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  1. 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 ...

  2. Sport - Other Sport - SWIMMING

    Michael Phelps registers first win in pool comeback

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

    ... Reuters Phelps registers first win in comeback drive Michael Phelps was back in familiar waters and on top of the winner’s podium in his comeback to competitive swimming at the US Grand 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. ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Sport - Other Sport - SWIMMING

    Is Michael Phelps being foolish in coming out of retirement?

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 12:05am by Associated Press

    ... last Olympics in 2008, won medals. Phelps will compete for the first time since the 2012 London Games at a meeting in Mesa, Arizona, starting on Thursday. Bob Bowman, the swimmer's ...

  7. Sport - Other Sport - SWIMMING

    Australian swimming great Grant Hackett heading to rehab

    Posted Feb 26th 2014, 09:48am by Reuters

    ... are enormously proud of his courage in pursuing this course of action.” Hackett publicly admitted to a dependency to Stilnox in the leadup to the 2012 London Games, prompting the Australian Olympic ... freestyle team took the sedative as part of an unofficial “bonding” exercise in the leadup to London and were later fined after an investigation. ...

  8. Sport - Other Sport - SWIMMING

    Michael Phelps rejoins drug testing programme

    Posted Nov 15th 2013, 10:55am

    ... Michael Phelps is back in the US Anti-Doping Agency’s drug test programme, a possible sign the Olympic swimming great is eyeing a return for Rio. Phelps retired from swimming after bagging four gold medals and two silvers at the 2012 London Olympics, taking his tally of Olympic medals to a record 22. An astonishing 18 of those are gold – including the unprecedented eight he won ...

  9. Sport - Other Sport - SWIMMING

    Phelps rejoins US drug testing programme

    Posted Nov 16th 2013, 02:57pm by Associated Press

    ... be great for the sport,” said Conor Dwyer, a relay gold medalist at the London Games who trains with Phelps at North Baltimore. “He elevated it so much before that I think it can only get bigger ... winning six more medals at last summer’s London Olympics, adamant that all his goals were met and he had no desire to still be swimming in his 30s. He will be 31 by the time of the opening ...

  10. Sport - Other Sport - SWIMMING

    Phelps back at the pool but still mum on comeback

    Posted Oct 21st 2013, 10:00am

    ... long-stated goal of retiring after the 2012 London Games, where he was honoured with a special ceremony after his final event. He’ll be 31 at the time of the opening ceremony for the Rio Games. Phelps ...




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