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.”

Shanghai Roundup: China Remains Perfect on Diving, Food Safety Enforced

China’s Minxia Wu and Zi He finished gold and silver, respectively, on the women’s 3 meter springboard to continue China’s…

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Cracking the Relays: Men's 800 free

Two down, four to go. As we inch closer and closer to the meet, we move onto a closer inspection…


Cracking the Shanghai Relays: Men's 400 Free

With all of the predicting done, we’ve still got almost a week before the actual swimming begins in Shanghai. In that…


Will Matsuda's Focus Allow Him to Challenge Phelps in the 200 Fly?

Michael Phelps has been vulnerable in the 200 fly this year. In fact, he’s lost the race the last three…


Shanghai Roundup: Lochte, Phelps Fired Up for Worlds; Germany First to Head to Shanghai

Yesterday was media day in the Gold Coast with the American World Championship Team. The two biggest nuggets were mined…


Shanghai 2011: Men's Breaststroke, Butterfly, and Relay Predictions

In the first part of the men’s meet, we picked Ryan Lochte to have a huge meet, and sweep gold…


Phelps Shreds 100 Fly For World Best Time, Less Impressive in 200 Free in Canada

Michael Phelps, and many of his NBAC and former Club Wolverine teammates, spent the weekend in Montreal, Canada competing at…

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Shanghai 2011: Which World Records are Most Likely to Fall?

This is the first of many preview-type pieces we will run in the leadup to the 2011 Shanghai World Championships….


Phelps: Every Year is a Year Closer…

Every year older is another year closer to the end for the Great Michael Phelps. And while swimmers have shown…


D'Arcy's Saga Continues; Simon Cowley Sues for $750,000

In 2010, Australian swimmer Nick D’Arcy was finally returning his life to normal. All of his suspensions were behind him,…


Humble Biczo Tops Cseh in Sub-1:55 200 Fly

After the first day of competition at Hungarian Nationals, where Laszlo Cseh set a new National Record in the 100…

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Hansen Ends Santa Clara Grand Prix With Top American Breaststroke Time of 2011

The final night of competition at the 2011 Santa Clara Grand Prix, which is the final Grand Prix meet of…


Steph Rice, Meagan Nay Represent Australia Well on Day 2 of Santa Clara Grand Prix

The Santa Clara ‘International’ Grand Prix really lived up to its billing on the 2nd-day of competition, as 7 out…

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Park Pulls Monster Double, Phelps' Fatigue Shows in Two Races

The 2011 Santa Clara Grand Prix kicked off last night with the non-Olympic distance events, but today was when the…


5 Big Things, 5 Little Things from Charlotte

The 2011 Charlotte UltraSwim Grand Prix, as has become the norm, was a huge competitive and marketing success. Now that…

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