James Magnussen seeks second opinion after rest advised
James Magnussen seeks second opinion after rest advised

James Magnussen is to seek a second opinion after being advised to rest his injured shoulder less than three months before he defends his 100 metre freestyle title at the world swimming championships, the Australian reported on Wednesday.

More frustration for Michael Phelps in Charlotte
More frustration for Michael Phelps in Charlotte

Michael Phelps had set his sights on testing himself against Ryan Lochte on the final day of competition at the Arena Pro Swim Series in Charlotte, North Carolina on Sunday.

In the end he was not even fast enough to make the same finals as his rival.

Ryan Lochte impresses in 200m medley win
Ryan Lochte impresses in 200m medley win

Ryan Lochte seized the spotlight at the Charlotte Pro Swim Sunday with an impressive win in the 200m individual medley.

Lochte posted the third-fastest time in the world this year, clocking 1min 57.20sec for his first win of the meeting.

Michael Phelps relegated to seventh in 200m fly return
Michael Phelps relegated to seventh in 200m fly return

Michael Phelps made a less than impressive return to the 200m butterfly on Saturday, finishing seventh at the Charlotte Pro Swim more than three seconds behind winner Chase Kalisz.

Double disappointment for sluggish Michael Phelps
Double disappointment for sluggish Michael Phelps

Olympic legend Michael Phelps failed to make the 200-meter freestyle final and had to settle for third in the 100m butterfly at a Pro Swim Series meet on Friday.

Friis wins 1,500m free at Charlotte Pro Swim

Denmark`s Lotte Friis notched the second-fastest time in the world this year to win the women`s 1,500m freestyle on Thursday at the Charlotte Pro Swim meeting.

Olympic champion swimmer Sun Yang's doctor handed new ban
Olympic champion swimmer Sun Yang's doctor handed new ban

The International Swimming Federation (FINA) on Saturday imposed a new ban on Ba Zhen, Olympic swimming champion Sun Yang's doctor, for breaking rules during his suspension.

New ban on Olympic champ Sun Yang`s doctor
New ban on Olympic champ Sun Yang`s doctor

China`s swimming authorities have imposed a new ban on the doctor of national hero Sun Yang for helping the double Olympic champion when he was suspended, the world body announced Friday.

Michael Phelps to follow coach Bob Bowman to Arizona
Michael Phelps to follow coach Bob Bowman to Arizona

Olympic legend Michael Phelps says he will stick with his long-term coach Bob Bowman, who last week was named Arizona State University`s (ASU) swimming coach.

Michael Phelps caps comeback meet with storming 100m freestyle win
Michael Phelps caps comeback meet with storming 100m freestyle win

Olympic superstar Michael Phelps`s legendary racing instincts kicked in Saturday as he capped his latest comeback meet with a storming 100m freestyle win.

Katie Ledecky keeps US flag flying with Michael Phelps on sidelines
Katie Ledecky keeps US flag flying with Michael Phelps on sidelines

With Michael Phelps taking the night off, Katie Ledecky flew the US flag at the Mesa Pro Series swimming meeting Friday with a sizzling 400m freestyle victory.

Britain's Adam Peaty sets 100 metres breaststroke world record
Britain's Adam Peaty sets 100 metres breaststroke world record

Britain`s Adam Peaty smashed the world record for the 100 metres breaststroke at the British swimming championships on Friday.

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.

FINA president flies business class but no salary
FINA president flies business class but no salary

FINA president Julio Maglione travels business class but gets no salary, the world swimming federation said Friday as it became the first major sport to answer calls by the Olympic leader for greater transparency.

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.

Australian teenager Mack Horton can win Rio gold: Grant Hackett
Australian teenager Mack Horton can win Rio gold: Grant Hackett

Australian swimming great Grant Hackett believes his country has unearthed its next Olympic 1,500 metres freestyle champion in 18-year-old Mack Horton.