Michael Phelps arrested on drunken driving charge
Michael Phelps arrested on drunken driving charge

Olympic swimming superstar Michael Phelps was arrested Tuesday in his home state of Maryland for driving under the influence of alcohol and speeding, police said.

Despite paralysis, swim star Van Dyken in good spirits at Denver hospital

Olympic swimming champion Amy Van Dyken said she was excited to be starting her new life on Wednesday as she arrived partially paralyzed at a hospital near her hometown of Denver for specialist treatment after severing her spine in an all-terrain vehicle accident.

Former Olympic swimming champion Van Dyken severs spine in accident

Former Olympic swimming champion Amy Van Dyken is recovering in hospital after severing her spine in an quad-bike accident, her family said in a statement on Monday.

`Concerned` Michael Phelps says `weight gain` behind swimming comeback

Olympic swimming superstar Michael Phelps has said that his increasing weight concern was the reason he decided to make a comeback to the sport.

Kiwi rugby league to probe player's use of prescription drugs in World Cup final

The New Zealand Rugby League (NZRL) is reportedly investigating whether players misused prescription drugs during the recent World Cup campaign, which they lost to Australia in the final at Old Trafford in Manchester on November 30.

Ryan Lochte injures knee after `freak accident` with fan

US Olympic swimming champion Ryan Lochte had reportedly injured his left knee following a `freak` accident involving an excited fan.