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17 hrs ago | CBS Local

Olympic Gold Medalist Rowdy Gaines On Michael Phelps Returning To Competitive Swimming

U.S. Olympic Hall Of Famer, three-time Olympic gold medalist and a member of the International Swimming Hall of Fame, Rowdy Gaines has enjoyed a successful competitive swimming career.

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22 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

The pull of the pool [Editorial]

Our view: The return of Baltimore's Michael Phelps to competitive swimming raises hopes - and misgivings - of his biggest fans George Herman Ruth Jr., the pride of Pigtown, stayed in the game too long.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

SLAM! Sports

Phelps' return greeted with shrug by fellow Olympians

U.S. swimmer Michael Phelps stands in a pool during a visit to the Rocinha slum complex ahead of the Laureus World Sports Awards in Rio de Janeiro March 11, 2013.

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Fitsugar

Meet the Girl Who Got Michael Phelps Into Swimming

You watched him win 22 Olympic medals, break numerous world records, retire in style at the 2012 Summer Olympics - and then announce this month that he's coming out of retirement - but how exactly how did Michael Phelps get into swimming? Enter Hilary Phelps, the oldest sister of the Phelps clan, whose siblings would later follow in her swimming ... (more)

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The Baltimore Sun

Michael Phelps has nothing to lose in swimming comeback

We should all be so fortunate to be able to retire at age 27 and embark on an international quest to experience a world full of fun and privilege, but - quite predictably - has come to realize that living the good life isn't going to be enough to keep him entertained.

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NewsOn6 Tulsa

Phelps will be racing himself in swimming comeback

Two registered sex offenders who have known each other since at least 2012 have been charged with raping and killing four California women since last year.

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Lowell Sun

10 Things to Know for Today

President's critics say his tough talk--like his "red line" on Syria--isn't followed by equally tough action.

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The Kansas City Star

Olympic great Michael Phelps ending retirement

If you can stand the cold, this should be a good night to view the total lunar eclipse.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Times-Picayune

Texas woman guilty in fatal stabbing, castration; Phelps swimming...

In a phone call, he advises his Russian counterpart that while a diplomatic solution to the crisis is still possible, Moscow's actions aren't helping .

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WDRB-TV Louisville

White supremacist ID'd as suspect in Kansas attacks

By BETH HARRIS AP Sports Writer Michael Phelps is coming out of retirement, the first step toward swimming at the 2016 Rio Olympics.

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WBEX-AM Chillicothe

Trending Now: No more team workouts for Clowney

The MMQB.com: Jadeveon Clowney won't take part in anymore private workouts for teams for fear of injuring himself prior to next month's NFL Draft.

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WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Michael Phelps coming out of retirement

The 22-time Olympic medalist will compete for the first time since the 2012 London Olympics at a meet in Mesa, Ariz., on April 24-26.

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Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

USA Swimming expects Michael Phelps to compete April 24-26

Over the last year or so, Michael Phelps had been taking all the necessary steps toward a return to competitive swimming.

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The Washington Post

Michael Phelps

In this Aug. 3, 2012, file photo, United States' Michael Phelps displays his gold medal for the men's 100-meter butterfly swimming final at the Aquatics Centre in the Olympic Park during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.

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The Japan Times

Hagino's grand ambition on display during nationals

While some veterans have shown signs of decline, several young Japanese swimmers have shown they have the potential to raise their level higher.

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Iol.co.za

Le Clos bags seven titles

Olympic gold medalist Chad Le Clos won a record-equalling seven titles at the national swimming championships which closed in Durban this weekend.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Fitsugar

Get Ready to Jump-Start Your Pool Workout For Spring

After spending the last few months indoors, Spring is beckoning, and outdoor activities are imminent.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

WebProNews

Weight Loss: Supercharging Secret

Olympic swimming superstar Michael Phelps eats 12,000 calories a day. Think about that a moment.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

Twelve Olympians Set For Short Course Masters Nationals

SANTA CLARA, California, April 8. THE U.S. Masters Swimming short course nationals always has plenty of star power, and next month's edition at the George Haines International Swim Center will be one of the most star-studded yet, with a dozen Olympians among the registered 2,250 athletes.

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The Washington Post

Ian Thorpe in intensive care with a oeseriousa infection

Ian Thorpe won gold in 200-meter freestyle in the 2004 Olympics. should read TIM Ian Thorpe, the Australian swimming great, is battling an infection in a Sydney hospital and is unlikely to swim again in competition, his agent said.

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Olympic Medal Count

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1 United States 46 29 29 104
2 China 38 27 23 88
3 Great Britain 29 17 19 65
4 Russian Federation 24 26 32 82
5 South Korea 13 8 7 28
6 Germany 11 19 14 44
7 France 11 11 12 34
8 Italy 8 9 11 28
9 Hungary 8 4 5 17
10 Australia 7 16 12 35
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