Michael Phelps finishes third in the 100m butterfly heat behind Tim Phillips and Seth Stubblefield with a time of 51.87 seconds.
Michael Phelps was the story of the night, but the Olympic Trials again trailed four years ago. Night four of the U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials earned 5.8 million viewers on NBC Wednesday night, down 7% from coverage on a Thursday night in 2012 (6.2M) and up 195% from 2008, when coverage aired on USA Network [...]
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Michael Phelps wins his semifinal heat of the 200m IM with ease at the U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials.
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Michael Phelps mother, Debbie Phelps, and his fiance Nicole Johnson speak with Michelle Tafoya on Michael Phelps accomplishments at the U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials.
OMAHA, Neb. -- Longtime rivals Ryan Lochte and Michael Phelps set up their lone showdown at the U.S. Olympic swimming trials by qualifying first and second in the 200-meter individual medley Thursday.Lochte had the top time of 1 minute, 58.05 seconds in the preliminaries. He emerged from the pool limping as a result of the groin injury he suffered Sunday on the first day of trials...
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"I'm Michael Phelps, and I'm a 2016 Rio Olympian," he announced to the crowd at the U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials.
Michael Phelps currently has 22 Olympic medals to his name. After Wednesday’s U.S. Olympic trials, he will have the opportunity to add to his impressive total. Phelps won the 200-meter butterfly with a time of 1:54.84, finishing ahead of Tom Shields, who will also be heading to Rio de Janeiro. Afterward, Phelps held his hand up to signify he will be heading to his fifth Olympics...
The storied Olympic career of Michael Phelps officially opened up a new chapter on Wednesday night, when the swimmer qualified for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. With his qualification, Phelps became the first American male swimmer to qualify for five Olympics, according to the United States Olympic team’s Twitter. HE'S DONE IT ❗️❗️❗️@MichaelPhelps has qualified...
Michael Phelps is the butterfly king, but he was downed by Joseph Schooling at the Longhorn Invitational on Friday in the 100-meter butterfly. Schooling, a University of Texas swimmer, edged Phelps with a time of 51.58 seconds, per the Associated Presss, while Phelps finished with a time of 51.65. No doubt, these two will face off against one another in the 2016 Rio Olympics,...
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