PHELPS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/PHELPS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Setbacks motivate Phelps in comeback http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58304204-77/phelps-championships-races-bowman.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58304204-77/phelps-championships-races-bowman.html.csp">Setbacks motivate Phelps in comeback</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BETH HARRIS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-16T23:01:42.215-06:00">Updated Aug 16, 2014 11:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Irvine, Calif. • Michael Phelps has always fed off adversity. Not that the most decorated Olympian has faced much in the pool. Until now. Phelps lost all four of his races at the recent U.S. national championships. Hardly shocking for a guy who is four months out of retirement, but somewhat surprising for someone who already owns 53 national titles. Phelps, though, is focused on his long-term goal of competing in a fifth Olympics in 2016. “I’d rather lose all the national championships that I s...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583042042014-08-16T23:01:42.215-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-16T23:01:42.215-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58304204@www.sltrib.com Sat, 16 Aug 2014 23:01:42 MDT Phelps signs with new swimming suit company http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58264324-77/phelps-aqua-sphere-suit.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58264324-77/phelps-aqua-sphere-suit.html.csp">Phelps signs with new swimming suit company</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PAUL NEWBERRY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-05T22:09:33.862-06:00">Updated Aug 5, 2014 10:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Baltimore • Michael Phelps has been linked with Speedo throughout his swimming career, most notably collecting a $1 million bonus after he won a record eight gold medals at the Beijing Games. Now, as he comes back from retirement, the most decorated athlete in Olympic history will have a different look. Phelps announced Tuesday that he has signed a deal with Aqua Sphere, a company that has extensive experience with triathlons and recreational swimming but will be designing a racing suit for the ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582643242014-08-05T22:09:33.862-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-05T22:09:33.862-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58264324@www.sltrib.com Tue, 05 Aug 2014 22:09:33 MDT For Olympic icon Michael Phelps, there’s no place like home http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58259040-77/phelps-pool-michael-meadowbrook.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58259040-77/phelps-pool-michael-meadowbrook.html.csp">For Olympic icon Michael Phelps, there’s no place like home</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PAUL NEWBERRY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-04T12:01:08.858-06:00">Updated Aug 4, 2014 12:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Baltimore • Sitting on the deck at his beloved Meadowbrook, Michael Phelps glances toward the pool where he was once afraid to put his face in the water. “This is me,” he said, a slight smile curling off his lips. “This is home.” This is where Phelps put in most of the work to become the most decorated athlete in Olympic history. This is where he’s looking to add to that legacy after an aborted retirement, his eyes firmly on the Rio Games two years away. And as the world’s greatest swimmer takes...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582590402014-08-04T12:01:08.858-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-04T12:01:08.858-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58259040@www.sltrib.com Mon, 04 Aug 2014 12:01:08 MDT Sports briefs: Michael Phelps loses 100M freestyle http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58180612-77/won-freestyle-phelps-200.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58180612-77/won-freestyle-phelps-200.html.csp">Sports briefs: Michael Phelps loses 100M freestyle</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-13T22:57:25.287-06:00">Updated Jul 13, 2014 10:57PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Swimming • Michael Phelps was beaten by Yannick Agnel in the 100-meter freestyle at the Bulldog Grand Slam on Sunday in Athens, Ga. Agnel, who won two gold medals for France at the 2012 London Olympics and trains with Phelps at the North Baltimore Aquatic Club, won with a time of 49.37 to Phelps’ 49.42. Ryan Lochte won the 200 individual medley in 1:58.65, defeating Chase Kalisz (1:59.38). Allison Schmitt, a six-time Olympic medalist who won three golds at the London Games, won the women’s 10...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58180612@www.sltrib.com Sun, 13 Jul 2014 22:57:25 MDT Phelps tops Lochte in 100m butterfly http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58174916-77/championships-season-lochte-phelps.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58174916-77/championships-season-lochte-phelps.html.csp">Phelps tops Lochte in 100m butterfly</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-11T23:09:02.222-06:00">Updated Jul 11, 2014 11:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">SWIMMING • Michael Phelps won the 100-meter butterfly at the Bulldog Grand Slam in Athens, Ga., on Friday, easily beating rival Ryan Lochte. Phelps touched with an impressive time of 51.67 seconds, the third-fastest time in the world this year. Lochte was a distant second in 53.08. This is the final tuneup for Phelps and Lochte before next month’s national championships in Irvine, California. Both are in the midst of comebacks — Phelps returning to the pool after retiring, Lochte coming back fr...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58174916@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Jul 2014 23:09:02 MDT Swimming: Franklin wins 200m; Phelps shares 100m title http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58100764-77/franklin-200-won-phelps.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58100764-77/franklin-200-won-phelps.html.csp">Swimming: Franklin wins 200m; Phelps shares 100m title</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-22T22:49:03.528-06:00">Updated Jun 22, 2014 10:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Swimming • Michael Phelps shared the 100-meter butterfly title Friday night in the Santa Clara Grand Prix after finishing second behind Olympic champion Nathan Adrian in the 100 freestyle in Santa Clara, Calif. Phelps, the 18-time Olympic champion swimming in his third meet since coming out from retirement, matched Tom Shields at 52.11 seconds in the butterfly. Adrian won the freestyle in 48.17 seconds, and Phelps followed in 48.80. “Having a double like that, I’m pleased,” Phelps said. “I want...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58100764@www.sltrib.com Sun, 22 Jun 2014 22:49:03 MDT