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Daily Mail
How Olympics heroes from Games gone by stack up against Rio's bestif the medal-winning times in Rio were applied on some of the rare occasions he
How Olympics heroes from Games gone by stack up against Rio's best
Daily Mail / Posted 8 days ago
if the medal-winning times in Rio were applied on some of the rare occasions he didn't win throughout his career? Mark Spitz was widely regarded as the country's greatest swimmer before Phelps splashed onto the scene and took his place as... Read more
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The News & Observer
Showstoppers Usain Bolt, Michael Phelps leave marks that won’t be duplicated200 in Tokyo in 2020. There have been other fantastic Olympic swimmers and spr
Showstoppers Usain Bolt, Michael Phelps leave marks that won’t be duplicated
The News & Observer / Posted 12 days ago
200 in Tokyo in 2020. There have been other fantastic Olympic swimmers and sprinters before these two men, of course. Mark Spitz won seven gold medals in swimming in 1972. Then he retired at age 22, which was customary at that time in the sport... Read more
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The Hindu
Michael Phelps, stupendous careerwhat was thought to be the most insurmountable record at the Games, the seven-g
Michael Phelps, stupendous career
The Hindu / Posted 13 days ago
what was thought to be the most insurmountable record at the Games, the seven-gold haul at a single Olympics by Mark Spitz at Munich 1972, prompting the Munich hero himself to pay tribute to his young compatriot. “Epic!” exclaimed Spitz,... Read more
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Daily Mail
German Olympic coach dies after high-speed head-on collision in RioKatini, sport scientist for the canoe team, were returning to the athletes' vil
German Olympic coach dies after high-speed head-on collision in Rio
Daily Mail / Posted 13 days ago
Katini, sport scientist for the canoe team, were returning to the athletes' village German camp spokeswoman Ulrike Spitz in an email after the crash: 'We only confirm that two members of the German Olympic Team (canoe) suffered a car... Read more
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New Kerala
Witness to greatness: Bolt, Phelps' records unlikely to be beaten soon - newkerala.com #105504for all the years it has competed. He won eight golds in an Olympic, beating th
Witness to greatness: Bolt, Phelps' records unlikely to be beaten soon - newkerala.com #105504
New Kerala / Posted 13 days ago
for all the years it has competed. He won eight golds in an Olympic, beating the earlier record of seven golds held by Mark Spitz in 1972. In Rio he swam to glory, again. Bolt's name and presence was enough to electrify the crowd. Most of them had... Read more
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Yahoo Sports
Ranking all 23 of Michael Phelps' gold medal races100 free split that served as a fire-starter performance for the American men h
Ranking all 23 of Michael Phelps' gold medal races
Yahoo Sports / Posted 13 days ago
100 free split that served as a fire-starter performance for the American men here. It also featured what coach Bob Bowman called “the best turn ever done,” a devastating underwater kick-out that effectively ended the race with 250... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Flashing Back to Michael Phelps' Defining Momenttrying to end the debate about whether he was the greatest swimmer of all time.
Flashing Back to Michael Phelps' Defining Moment
Bleacher Report / Posted 15 days ago
trying to end the debate about whether he was the greatest swimmer of all time. His legacy's last need was to catch Mark Spitz's record of seven golds in one Games. Through six events in Beijing, Phelps not only had six gold medals, but he also... Read more
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Yahoo Sports
The complicated relationship that molded Michael Phelps into the greatesthell am I doing swimming again? I’m so slow. This is terrible,’ “ Phelps recall
The complicated relationship that molded Michael Phelps into the greatest
Yahoo Sports / Posted 15 days ago
hell am I doing swimming again? I’m so slow. This is terrible,’ “ Phelps recalled here Thursday night. “I just had to trust Bob. I’ve trusted him since I was 11 years old. I had to keep trusting him. I knew he wouldn’t let me down.” Phelps told... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Olympics always worth losing sleep overI can remember, at least since 1968, possibly longer. Near the end of all those
Olympics always worth losing sleep over
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 17 days ago
I can remember, at least since 1968, possibly longer. Near the end of all those long, hot summers, our sleep stolen by Mark Spitz and Mary Lou and Carl Lewis and Karch Kiraly and Kerri Strug and Michael Johnson's golden shoes, we've slogged through... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Staying Gold: Phelps Has Lived a Lifetime in the Olympicsyoung to do much yet, but when he grows up, look out. In 2004 in Athens, he was
Staying Gold: Phelps Has Lived a Lifetime in the Olympics
Bleacher Report / Posted 18 days ago
young to do much yet, but when he grows up, look out. In 2004 in Athens, he was the young gun, the best—but still no Mark Spitz. In 2008 in Beijing, he was God in the pool. And by 2012 in London, it was the farewell for grandpa Phelps'... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Michael Phelps wins first medal of 2016 as U.S. takes gold in 4x100 freestyle relayto American soil," he said. "We had some sour tastes in our mouth, for me, in 2
Michael Phelps wins first medal of 2016 as U.S. takes gold in 4x100 freestyle relay
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 19 days ago
to American soil," he said. "We had some sour tastes in our mouth, for me, in 2012, and I'm glad it's back on our soil." Bob Bowman, Phelps' personal coach and also the coach of the U.S. men's team in Rio, put Phelps on the second leg, with... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Phelps captures another gold as U.S. wins 4x100 freestyle relayto American soil,” he said. “We had some sour tastes in our mouth, for me, in 2
Phelps captures another gold as U.S. wins 4x100 freestyle relay
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 20 days ago
to American soil,” he said. “We had some sour tastes in our mouth, for me, in 2012, and I’m glad it’s back on our soil. Bob Bowman, Phelps’ personal coach and also the coach of the U.S. men’s team in Rio, put Phelps on the second leg, with... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Michael Phelps wins first medal of 2016 as U.S. takes gold in 4x100 freestyle relayto American soil," he said. "We had some sour tastes in our mouth, for me, in 2
Michael Phelps wins first medal of 2016 as U.S. takes gold in 4x100 freestyle relay
Baltimore Sun / Posted 20 days ago
to American soil," he said. "We had some sour tastes in our mouth, for me, in 2012, and I'm glad it's back on our soil. Bob Bowman, Phelps' personal coach and also the coach of the U.S. men's team in Rio, put Phelps on the second leg, with... Read more
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Daily Mail
Obama has skipped every Olympics & won't go to Brazilof State John Kerry is the highest ranking U.S. official attending. Nine-time
Obama has skipped every Olympics & won't go to Brazil
Daily Mail / Posted 23 days ago
of State John Kerry is the highest ranking U.S. official attending. Nine-time Olympic gold medalist Mark Spitz - a swimmer with a bronze medal and a silver medal from the games, as well - will also travel with the U.S.... Read more
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Herald Sun
Phelps’ secret obsession with Ian Thorpecentury than Australian freestyle king Ian Thorpe. If Phelps was going to fulfi
Phelps’ secret obsession with Ian Thorpe
Herald Sun / Posted 24 days ago
century than Australian freestyle king Ian Thorpe. If Phelps was going to fulfil his ambition of breaking compatriot Mark Spitz’s record of seven gold medals in one Games, he’d have to be able to take out the Thorpedo in the 200m free. So began a... Read more
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Perth Now
Phelps’ secret obsession with Ian Thorpecentury than Australian freestyle king Ian Thorpe. If Phelps was going to fulfi
Phelps’ secret obsession with Ian Thorpe
Perth Now / Posted 24 days ago
century than Australian freestyle king Ian Thorpe. If Phelps was going to fulfil his ambition of breaking compatriot Mark Spitz’s record of seven gold medals in one Games, he’d have to be able to take out the Thorpedo in the 200m free. So began a... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Phelps’ secret obsession with Ian Thorpecentury than Australian freestyle king Ian Thorpe. If Phelps was going to fulfi
Phelps’ secret obsession with Ian Thorpe
Adelaide Now / Posted 24 days ago
century than Australian freestyle king Ian Thorpe. If Phelps was going to fulfil his ambition of breaking compatriot Mark Spitz’s record of seven gold medals in one Games, he’d have to be able to take out the Thorpedo in the 200m free. So began a... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Phelps’ secret obsession with Ian Thorpecentury than Australian freestyle king Ian Thorpe. If Phelps was going to fulfi
Phelps’ secret obsession with Ian Thorpe
The Courier Mail / Posted 24 days ago
century than Australian freestyle king Ian Thorpe. If Phelps was going to fulfil his ambition of breaking compatriot Mark Spitz’s record of seven gold medals in one Games, he’d have to be able to take out the Thorpedo in the 200m free. So began a... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Phelps’ secret obsession with Ian Thorpecentury than Australian freestyle king Ian Thorpe. If Phelps was going to fulfi
Phelps’ secret obsession with Ian Thorpe
Daily Telegraph / Posted 24 days ago
century than Australian freestyle king Ian Thorpe. If Phelps was going to fulfil his ambition of breaking compatriot Mark Spitz’s record of seven gold medals in one Games, he’d have to be able to take out the Thorpedo in the 200m free. So began a... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Michael Phelps: Finally at peace with swimming, himselfhe is adamant that what he's after is simple — a happy ending. "I don't know h
Michael Phelps: Finally at peace with swimming, himself
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 25 days ago
he is adamant that what he's after is simple — a happy ending. "I don't know how he's going to do this summer," said Bob Bowman, his coach of 20 years. "But I do know that when he leaves swimming this time, he will leave loving it. And that's... Read more
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The Hindu
Top 20 Olympic legendsas Phelps took six gold and two bronze medals, the second-best performance at a
Top 20 Olympic legends
The Hindu / Posted 25 days ago
as Phelps took six gold and two bronze medals, the second-best performance at an Olympic Games after fellow US swimmer Mark Spitz's seven golds in 1972. At Beijing four years later, Phelps claimed the all-time record when in the 4x100m medley relay... Read more
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The Hindu
Top 20 Olympic legendsas Phelps took six gold and two bronze medals, the second-best performance at a
Top 20 Olympic legends
The Hindu / Posted 25 days ago
as Phelps took six gold and two bronze medals, the second-best performance at an Olympic Games after fellow US swimmer Mark Spitz's seven golds in 1972. At Beijing four years later, Phelps claimed the all-time record when in the 4x100m medley relay... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Legends of the Olympic Games - 1948 to 1980Olga Korbut and Comaneci, but she came to public attention again as Phelps zero
Legends of the Olympic Games - 1948 to 1980
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 27 days ago
Olga Korbut and Comaneci, but she came to public attention again as Phelps zeroed in on her record in London. - Mark Spitz, damp squib to record-breaker The brash American boasted he would win six gold medals at the 1968 Mexico City Olympics... Read more

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