Katie Ledecky broke the world record in the 400-meter freestyle at the U.S. national championships Saturday night, becoming the first woman since Janet Evans to hold world marks in the 400, 800 and 1,500 freestyles at the same time.
Two events, two losses for Michael Phelps. Tom Shields upset the three-time Olympic champion by a hundredth of a second to win the 100-meter butterfly at the U.S. national championships Friday night.
Michael Phelps botched his turn halfway through the 100-meter freestyle and finished next-to-last in a star-studded field at the U.S. national championships.
He was the king of the pool two years ago before announcing his retirement. Now Michael Phelps has launched a major comeback—and it’s not just in the water.
Missy Franklin was as successful in the classroom during her first year of college as the four-time Olympic gold medalist is in the pool.
Michael Phelps has been linked with Speedo throughout his swimming career, most notably collecting a $1 million bonus after he won a record eight gold medals at the Beijing Games.
Sitting on the deck at his beloved Meadowbrook, Michael Phelps glances toward the pool where he was once afraid to put his face in the water.
Michael Phelps will match his most grueling program since coming out of retirement, entering four events at next week’s U.S. national championships.
Michael Phelps’ form deserted him Sunday night. Phelps, winner of 18 Olympic golds and 22 medals overall, was beaten by Yannick Agnel in the 100-meter freestyle at the Bulldog Grand Slam.
Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte will resume their comebacks during a special meet at the University of Georgia this week.
Coach Bob Bowman was satisfied with Michael Phelps’ performance in the Santa Clara Grand Prix after doubling his meet workload.
Michael Phelps returned to swimming on his own terms. His ultimate goal obviously is to compete in the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics, though he’s being coy about it.