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(FILES): This August 17, 2008 file photo shows US swimmer Michael Phelps competing in the men's 4 x 100m medley relay swimming final at the National Aquatics Center during the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games in Beijing. USA Swimming suspended Olympic superstar Michael Phelps for three months on February 5, 2009, a "reprimand" after a published photograph showed him apparently smoking marijuana. The national governing body of the sport stressed that the punishment was not for a doping violation, but said they wanted to send a "s trong message" to Phelps about his status as a role model for young people.

Phelps Suspended 6 Months After DUI Arrest

Michael Phelps’ comeback took a major hit on Monday, with USA Swimming suspending the 18-time Olympic champion for six months and forcing him to withdraw from next year’s world championships.

10/06/2014

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Charging Documents: Phelps’ Breath Test Was .14

Police documents indicate that Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps registered .14 percent on a breathalyzer test after he was stopped on a speeding violation.

10/01/2014

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Phelps Apologizes After DUI Arrest

Michael Phelps can’t seem to break a disturbing pattern. Record-breaking success in the pool. Trouble on dry land.

10/01/2014

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Phelps Flounders In Freestyle Nationals

Michael Phelps botched his turn halfway through the 100-meter freestyle and finished next-to-last in a star-studded field at the U.S. national championships.

08/07/2014

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Phelps Signs With New Suit Company

After partnering with Speedo through most of his swimming career, Michael Phelps has agreed to a new deal with Aqua Sphere.

08/05/2014

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Phelps To Swim In 4 Events At Nationals

Michael Phelps will match his most grueling program since coming out of retirement, entering four events at next week’s U.S. national championships.

08/01/2014

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Phelps Beaten By Agnel In 100-Meter Freestyle

Michael Phelps’ form deserted him Sunday night. Phelps, winner of 18 Olympic golds and 22 medals overall, was beaten by Yannick Agnel in the 100-meter freestyle at the Bulldog Grand Slam.

07/14/2014

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Phelps Edges Lochte In 100 Backstroke

Phelps won the 100-meter backstroke on Saturday at the Bulldog Grand Slam, edging Ryan Lochte in another encouraging performance in his comeback.

07/13/2014

(FILES): This August 17, 2008 file photo shows US swimmer Michael Phelps competing in the men's 4 x 100m medley relay swimming final at the National Aquatics Center during the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games in Beijing. USA Swimming suspended Olympic superstar Michael Phelps for three months on February 5, 2009, a "reprimand" after a published photograph showed him apparently smoking marijuana. The national governing body of the sport stressed that the punishment was not for a doping violation, but said they wanted to send a "s trong message" to Phelps about his status as a role model for young people.

Phelps Miffed That He’s Not Going Faster

Michael Phelps has never been the patient type. The winningest athlete in Olympic history figured that he would be putting up better times at this stage of his comeback.

07/11/2014

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Trending: Michael Phelps “Un-retires,” Funny Flight Announcement, His & Her Headgear

MICHAEL PHELPS UNRETIRING The most decorated Olympian is coming out of retirement. 22-time Olympic medalist Michael Phelps will compete in Arizona in ten days. Immediately, folks on social media started comparing him to another athlete. […]

CBS 11–04/14/2014

(FILES): This August 17, 2008 file photo shows US swimmer Michael Phelps competing in the men's 4 x 100m medley relay swimming final at the National Aquatics Center during the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games in Beijing. USA Swimming suspended Olympic superstar Michael Phelps for three months on February 5, 2009, a "reprimand" after a published photograph showed him apparently smoking marijuana. The national governing body of the sport stressed that the punishment was not for a doping violation, but said they wanted to send a "s trong message" to Phelps about his status as a role model for young people.

Olympic Great Michael Phelps Ending Retirement

22-time Olympic medalist Michael Phelps is coming out of retirement, the first step toward swimming at the 2016 Rio Olympics.

04/14/2014

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