Tag: Phelps

Fighting Phelps stays on track

US swimming star Michael Phelps kept his world championships on track Monday as he fought back in a "deadly field" to reach the final...

Phelps targets golden final year

US swimming great Michael Phelps Saturday said he has "a year left" but hopes to end his record-breaking career with a bang as he...

Phelps warning as China close on sweep

US great Michael Phelps Friday warned he was roaring back to form for the Shanghai world championships as China stood on the verge of...

Phelps back in China as doping dominates

US swimming great Michael Phelps returned to China Wednesday looking for the form that swept him into the history books at the Beijing Olympics,...

Phelps has eyes firmly on London

ANN ARBOR - The latest step on Michael Phelps' road to the London Olympics brings the US Olympic swimming star back to familiar territory for the Eric Namesnik Michigan Grand Prix. Phelps lived and trained in Ann Arbor prior to his unprecedented achievement at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, where he claimed eight gold medals to take his career tally to 14.
With the swimming World Championships in Shanghai looming later this year and the 2012 Olympics in London beckoning, Phelps was

Phelps returns to compete at Texas

AUSTIN - US Olympic hero Michael Phelps returns to the competition pool for the first time since late August when he races in the Austin Grand Prix long course meeting that starts here on Friday.
USA Swimming said Phelps was slated to compete in the three-day event, the second of seven events in the domestic Grand Prix series. Ryan Lochte, who earned six short course world titles and set two individual short course world records in Dubai in December, is also scheduled to