Stories tagged: michael phelps
UPDATED: Wed., July 25, 2018
The longtime coach of retired Olympic swimming champion Michael Phelps has acknowledged and apologized for inappropriate text messages that were sent from his cell phone to former Olympic swimmer Caroline …
Wed., Aug. 30, 2017
Michael Phelps is set to become a father of two. The 23-time Olympic swimming champion and his wife, Nicole, announced the news on Instagram with the help of their 15-month-old …
Wed., July 26, 2017
He notes that a shark doesn’t swim in a straight line and suggested a side-by-side race with the predator impossible. He later added that he made it clear before the …
Wed., July 19, 2017
The channel’s annual celebration of all things shark will include requests to support Oceana, an advocacy group focused on ocean conservation.
Wed., April 19, 2017
Michael Phelps hasn’t gotten the urge to return to swimming, but the winningest athlete in Olympic history still wonders if he’ll “get that itch again.” Phelps says the big test …
Tue., March 28, 2017
It’s not immediately clear what Phelps will be doing, although Discovery President Rich Ross said Tuesday he’s intrigued about seeing the fastest human swimmer interact with nature’s fastest. Perhaps Phelps …
Sat., March 4, 2017
It wasn’t exactly Lilly King wagging a finger at a dirty Russian, then going on to beat her for a swimming gold medal in Rio.
Sun., Oct. 30, 2016
A whirlwind year for Michael Phelps continued Saturday, when he and his wife engaged in a second wedding ceremony. This one likely was a more formal affair than the first, …
Mon., Aug. 29, 2016
A Michael Phelps fan who has autism has become an inspiration on his own after sharing his dream of competing in the Olympics one day on the swimmer’s Facebook page.
Sun., Aug. 28, 2016
The most decorated Olympian of all time, swimmer Michael Phelps, offered a name to go with his famous Phelps face Sunday night and it’s one word: Future.
Sat., Aug. 13, 2016
This is the way it should end for Michael Phelps. He has conquered Olympic Everest. He has completed an unparalleled 16-year athletic odyssey and just stuck the landing. What more …
Sat., Aug. 13, 2016
So far we are winning the Olympics. As I write these words, the United States is leading the world with a total of 26 medals, 25 of which were won …
Fri., Aug. 12, 2016
Thu., Aug. 11, 2016
Michael Phelps waggled four fingers, recognizing another historic achievement.
Wed., Aug. 10, 2016
Katie Ledecky was the fastest swimmer in the pool, and she brought her American teammates along for the ride.
Tue., Aug. 9, 2016
As he looked up at a boisterous crowd, triumphant for the 20th time in his unmatched Olympic career, Michael Phelps raised his hands and flicked them in his direction as …
Mon., Aug. 8, 2016
Michael Phelps woke up on the morning of the first race of his fifth Olympic Games with some soreness in his right shoulder.
Sun., Aug. 7, 2016
Michael Phelps has to clear out more space in his medal case.
Wed., Aug. 3, 2016
The voting among USA Olympians for the honor of carrying the American flag in Friday’s opening ceremony came down to two disparate finalists.
Wed., Aug. 3, 2016
The most decorated athlete in Olympic history will carry the United States flag during the opening ceremony for the Rio Games. Michael Phelps was selected in a vote by members …
Tue., July 19, 2016
Michael Phelps is in unfamiliar waters as he heads to his fifth Olympics. He’s been chosen as a captain of the U.S. men’s swimming team for the first time.
Sat., July 2, 2016
Michael Phelps wasn’t about to lose his last race in the United States. With his gangly arms cutting through the water, Phelps dazzled the home fans one last time. Phelps …
Fri., July 1, 2016
Michael Phelps won his latest showdown with Ryan Lochte, capturing the 200-meter individual medley at the U.S. Olympic swimming trials Friday night.
Sat., June 25, 2016
For anyone else, six medals would’ve been a marvelous way to exit the Olympic stage. Not so for Michael Phelps.
Sat., May 7, 2016
Michael Phelps is a first-time father.
Tue., May 3, 2016
Awaiting the birth of his first child, Michael Phelps has decided to skip an Olympic prep meet in Atlanta next week.
Sat., Dec. 5, 2015
Michael Phelps is a new man. Everyone who knows him agrees with that assessment, Phelps himself most definitively.
Mon., Aug. 10, 2015
Michael Phelps made it 3 for 3 at the U.S. national championships in San Antonio, winning the 200-meter individual medley Sunday night with another time that would have been good …
Sun., Aug. 9, 2015
Michael Phelps has answered the challenge from Chad le Clos. After spending all day reading the South African’s taunts from halfway around the world, Phelps beat Le Clos’ time at …
Sat., Aug. 8, 2015
Golf: Jim Furyk is two rounds away from erasing a couple of bad memories at Firestone. Even with a bogey on his last hole for the second straight day, Furyk …