Michael Phelps

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“If you want to be the best, you have to do things other people aren’t willing to do.”

Righting the [Sportsman]ship: What Sets Swimming Apart

If swimming had its own State of the Union Address, how would we rate the level of sportsmanship post-Rio 2016?


The World Swimming Association: The Group That Would Replace FINA

A group of individuals known as the World Swimming Association have come together to create an alternative to FINA, and now present their constitution and organizational structure to the world.


The Champion State of Mind: What Swimmers Need To Meet Our Goals

Andrew Gyenis is a graduate of Stanford University, where he studied renewable energy and creative writing. He is a long…


‘Call Of Duty’ Michael Phelps-Style (Video)

Michael Phelps’ love affair with Call of Duty is complete, as the 28-time gold medalist appears in the video game’s latest action trailer.


Chad le Clos Swimming Academy to Open in 2017

Olympic Gold Medalist Chad le Clos will be opening his own swimming academy in 2017 in his home country of South Africa.


Le Clos: “It Still Hasn’t Registered I Didn’t Win 200 Fly Gold In Rio”

Le Clos wants to take back what he considers ‘his’ at the World Championships in Budapest next year.


Boomer Phelps (and His Dad) Featured in Ad for Beats by Dre

Boomer Phelps and his dad, the newly-retired Michael Phelps, are featured in a star-studded ad for the new wireless headphones from Apple’s Beats by Dre brand.


Sit Down with Bob Bowman (VIDEO)

Head Olympic and Arizona State Swim Coach Bob Bowman sat down with Ryan Curry from Cronkite Sports to talk about the plans for ASU swimming and Michael Phelps coaching

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Can You At Least Run Faster Than Michael Phelps?

Two miles on land is on tap for Michael Phelps this week.


SwimSwam Magazine named among 30 Hottest Launches of 2016

Competitive Intelligence of Media Leaders names SwimSwam Magazine one of the “30 Hottest Launches” of 2016.

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#PhelpsFace Meets Jim Parsons In New Commercial (Watch)

#PhelpsFace appears in new Intel ad….as does ‘Chad Le Clos’.


Experts Michael Phelps and Coach Krzyewski Discuss Greatness

Charlie Rose recently sat down to interview two of the sporting world’s bests, Michael Phelps and basketball coach Mike Krzyewski, to discuss…


Michael Phelps Leads Baltimore Ravens Onto Football Field

The Baltimore Ravens had a ‘little gold on their side’ yesterday, as the most decorated Olympian of all-time led the squad onto the field.


Golden Goggles Early Voting Update: Phelps, Ledecky Lead 2 Each

With the 2016 Golden Goggles approaching, SwimSwam has put together an analysis of the voting up to this point.

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7 Things You Should Know About Alexander Popov

One of the all-time greats, Alex Popov of Russia dominated the sprint freestyle events in the 1990’s. Here are 7 things you might not have known about the Sprint Tsar.