GOLD COAST, Australia -- Michael Phelps got a reminder of just how challenging his return to international competition may be when he was asked whether he was good enough to even reach a final at the Pan Pacific Championships this week.
''Wow, you're really setting the bar high for me!'' the most decorated swimmer of all time joked in reply.
Sitting beside him...
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GOLD COAST, Australia (AP) Michael Phelps received an abrupt reminder of how challenging his return to international competition may be when he was asked whether he was good enough to even reach a final at the Pan Pacific Championships starting Thursday.
Phelps, the 18-time Olympic gold medalist on the comeback trail from a short-lived retirement, took a deep breath before responding...
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BRISBANE, Australia (AP) Michael Phelps is acting like the new guy on the team, introducing himself to swimmers he doesn't know and trying to make some new friends.
The most recognizable and successful swimmer in the world really is doing the meet-and-greet as he prepares for the next week's Pan Pacific Championships, having made a U.S. team for the first time since he came...
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4 days ago
One would think Ryan Lochte might be a little upset because of the increased competition brought by Michael Phelps’ return to the pool for a 2016 Olympics bid. But it’s the exact opposite. Lochte seems to be enjoying the renewed rivalry and is glad to have his friend back in the pool with him. That’s not the only reason why Lochte is happy, though. He bet Phelps that the 22...
Michael Phelps’ comeback bid will continue next week at the U.S. national championships, and he will match his most ambitious program since returning to the sport. The 29-year-old will compete in the 100-meter freestyle, 100 butterfly, 100 backstroke and 200 individual medley at the meet, which begins Wednesday in Irvine, California. Phelps retired after the London Olympics...
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