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Caeleb Dressel breaks Michael Phelps' record with 8 medals as World Swimming Championships concludes

The U.S. sprint specialist became the first swimmer to win eight medals at a single world championships, taking down Olympic great Michael Phelps`s 10-year-old 100 metres butterfly world record for good measure.

Jul 29, 2019, 12:01 PM IST

ICC officially launches World Test Championship

The WTC will see the top nine Test teams in the world – Australia, Bangladesh, England, India, New Zealand, Pakistan, South Africa, Sri Lanka and the West Indies – compete in 71 Test matches across 27 series.

Jul 29, 2019, 11:02 AM IST

Fanboy Ali Fazal, Michael Phelps exchange fitness tips

Meeting Phelps was a "huge fanboy moment" for Ali.

Mar 28, 2019, 11:15 AM IST

FINA: Caeleb Dressel equals Michael Phelps' record, claims 7 gold medals in single world championships

He also helped the U.S. to record their best-ever world championship haul, with 38 medals.

Jul 31, 2017, 08:45 AM IST

Swimming: World records continue to tumble in Hungary

Four world records were set on Tuesday and fast racing was plainly evident the morning as the U.S. team of Ryan Murphy, Kevin Cordes, Kelsi Worrell and Mallory Comerford posted three minutes 40.28 seconds ahead of the final later on Wednesday.

Jul 26, 2017, 17:13 PM IST

Michael Phelps loses race against Great White Shark on Discovery's Shark Week

With the notion to kick-start the 2017 edition of Shark Week on Discovery Channel by pulling a larger flock of the audience, Michael Phelps was called forth for a race against the Great White Shark, with the title – Phelps vs. Shark: Great Gold vs. Great White. Not to worry...it was a made-for-television race.

Jul 25, 2017, 10:45 AM IST

Michael Phelps urges US lawmakers to push for anti-doping reform, ensure fair system

The most decorated Olympian Phelps, expressed his frustration at the lack of progress in the battle against the use of performance enhancing drugs in sport.

Mar 01, 2017, 13:55 PM IST

Michael Phelps returns to 2020 Olympics as swimwear salesman

In a partnership with US manufacturer Aqua Sphere, which started in 2014, Phelps said he felt reinvigorated by his new career.

Feb 17, 2017, 12:08 PM IST

Usain Bolt, Cristiano Ronaldo, Andy Murray among top contenders for World Sportsman of the Year award

The winners, as voted for by members of the Laureus World Sports Academy, will be revealed in Monaco on February 14.

Jan 12, 2017, 16:45 PM IST

World number one Andy Murray caps spectacular year with 3rd BBC Award

American swimmer Michael Phelps received the lifetime achievement award.

Dec 20, 2016, 00:14 AM IST

Brazilian Paralympic star the new Michael Phelps? No, he's Daniel Dias

At stunning speed, the 28-year-old delighted the raucous Brazilian home crowd by beating US swimmer Roy Perkins by 10 seconds.

Sep 09, 2016, 12:43 PM IST

Michael Phelps ruled Twitter during Rio Olympics 2016

During the Olympics, over 187 million tweets were sent which led to 75 billion impressions (views on and off Twitter) of tweets, the company said on Wednesday.

Aug 24, 2016, 17:34 PM IST

No better way to end career than bagging 6 Olympics medals: Michael Phelps

Phelps said going into his last Olympics in Rio, he was desperate to win the elusive gold medal in 200m butterfly event.

Aug 17, 2016, 20:06 PM IST

Rio 2016 Olympics: It means a lot to be small part of Joseph Schooling's inspiration, says Michael Phelps

And shortly after Schooling`s triumph, a photo of a 13-year-old Schooling with Phelps during the US team`s pre-Beijing Games training camp in Singapore in 2008 was a social media rage.

Aug 16, 2016, 11:10 AM IST

Usain Bolt and Michael Phelps records unlikely to be beaten soon

When you achieve such a pinnacle, it becomes that much more difficult for others to walk in your footsteps, many having to remain in their long, long shadow.

Aug 15, 2016, 22:52 PM IST

Rio Olympics: After stunning Michael Phelps, Joseph Schooling gets hero's welcome in Singapore

The government, in a widely expected move, announced that Schooling will not have to undergo mandatory military training until after the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

Aug 15, 2016, 12:47 PM IST

EPIC: United States win 1,000th Summer Olympic gold medal at Rio

Nearest teams to the US are Soviet Union with 395 and Great Britain with 236.

Aug 14, 2016, 08:53 AM IST

2016 Rio Olympics: Michael Phelps signs off with 23rd gold medal

It gave Phelps his fifth gold of the Rio Games after his triumphs in the 4x100m free, 4x200m free, 200m butterfly and 200m individual medley, with a silver in the 100m fly for good measure.

Aug 14, 2016, 07:52 AM IST

UNBELIEVABLE! Michael Phelps eats 5-times more than an average human; Here are the details to his secret diet

An average human being consumes around 2500 calories a day, which is 5 times less than what the Swimming legend takes.

Aug 13, 2016, 17:35 PM IST