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SWIMMING RUMORS & GOSSIP

Michael Phelps suspended 6 months by USA Swimming

Tweet USA Swimming has suspended Olympic champion swimmer Michael Phelps for six months for violating the organization’s code of conduct. The announcement Monday comes nearly a week after Phelps was arrested for driving under the influence, and a day after he said he would enter a six-week treatment program. Phelps will be suspended from USA Swimming-sanctioned competition for...
Via Los That Sports Blog
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Phelps announces he is entering rehab program

Olympic swimming star Michael Phelps is reportedly entering rehab following his second DUI charge last week. Phelps made the announcement on his Facebook page and in a series of tweets.
Via IMAGE CPR SPORTS
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Lochte shares glimpse of his 10,000-calorie meal

Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte tweeted a picture Monday of his supposed 10,000 calorie meal.  And, it wasn’t weird at all.  I take that back.  It was all kinds of weird.  Back in 2008, fellow Olympian swimmer Michael Phelps’ monster caloric-intakes got crazy publicity.  He ate 8,000-10,000 calories a day. It appears Lochte is going for a massive amount of chicken, a tray of...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss
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Nyad completes Cuba to Fla. trek

While you were enjoying your day off, 64-year-old swimmer Diana Nyad became the first person ever to swim from Cuba to Key West without a shark cage. 

Via Gamedayr
September 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Magnussen shines in 100 meter

The Missile lived up to his nickname. James Magnussen of Australia posted the fastest preliminaries time in the 100-meter freestyle at the world swimming championships Wednesday, nearly a second ahead of the next qualifier. Looks like he's put the disappointment of the Olympics behind him. Magnussen was a huge favorite in London but only got a silver in the 100 free behind...
Via Fox Olympics
July 31, 2013  |  Discuss
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