Michael Phelps was born on June 30, 1985. As a 15-year-old in 2000, Phelps became the youngest male swimmer to earn a spot on the U.S. Olympic team in 68 years. He took fifth place in the 200 butterfly. As the 2004 Olympics in Athens approached ...
The Post Game · 6/30/2015
Winning can make all the difference for an athlete. A few fractions of a second may separate first from second, but the shift in an athlete’s mindset can be immeasurable — a lesson Michael Phelps likely forgot long ago on his way to 22 Olympic medals.
Reach For The Wall · 6/22/2015
Michael Phelps is not going down without a fight. The most decorated swimmer in Olympic history bounced back from a third-place finish in his first event, the 200-meter freestyle, at a Pro Series swim meet in Santa …
Sports World News · 6/22/2015
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Michael Phelps made a statement Saturday that would’ve been laughably unnecessary for the better part of the past 15 years. “I finally won a race,” Phelps said. Phelps is the most decorated Olympian of all time …
San Francisco Gate · 6/20/2015
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June 20 (Reuters) – Michael Phelps took a positive step forward in his attempts to make the U.S. team for the Rio Olympics when he posted his fastest time in the 200m butterfly since he launched his comeback.
Universal Sports · 6/22/2015
REUTERS - Michael Phelps executed a solid race to win the 200 metres individual medley at the Pro Swim Series meet in California on Sunday. The 18-times Olympic gold medallist led all the way in an event he has …
Reuters · 6/22/2015
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BALTIMORE — Though he didn't send him to jail, a judge said Olympic swimming star Michael Phelps is "powerless over alcohol" and ordered him to abstain from it entirely during his 18 months of supervised probation after pleading guilty Friday to driving ...
USA Today · 12/19/2014
SANTA CLARA >> Some of the world’s best swimmers bid adieu to the Arena Pro Series at Santa Clara on Sunday as the Summer of Swimming now gets serious. Missy Franklin left the George F. Haines …
The Santa Cruz Sentinel · ByElliott Almond · 6/22/2015
MIKE TYSON (49): The American is probably the most famous boxer is history after Muhammad Ali and with very good reason. The New Yorker became heavyweight champion of the world, aged just 20, which is a …
Sport 360 · 6/30/2015
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Michael Phelps won the 200-meter butterfly Saturday at the Arena Pro Series and met his expectations. Phelps last won a 200 fly race at the 2012 Olympic trials and declared he would not …
Denver Post · ByDenver Post · 6/21/2015
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Michael Phelps

Michael Fred Phelps II is an American competition swimmer and the most decorated Olympian of all time, with a total of 22 medals. …
Michael Fred Phelps II is an American competition swimmer and the most decorated Olympian of all time, with a total of 22 medals. Phelps also holds the all-time records for Olympic gold medals, Olympic gold medals in individual events, and Olympic medals in individual events for a male. In winning eight gold medals at the 2008 Beijing Games, Phelps took the record for the most first-place finishes at any single Olympic Games. Five of those victories were in individual events, tying the single Games record. In the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, Phelps won four golds and two silver medals, making him the most successful athlete of the Games for the third Olympics in a row.
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