Found August 02, 2012 on Philly Sports Live:
Phelps wins Olympic showdown with Lochte, earns 16th gold medal Michael Phelps wins men’s 200 individual medley for record 16th Olympic gold and 20th overall today. He beat fellow American Ryan Lochte.

Olympics Schedule for Saturday Includes Michael Phelps' Final Race, Women's Tennis Gold Medal Match

With eight days of competition in the books at the London Olympics, it's become a two-horse race in the medal table between the United States and China. The U.S. holds a slight advantage in total medals (45 to 43) and golds (22 to 20), but there are still plenty of events left as competition begins on Day 9. Friday saw Michael Phelps continue his dominance in the pool, extending...

Phelps the gold standard to the end

With Prince William and King James, Kobe and Kate in attendance, Michael Phelps dove in for his final individual race of any kind and absolutely crushed that 100 fly, winning gold easily despite being in seventh at the turn. Of course, he did. What did we expect? This is the greatest swimmer in the history of the world and this is what he does, win races, at least for another day...

Michael Phelps Wins Silver Medal, Ties Olympic Record

Michael Phelps has moved one step closer to being the most decorated Olympic athlete ever. The swimmer finished second in the men's 200-meter butterfly on Tuesday, according to the Associated Press. Phelps was edged at the wall by South Africa's Chad le Clos. Le Clos finished with a time of 1 minute, 52.96 seconds. Phelps swam the distance in 1 minute, 53.01 seconds, according...

Michael Phelps: The Greatest Olympian

Michael Phelps has become the most decorated Olympian, ever, after today’s two medal events. Phelps, entering this Olympics was already the only Olympian in history with double digit gold Medals. He has added another claim to fame with 2 medal events today. He added a silver medal, to bring his medal total to 18, which tied him with the most all-time with Soviet Union’s Larisa...

Olympics: Phelps wins 17th gold in final individual race

Michael Phelps continued to re-write the history books Friday winning his 17th gold medal during the 100m butterfly which will probably stand as his final career individual race. The gold also marked his 21st overall medal as he won the 100m butterfly for the third straight time. Phelps will participate in one more relay Saturday before he will call it a career for good going down...

Ronda Rousey upset with media’s portrayal of her Michael Phelps comments (Video)

Ronda Rousey used her big mouth and devastating arm bars to become one of the most well-known female fighters in the country, but now she’s upset with the media for making her look bad and she’s trying to clarify her views. Rousey gave an interview to MMA Today where she talked about her controversial Kim Kardashian and Michael Phelps comments that received so much attention...

Michael Phelps wins record 19th Olympic medal as US takes gold in 4×200 relay

After a slow start to the 2012 London Olympics, swimmer Michael Phelps has gained redemption, as well as the title of most decorated Olympic athlete in history. Phelps secured his 19th gold medal today when the US Men’s swim team took the gold in the 4×200 relay, passing Soviet gymnast Larisa Latynina’s previous record of [...]

Kris Humphries was once the top swimmer in his age group, ahead of Michael Phelps

Had Nets forward Kris Humphries not taken a liking to basketball at a young age, we might be sitting here talking about how he is the most decorated Olympian in world history. Okay, so maybe it’s not that simple, but Humphries was a tremendous swimmer in his youth. According to, Humphries was the top swimmer in his age bracket when he was 10 years old. Some guy named...

Bar Refaeli Gets Into Bikini For Michael Phelps & Carrie Underwood Drinkin’

• Hottest Olympic Heptathletes To Watch This Weekend • Most Intimidating Olympian EVER – this chick! • Bar Refaeli gives Micheal Phelps a bikini reward • Jack Bauer is competing at the Olympics in cycling • Pic: Illinois footballer autographing a baby • Carrie Underwood slamming beers in bikini in Canada • NEW! Cintia Dicker armbra photos! • Hottest Chick Not At...

Fancy a curry? Games athletes have range of choice

Fancy a traditional English fry-up for breakfast? How about a chicken curry or some kimchi? Or would a lamb samosa and some baba ganoush from a halal kitchen be more to your taste? Step right this way. The athletes' dining room in the Olympic village is a food court like no other, offering the world's elite athletes healthy, hearty food and fuel, 24 hours a day - and doing...

The breakout sport of the 2012 Olympics is...

One of my favorite parts of the Olympic viewing experience is finding a niche sport that is fun to watch and explodes in popularity.  Sure, it's one thing to watch megastars like Michael Phelps, Usain Bolt, Roger Federer or the USA basketball team.  It's another thing to watch NBC's carefully manufactured primetime coverage around the same few sports every quadrennium...

Why are Speedos so speedy?

Imagine a product so incredibly good it's actually credited with helping athletes break records. No, we're not talking about steroids. We're talking about swimsuits. Speedo believes it has one and it's got the grams of gold to prove it. Numerous medal winners have made it to the podium after wearing Speedos, and on Day One of the London Olympics, US swimmer Ryan...
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