Lochte tops Phelps in thrilling 200 IM

Aug 11, 2014

Lochte tops Phelps in thrilling 200 IM

Ryan Lochte and Michael Phelps, a couple of Olympic champions on the comeback trail, got a step closer to finding their form. Lochte beat Phelps to win the 200-meter individual medley at the U.S. national championships Sunday night, leaving Phelps winless in four races ...

Phelps beaten in 100 fly

Aug 9, 2014

Phelps beaten in 100 fly

Tom Shields upset three-time Olympic champion Michael Phelps by one hundredth of a second to win the 100-meter butterfly at the U.S. national championships on Friday. Shields touched in 51.29 seconds, tying for the second-fastest time in the world this year. Phelps was second ...

Agnel beats Phelps in 100m freestyle

Jul 14, 2014

Agnel beats Phelps in 100m freestyle

Michael Phelps’ form deserted him Sunday night. Phelps, winner of 18 Olympic golds and 22 medals overall, was beaten by Yannick Agnel in the 100-meter freestyle at the Bulldog Grand Slam. Agnel, who won two gold medals for France at the 2012 London Olympics ...

Thorpe reveals he is gay in interview

Jul 13, 2014

Thorpe reveals he is gay in interview

Australian swimming great Ian Thorpe reveals he is gay in an interview set to be broadcast Sunday, according to media reports, after years of denying rumors about his sexuality. The five-time Olympic gold medalist makes the revelation in an interview with British presenter Michael ...

Phelps beats Lochte

Jul 12, 2014

Phelps beats Lochte

Swimming Michael Phelps surged to the wall and quickly searched for the scoreboard. He liked what he saw. Phelps turned in perhaps the most impressive performance so far in his comeback, posting the third-fastest time in the world this year while easily beating rival ...

Phelps third in 200 IM at Santa Clara meet

Jun 23, 2014

Phelps third in 200 IM at Santa Clara meet

Coach Bob Bowman was satisfied with Michael Phelps’ performance in the Santa Clara Grand Prix after doubling his meet workload. Phelps finished third in the 200-meter individual medley Sunday, and Missy Franklin won the 100 backstroke. Phelps led the through the first three laps, ...

Franklin finishes first; Phelps loses to Agnel

Jun 22, 2014

Franklin finishes first; Phelps loses to Agnel

Missy Franklin won the 200-meter freestyle and finished third in the 200 backstroke, and Michael Phelps was second in the 200 freestyle Saturday night in the Santa Clara Grand Prix. Franklin took the 200 free in 1 minute, 56.96 seconds, faster than the Olympic ...

Phelps shares 100m butterfly title

Jun 21, 2014

Phelps shares 100m butterfly title

Michael Phelps shared the 100-meter butterfly title Friday night in the Santa Clara Grand Prix after finishing second behind Olympic champion Nathan Adrian in the 100 freestyle. Phelps, the 18-time Olympic champion swimming in his third meet since coming out from retirement, matched Tom ...

May 17, 2014

Phelps earns first win since London

Michael Phelps lunged to the wall, popped his head out of the water, and turned immediately toward the scoreboard. There was a “1″ beside his name. Felt pretty good. For the first time since his supposed farewell at the 2012 London Olympics, Phelps was ...