Michael Phelps wins on return, could get world champs invite
Michael Phelps wins on return, could get world champs invite

Olympic legend Michael Phelps beat his longtime rival Ryan Lochte in his return from a six month ban and found out he could get a special invitation to the world championships.

Michael Phelps glad to be back after 100m butterfly win
Michael Phelps glad to be back after 100m butterfly win

Michael Phelps won the 100m butterfly at the Mesa Pro Series meeting on Thursday, a first step on the road to redemption and, he hopes, Rio de Janeiro in 2016.

Report of World Championship chance catches Michael Phelps off-guard
Report of World Championship chance catches Michael Phelps off-guard

Suggestions that Olympic swimming great Michael Phelps could yet compete at this year`s World Championships in Russia just won`t go away.

Michael Phelps confirms targeting 2016 Rio Olympics: Report
Michael Phelps confirms targeting 2016 Rio Olympics: Report

Michael Phelps will not compete at the world championships but the 18-time gold medallist will attempt to add to his Olympic legacy by competing at next year`s Rio Games.

Michael Phelps ruled out of world championships: Report
Michael Phelps ruled out of world championships: Report

USA Swimming has closed the door on any possibility of Michael Phelps competing at this year`s world championships in Russia, according to a USA Today report on Wednesday.

Michael Phelps enters five events in return from suspension
Michael Phelps enters five events in return from suspension

Michael Phelps is entered in five events at this week`s Arena Pro Swim Series in Mesa, Arizona, which will be his first meet since serving a six-month ban following a drunk-driving conviction.

Michael Phelps to compete next week in Arizona as ban ends
Michael Phelps to compete next week in Arizona as ban ends

Michael Phelps will return to competition next week in Arizona after serving a six-month suspension following a drunken-driving conviction, USA Swimming said on Tuesday.

Michael Phelps swimming programme to be launched in India
Michael Phelps swimming programme to be launched in India

A grassroot level swimming programme named after the most successful swimmer at the Olympic Games, American superstar Michael Phelps, is set to be launched in Mumbai first on April 11 before it spreads its wings to other parts of the country.

Michael Phelps fast in unofficial Individual Medley plunge: Report
Michael Phelps fast in unofficial Individual Medley plunge: Report

US star Michael Phelps, still serving a six-month competitive ban but eying the 2016 Olympics, recorded a world-class time in an unofficial exhibition swim, Swimming World reported Friday.

USA Swimming may let Michael Phelps race at world championships
USA Swimming may let Michael Phelps race at world championships

Michael Phelps may be handed a chance to compete at this year`s world championships in Russia once he completes his suspension for a drink driving conviction, a United States Swimming official said on Tuesday.

 Olympics swimming star Michael Phelps gets engaged
Olympics swimming star Michael Phelps gets engaged

U.S. swimming star Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian of all time, on Sunday announced his engagement to Nicole Johnson, a former Miss California USA.

Olympic record-setter Michael Phelps gets engaged
Olympic record-setter Michael Phelps gets engaged

There`s more gold coming for Olympic record-setting swim star Michael Phelps. But this time, it`s a wedding ring.

Michael Phelps dodges jail in drunk driving case
Michael Phelps dodges jail in drunk driving case

Olympic swimming great Michael Phelps looked to the future, including the Rio Olympics in 2016, after he dodged a stint in prison for drunk driving.

Lookahead: No mega events but plenty on the sporting menu in 2015
Lookahead: No mega events but plenty on the sporting menu in 2015

The lack of an Olympics or a soccer World Cup deprives 2015 of a single global focus for sports fans but a rich calendar of international events has more than enough world class action to satiate even the most refined palate.

US swimmer Michael Phelps sentenced to 18 months probation for drunken driving
US swimmer Michael Phelps sentenced to 18 months probation for drunken driving

American swimmer Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian of all time, was sentenced on Friday to 18 months probation and a year suspended jail sentence after pleading guilty to drunken driving.

Michael Phelps set to appear in US court over DUI rap
Michael Phelps set to appear in US court over DUI rap

Olympic swimming superstar Michael Phelps appears in court Friday in his home state of Maryland for driving under the influence of alcohol and speeding.

Michael Phelps plans comeback after suspension ends, says coach
Michael Phelps plans comeback after suspension ends, says coach

Michael Phelps' coach Bob Bowman said that Phelps is back in training and plans to return to competition after his six-month ban ends in March.

Michael Phelps wins Golden Goggle as Male Athlete of Year
Michael Phelps wins Golden Goggle as Male Athlete of Year

Michael Phelps has been crowned Male Athlete of the Year for a fifth time at the 2014 USA Swimming Golden Goggle Awards on Monday despite being suspended from competition for six months after a drunken driving arrest in September.

Chad le Clos confident of beating Michael Phelps again in Rio Olympics
Chad le Clos confident of beating Michael Phelps again in Rio Olympics

Chad le Clos, one of the few men to have beaten Michael Phelps at the Olympics, has thrown down the challenge to his old rival, urging him to get back into training so they can have a rematch at Rio in 2016.

Michael Phelps suspended from USA Swimming-sanctioned events for six months
Michael Phelps suspended from USA Swimming-sanctioned events for six months

American swimmer Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian of all time, was suspended for six months by USA Swimming on Monday following his recent arrest on a drunken driving charge.