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6 months 5 days ago

Phelps uses 50 free to perfect his butterfly

MESA, Ariz. (AP) - Michael Phelps has competed in the second event of his comeback and failed to advance to the 50-meter freestyle final. The 18-time Olympic gold medalist used Friday's preliminaries at the Arena Grand Prix to fine-tune his butterfly stroke instead of doing freestyle like everyone else in...

1 year 5 months ago

Report: Michael Phelps planning comeback

The son of the U.S. national swim team director is reporting that Michael Phelps is planning a comeback for the 2016 Rio Olympics. Peter Busch, whose father Frank oversees the American program, is a news anchor at WBBH, an NBC television affiliate in Fort Myers, Fla. A brief story from...

2 years 2 months ago

Phelps honored with special career-ending ceremony

LONDON (AP) - Michael Phelps was honored with a special individual ceremony after concluding his record-breaking career Saturday as the most decorated Olympian. FINA president Julio Maglione presented Phelps with a silver trophy to recognize his achievements. Phelps pushed the United States in front to win the medley relay Saturday...

4 years 4 months ago

Phelps in the pool this weekend

PARIS (AP) - Michael Phelps will swim in four events at the Paris Open this weekend as he prepares for the U.S. championships in August. The 14-time Olympic champion will swim the 100-meter freestyle and 200 butterfly Saturday, and the 200 freestyle and 200 individual medley Sunday. Phelps...

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