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Usain Bolt Says He Would Beat Aussie Icon Ian Thorpe In Swim Race

Picture this – Olympic track star Usain Bolt racing against Aussie icon Ian Thorpe in the water.


3 Wins, 10 Nominations For Swimmers At 2017 ESPY Awards

Swimmers received three wins and 10 nominations at the 2017 ESPY Awards.


Jamaican Track Relay Loses Beijing Gold Medal In 2008 Doping Retest

The IOC has announced that two more athletes have failed anti-doping tests after re-tests of their 2008 samples. They include a Jamaican runner who helped win the 4x100m relay, meaning all four members of the relay (which included Usain Bolt) will be stripped of their medals.


Vote Here for Ledecky, Phelps, Manuel, Hosszu: 2016 USSA Athlete OTY

Michael Phelps, Katie Ledecky, Katinka Hosszu, and Simone Manuel have all been nominated for the United States Sports Academy’s Athlete of the Year Awards.


LeBron James Named AP Athlete of Year Over Phelps

For the second time in two days, an American swimmer has finished second in the Associated Press’s Athlete of the Year voting, with Michael Phelps falling 8 votes shy of basketballer Lebron James.


Michael Phelps Most Mentioned Athlete on Twitter at the Olympics

Many fans took to Twitter this Olympics, tweeting about the excitement, emotional ups and downs, upsets, and scandals that came along with it all. Below is a summary of the 2016 Olympics through Twitter data.