/ Aug 7, 2017

Lochte sets U.S. Open meet record in 200 IM

Ryan Lochte had a surprising reaction to his latest record-setting performance. "A little disappointed," he said after breaking Michael Phelps' meet record in the finals of the 200-meter individual medley Sunday at the U.S. Open. Lochte's time of 1 minute, 59.24 seconds bettered Phelps' mark of ...

Phelps loses race against simulated shark

/ Jul 24, 2017

Phelps loses race against simulated shark

Michael Phelps has finally met his match in the water: a "great white shark." The Olympic champion swimmer was bested Sunday night in the Discovery Channel's Shark Week special "Phelps vs. Shark: Great Gold vs. Great White." But Phelps didn't swim with a real shark. He ...

Oct 8, 2016

Obama puts end to tax on Olympians

America's Olympic athletes will no longer pay a so-called victory tax under a bill President Barack Obama has signed into law. The IRS will now be prohibited from taxing most medals or other prizes awarded to U.S. Olympians. The U.S. Olympic Committee awards cash prizes to ...