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2012 Summer Olympics

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  • Michael Phelps says he's 'having fun' as he returns to the pool this week

    Michael Phelps says he's 'having fun' as he returns to the pool this week
    MESA, ARIZ. — Michael Phelps couldn’t say it enough times, even joking that he would bore questioners with his repetitive explanation for returning to competitive swimming.
  • Possible reasons abound for Michael Phelps' return to swimming

    Possible reasons abound for Michael Phelps' return to swimming
    For almost a year, the question was "if" Michael Phelps would return to competitive swimming. Now that Phelps is scheduled to end his 20-month retirement Thursday in Mesa, Ariz., a more nuanced question looms: Why? Phelps sounded fairly certain he...

    Scent branding catching on with retailers

    Scent branding catching on with retailers
    Between the bouncy music and stacks of colorful jeans, visitors to the Benetton on Michigan Avenue might catch a whiff of a blooming marketing trend. Mounted high in the corner beside the store entrance, a scent diffuser, installed in November,...

    Phelps ends retirement ahead of 2016 Rio Olympics

    (Reuters) - Michael Phelps, the most decorated swimmer of all time, will come out of retirement next week, the clearest signal yet that he is getting ready to make an Olympic comeback at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games. The American, who has not competed...

    Retired Olympian Michael Phelps to swim again

    Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian of all time, is coming out of retirement, USA Swimming said on Monday. The American, who has not competed since the 2012 London Games, will headline an April 24-26 meet in Arizona along with fellow Olympians...