| Aug 3, 2008
Michael Phelps was 15 years old the day he returned home to Rodgers Forge from his first Olympic Games in 2000. He had finished 5th in the 200-meter butterfly in Sydney, Australia, even though he was mostly ears and arms at that point, and it seemed as...
| Dec 14, 2009
Writing about fitness, we see a lot of gear, clothing and gadgets -- some useful, some fun and some downright weird. So take our advice: When choosing a gift for a loved one this season, think practicality with a dash of indulgence. That doesn't mean said...
| Jul 7, 2009
- Michael Phelps could sense the question coming long before it was asked.
After all, new, high-tech swimsuits and their legality in competition have been the talk of the swimming world since the Beijing Olympics. They're the main topic of conversation...
| Jul 10, 2009
Michael Phelps has always been a little obsessed with numbers, to the point where they sometimes pop up in his dreams. But during the past four years, no number has rattled around inside his head more than 50.40. It represented the world record in the...
| Jul 13, 2009
- Michael Phelps stood in line patiently for his name to be announced along with the rest of the U.S. swim team, wearing a baggy blue shirt and black Speedo hat, turned sideways in his typical casual style. When his name was finally called, the crowd...
| Jul 25, 2009
Newly introduced swimsuits that Michael Phelps and other swimmers wore during the Beijing Olympics won't be legal come 2010, but that's not something the gold-medal winner is concerned with now that the sport's governing body voted Friday to ban the high-...
| Jul 28, 2009
| 6:51 PM
Michael Phelps has four more chances to win gold at the world swimming championships.
He's not likely to be satisfied until he gets another shot at Paul Biedermann.
In different suits, that is.
The unheralded German glided across the water, steadily...
| Aug 2, 2009
In Budapest, Hungary's vibrant capital, you can sample spicy paprika at the Great Market Hall (designed by Gustave Eiffel), sip coffee in a genteel turn-of-the-20th-Century cafe and enjoy an affordable performance at the luxurious Opera House. Budapest...
| Aug 1, 2009
Suits, lies and videotape.
Reintroducing the battle between Michael Phelps and Milorad Cavic in the men's 100-meter butterfly at the world championships: the sequel.
The suits: Cavic, wearing the high-tech bodysuit, the polyurethane Arena X-Glide,...
| Aug 1, 2009
| 11:54 AM
ROME -- Michael Phelps beat Milorad Cavic again. No doubt about it.
With a defiant performance in a supposedly inferior suit, Phelps stayed close over the outward lap and rallied on the return to become the first swimmer to break 50 seconds in the 100-...
| Feb 19, 2010
Under Armour, the athletic apparel brand that popularized the catch phrase "We must protect this house," can now boast that the metaphorical pool outside the house will also be protected.
The company announced Thursday that it has signed Olympic...