Michael Phelps

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In Briefs: Michael Phelps Committed to Remainder of Grand Prix Season

During the 2010 season, Michael Phelps disappointed a number of fans when he competed in only a single Grand Prix…

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USA Today Releases Their Own Olympic Medal Predictions

So you thought we were crazy to pick Olympic medalists 500 days out, ehh? Well apparently, USA Today doesn’t think…


2011 Indianapolis Grand Prix Preview

Between 2012 and 2017, Indianapolis’ IUPUI Natatorium will host many huge college meets during the month of March. Specifically, they…


Torres in, Phelps Lochte Out for Missouri Grand Prix; Berens Primed to Make a Move for the Money

Psych Sheet Primer The psych sheets are out for the Missouri Grand Prix, and the two biggest names in American…


Thorpe Receives Comeback Support From Both Friends and Foes

Amongst all of the other exciting stories that have been buzzing about the swimming world the past few weeks, none…


USA Swimming Announces 2011 World Championships Rosters; Peirsol Staying Home Again

(Update 6/29: USA Swimming has made some changes to their World Championship Roster, including adding some 50m races. Click here…


2011 Austin Grand Prix Recap

The 2011 Austin Grand Prix was a star-studded affair that for much of America’s National Team was the first stop…


2011 Austin Grand Prix Dives Off This Weekend

This weekend will kick off the 2011 USA Swimming Grand Prix series in Austin, Texas at the Lee and Joe…


2010 Year in Review: A Year of Turmoil and Tragedy in Review

The year 2010. This will be one of those years in swimming that will be remembered for a long time….


Phelps Out for Minnesota Grand Prix

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: Rumors have been swirling since Tuesday that Michael Phelps had withdrawn from…


Phelps, Bowman, Design Signature Swim Spas for Backyard Training

In the latest big marketing deal for Michael Phelps, after announcing his Under Armour endorsement earlier this year, he has…


Handicapping the Golden Goggles Awards

This year, USA Swimming is opening voting for its version of the Academy Awards, the Golden Goggles Awards, to the…


Barcelona Replaces Dubai as Hosts of 2013 World Championships

Fina has selected Barthelona, ahem, Barcelona, Spain to host the 2013 Fina Long Course World Championships at its first annual…

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USOC Makes Right Decision in Rejecting USA Swimming Athlete Partnership Plan

According to SwimmingWorld.com, the United States Olympic Committee has rejected USA-Swimmings new Athlete Partnership plan which, among other things, would…


Which Was the Greatest US Men's Olympic Team Ever?

The swimming community has been abuzz over the last week with the debate over who, behind Michael Phelps, is the…

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