Sprint king Nathan Adrian unafraid of Michael Phelps
Sprint king Nathan Adrian unafraid of Michael Phelps

As the reigning Olympic champion in the 100 metres freestyle, Nathan Adrian knows what it is like to hunt and be hunted in the water.

Culture change helps Australia out of deep end
Culture change helps Australia out of deep end

Encouraging performances at the Commonwealth Games and Pan Pacific Championships have continued the resurrection of Australian swimming, but head coach Jacco Verhaeren is reluctant to declare that the sleeping giant has awakened.

Katie Ledecky sets 1500m freestyle world record

American Katie Ledecky set her second world record in two days by shattering her own 1,500-metre freestyle record at the Pan Pacific Championships on Sunday.

Michael Phelps pips Ryan Lochte to 200m medley final place

Five-time Olympic gold medallist Ryan Lochte lost out on a final spot to Michael Phelps in the 200 metres individual medley at the Pan Pacific Championships on Sunday.

Katie Ledecky smashes world record, Michael Phelps wins

Katie Ledecky smashed another world record as Michael Phelps won his first individual gold medal post-retirement at the Pan Pacific Championships in Australia on Saturday.

Ryan Lochte, Michael Phelps vie for individual gold at Pan Pacific Championships

Only a fraction of a second separated long-time rivals Ryan Lochte and Michael Phelps in the heats of the 100-metres butterfly at the rainswept Pan Pacific Championships in Australia on Saturday.

McEvoy stunner as Phelps strikes gold at Pan Pacs

Australia`s Cameron McEvoy upset a star-studded field to win the 100m freestyle at the Pan Pacific Championships Friday as Michael Phelps claimed his first international gold medal since coming out of retirement.

James Magnussen tips hot final as Phelps hits form

World champion James Magnussen said it would take one of the year`s fastest times to win the Pan Pacific Championships 100m freestyle after American stars Michael Phelps and Nathan Adrian threw down the gauntlet Friday.

Missy Franklin hit by back spasms ahead of Pan Pacs

Multiple Olympic and world champion Missy Franklin`s preparations for this week`s Pan Pacific Championships on Australia`s Gold Coast have been hit by back trouble, US team officials said Wednesday.

Michael Phelps can swim faster after comeback: Bob Bowman

US superstar Michael Phelps came out of retirement because he believes he can swim faster than ever before, his coach Bob Bowman said on Wednesday.

Michael Phelps makes US squad as Olympic hopes gather steam

Michael Phelps overcame the first hurdle to a potential return to Olympic competition in 2016 when he was named along with exciting teenagers Katie Ledecky and Missy Franklin on the U.S. team for the Pan Pacific Championships on Sunday.

Sixth place backstroke finish will spur Michael Phelps

Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian in history, didn`t return to competitive swimming to finish sixth.

Michael Phelps pipped in 100m butterfly

Michael Phelps continued his return to competition with second place in the 100 meters butterfly at the U.S. National Championships in Irvine, California on Friday after Tom Shields pipped the 18-times Olympic gold medalist by 0.01 seconds.

Michael Phelps seventh in 100 freestyle at US nationals

Multiple Olympic champion Michael Phelps finished seventh in a loaded 100 metres final at the United States National Championships in Irvine, California on Wednesday ending his hopes of swimming four individual events at this month`s Pan Pacific championships.

World champion swimmer Christian Sprenger doubtful for Pan Pacific Championships

World 100 metres breaststroke champion Christian Sprenger is a doubt for this month`s Pan Pacific Championships because of the shoulder injury that wrecked his Commonwealth Games.

Phelps withdraws from PanPacs 200m medley

Michael Phelps withdrew from the 200m individual medley at the Pan Pacific
Championships, coach Bob Bowman saying the swimmer would focus on the closing relay of the meet.

Phelps withdraws from PanPacs 200m medley

Michael Phelps withdrew from the 200m individual medley at the Pan Pacific
Championships, coach Bob Bowman saying the swimmer would focus on the closing relay of the meet.

Phelps shines in 100 butterfly heat, Peirsol shut out

World champion Michael Phelps had a little more bounce in his step after qualifying fastest in the morning heats for the men’s 100 metres butterfly at the Pan Pacific Championships on Friday.

Phelps shines in 100 butterfly heat, Peirsol shut out

World champion Michael Phelps had a little more bounce in his step after qualifying fastest in the morning heats for the men’s 100 metres butterfly at the Pan Pacific Championships on Friday.

Lochte shines on stellar night for US at Pan Pacs

World champion Ryan Lochte delivered a superb performance to win the men`s 400 metres individual medley.