| May 6, 2014
| 11:12 AM
Michael Phelps is expected to continue his return to competitive swimming at the Arena Grand Prix at Charlotte May 15-18, USA Swimming announced Tuesday.
Phelps began his comeback last month at the Arena Grand Prix in Mesa, Ariz., where he finished...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 1:59 PM
MESA, ARIZ.— Michael Phelps did not forget how to win races in his 20 months away from competitive swimming.
In the first swim of his comeback at the Mesa Grand Prix, Phelps posted the fastest qualifying time in the 100-meter butterfly at 52.84...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 5:08 PM
MESA, Ariz. — Michael Phelps ended the first meet of his comeback on an odd note Friday, using his butterfly stroke to swim a 50-meter freestyle race that's never been part of his repertoire.
He was swimming to tinker with his form, not to win....
| May 15, 2014
| 3:26 PM
Michael Phelps will take another small step in his comeback to competitive swimming when he competes in two races on Friday but this time he will do it without the presence of his friend and greatest rival.
The 28-year-old Phelps competed for the...
| May 16, 2014
| 6:59 PM
Michael Phelps was back in familiar waters and on top of the winner's podium in his comeback to competitive swimming at the U.S. Grand Prix in Charlotte on Friday.
Competing for just the second time since retiring after the 2012 London Olympics,...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 4:02 PM
After months of hints and half-denials, Michael Phelps has re-entered the drug testing pool for international competition, the strongest signal yet that he's planning a return to swimming.
Phelps, already widely regarded as the greatest competitive...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 5:50 PM
On the first full day of his life as the most-decorated Olympian, Michael Phelps went back to work — those medals don't start winning themselves just because you've hit 19, after all. But first he had to attend to his correspondence.
"Thank you Mr....
| Jul 31, 2012
| 7:16 AM
The U.S. 4x200 freestyle relay team posted the fastest qualifying time this morning at the Aquatic Centre in London, giving Michael Phelps a chance to break Soviet Union gymnast Larisa Latynina’s record for career Olympic medals today.
| Jul 31, 2012
| 12:20 PM
LONDON — Michael Phelps, after just becoming the most decorated Olympian of all time, will anchor the U.S. men's 800-meter freestyle relay tonight.
The surprise decision — Phelps tends to lead off — was announced just before the start...
| Jul 28, 2012
| 3:57 PM
Who was that swimmer in the far lane, finishing fourth and failing to medal?
A sluggish-looking Michael Phelps launched his final Olympics Saturday night in uncharacteristic fashion, leaving the pool without a stop at the medal platform after a fourth-...
| Jul 29, 2012
| 11:03 AM
Michael Phelps will swim the second leg of tonight's 400-meter freestyle relay, with Ryan Lochte anchoring the always exciting race in which the U.S. faces stiff competition from the Australian team.
Phelps, who traditionally leads off the relay, is...
| Jul 29, 2012
| 6:17 AM
Highlights from this morning's swimming preliminaries, including Ryan Lochte's thoughts on being added to the 4 X 100 freestyle relay.
*"There's some talk about it," Lochte said of possibly swimming in the 400 free relay, "but at the end of the day it is...