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New Term For Phelps-Lochte Rivalry

Posted 07.28.2012 | Sports

By Jeff Commings, Swimming World PHOENIX, Arizona, July 27. WITH all the media hype and buzz surrounding the rivalry between Michael Phelps and Rya...

'Maybe I Went Too Far' (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Hannah Orenstein | Posted 07.27.2012 | Teen

Dima Zaytsev, a 17-year-old competitive swimmer, was putting in extra training hours at the North Carolina swim training center SwimMAC last week when...

Phelps 'More Relaxed' At Final Olympic Games

AP | PAUL NEWBERRY | Posted 07.26.2012 | Sports

LONDON -- For Michael Phelps, this is it. In his mind, there's no doubt about it. As soon as his hand touches the wall for the final time at the Londo...

Olympic Swimmer From Colo. 'So Shaken' By Aurora Shootings

AP | BETH HARRIS | Posted 09.25.2012 | Denver

LONDON — Missy Franklin is dedicating all her Olympic races to her home state of Colorado. The 17-year-old swimmer said Thursday she was affect...

The Key To Beating Phelps? Silence

AP | GERALD IMRAY | Posted 07.26.2012 | Sports

LONDON -- The first U.S. swimmer to compete at five Olympics has some advice for Ryan Lochte and anyone else who wants to beat Michael Phelps: Keep qu...

America's Greatest Olympian Won't be in London

Diana Nyad | Posted 09.22.2012 | Sports
Diana Nyad

At the crazy-old age of 45...for a sprinter....Dara proved to be 4th best in all the United States in her attempt for yet another coveted Summer Games miracle.

22-Year-Old Swims For Olympic Glory

Posted 07.21.2012 | Sports

By Shoshanna Rutemiller, Swimming World 22-year-old Jimmy Feigen, born September 26, 1989, in Hilo, Hawaii is set to represent Team USA at the Lond...

Can Coughlin Get One More?

Posted 07.22.2012 | Sports

By Shoshanna Rutemiller, Swimming World 29-year-old Natalie Coughlin, born August 23, 1982, in Vallejo, California is a seasoned Olympic veteran. H...

College Swimming Star To Make Olympic Debut

Posted 07.21.2012 | Sports

By Shoshanna Rutemiller, Swimming World In 2008, Caitlin Leverenz barely missed the Olympic team when she placed third in the 200 breaststroke. In ...

Vollmer Returns To Olympic Stage

Posted 07.21.2012 | Sports

By Shoshanna Rutemiller, Swimming World 24-year-old Dana Vollmer was half her current age when she made her first USA Olympic Trials appearance in ...

Phelps Unhappy With New Olympic Rules

AP | Posted 07.19.2012 | Sports

LONDON -- Michael Phelps is perturbed he can't wear insignias of the U.S. flag on both sides of his swimming cap at the London Olympics. Phelps poste...

The Life Cycle Of The Olympic Swimmer

Grantland | Posted 07.05.2012 | Sports

Ariana Kukors broke the world record in the 200-meter individual medley in 2009 with a 2:06.15 mark that no one has beaten since. She has won seven sw...

45-Year-Old Swimmer Misses Out On 6th Trip To Olympics

AP | PAUL NEWBERRY | Posted 09.01.2012 | Sports

OMAHA, Neb. — Dara Torres lingered in the water after the other swimmers had climbed out of the pool. Her long career was finally over....

The Heartwarming Story Of A New York Times Writer And An Olympic Champion

The New York Times | Posted 07.02.2012 | Good News

I’ve been the Forrest Gump of sportswriters, a witness to all kinds of history. I was there for the Mighty Ducks’ first N.H.L. game and Pete Sampr...

Michael Phelps Locks Up Olympic Program

AP | PAUL NEWBERRY | Posted 08.31.2012 | Sports

OMAHA, Neb. — Michael Phelps' Olympic program is set. He'll be going for another eight gold medals. He's not the only one who'll be busy in Lon...

Advanced Screening: Phelps, Lochte Provide Another Preview Of London Games

AP | PAUL NEWBERRY | Posted 08.31.2012 | Sports

OMAHA, Neb. — If this week in America's heartland is any indication, Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte are going to put on quite a show in London. ...

Rubber Match: Phelps vs. Lochte In 200-Meter Medley

AP | PAUL NEWBERRY | Posted 08.29.2012 | Sports

OMAHA, Neb. -- Brendan Hansen and Eric Shanteau were the favorites. The race was a different matter....

Phelps Strikes Back

AP | PAUL NEWBERRY | Posted 08.27.2012 | Sports

OMAHA, Neb. -- Back and forth they went, Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte turning the U.S. Olympic trials into nothing more than a match race between th...

Hansen Heading Back To Olympics After Heartache

AP | PAUL NEWBERRY | Posted 08.26.2012 | Sports

OMAHA, Neb. -- Brendan Hansen was done with swimming after two doses of Olympic heartache. He's feeling a lot better now....

Lochte, Phelps Continue On Collision Course

AP | BETH HARRIS | Posted 08.26.2012 | Sports

OMAHA, Neb. -- Ryan Lochte and Michael Phelps stayed on course for their second showdown at the U.S. Olympic swimming trials on Tuesday. Janet Evans' ...

Round 2: Phelps, Lochte Back In Action At Trials

AP | BETH HARRIS | Posted 06.26.2012 | Sports

OMAHA, Neb. -- Ryan Lochte won Round 1 of his showdown with Michael Phelps at the U.S. Olympic swimming trials. Phelps won't have to wait long for a s...

Swimmer Garrett Weber-Gale On How Nutrition Got Him To The Olympics

Posted 06.25.2012 | Healthy Living

Olympic medalist and Team USA hopeful Garrett Weber-Gale credits his plant-based, low-sodium diet with his competitive edge in the pool, according to ...

Why Would You Want to Cut Yourself?

Melissa Gerstein | Posted 06.25.2012 | Parents
Melissa Gerstein

Although she may have gold medals and more success than many of us will ever have, Amanda Beard is just like many girls who are fighting through pain while striving for self confidence.

WATCH: Olympic Swimmer Proposes On Medal Stand

Posted 02.15.2012 | Sports

Rarely has so much depended on U.S. Olympic swimmer Matt Grevers earning spot on the medal stand. Thankfully, everything went according to plan for Gr...

Former Olympic Swimmer Has Medal Stolen From Home

AP | Posted 02.20.2012 | Sports

ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) — Three-time Olympian and Commonwealth Games champion swimmer Phil Rogers of Australia has had many of his medals stolen fr...