesday, loaded with Olympic medalists, the 18-time Games champion made a mess […]

August 7, 2014

Legend Phelps To Return To Pool

Washington (AFP) – Olympic swimming superstar Michael Phelps, who retired from the sport after taking six medals at the 2012 London Olympics, will make his competitive comeback next week at a U.S. Grand Prix series event in Mesa, Arizona, USA Swimming announced Monday. The 28-tear-old returned to the anti-doping test program last year and his […]

April 14, 2014