Phelps to swim three events in Mesa return

MESA, Ariz. (AP) -- Michael Phelps is entered in three events at his first swimming meet since he retired after the 2012 London Olympics. The 22-time Olympic medalist is set to swim the 50- and 100-meter freestyles and the 100 butterfly at the Arena Grand Prix in Mesa, Ariz., starting next Thursday. Entries were released Friday. Phelps is the top seed in the 100 fly, where he owns...
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Florida sportscaster who reported in 2013 that Michael Phelps would return is having the last laugh

You may remember last year when a Florida TV sports anchor named Peter Busch reported that highly decorated Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps was going to come out of retirement and attempt a return to competition. EXCLUSIVE: I have confirmed that Michael Phelps is planning a comeback. http://t.co/5zNAU2Yzzz — Peter Busch (@peterbuschTV) May 17, 2013 Busch of WBBH-TV in Fort Myers...
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Michael Phelps Coming Out of Retirement to Compete

Michael Phelps is expected to come out of retirement and compete in his first meet since the 2012 Olympics next week, his coach confirmed to USA TODAY Sports. This move paves the way for the 22-time Olympic medalist to compete in the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, which would be Phelps’ fifth Games. ​USA Swimming announced Monday that it expects Phelps, along with other swimming...
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Report: Michael Phelps Plans To Come Out Of Retirement

The 22 time Olympic medalist is back! Michael Phelps’s coach announced today that Phelps will come out of retirement and will once again compete. He is expected to compete in his first competition since the 2012 Olympics.  The Arena Grand Prix on April 24-26 is expected to host many of the worlds top swimmers, and Phelps is planning to be involved in that event. In that event...
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Michael Phelps To Come Out of Retirement, Likely To Perform at Rio 2016

  Big news coming out of the swimming world, 22 time medalist Michael Phelps is expected to come out of retirement and make a push for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It has been noted that Phelps, who has an Olympic record 22 medals (18 Gold, 2 Silver, 2 Bronze) had told himself he would not swim in his 30′s, but apparently that has all changed as it seems...
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Michael Phelps officially ends retirement

Michael Phelps is back in the pool once again. The decorated Olympic swimmer was officially confirmed as an entrant in the Arena Grand Prix in Mesa, Ariz. on April 24-26, marking his first competitive race since the 2012 Olympic Games in London. The 28-year-old seemed to go out in style at the London Games, winning gold in his final race after announcing that he would retire following...
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Michael Phelps to return from 'retirement' at Mesa meet

Michael Phelps is coming out of retirement, the first step toward possibly swimming at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics. The 22-time Olympic medalist will compete for the first time since the 2012 London Games at a meet in Mesa, Arizona, on April 24-26. Bob Bowman, the swimmer's longtime coach, told The Associated Press on Monday that Phelps is entered in three events -- the...
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Does Phelps have a new girlfriend?

The dating life of Michael Phelps has been the source of many rumors, the latest surrounding a young woman who shares a love for the Ravens with the Olympic champ.

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April 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Phelps, girlfriend break up

According to the gossip pages, Michael Phelps and Megan Rossee, who have been dating since last winter, reportedly have gone their separate ways.

Via Larry Brown Sports
December 31, 2012  |  1 Comment

Michael Phelps drains 159-foot putt at Pro-Am in Scotland (video)

World-class swimmer Michael Phelps, who acquired Olympic medals in the same effortless manner in which people collect Happy Meal toys (just me?), apparently has turned away from the world of competitive swimming (if we can believe what he says is true) and moved on to a new challenge: the game of golf. So much so, [...]
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October 05, 2012  |  1 Comment

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