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.”

Men’s 4×100 Free Relay Recap: Video Special

Double Olympic Gold Medalist recaps last night’s relay

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Phelps’ legacy on the line in London

There’s pressure on Michael Phelps to succeed in London and ensure his final Olympic chapter includes touches of the greatness we saw in Beijing.

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Armchair Olympic Coach, Create Your Historic 4×100 Free Relay

(Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Day 2 Finals Recap, Presented by SwimOutlet Team Division

Ryan Lochte was unable to hold off Yannick Agnel and it was sweet revenge for the French in the 4×100 Free Relay. (Photo Courtesy © Tim Binning, theswimpictures.com)

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American Vollmer; van der Burgh Break World Records on Day 2 (RECAP)

The French were all smiles after pulling off their first ever relay gold medal on day 2. (Photo: US Presswire)

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Day 2 Finals Preview, Presented by SwimOutlet Team Division

Can Kosuke Kitajima win the 100 Breaststroke for the 3rd straight Olympics? (Photo Courtesy © Tim Binning, theswimpictures.com)

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Day 1 Picks Contest: Ye Shiwen Wreaks Havoc

Pereira’s Silver and Phelps’ Fourth also troublesome (Photo Credit: London 2012)

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Lezak Among American Morning 400 Free Relay Swimmers

The Americans have assigned morning relay duties to Jason Lezak, Jimmy Feigen, Matt Grevers, and Ricky Berens, with Michael Phelps and Nathan Adrian (at least) starting…

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Lochte-Phelps Round 1: Video Special

Double Olympic Gold Medallist Mel Stewart recaps the first showdown between Phelps and Lochte. Can Phelps come back?

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Day 1 Finals Recap, Presented by SwimOutlet Team Division

Spolier alert: If you’re waiting to watch the NBC broadcast on delay, you should wait to watch this video too. (Photo Courtesy © Tim Binning, theswimpictures.com)

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Lochte Tops 400 IM as Phelps Misses Podium; China’s Ye Breaks WR

Lochte broke the grill out as he accepted the first gold medal of the 2012 Olympic swim meet. (Photo Courtesy: US Presswire)

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Record Watch: Swimming is exciting again

Since 2009, world records have been scarcely found in the swimming pool. That will all change in London, with a handful of very real world record possibilities.

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Day 1 Finals Preview, Presented by SwimOutlet Team Division

Ryan Lochte and Michael Phelps won’t be side by side in their 400 IM Olympic battle on Night 1. (Photo Courtesy © Tim Binning, theswimpictures.com)

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Park DQ’ed, Then Reinstated; Phelps Sneaks in 8th in Topsy Day 1 Prelims Session

The two pending superstars of these Olympics are MIchael Phelps and Missy Franklin as things kick off at the Olympics in London. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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“Workaholics” Anders Holm, Olympic drop-in

Anders Holm — writer-creator-producer and star of Comedy Central’s “Workaholics”  — swam NCAA Division I at Wisconsin. He was a…

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