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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 […]

2014 Mesa Swimming Grand Prix: Townsend wins Men’s 200m Individual Medley

In the Men’s 200m Individual Medley, with Ryan Lochte scratching the race due to wanting to rest his legs, Darian Townsend was able to grab 1st place with a total time of 2:02.07.

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Michael Phelps Expected to Return at Arena Grand Prix at Mesa

Michael Phelps (Michael Madrid-USA TODAY Sports) COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Olympic gold medalists and world record holders Michael Phelps (Baltimore, Md.), Ryan Lochte (Daytona Beach, Fla.) and Katie Ledecky (Bethesda, Md.) are expected to headline a star-studded field for next week’s Arena Grand Prix at Mesa, slated for April 24-26 at the Skyline Aquatic Center. […]

2014 Orlando Swimming Grand Prix: Sutton wins 400m Free

Ryan Lochte watched on from the commentators booth as fellow American Chloe Sutton won the women’s 400m Freestyle event with a time of 4:10.11. Sutton was able to hold off swimmer Katinka Hosszu (HUN) to get the win

2013 FINA World Championship: Team USA talks Relay DQ

Matt Grevers, Nathan Adrian, Ryan Lochte and Kevin Cordes talk about being disqualified in the Men’s 4×100 Medley Relay, after they thought they had won.

2013 FINA Aquatics World Championships: Swimming Finals

For the U.S. Team, Nathan Adrian and Ryan Lochte lead the men’s roster, while teen sensations Missy Franklin and Katie Ledecky along with veteran Natalie Coughlin headline the women’s squad.

2013 FINA Aquatics World Championships: Swimming Finals (mobile)

For the U.S. Team, Nathan Adrian and Ryan Lochte lead the men’s roster, while teen sensations Missy Franklin and Katie Ledecky along with veteran Natalie Coughlin headline the women’s squad. This event airs Aug 2 @12:00pmET.

2013 FINA Aquatics World Championships: Swimming Finals

For the U.S. Team, Nathan Adrian and Ryan Lochte lead the men’s roster, while teen sensations Missy Franklin and Katie Ledecky along with veteran Natalie Coughlin headline the women’s squad.

2013 FINA Aquatics World Championships: Swimming Finals (mobile)

For the U.S. Team, Nathan Adrian and Ryan Lochte lead the men’s roster, while teen sensations Missy Franklin and Katie Ledecky along with veteran Natalie Coughlin headline the women’s squad. This event airs Aug 1 @12:00pmET.

2013 FINA Aquatics World Championships: Swimming Finals (mobile)

For the U.S. Team, Nathan Adrian and Ryan Lochte lead the men’s roster, while teen sensations Missy Franklin and Katie Ledecky along with veteran Natalie Coughlin headline the women’s squad. This event airs July 31 @12:00pmET.

2013 FINA Aquatics World Championships: Swimming Finals

For the U.S. Team, Nathan Adrian and Ryan Lochte lead the men’s roster, while teen sensations Missy Franklin and Katie Ledecky along with veteran Natalie Coughlin headline the women’s squad.

2013 FINA Swimming World Championships: Swimming Finals (mobile)

For the U.S. Team, Nathan Adrian and Ryan Lochte lead the men’s roster, while teen sensations Missy Franklin and Katie Ledecky along with veteran Natalie Coughlin headline the women’s squad. This event airs July 30 @12:00pmET.

2013 FINA Swimming World Championships: Swimming Finals

For the U.S. Team, Nathan Adrian and Ryan Lochte lead the men’s roster, while teen sensations Missy Franklin and Katie Ledecky along with veteran Natalie Coughlin headline the women’s squad.

2013 FINA Swimming World Championships: Swimming Finals (mobile)

For the U.S. Team, Nathan Adrian and Ryan Lochte lead the men’s roster, while teen sensations Missy Franklin and Katie Ledecky along with veteran Natalie Coughlin headline the women’s squad. This event airs July 29 @12:00pmET.

2013 FINA Swimming World Championships: Swimming Finals

The U.S. is led by a strong team of London Olympic gold medalists coming off strong performances at the Phillips 66 National Championships in June. Nathan Adrian and Ryan Lochte lead the men’s roster, while teen sensations Missy Franklin and Katie Ledecky along with veteran Natalie Coughlin headline the women’s squad.

Universal Sports Network and NBC Present the 2013 FINA World Championships

Los Angeles (July 11, 2013) – Universal Sports Network and NBC will air 70 hours of premier pool action from the 2013 FINA World Aquatic Championships in Barcelona, Spain, from Saturday, July 20, through Sunday, August 4, in the world championships for diving, swimming, synchronized swimming and water polo. Universal Sports kicks off coverage on […]

2013 US Swimming Grand Prix: Santa Clara: Adrian wins 100m free

At the end of the Grand Prix season, in the Men’s 100m freestyle, Olympic champ Nathan Adrian gives the win at 48.08 seconds, defeating Ryan Lochte, who was 2nd and 1.45 seconds behind.

Breeja Larson shines as the Arena Grand Prix at Mesa concludes

Courtesy of http://www.usaswimming.org Olympic gold medalists Breeja Larson (Mesa, Ariz.), Katie Ledecky (Bethesda, Md.) and Tyler Clary (Riverside, Calif.) were victorious on the final night of the Arena Grand Prix at Mesa on Saturday. Hometown favorite Larson won the 100-meter breaststroke in front of a sold-out crowd at the Skyline Aquatic Center. She touched the […]

2013 USA Swimming Grand Prix: Mesa: Berens wins 200m free

With a great final turn, Ricky Berens moved into the lead and took the win with .68 seconds over Darian Townsend. Ryan Lochte was 6th.

Franklin and Mann win gold as Arena Grand Prix at Orlando concludes

Courtesy of usaswimming.org Olympic gold medalist Missy Franklin (Centennial, Colo.) and Becca Mann (Clearwater, Fla.) each closed out the Arena Grand Prix at Orlando with two first-place finishes. Franklin won the 200m back and the 100m free, while Mann earned the top spot in the 800m free and the 200m IM. The meet, which took […]

2013 US Swimming Grand Prix: Orlando: Clary wins 200m Back

Tyler Clary gets his second win of the meet, winning by 1.46 seconds at 1:57.85. Ryan Lochte was back in 5th, 3.47 behind.

Arena Grand Prix at Orlando – Day Two recap

Courtesy of usaswimming.org The second night of competition from the Arena Grand Prix at Orlando saw top finishes from multiple Olympians, including Olympic gold medalists Missy Franklin (Centennial, Colo.) and Tyler Clary (Riverside, Calif.). Franklin won the women’s 100m back while Clary earned the top spot in the 200m fly. The meet concludes Saturday, February […]

Vollmer and Franklin win in Orlando

Courtesy of usaswimming.org Olympic gold medalists Dana Vollmer and Missy Franklin were each victorious on the first night of competition of the Arena Grand Prix at Orlando. Vollmer won the women’s 100m fly while Franklin earned a first-place finish in the 200m free. The meet, taking place at the YMCA Aquatic Center in Orlando, runs […]

2013 US Swimming Grand Prix: Orlando: Murphy wins 100back

Ryan Murphy barely pulls off the late win over Robert Hurley by .03 seconds. Ryan Lochte took third.

2013 Austin Grand Prix: Mike Alexandrov wins Men’s 100m Breaststroke

Mike Alexandrov wasn’t the most popular contender coming in, as all eyes were on Ryan Lochte and Mark Gangloff. However, Alexandrov finished with a winning time of 1:01.76.

Missy Franklin wins a pair at the Arena Grand Prix – Austin

Courtesy of usaswimming.org AUSTIN, Texas – Missy Franklin (Centennial, Colo.) won two gold medals on the second night of the Arena Grand Prix – Austin at the Lee & Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center in Austin, Texas. Franklin’s win in the 200m back capped her night in a similar fashion it did for Nathan Adrian […]

Universal Sports’ Top 12 in ’12: Fan Pick

Fan Pick: Michael Phelps Becomes Greatest Olympian of All Time Universal Sports Staff Picks: Did you miss a day of “12 in ’12″? CLICK HERE to view all previously released 2012 moments. With one final splash, Michael Phelps headed into retirement his way – with a record 18th Olympic gold medal. In a career spanning […]

2012 FINA Short Course World Championships: USA wins 4x100m Medley

Matt Grevers, Kevin Cordes, Thomas Shields and Ryan Lochte get it done in 3:21.01.

2012 FINA Short Course World Championships: Radoslaw Kawecki wins 200m Back

European Champion Radoslaw Kawecki (POL) gets his first World title in the Men’s 200m Backstroke, beating Ryan Lochte (USA) by just .02 seconds.

Team USA collects seven medals on second day of 2012 FINA Worlds

ISTANBUL, Turkey – The United States extended their total medal count to 11 by placing in seven events on the second night of the 2012 FINA World Championships. Matt Grevers (Lake Forest, Ill.), Olivia Smoliga (Glenview, Ill.) and the men’s 4x200m free relay team each walked away from the Sinan Erdem Arena in Istanbul, Turkey […]

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.

2012 FINA Short Course World Championships: USA wins Men’s 4×100 freestyle

Ryan Lochte picks up his second gold medal on the day, as Team USA wins the 4x100m freestyle by .67 seconds over Italy.

Phelps now most decorated Olympian with relay gold

USA relay team members from left Michael Phelps, Conor Dwyer, Ryan Lochte and Ricky Berens pose with their gold medals and American flags after winning the men’s 4x200m freestyle relay finals during the London 2012 Olympic Games at Aquatics Centre. (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports) By Julian Linden LONDON, July 31 (Reuters) – Four years after […]

Phelps renews gold quest as sport takes the stage

USA swimmer Ryan Lochte (top black cap) looks at Michael Phelps as he laughs during practice four days before the 2012 London Olympics at the Aquatics Center. (Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports via US PRESSWIRE) By Kevin Liffey LONDON, July 28 (Reuters) – Cyclists and swimmers take center stage at the London Olympics on Saturday, hoping […]

Flying Squirrel and Wieber Fever meet in London

Jordyn Wieber (USA) during practice on the vault in preparation for the 2012 London Olympic Games at the Olympic Gymnastics Venue. (Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports) By Steve Keating LONDON, July 26 (Reuters) – Team mates one day, heated rivals the next, American gymnasts Gabby Douglas and Jordyn Wieber may not be Michael Phelps and Ryan […]

U.S. swim team buoyant after final training camp

(L to R) Members of U.S. national Olympic swimming team Missy Franklin, Ryan Lochte and Michael Phelps attend a news conference after a training session for the London 2012 Olympics, in Bellerive, July 21, 2012. (REUTERS/Robert Pratta) By Julian Linden VICHY, France, July 21 (Reuters) – The United States swimming team was bubbling with confidence […]

Phelps must share London spotlight

Michael Phelps starts the men’s 100m butterfly final during the U.S. Olympic swimming trials in Omaha, Nebraska, July 1, 2012. (REUTERS/Jeff Haynes) By Julian Linden NEW YORK, July 17 (Reuters) – Unlike Beijing four years ago, Michael Phelps is going to have to share the swimming spotlight at the London Olympics. There will be no […]

Tracking The Trials: July 11, 2012

It was a 12-day mini-Olympics, a stretch ending July 1 that delighted us with the overlapping U.S. trials for track and field, swimming and gymnastics. Out of these 12 days of Christmas-in-summer came the rosters for perhaps the three most high-profile sports at the Games. We were served heaping helpings of high-end performance, along with […]

30 Reasons To Watch: #21

Will Michael Phelps be prevented from becoming the most decorated Olympian in any sport (if he wins three medals) by his talented teammate, Ryan Lochte? (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, File) By Mike Tierney, Special to Universal Sports They play cards together and poke fun at each other. In the unique universe of Olympic sports, two athletes […]

Phelps leads power-packed U.S. swim team for London

Michael Phelps (C, rear) waves to the crowd as he stands with the other members of the U.S. Olympic swimming team heading to the London Games, after the swim trials in Omaha, Nebraska, July 2, 2012. (REUTERS/Jeff Haynes) By Julian Linden OMAHA, Nebraska, July 2 (Reuters) – The United States have picked a powerful team […]

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.

Phelps to swim seven events in London

Michael Phelps, left, celebrates with his mother Debbie, center, and sister Hilary after the medal ceremony for the men’s 200-meter individual medley at the U.S. Olympic swimming trials, Saturday, June 30, 2012, in Omaha, Neb. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) By Julian Linden OMAHA, Nebraska, July 2 (Reuters) – Michael Phelps has dropped the 200 meters […]

Phelps seals eighth London berth, Franklin makes seven

Michael Phelps (left) and Tyler McGrill pose for a photo after being selected to the USA Olympic team for 100m butterfly final in the 2012 U.S. Olympic swimming team trials at the CenturyLink Center. (Andrew Weber-US PRESSWIRE) By Julian Linden OMAHA, Nebraska, July 1 (Reuters) – Michael Phelps finished off his preparations for his Olympic […]

Phelps reveals his magic number for London

Michael Phelps swims the men’s 200m butterfly final during the U.S. Olympic swimming trials in Omaha, Nebraska, June 28, 2012. (REUTERS/Jeff Haynes) By Julian Linden OMAHA, Nebraska, June 28 (Reuters) – After years of keeping everyone guessing, Michael Phelps has finally revealed his intentions for London, and no one should be surprised. The greatest Olympian […]

2012 USA Olympics Swimming Trials: Michael Phelps wins 200m Fly

Phelps cruise to victory, without being chased by Ryan Lochte, at 1:53.65. Tyler Clary, 1.47 seconds behind, punches his ticket to the London Games as well.

Countdown To London: Swimming Trials Begin

Swimming trials began this week, and Day 1 saw the much anticipated match-up between Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte in the 400m.

Spitz advice to Phelps: less is more

American swimming legend Mark Spitz poses with the new Sports Illustrated Magazine featuring Olympic champion swimmer Michael Phelps on the cover at the Hyatt Resorts “Vacation Training Camp” competition August 20, 2008 at Grand Central Station in New York City. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images for Catalyst Public Relations) By Alex Dobuzinskis LOS ANGELES, June […]

Tracking The Trials: Last Year’s Swimming Showdown

With the U.S. Swimming Trials right around the corner, check this clip of Phelps vs. Lochte in last year’s Nationals.

Tracking The Trials: June 24, 2012

The television commercial that depicts Michael Phelps digging into a gigantic sub sandwich has another meaning besides, “Swimming works up a serious appetite. The ad also serves as a hint on not biting off more than you can chew, which illustrates his dilemma at the U.S. Olympic Swim Trials in Omaha, Neb. The most decorated […]

 
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