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Olympic Swimming

Phelps and Obama -- Leading the Way Towards Legalizing Marijuana

Rob Kall | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rob Kall

If federal legislation for legalizing marijuana included taxes that would help pay for the bailout or create a million or more jobs, it's hard to imagine Barack-who-inhaled-Obama vetoing the bill.

Michael Phelps Apologizes to Bong For Hitting It So Hard

Rip Empson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Rip Empson

"We should really be congratulating the bong. I really hit that thing hard, and it responded," Mr. Phelps said in subsequent statements.

In the Water Cube, It's Clean AND Green

Nancy Edwards Cronin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Nancy Edwards Cronin

I recently happened upon another possible reason why the Olympic swimmers in general are getting faster and faster. Would you believe it could be the water?

Olympic Habits: Why Humans Crave Rituals

Lindsay Mannering | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lindsay Mannering

Every morning for breakfast I have three sandwiches of fried eggs, cheese, lettuce, tomato, fried onions, and mayonnaise, one omelet, a bowl of grits,...

Live From the Water Cube: 8 Golds!!! Phelps and USA Team Make History Here in Beijing; Torres Wins Silver - Missed Gold by One-hundredth of a Second!

Jack Hidary | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jack Hidary

Prospects did not look good for a gold two laps into the medley. Backstroke was first -- the US was in the top three but no decisive lead here.

Is Anybody Watching? How the Olympics Lost the Race to Reality TV

Vanessa Richmond | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Vanessa Richmond

Sports fans may still be watching, but the Olympics have gone quiet on the pop culture radar. The Games used to be the champion of reality TV, but now the new generation of reality TV athlete is faster, higher and stronger.

Michael Phelps: Olympics, Swimmer (Updated)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

More Michael Phelps news, after his 8-medal victory. His fans, his diet, his private life. Plus: Michael Phelps Girlfriend News Plus: Michael Phel...

Katie Hoff: Olympics, Swimming (VIDEO) (Updated)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

***Check Back For Updates*** For the latest Olympics news, check out HuffPost's Olympics Big News Page Katie Hoff has won two medals, a silver and a...

Your Guide To Swimming At The 2008 Beijing Olympics

Telegraph | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

At the first modern Olympics in 1896, events were held in the Bay of Zhea, off Piraeus. The early Olympic events included a 200m obstacle race, in whi...

Eric Shanteau, Beijing Olympics Swimmer, Has Testicular Cancer

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

In an exclusive interview with The Associated Press today, Olympic swimmer Eric Shanteau revealed that he was diagnosed with testicular cancer several...

I Want One of Those Suits!

Roger I. Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Roger I. Abrams

As the world prepares to meet in Beijing for our quadrennial festival of sport, it seems clear that years of training and clean living will mean nothing without one of those terrific mega-swimsuits.