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.”

Picks: Lochte and Phelps, Together at Last, in 800 Free Relay

With Ryan Lochte and Michael Phelps on either end of this relay, whoever ends up between them need only do their role to ensure gold (Photo Courtesy: Mike Lewis/OlaVistaPhotography.com)

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Picks: Finishing the Races

A quick dash through the rest of our Olympic picks. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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US Olympic Team, Call Me Maybe Video

Team USA takes a crack at the viral trend of making a music video to “Call me Maybe”. (Photo Courtesy © Tim Binning, theswimpictures.com)

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British; American Swimmers to Sit Out Opening Ceremonies

Missy Franklin confirmed today that she wouldn’t be walking in the opening ceremonies to rest for her swims on Saturday. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Picks: Phelps Holds the Key to American 400 Free Relay

Michael Phelps will have to be the Americans’ silver bullet if they want to clip the Aussies. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimpictures.com)

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Garrett Reports: Record Breaking Weekend Wrap Up

The Americans and the Aussies arrived in London and there were records broken at meets in Canada and the US.

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Can’t-Miss Men’s Races in London

The Olympics are all about epic swimming showdowns. Two swimmers, one gold medal. Defending Olympic Champion Park Tae Hwan of Korea, (pictured), will have to contend with rising star Sun Yang of China.

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Foster Breaks Legendary Michael Phelps NAG Record

Michael Phelps’ lone 10 & under National Record has been destroyed in Oxford, Ohio. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Ryan Lochte is a bigger star than Michael Phelps

SwimSwam contributor Callum Ng believes Ryan Lochte is a bigger star than Michael Phelps because Ryan is currently more accomplished and more recognizable. Do you agree?

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European Bookmakers Set Odds for Olympic Swimming

Check out some of the odds for the Olympic races. Hint: Phelps is unlikely to lose. (Photo Courtesy: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Michael Phelps Photo Vault, 2010 to 2012

Phelps photos kickoff our new feature category, Photo Fishbowl. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Picks: Phelps and Lochte Gunning for World Records in 200 IM

Replace the caps with American flags, and you’ll have the scene for gold in London (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Garrett Reports: SwimSwam News, July 19th

The USOC “Black Out” began this week, and the college coaching carrousel continued to turn. (Photo Courtesy © Tim Binning, TheSwimPictures.Com)

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Picks: American Men Look to Continue Streak in Medley Relay

If Matt Grevers can repeat a 52-low on this medley, the Americans should go wire-to-wire. (Photo Courtesy: Mike Lewis/OlaVistaPhotography.com)

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FINA Entry Lists Nearly-Finalized

Photo Courtesy: Mike Lewis/OlaVistaPhotography.com

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