Olympic Trials: Phelps cruises to third in 100m fly heat

Michael Phelps finishes third in the 100m butterfly heat behind Tim Phillips and Seth Stubblefield with a time of 51.87 seconds.
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Even With Phelps at Center Stage, Olympic Trials Dip Again

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 [...]
Via Sports Media Watch
20 hours ago

Olympic Trials: Michael Phelps wins his 200m IM semifinal

Michael Phelps wins his semifinal heat of the 200m IM with ease at the U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials.
Via CSN Chicago
1 day ago

Olympic Trials: Debbie Phelps, Nicole Johnson interview

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.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
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Michael Phelps, Ryan Lochte set up 200m IM final showdown at U.S. swim 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...
Via Associated Press
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Trials: Phelps talks to crowd after making 5th Olympic team

"I'm Michael Phelps, and I'm a 2016 Rio Olympian," he announced to the crowd at the U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials.
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Michael Phelps qualifies for fifth Olympics

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...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Michael Phelps becomes first American male swimmer to qualify for five 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...
Via The Comeback
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Michael Phelps gets proper "Schooling" in 100-meter butterfly swim race

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,...
Via Sportsnaut
27 days ago  |  Discuss

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