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List of outstanding Olympic records

List of outstanding Olympic records

List of outstanding Olympic records

TRAGIC: Parents of Olympic champion fighting cancer

TRAGIC: Parents of Olympic champion fighting cancer

The swimmer's father has prostate cancer, and mother has breast cancer.

Michael Phelps registers third triumph at the US Olympic swimming trials ahead of Rio Games

Michael Phelps registers third triumph at the US Olympic swimming trials ahead of Rio Games

Phelps, who won the 100m fly at the 2004, 2008 and 2012 Olympics, is now second in the world rankings behind the 50.86 of Hungarian Laszlo Cseh.

US Olympic trials: Michael Phelps holds off Ryan Lochte in 200m medley thriller

US Olympic trials: Michael Phelps holds off Ryan Lochte in 200m medley thriller

Clary finished third in 1:55.33 and confirmed he was retiring from the sport.
 

Michael Phelps into fifth Olympics in event that launched Games career

Michael Phelps into fifth Olympics in event that launched Games career

Phelps led at every turn, but Shields stuck with him and was on his shoulder coming off the turn for home.

Rio Games: Michael Phelps takes another step toward last Olympic hurrah

Rio Games: Michael Phelps takes another step toward last Olympic hurrah

Franklin and Grevers were just the latest big names to fall in Omaha.

Michael Phelps claims third race at Winter Championships

Michael Phelps claims third race at Winter Championships

Phelps won the 100 meter butterfly on Friday.

Michael Phelps wins 100 meter butterfly at Swim Nationals

Michael Phelps wins 100 meter butterfly at Swim Nationals

Phelps clocked 51.38 seconds to win the 100 meter butterfly.

Swimming icon Michael Phelps aiming high for Rio Olympics

Swimming icon Michael Phelps aiming high for Rio Olympics

Phelps believes he lived in a bubble for sometime.

Michael Phelps sends message for Rio with epic effort at US meet

Michael Phelps sends message for Rio with epic effort at US meet

Olympic swim legend Michael Phelps completed an epic effort at the US national championships Monday, having served notice he has the speed and skill to star at the 2016 Olympics.

Late nights in Rio now focus for world`s swimming elite

Late nights in Rio now focus for world`s swimming elite

The 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games will force swimming`s elite to adopt some nocturnal habits as preparations are stepped up in the coming months in the race for golds.

Michael Phelps nabs another world leading time in 200m medley

Michael Phelps nabs another world leading time in 200m medley

Michael Phelps made it three national titles in three world leading times in three days on Sunday with a sizzling 200m individual medley triumph at the US swimming championships.

Michael Phelps answers Chad Le Clos with 100m butterfly victory

Michael Phelps answers Chad Le Clos with 100m butterfly victory

Michael Phelps sent a clear message to his 2016 Rio Olympic rivals after taking gold with another stunning world best time in the 100 meter butterfly at the US championships on Saturday.

Michael Phelps sets tone for Rio race with blistering 200m fly win

Michael Phelps sets tone for Rio race with blistering 200m fly win

Michael Phelps showed Friday he`s still a formidable force as the Rio Olympics approach, clocking a stunning 1min 52.94sec to win the 200m butterfly at the US swimming championships.

Kelsi Worrell flies to victory as Michael Phelps waits in wings

Kelsi Worrell flies to victory as Michael Phelps waits in wings

Pan American Games gold medallist Kelsi Worrell continued a breakout season Thursday with a 100m butterfly victory at the US swimming championships, where former world record-holder Dana Vollmer finished fourth.

`Otherworldly` Katie Ledecky impresses Michael Phelps, Bob Bowman

There aren`t enough superlatives to describe Katie Ledecky`s freestyle dominance at the world swimming championships, and for superstar Michael Phelps no words at all to describe the struggles of the rest of the US team.

Five potentially mouthwatering races at World Swimming Championships

Five potentially mouthwatering races at World Swimming Championships

Ahead of the world swimming championships in Kazan, Russia, from August 2-9, here are five races to look out for in the pool at the Kazan Arena Stadium:

Michelle Obama to declare Special Olympics open

Michelle Obama to declare Special Olympics open

Honorary co-chair of Special Olympics World Games (SOWG) and US First Lady Michelle Obama has confirmed her attendance at Saturday's opening ceremony.

Chad Le Clos begins Olympic gold bid in Kazan

Chad Le Clos begins Olympic gold bid in Kazan

Chad Le Clos knows he is under the pressure of expectation.

It happens every time he hits the pool deck. 

Maana Patel, 15-year-old national swimming champion targets 2016 Rio Olympics

Maana Patel, 15-year-old national swimming champion targets 2016 Rio Olympics

Swimming is still in a nascent stage in India. But this aquatic sports is likely to make big splash in India, if a certain Maana Patel sees her dream translate into reality. The young swimmer is targeting a place in the 2016 Rio Olympics.