1. Fred Phelps Dies, so Twitter Mourns the Still-Alive Olympian Michael Phelps

    Westboro Baptist Church leader Fred Phelps died at the age of 84, the BBC reports , but that didn't stop some on Twitter from confusing him for 28-year-old Michael Phelps , subsequently mourning him instead...

    Mark Patterson Written by Mark Patterson about 6 months ago 7,364 reads 5 comments

  2. Thorpe Admitted to Rehab for Depression

    Australian swimming great Ian Thorpe has been admitted to rehab after suffering from depression, local media said on Monday.....

    Scott Slocombe Written by Scott Slocombe about 8 months ago 112 reads 0 comments

  3. Rebecca Soni Officially Announces Retirement

    American breaststroking superstar Rebecca Soni has announced her retirement from swimming, ending a limbo that she's been in having not competed since winning gold at the 2012 Summer Olympics...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Agustin Gonzalez about 8 months ago 99 reads 0 comments

  4. Michael Phelps' Mom's Desire for Son to Compete in 2016 Olympics Is Good Sign

    While it seemed that Michael Phelps ' swimming career had already come to a close, the world-famous swimmer is back in the pool, and his mom is hoping that he can compete in the 2016 Olympics...

    Tyler Brooke Written by Tyler Brooke about 10 months ago 3,991 reads 0 comments

  5. Diana Nyad Raises More Than $100K in 2-Day Swim for Hurricane Sandy Relief

    Diana Nyad , who made worldwide headlines after becoming the first person to swim from Cuba to Florida without a protective cage, has completed her 48-hour marathon swim in New York City to benefit Hurricane Sandy relief efforts...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 12 months ago 666 reads 1 comments

  6. Diana Nyad Swimming 2 Days Straight to Raise Money for Hurricane Sandy Relief

    Diana Nyad, who made headlines last month after becoming the first person to swim from Cuba to Florida without a protective cage, has already started her next feat of endurance...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 12 months ago 11,021 reads 9 comments