Found May 17, 2013 on The Last Angry Fan:
PLAYERS: Michael Phelps
Following his unprecedented success at the 2012 London Olympics, American swimmer Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian of all time, said that he was hanging up his Speedo and retiring from the sport at 27 years of age. Then a rumor started circulating on Twitter that Phelps had a change of heart and planned on returning to the pool at the 2016 Olympic games in Rio de Janeiro. According to Peter Busch, the weeknight anchor for the NBC affiliate in Fort Myers, Florida, Phelps has confirmed, via a tweet, that yes indeed he will be returning for the next summer Olympic games. Via Busch’s Twitter account… EXCLUSIVE: I have confirmed that Michael Phelps is planning a comeback. nbc-2.com/story/22286148… — Peter Busch (@peterbuschTV) May 17, 2013 Talk about a scoop. Phelps, however, has yet to confirm this rumor himself, and his only response has been a tweet that, while not a firm denial, seems to contradict Busch’s story… Why do I keep getting texts about coming back? Do ppl reall...
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