Michael Phelps

Olympic Great Phelps 'Sorry' For Drink-Driving Arrest

The Huffington Post UK & PA | Posted 01.10.2014 | UK Sport

Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps said he is "deeply sorry" after he was arrested and charged with driving under the influence. The 29-year-old was st...

Fred Phelps Dies, So Twitter Mourns Olympic Swimmer Michael Phelps

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.03.2014 | UK Sport

Fred Phelps, the founder of the Westboro Baptist Church, died at the age of 84 this week, yet somehow some tweeters mistook him for former swimmer and...

World Swimming Championships: Changing of the Guard

Mark Foster | Posted 28.09.2013 | UK Sport
Mark Foster

There can be a huge shift after an Olympic Games with many leading swimmers retiring. Michael Phelps will be particularly missed at the World Championships because he excelled in so many events... The United States will still dominate but it will be fascinating to see how Germany and especially Australia respond to very poor Olympics performances last summer.

Taking Swimming From Wales to the World

Gareth Johnson | Posted 15.07.2013 | UK Tech
Gareth Johnson

"I'm always looking for new toys and gadgets, so a few years ago I was trawling through the app store and there was heaps of stuff related to running but nothing really for swimmers. So I decided to build one - that's where Splashpath came from."

Funniest School Textbook Picture Bloopers

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.01.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Oh, if only school was fun, we hear you cry. Well, if you're (un)lucky enough to have had these delights land on your desk then you're in for a fair f...

Lochte Hints Phelps Could Return For 2016 Games

PA | Posted 12.12.2012 | UK Sport

Eleven-time Olympic medallist Ryan Lochte has predicted that 18-time champion Michael Phelps will return to compete at the Rio de Janeiro Games in 201...

PICTURES: Phelps Holes 150-Yard Putt

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.10.2012 | UK Sport

Michael Phelps, not content with winning 18 gold Olympic medals, showcased his golfing ability at St Andrews on Friday with a mammoth 150-foot putt at...

GALLERY: Phelps, Murray And JT Tee Off Ahead Of Ryder Cup

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.09.2012 | UK Sport

The 2012 Ryder Cup attracted notable golfing enthusiasts Bill Murray, Justin Timberlake and the most decorated Olympian of all time Michael Phelps to ...

London 2012: Our Greatest Team Has Inspired a Generation

James Hunt | Posted 13.10.2012 | UK Sport
James Hunt

London 2012 may have ended, but what it's created will endure for generations.

What Do You Want To Be When You Grow Up? Retiring Athletes Ponder Future

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 13.08.2012 | UK

For most retirees, plans might include a spot of golf, taking up pottery or going on Mediterranean cruises. But what if you retire before you are 30? ...

Who Is The 'Most Dangerous' Olympian To Search For Online?

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 09.10.2012 | UK Tech

Who's the most dangerous Olympian? You might be tempted to say one of the boxers - or maybe the archery team. But online there is only one answer:...

PM Pooh-Poohs Peeing In Pool

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 09.08.2012 | UK Politics

Perhaps conscious that his children may be inspired to follow in the footsteps, or dolphin kicks, of Olympic swimmers, the prime minister has dipped h...

Phelps' Model Girlfriend Revealed

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.08.2012 | Home

Michael Phelps has not just got a string of gold medals to be happy about - he's also got himself a super hot girlfriend, Russian model Megan Rossee. ...

A Squash Player's Olympic Diary: Days 5-7

James Willstrop | Posted 06.10.2012 | UK Sport
James Willstrop

Apparently some badminton doubles players have been throwing matches so that they could finish in their desired place within the chosen group. Two pairs played against each other trying to lose with no subtlety whatsoever, taking it in turns to serve in to the net several times. The Badminton Federation consequently disqualified offending teams and players.

The Armchair Spectator: The Brutality of the Games

Ben Wakeling | Posted 30.09.2012 | UK Sport
Ben Wakeling

The Olympic Games can be a cruel mistress at times. For every winner, for every athlete who stands on the podium, medal around neck, listening to the roar of the crowd and the strains of their National Anthem, there are a handful of... non-winners, shall we say. Losers seems like too strong a word.

Why America Will Top the Medals Table Again

Philip White | Posted 29.09.2012 | UK Sport
Philip White

Not every sporting challenge can be solved by money, but if Britain wants to improve its Olympic performance, a few national centers of excellence just aren't going to get it done.

Poolside Double Act Stars at London 2012

Susannah Straughan | Posted 29.09.2012 | UK Sport
Susannah Straughan

For years the BBC's voice of swimming was the unfortunately named Hamilton Bland, whose TV career ended in controversy in the late 90s. There's nothing bland about his successors, former Olympians Adrian Moorhouse and Andy Jameson, who sounded as though they'd swallowed several gallons of Red Bull as they jabbered their way through last night's pool action at London 2012.