1. Michael Phelps Named 2016 Rio Olympics Swim Team Captain

    One of the greatest Olympians to ever take the pool has a new title to add to his list of honors. On Tuesday, Michael Phelps was named captain of the United States Olympic swimming ...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 8 days ago 1,664 reads 0 comments

  2. NBC and Katy Perry Partner to Create Inspiring Pre-Olympics Tribute

    The 2016 Summer Olympics have seemingly all but officially arrived. And for any soon-to-be spectators who can't seem to find an anticipatory thrill for the upcoming Games in Rio de Janeiro, Katy Perry and NBC have created the ultimate remedy...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 12 days ago 10,527 reads 4 comments

  3. Ageless Michael Phelps Dazzles at US Trials to Set Stage for Grand Finale in Rio

    OMAHA, Neb. — He left Room 833 in the Hilton Hotel on Saturday afternoon and took that long walk one last time, strolling over the enclosed skybridge to the CenturyLink Center...

    Lars Anderson Written by Lars Anderson about 24 days ago 97,414 reads 104 comments

  4. Michael Phelps Is the 1st US Male Swimmer to Qualify for 5 Different Olympics

    Fact: Michael Phelps has become the first U.S. male swimmer to qualify for five different Olympics. Bleacher Report will be bringing sports fans the most interesting and engaging Cold Hard Fact of the day, presented by Coors Light...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 27 days ago 39,303 reads 33 comments

  5. Michael Phelps Becomes 1st American Male Swimmer to Qualify for 5 Olympics

    Michael Phelps is officially on his way to the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, becoming the first American male swimmer to qualify for five Olympics, per the United States Olympic team's Twitter feed...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 28 days ago 100,184 reads 5 comments

  6. As Other US Swimming Stars Fade, Michael Phelps Remains Remarkably Dominant

    OMAHA, Neb. — When we first saw Michael Phelps years ago, he was a blank slate. He was swimming, swimming, swimming with one thought of one thing: winning gold. As time passed, things changed, and he kept winning gold...

    Greg Couch Written by Greg Couch about 28 days ago 29,217 reads 16 comments

  7. 2016 US Olympic Swimming Trials: What to Watch for on Day 3

    Day 3 of the Olympic swim trials will be the most anticipated of the meet as Michael Phelps , the 18-time gold medalist and 22-time Olympic medalist, makes his debut in the 200-meter butterfly...

    Brendan O'Meara Written by Brendan O'Meara about 29 days ago 3,761 reads 0 comments