Pro Swim Series

RACE VIDEO: Ryan Lochte Tops Michael Phelps in 100 Fly Final at Mesa Grand Prix

Michael Phelps didn’t get a win in his first final coming back from an 18-month retirement at the 2014 Mesa Grand Prix, but the men’s 100 fly final was still the best race of the night between him and rival Ryan Lochte.

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2014 Mesa Grand Prix: Friday Morning Heat Sheets Show Split Up of Michael Andrew/Michael Phelps Battle

Simone Manuel has dropped the 200 free from her Friday schedule so that she may focus on the 50 instead.

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Michael Phelps Confirms That He’ll Swim 50 Fly During Prelims of 50 Free on Friday

Michael Phelps looks very smooth and very low in his butterfly races so far at the Mesa Grand Prix.

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A “Coach’s Eye” On Michael Phelps’ Comeback: 100 Butterfly Finals

Another look at Phelps’ finals swim in the 100 butterfly, including numbers from the 2012 Austin Grand Prix.

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Katie Ledecky Lowers Her 400m Freestyle Junior World Record In Mesa

After breaking the junior world record in the 400 freestyle with a 4:05.27 in prelims, Katie Ledecky re-broke her mark in…

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RACE VIDEO: Watch Michael Phelps Come Out of Retirement to Swim the 100 Fly at the Mesa Grand Prix

He’s Baaaack. The winningest Olympian of all-time Michael Phelps swam his first race since the 2012 Olympics on Thursday at the 2014 Mesa Grand Prix. He took the top seed over Rival Ryan Lochte, and the two will swim side-by-side in finals.

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Ledecky Breaks Junior World Record in 400 Free in Prelims of Mesa Grand Prix

Katie Ledecky was over five seconds short of her lifetime best, but still broke the FINA Junior World Record on Thursday morning in Mesa.

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A “Coach’s Eye” On Michael Phelps’ Comeback: 100 Butterfly Prelims

Here is Phelps by the numbers this morning in Mesa in his 100 butterfly.

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100 Butterfly Prelim Photo Vault at the 2014 Arena Grand Prix in Mesa

Michael Phelps 100 butterfly prelim – comeback – in photos.

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Michael Phelps 100 Butterfly Prelim Post Race Interview

This is long, raw footage. Michael Phelps comments on his prelim 100 butterfly. Phelps earned the top seed in 52.84, with friend and competitor Ryan Lochte just behind in 52.94.”

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2014 Mesa Grand Prix: Phelps’ Quick Return Highlights Day One Prelims

It’s time for Michael Phelps to get down to business in Mesa.

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Editorial: Seats Are Full, But Lanes Are Empty at Mesa Grand Prix

Empty Lanes at the Mesa Grand Prix are indicative of one major problem stunting swimming’s popularity: pro-level meets have the same accountability as age group meets.

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2014 Arena Grand Prix at Mesa, Day 1, Prelims Photo Vault

Olympic gold medalist Anthony Ervin arrives at the 2014 Arena Grand Prix in Mesa.

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2014 Mesa Grand Prix Preview: Links, schedule and storylines to watch

22-time Olympic medalist Michael Phelps will make his official comeback at the 2014 Mesa Grand Prix. But that’s far from the only storyline to watch at this week’s battle in the desert.

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