Michael Phelps

Phelps Surges Back Into Lead in Fan-Voting For Golden Goggles Awards

Controversy hasn’t kept Phelps from leading the fan-vote in all three categories for which he’s a named nominee for the 2014 Golden Goggles Awards.

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USA Swimming Hands Out 6-Month Suspension to Phelps; Two Sides Agree on Withdrawal From Worlds

18-time Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps has been suspended from USA Swimming sanctioned competition for 6 months, and won’t race at the 2015 World Championships either.

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Michael Phelps is “Taking Some Time Away” From Swimming

After a successful Pan Pac Championship meet, Michael Phelps has stepped away from swimming to “enter a program.”

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Chuck Wielgus Reacts to Phelps’ Decision to Enter Treatment Program

USA Swimming Executive Director Chuck Wielgus says that he and the organization support the decision by Phelps to seek treatment.

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Ryan Lochte Comments on Michael Phelps’ DUI Arrest

Lochte: “He has so much money to get a driver. I even have a driver. Just stinks for the sport of swimming…But he will become smarter from this. Luckily he did not hurt himself or someone else.”

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Fame, Fortune and Michael Phelps

“While we can safely assume that USA Swimming and the State of Maryland will be holding Mr. Phelps accountable, we can also acknowledge our disappointment and anger at his behavior. Given this, we can, and should, hold the mindset of inquiry (as opposed to judgment) into the reasons behind Michael’s most recent behavior.”

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Shout From the Stands: Michael Phelps Boundaries, Finding the Edge

Contributor Markus Rogan is a 2-time Olympic medalist and former world record holder. The Austrian elite, a graduate of Stanford, is a psychotherapist in training. He shares his thoughts on Michael Phelps in the aftermath of the DUI arrest.

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Maryland Public Records Release 5 Charges Against Michael Phelps in DUI Case

Early this morning, roughly 24 hours after his arrest for suspicion of DUI, the state of Maryland has released the…

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Phelps Addresses DUI Arrest, Apologizes on Twitter Account

Michael Phelps made his first public comments at approximately 3:45 Eastern Time on Tuesday since his arrest for DUI.

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USA Swimming: “We Expect Our Athletes to Conduct Themselves Responsibly…”

Early on Tuesday morning in Baltimore, Michael Phelps was arrested on suspicion of Driving Under the Influence in his hometown…

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TMZ: Michael Phelps Arrested for DUI in Baltimore

The winningest Olympian of all-time, Michael Phelps, has been arrested on suspicion of DUI, according to TMZ. TMZ cites anonymous sources…

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Freestyle Flip Turn: Streamline Dolphin Kick, Dolphin Kick Technique, Number of Kicks

Gary Hall Sr.: “What happens between the time the feet leave the wall and the breakout is the most controversial and variable part of the freestyle flip turn. It is also when the most time is either gained or lost.”

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Michael Phelps Year in Review: Is the Comeback a Success Thus Far

Since the greatest man to ever grace the water has been back in the pool, there have been ups and downs for the swimming and Olympic legend Michael Phelps.

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Swimmers at High Risk for Becoming Noseblind

Swimmers are among a group of people deeply threatened by the possibility of going noseblind. By continual exposure to chlorine odor, swimmers actually lose the ability to smell chlorine.

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The Official SwimSwam Ballot for the 2014 Golden Goggles Awards

Katie Ledecky is a shoe-in for Female Swimmer of the Year at the 2014 Golden Goggles Awards. Most of the choices aren’t that obvious.

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