Michael Phelps

Objectivity: The Case FOR and AGAINST Phelps as Athlete of the Year

Several eyebrows were raised last night at the 2014 Golden Goggles Award Ceremony as Michael Phelps’ name was announced as…

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PHELPS SURPRISES; WINS MALE ATHLETE OF THE YEAR

The GOAT earned tonight’s Golden Goggle win for “Male Performer of the Year”

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23 World Class Swimming Stats You Need To Know

#10 – “43” – the number of meters Phelps was underwater streamline kicking in his World Record 200 IM.

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Ryan Lochte Positive That Michael Phelps Will Return To Competition And Be Ready For Rio

“There’s no doubt in my mind that he’ll be ready for Rio.”

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Michael Phelps’ Court Date Put Off a Month Until December 19

Michael Phelps’ defense attorney has requested, and been granted, a postponment of his trial.

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USA Swimming Finalizes Rosters for 2015 World Championships

Katie Ledecky will swim four individual events at the 2015 World Championships in Kazan, Russia.

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Tim Phillips to Replace Michael Phelps on 2015 World Championships Squad

Tim Phillips will swim the 100 fly at the 2015 World Championships in Kazaan, Russia.

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Tyler Clary to Replace Michael Phelps in the 200 IM at 2015 World Championships

Tyler Clary is not new to the team, but has added another event for the 2015 World Championships.

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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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