Michael Phelps

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From Suni Lee to archery blues: Team USA’s Olympic highs and lows so far
The US had its ups and downs in the pool, logged a first in fencing but disappointed in soccer and rugby sevens

Tom Dart in Tokyo

03, Aug, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Caeleb Dressel fills US swimming’s post-Phelps void with 100m freestyle gold
The figurehead of US men’s swimming won the first solo Olympic gold of his career on Thursday, setting a new Olympic record in the 100m freestyle

Tom Dart at Tokyo Aquatics Centre

29, Jul, 2021 @6:27 AM

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'Overwhelmed' Michael Phelps says Covid-19 has taken toll on his mental health
The 23-time Olympic swimming champion has admitted that the Covid-19 pandemic is taking a toll on his mental health

Guardian sport

18, May, 2020 @5:06 PM

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Hyperbaric oxygen chamber: I’m under a lot of pressure – and I love it!
I’m basically inside a balloon, breathing 100% oxygen through a mask. I fall into a deep, restorative nap and awake hungry for more

Rhik Samadder

25, Feb, 2020 @7:00 AM

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The brilliant Caeleb Dressel doesn't need to be the next Michael Phelps
Bryan Armen Graham: The young American sprinter, fresh off a record-tying seven golds at worlds, could be in position to become the face of swimming in 2020

Bryan Armen Graham

03, Aug, 2017 @9:00 AM

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Viewers angry after Michael Phelps loses race to computer-generated shark
Mankind’s latest setback came on Sunday after one of the greatest Olympians ever, Michael Phelps, lost a 100m swimming race to a great white shark

Tom Lutz

24, Jul, 2017 @3:18 PM

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Shark Week 2017: more fishy tales or nature TV's great-white hope?
Discovery Channel’s popular weeklong series is back on Sunday with documentaries and a much hyped race between Michael Phelps and a shark

Jake Nevins

21, Jul, 2017 @11:00 AM

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Man v beast: from Jesse Owens taking on a horse to Michael Phelps racing a shark
The 23-times Olympic swimming champion is to race one of nature’s most fearsome creatures, but he’s not the first to face an opponent from the animal kingdom

Gavin Haynes

19, Jul, 2017 @4:23 PM

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Michael Phelps wants to talk doping reform now. Will anybody listen?
Les Carpenter: The older, wiser Olympic champion is finally addressing the doping epidemic that he’d always avoided, but will it be enough to make real change?

Les Carpenter in Washington

01, Mar, 2017 @11:46 AM

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Rio 2016: amid the politics Olympics were a kaleidoscopic fortnight of sport | Andy Bull
From Usain Bolt’s golden triumphs to a green pool and Michael Phelps’s herculean achievements, the Games were swept along by a crazy rhythm in Rio

Andy Bull

27, Dec, 2016 @3:24 PM

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Harambe homages and Biden's antics: memes that made 2016 more bearable
The internet provided humorous respite for those who became cynical and weary amid the onslaught of bad, worse and fake news. Here are some highlights

Adam Gabbatt

26, Dec, 2016 @1:00 PM

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BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2016 – behind the scenes
Stars from the world of sport were out in force at the BBC’s annual awards extravaganza and Guardian photographer Tom Jenkins got special access to see how the event at Birmingham’s Genting Arena came together

Tom Jenkins and Steven Bloor

19, Dec, 2016 @3:02 PM

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