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  1. Sport - Other Sport - SWIMMING

    Michael Phelps continues impressive comeback in Bulldog Grand Slam

    Posted Jul 13th 2014, 10:12pm by AP

    ... after the 2012 London Olympics and stayed away from the pool for more than a year after a glittering career as the greatest Olympian ever, finished in 53.88 seconds. Lochte was second at 54.40, and Olympian Tyler Clary finished third in 55.41. "I just wanted to break 54, to be honest," said Phelps, the winner of 18 golds and 22 medals overall- far more than any other Olympic ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/1553504/michael-phelps-continues-impressive-comeback-bulldog-grand-slam
  2. Sport - Other Sport - SWIMMING

    Olympic great Michael Phelps formally ends his retirement

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 02:03am by Associated Press

    ... Associated Press The 22-time Olympic medallist will compete at a meet in Arizona- the first time since the 2012 London Games Michael Phelps is coming out of retirement, the first step toward swimming at the 2016 Rio Olympics. The 22-time Olympic medalist will compete for the first time since the 2012 London Olympics at a meet in Mesa, Arizona, on April 24-26. USA Swimming said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/1482564/olympic-great-michael-phelps-formally-ends-his-retirement
  3. Sport - Other Sport - SWIMMING

    Michael Phelps ups workload for third meet since his comeback

    Posted Jun 19th 2014, 10:00pm by Reuters

    ... for the 2012 London Olympics and seems unlikely to add it for Rio after saying he wanted to slim his programme. He entered the 200m freestyle at a grand prix meet in Charlotte last month but did ... Reuters Choice of events in Santa Clara may give indication of his plans for 2016 Rio Olympics Phelps ups workload for third meet Michael Phelps has dramatically increased his workload ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/1536402/michael-phelps-ups-workload-third-meet-his-comeback
  4. Sport - Other Sport - SWIMMING

    I'm comfortable being gay, says Thorpe

    Posted Jul 13th 2014, 10:26pm by AFP

    ... in 2011, but had a string of disappointing results leading up to his ultimately unsuccessful London Olympic bid the following year. In February, he began treatment for depression after a mixture ... his sexuality. The five-time Olympic gold medallist made the revelation in an interview with British presenter Michael Parkinson aired by Australia's Channel Ten. "I have thought ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/1553516/im-comfortable-being-gay-says-thorpe
  5. Sport - Other Sport - SWIMMING

    Dawn Fraser urges lifelong ban on Australian Olympic swimmers who used sleeping pills

    Posted Mar 01st 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Australian swimming star Dawn Fraser yesterday urged a lifelong competition ban for members of the London Olympics 4x100 relay team who last week admitted taking prohibited sleeping pills. ... training camp ahead of the London Games that descended into pranks. Australian swimming great Dawn Fraser, winner of eight Olympic medals including four golds between 1956 and 1964, said the group ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/1163605/dawn-fraser-urges-lifelong-ban-australian-olympic-swimmers-who
  6. Sport - Other Sport - SWIMMING

    Olympic champion Amy Van Dyken in good spirits despite severed spine

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 10:34pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters American, who won six golds at the 1996 Atlanta Games, posted social media photos of herself smiling in hospital Van Dyken in good spirits despite severed spine Olympic champion ... to have been taken down. The 41-year-old Van Dyken is one of the most decorated Olympic swimmers of all time, winning a total of six gold medals at the 1996 Summer Games in Atlanta and the 2000 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/1530320/olympic-champion-amy-van-dyken-good-spirits-despite-severed-spine
  7. SWIMMING

    Olympic star Amy Van Dyken severs spinal cord in crash

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 12:09pm

    ... Associated Press in Scottsdale, Arizona Six-time Olympic gold medalist swimmer Amy Van Dyken severed her spinal cord in an all-terrain vehicle accident over the weekend, and she told ... Atlanta Olympics, where she became the first US female athlete to win four gold medals in a single games. She captured the 50-metre freestyle and 100 butterfly and also competed on the winning ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1529164/olympic-star-van-dyken-severs-spinal-cord-crash
  8. Sport - China - SWIMMING

    Mainland star Sun Yang back from ban in style

    Posted May 13th 2014, 09:22pm by AFP

    ... winning the 400m and 1500m freestyle golds at the London Olympics in 2012, and took three titles at the world championships last year. It is not his nature that is bad, but he just has the heart ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing Olympic champ successfully returns to the pool but sparks a mixed reaction in online debate Mainland star Sun Yang back from ban in style Mainland swimming ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/china/article/1511424/mainland-star-sun-yang-back-ban-style
  9. Sport - Other Sport - SWIMMING

    Michael Phelps registers first win in pool comeback

    Posted May 17th 2014, 02:26pm by Reuters

    ... Prix in Charlotte, North Carolina, on Friday. Competing for just the second time since retiring after the 2012 London Olympics, Phelps ticked off all the important boxes he needed to. ... and I think as he goes along that will get a lot better.” The 100m butterfly is one of two individual events that Phelps won at three successive Olympics. And if he qualifies for the event at the 2016 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/1514232/michael-phelps-registers-first-win-pool-comeback
  10. Sport - Other Sport - SWIMMING

    Michael Phelps finishes 0.2 seconds behind Ryan Lochte in his first comeback race

    Posted Apr 25th 2014, 10:11am by Associated Press

    ... the 2012 London Olympics. Phelps is the three-time Olympic champion and current world record-holder in the event. His time tied for fourth-quickest in the world. Olympian Jason Dunford of Kenya ... were ahead?” An on-deck interviewer reminded Phelps his mother has said she wants to go to Rio for the 2016 Olympics, which would be his fifth. “Whatever he wants,” Debbie Phelps shouted from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/1496525/michael-phelps-finishes-02-seconds-behind-ryan-lochte-his-first

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