Several eyebrows were raised last night at the 2014 Golden Goggles Award Ceremony as Michael Phelps’ name was announced as…
The GOAT earned tonight’s Golden Goggle win for “Male Performer of the Year”
#10 – “43” – the number of meters Phelps was underwater streamline kicking in his World Record 200 IM.
“There’s no doubt in my mind that he’ll be ready for Rio.”
Michael Phelps’ defense attorney has requested, and been granted, a postponment of his trial.
Katie Ledecky will swim four individual events at the 2015 World Championships in Kazan, Russia.
Tim Phillips will swim the 100 fly at the 2015 World Championships in Kazaan, Russia.
Tyler Clary is not new to the team, but has added another event for the 2015 World Championships.
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.
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.
After a successful Pan Pac Championship meet, Michael Phelps has stepped away from swimming to “enter a program.”
USA Swimming Executive Director Chuck Wielgus says that he and the organization support the decision by Phelps to seek treatment.
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.”
“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.”
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.