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Michael Phelps Advances to Finals of 100m Butterfly

Michael Phelps (Mike Lewis/OlaVistaPhotography.com) Michael Phelps raced in the preliminaries of the 100m butterfly and the 200m freestyle at the USA Swimming Grand Prix stop in Charlotte. He earned a spot in the 100m butterfly finals, which can be seen tonight (May 16) on Universal Sports at 6 PM ET LIVE. Coverage from Charlotte continues Saturday at 6 […]

2014 Mesa Swimming Grand Prix: Mann wins Women’s 200m Butterfly

In the Women’s 200m Butterfly, Becca Mann manages to outdo olympic gold medalist Katie McLaughlin, with a total time of 2:12.10.

2014 Mesa Swimming Grand Prix: Clary wins Men’s 200m Butterfly

In the Men’s 200m Butterfly, olympic gold medalist Tyler Clary wins by .01 seconds, beating out Tom Luchsinger and Bobby Bollier in a tight finish with a total time of 2:00.39.

2013 Swimming World Cup: Singapore: Hosszu wins 100m Butterfly

World Cup leader Katinka Hosszu (HUN) continued her reign of dominance, finishing with a winning time of 56.58 over 2nd place Alicia Coutts (AUS). Coutts was leading at the 75m mark but a late push from Hosszu won the race.

2013 FINA World Cup: Men’s 100m Butterfly: American Thomas Shields wins

Thomas Shields (USA) finished with a time of 49.01, beating out favorites Chad Le Clos (RSA) and Steffen Deibler (GER). Shields was the silver medalist in last year’s World Championships in Istanbul.

2013 FINA World Cup: Men’s 50m Butterfly: Schoeman beats Deibler

Roland Schoeman (RSA) beat the current world record holder, Steffen Deibler (GER), with a time of 22.05. This was the 2nd win of the day for Schoeman, as he also won the 50m Breaststroke.

2013 FINA World Cup: Men’s 200m Butterfly: Chad Le Clos wins

Chad Le Clos (RSA) finished with a winning time of 1:49.90. Clos was the winner of the 200m Butterfly at the 2012 Olympics.

2013 FINA World Championships: Men’s 200m Butterfly: Chad Le Clos wins

Olympic gold medalist Chad Le Clos finished with a winning time of 1:54.32 over Pawel Korzeniowski. Le Clos won gold in the 200m Butterfly at the London Olympics.

2013 FINA World Championships: Men’s 50m Butterfly: Cielo wins, Godsoe 2nd

Cesar Cielo finished with a winning time of 23.01, over 2nd place American Eugene Godsoe. Godsoe was the 8th seed coming into the race and surprised everyone by taking the silver.

2013 FINA World Championships: Women’s 100m Butterfly: Sjostrom wins, Vollmer gets 3rd

Sarah Sjostrom (SWE) picked up her 2nd career World Championship gold medal, finishing with a winning time of 56.53. American Dana Vollmer finished 3rd.

2013 USA Swimming National Championships: World Trials: Christine Magnuson wins 50m butterfly

Two time Olympic silver medalist, Christine Magnuson, finished with a time of 26.08 over Kendyl Stewart. Magnuson will be making her second World Championship appearance.

2013 USA Swimming National Championships: World Trials: Eugene Godsoe wins 50m butterfly

Eugene Godsoe won with a winning time of 23.29 over 2nd place Matt Grevers. Godsoe’s time was the 9th fastest time this year, earning him a spot on his first world championship team.

2013 USA Swimming National Championships: World Trials: Cammile Adams wins 200m Butterfly

Olympian Cammile Adams finished with a winning time of 2:08.10, the 7th fastest time in the world this year. An emotional Maya Dirado took second in the event and will be joining Adams at the World Championships.

2013 USA Swimming National Championships: World Trials: Tom Luchsinger wins 200m Butterfly

Tom Luchsinger finished with a winning time of 1:55.57, knocking a second and a half off of his personal best time. A win here earned Luchsinger his first trip to the World Championships in Barcelona.

2013 USA Swimming Grand Prix: Charlotte: Men’s 200 Butterfly: Joseph Schooling wins

The 17 year old Joseph Schooling finished with a winning time of 1:57.79 over 2nd place Tome Luchsinger, beating him by 1.01 seconds.

2013 USA Swimming Grand Prix: Charlotte: Women’s 200m Butterfly: Andreina Pinto wins

Andreina Pinto finished with a time of 2:12.40, beating out 2nd place Meredith Hover by .17 seconds.

2012 FINA Short Course World Championships: Chad Le Clos wins 100m Butterfly

Ryan Lochte (USA) takes 3rd behind Thomas Shields (USA) and Chad Le Clos (RSA) in the Men’s 100m Butterfly.

Phelps wins 100m butterfly gold

Michael Phelps (USA), right, is congratulated by Chad le Clos (RSA), left, after winning the men’s 100m butterfly final during the London 2012 Olympic Games at Aquatics Centre. (Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports) By Julian Linden LONDON, Aug 3 (Reuters) – Michael Phelps showed no signs of complacency on the eve of his retirement and provided […]

Vollmer of the U.S. wins women’s 100m butterfly gold

By Julian Linden LONDON, July 29 (Reuters) – Dana Vollmer ended a lifetime of frustration and battles with her health to win the 100 meters butterfly gold medal in world record time at the London Olympics on Sunday. The American, swimming like a woman possessed, powered her way through two laps of the Aquatic Centre […]

2012 USA Olympic Swimming Trials: Michael Phelps wins 100m Butterfly

Phelps scores another individual event at 51.14 seconds, as Ryan Lochte comes up short. Lochte finished 3rd, .33 seconds behind Tyler McGill who gets the seconds spot.

2012 USA Olympic Swimming Trials: Cammile Adams wins 200m Butterfly

Cammile Adams gets the win at 2:06.52, and will be joined in London by Kathleen Hersey, who was 1.20 seconds behind.

2012 USA Olympic Swimming Trials: Dana Vollmer wins 100m Butterfly

As if it was ever in doubt, though she did swim .08 seconds slower than her American record set yesterday. Joining her in London will be Claire Donahue.

2012 Charlotte UltraSwim: Vollmer wins 50m butterfly

In a time of 25.80 seconds, Dana Vollmer takes the win in the 50m butterfly by .89 seconds.

Katinka Hosszu wins 200 Butterfly in Indianapolis

Hosszu finished with a time of 2:07.58. beating 2nd place Kathleen Hersey by 2.34 seconds.

Phelps beaten by Agnel in slow 100m freestyle

PHOTO CREDIT: Kevin Liles-USA TODAY Sports (Reuters) – Michael Phelps was edged by Frenchman Yannick Agnel in the 100 meters freestyle final in Athens, Georgia, on Sunday. Agnel, the Olympic 200m freestyle champion, touched in 49.37 seconds, with his North Baltimore training partner Phelps second in 49.42. Ryan Lochte was third in 49.63, but the […]

Maturity, Patience Pays off For the Long-Distance Swimmer

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/ENRIQUE DE LA OSA (Reuters) – Marathon swimmer Doug McConnell circumnavigated the island of Manhattan to clinch the Triple Crown of open water swimming and join an elite club of less than 100 members worldwide. Although he started swimming as a youngster, the 56-year-old said it is the forbearance that comes with age that […]

Phelps continues building on return with third in 200 IM

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS (Reuters) – Michael Phelps continued his return to competitive swimming with third place in the 200 meters individual medley at the Arena Grand Prix at Santa Clara on Sunday. Phelps, competing in the 200 medley for the first time since taking gold at the 2012 London Olympics, showed early flashes of that […]

Despite paralysis, swim star Van Dyken in good spirits at Denver hospital

(Reuters) – Olympic swimming champion Amy Van Dyken said she was excited to be starting her new life on Wednesday as she arrived partially paralyzed at a hospital near her hometown of Denver for specialist treatment after severing her spine in an all-terrain vehicle accident. Van Dyken, 41, whose six gold medals make her one […]

5 Storylines of the Arena Grand Prix at Santa Clara

Michael Phelps (Mike Lewis/OlaVistaPhotography.com) By Mike Gustafson This weekend, hundreds of the best swimmers around the country flock west and converge in Santa Clara, California. The Arena Grand Prix at Santa Clara commences on Thursday, featuring numerous Olympians, NCAA veterans, post-graduates, club swimmers, high schoolers, and age groupers from all over the world. Huge names […]

Former Olympic Champion Amy Van Dyken Severs Spine in Accident

Amy Van Dyken at the 1996 Summer Olympic Games (AP Photo/David Longstreath) (Reuters) – Former Olympic swimming champion Amy Van Dyken is recovering in a hospital after severing her spine in a quad-bike accident, her family said in a statement on Monday. The family said Van Dyken crashed her all-terrain vehicle on Friday night and […]

2014 Charlotte Swimming Grand Prix: Hosszu wins Women’s 200m Fly

In the Women’s 200m Butterfly, double bronze medalist in ’09 and ’13, Katinka Hosszu (HUN) took 1st with a total time of 2:09’66.

Michael Phelps Wins First Race Since 2012 Olympics

Michael Phelps (Mike Lewis/OlaVistaPhotography.com) Michael Phelps won his first race since the 2012 London Olympics at the Charlotte Grand Prix on Friday, swimming the 100m butterfly in 52.13 seconds. CLICK HERE to watch the race. By Braden Keith, courtesy of SwimSwam.com There’s something to be said for consistency after a long layoff. Michael Phelps, in […]

2014 Charlotte Swimming Grand Prix: Phelps wins 100m Fly

Swimming star, Michael Phelps (USA) continues his comeback, with a second race in the Men’s 100m Butterfly stroke. He equals his time from Mesa at 52.13 for the win, by .59 seconds.

2014 Charlotte Swimming Grand Prix: Phelps interview

Michael Phelps talks about his second race, coming back from retiring, and equaling his first race time in the Men’s 100m Butterfly stroke at 52.13 seconds.

Phelps set for second meet of his comeback

Photo Credit: Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports (Reuters) – 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 first time since retiring after […]

Michael Phelps to Continue Comeback at Arena Grand Prix at Charlotte

Michael Phelps (Reuters/Jeff Haynes)  Click HERE to watch Michael Phelps’ comeback race.  UPDATE: Ryan Lochte has scratched from the Charlotte Grand Prix. COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Olympic gold medalists Michael Phelps (Baltimore, Maryland), Ryan Lochte (Daytona Beach, Florida) and Allison Schmitt (Canton, Michigan), who have combined to win 39 career Olympic medals, are expected to […]

Signs all encouraging for Phelps in comeback

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/ALY SONG (Reuters) – He did not win any gold medals or set any world records but Michael Phelps ticked all the boxes he needed in his comeback to competitive swimming. Only time will tell whether Phelps will stick with his comeback and swim at the 2016 RioOlympics and possibly add to his mind-boggling […]

Australian Olympic Medalist on Drugs Possession Charge

  PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/CHRISTINNE MUSCHI (Reuters) – Australian former Olympic swimmer Geoff Huegill has been charged with drug possession by police in Sydney after being arrested at a horse racing meeting at the weekend. Huegill, who won a medley relay silver and a 100 meters butterfly bronze for Australia at the 2000 Sydney Olympics, was charged with his wife on […]

Rowdy Gaines Discusses Michael Phelps’ Comeback

Rowdy Gaines (Seth Rubinroit/Universal Sports) Click HERE to watch Michael Phelps’ comeback race.  By Seth Rubinroit Racing for the first time since retiring after the 2012 London Olympics, Michael Phelps made a statement, recording the fastest time in the 100m butterfly heats and then finishing second to Ryan Lochte in the 100m butterfly finals at USA Swimming’s […]

2014 Mesa Swimming Grand Prix: Phelps vs Lochte comeback

In the Men’s 100m Butterfly Stroke Final, his first final after retiring in 2012, Michael Phelps gets edged out by his old rival, Ryan Lochte who gets the win.

Behind-the-Scenes at Michael Phelps’ Return

Click HERE to watch Michael Phelps’ comeback race.  By Seth Rubinroit Michael Phelps, racing for the first time since retiring after the 2012 London Olympics, cruised to victory, recording the fastest time in the 100-meter butterfly heats at USA Swimming’s Arena Grand Prix on Thursday. Here’s how the meet looked from the pool deck in Mesa, Arizona. […]

Michael Phelps Wins First Race in Comeback

Michael Phelps (Seth Rubinroit/Universal Sports) Click HERE to watch Michael Phelps’ comeback race.  By Julian Linden PHOENIX, April 24 (Reuters) – Michael Phelps made an ominous start in his comeback to competitive swimming on Thursday, setting the fastest time in the 100 metres butterfly heats at a USA Swimming Grand Prix meet in suburban Phoenix. […]

2014 Mesa Swimming Grand Prix: Michael Phelps Back

In the Men’s 100m Butterfly stroke, Michael Phelps enters his first competition since retiring in 2012. In the qualifying heats he placed first with a time of 52.84 seconds.

Universal Sports Network to Air LIVE Coverage of Michael Phelps’ Return to Competitive Swimming April 24-26                 

Phelps, Ryan Lochte and Katie Ledecky Highlight Arena Grand Prix at Mesa Field Los Angeles (April 23, 2014) – Universal Sports Network, the year-round destination for Olympic, endurance and action sports, will air LIVE coverage of USA Swimming’s Arena Grand Prix at Mesa, Ariz., April 24-26.  In addition to LIVE coverage on April 25 and […]

Phelps Facing Toughest Challenge Yet

  Tue Apr 22, 2014 1:13pm EDT (Reuters) – Michael Phelps has been swimming against the tide all his life. Time and time again he has proved the doubters wrong, setting the standard for Olympic achievement with his 18 gold medals. But now, almost two years after retiring from swimming and two months shy of his 29th […]

Fellow Swimmers Not Surprised by Michael Phelps’ Return

Michael Phelps (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo) By Steve Ginsburg WASHINGTON, April 15 (Reuters) – The news that Michael Phelps was returning to the pool with an eye toward possibly participating at the 2016 Summer Olympics was greeted with a big yawn by fellow swimmers. While Phelps’s un-retirement did indeed create a flurry of excitement in social […]

2014 Orlando Swimming Grand Prix: Verraszto wins 200m Fly

David Verraszto (HUN) won the men’s 200m butterfly event with a time of 1:59.59 to edge out American Tyler Clary in a photo finish. This is Verraszto’s 2nd gold medal at Orlando as he was the winner of the 400 IM event yesterday.

2014 Orlando Swimming Grand Prix: Hosszu wins 200m Fly

The 3 time Olympian Katinka Hosszu (HUN) added another gold medal to her collection after winning the women’s 200m Butterfly with a time of 2:08.47. Hosszu was the winner of yesterday’s 400 IM and 200m freestyle.

2013 FINA World Cup: Tokyo: Le Clos wins 200m Fly

With just one more race in the season, World Cup leader Chad le Clos (RSA) is now seven for seven in the Men’s 200m Butterfly Stroke, beating Kousuke Hagino (JPN) by .69 seconds

2013 Swimming World Cup: Singapore: Le Clos beats Schoeman in 50m Fly

Chad Le Clos (RSA) defeated fellow countryman Roland Schoeman when he finished with a time of 22.24. Le Clos also set the world record in the 200m Butterfly earlier in the day.

2013 Swimming World Cup: Doha: Katinka Hosszu wins 200m Fly

Katinka Hosszu (HUN) picked up her 3rd gold medal in 2 days after winning the 200m Butterfly with a time of 2:06.60. Hosszu was the winner of yesterday’s 200IM and 200m freestyle.

2013 Swimming World Cup: Dubai: Le Clos wins 100m Fly

Chad Le Clos (RSA) holds off Thomas Shields (USA) by just .02 seconds to wins his third Men’s 100m Butterfly stroke this season.

2013 Swimming World Cup: Dubai: Schoeman wins 50m Fly

After winning the 50m Breaststroke, Roland Schoeman (RSA) again beats Chad le Clos (RSA) in the 50m Butterfly stroke, this time by only .01 seconds with a time of 22.27.

2013 Swimming World Cup: Moscow: Le Clos wins 100m fly

Yesterday Chad le Clos (RSA) won the 200m and today he wins the 100m Butterfly stroke, and again besting American Thomas Shields by .40 seconds, posting a time of 49.32 seconds.

2013 FINA Swimming World Cup: Einhoven: Hosszu wins 200m Fly

In the Women’s 200m Butterfly stroke, the short course champ Katinka Hosszu (HUN) gets the win at 2:03.67, beating Ellen Gandy (AUS) by .28 seconds.

 
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