Posts from ‘Grand Prix’
Michael Phelps earned his second win of the weekend in Santa Clara at the final stop of USA Swimming’s Grand Prix series.
Michael Phelps podiumed for the third time in Santa Clara on Saturday; Missy Franklin cruised to a world top-15.
Michael Phelps earned his second win since ending his retirement in April during Friday’s final in Santa Clara, Calif. [Gallery inside]
Missy Franklin talks to reporters at the Santa Clara Grand Prix about her year at Cal, beautiful Rio and, of course, Katie Ledecky’s world record.
Michael Phelps sat down to talk with the media the night before Friday’s prelims at the Santa Clara Grand Prix.
With Rio on the horizon, Michael Phelps still figuring out events.
Get ready for the 2014 Santa Clara Grand Prix, June 19-22, with video highlights from last year’s event.
Michael Phelps, Missy Franklin headline a field that includes 13 Olympians at the final stop on the 2013-2014 Grand Prix series in Santa Clara, Calif.
[Video] Interview with Andrew Seliskar after his 400 IM best time and 200 butterfly victory at the Charlotte Grand Prix.
Andrew Seliskar, 17, earned his first win at a USA Swimming Grand Prix event on Saturday night.
Michael Phelps won his first race in 21 months since returning to swimming.
Michael Phelps qualified for his second final since returning from retirement last month. Andrew Seliskar third in 400 IM.
Ryan Lochte pulls out of Charlotte Grand Prix due to knee pain.
Michael Phelps to continues comeback with two events on Day Two in Charlotte at the Grand Prix event May 15-18.
Look back at the action from an exciting 2014 Mesa Grand Prix, including top-shots of Michael Phelps, Ryan Lochte and Katie Ledecky.
Katie Ledecky wins her third freestyle race of this weekend’s Grand Prix; Michael Phelps has a new approach in his comebackSaturday, April 26th, 2014
Katie Ledecky wins her third freestyle race of this weekend’s Grand Prix; Michael Phelps has a new approach in his comeback.
Michael Phelps returns to the water, feeling “like a kid again.”
Michael Phelps swam the wrong stroke in his second event post-retirement. Don’t worry; it was on purpose.
Michael Phelps swam butterfly during 50-meter free prelims, and nearly qualified for finals in Mesa, Arizona at the Grand Prix.
Friday morning’s heat sheets posted for the Day 2 of the 2014 Mesa Grand Prix.
Katie Ledecky matched the year’s world-best in the women’s 400 free on Thursday at USA Swimming’s Mesa Grand Prix.
Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte renewed their rivalry during Thursday’s finals at the 2014 Mesa Grand Prix.
It didn’t take Michael Phelps long to shake off the rust and show the world why he’s the greatest of all time.
Thursday morning’s heat sheets posted for the Day 1 of the 2014 Mesa Grand Prix.
Michael Phelps talks with media at the 2014 Mesa Grand Prix in Arizona.
All eyes will be on Michael Phelps this Thursday and Friday at the 2014 Mesa Grand Prix, but here are five local storylines not to overlook.
Michael Phelps returns to the competition pool for the US2014 Mesa Grand Prix. Find all the links you need to follow along here!
NCAP stars Katie Ledecky and Andrew Seliskar both completed difficult doubles on the final night of competition at the Austin Grand Prix. [Gallery]
Race footage from Saturday night’s women’s 200-meter freestyle final at the Austin Grand Prix.
Yannick Agnel, Allison Schmitt lead North Baltimore to a three-win night in Austin.
Race footage from Saturday night’s women’s 400-meter freestyle final at the Austin Grand Prix.
Full results and recap of the first night of action from Austin.
Plenty of locals and former All Mets competing at the 2014 Austin Grand Prix this weekend. Full coverage and locals results inside.
Megan Romano opened her first, full professional season with four wins in Minneapolis. 14-year-old Isabella Rongione of McLean earned third in the 1,650-yard event.
Former Georgia swimmer Megan Romano earned gold in two events on night two at the Minneapolis Grand Prix.
U.S. National Team members showcased their speed on night one of the USA Swimming Minneapolis Grand Prix.
USA Swimming has set the meet schedule for the 2013-2014 Grand Prix Series with added prizes to draw professional swimmers to the six meet program.
Ryan Lochte won the 200 individual medley to net his fourth title of the Santa Clara International Grand Prix. California’s Elizabeth Pelton, Caitlin Leverenz and Jessica Hardy each earned a title on the final day.
Natalie Coughlin took home gold in the 50-meter freestyle. Ryan Lochte and Nathan Adrian post meet records.
Olympic champion Nathan Adrian sets meet record in 100-meter freestyle at the Santa Clara Arena Grand PrixFriday, May 31st, 2013
Nathan Adrian sets 100-meter freestyle record at Santa Clara Grand Prix. Ryan Lochte wins 100 butterfly.
Missy Franklin and Dana Vollmer kick things off at the Orlando Grand Prix on Thursday night.
Anthony Ervin, the 2000 Olympic champion making a comeback after 12 years, won the 50-meter freestyle at the Santa Clara Grand Prix.
Lochte ditched the brief in favor of a racing jammer on Sunday at the Charlotte UltraSwim Grand Prix event.
Phelps fails to find the top of the podium in his last Grand Prix race. Soni, Shanteau continue to impress in the breaststroke events.
Olympians and Olympic hopefuls dueled on Day Two of the Charlotte UltraSwim Grand Prix event.
Michael Phelps claims his third gold medal and fourth overall at the Indianapolis Grand Prix, winning the 200-meter individual medley final on Saturday.
After swearing he had given up the event, Michael Phelps wins the 400 individual medley final at the Indianapolis Grand Prix.
Dara Torres, 44, posted the the second-fastest qualifying time in the 50-meter freestyle heats.
Indianapolis Grand Prix swimming: Brendan Hansen, Ed Moses lead parade out retirement and back into poolFriday, March 30th, 2012
The Indianapolis Grand Prix showcases a handful of former retirees, including Brendan Hansen and Ed Moses, preparing for another Olympic run. Michael Phelps (shown) also took part.
Can’t wait to see Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte race head-to-head? Eager to see whether Lochte proves as worthy a challenger to the best swimmer of all time as he did last summer?
It may be a bit too early to determine who will have the edge in London this year between Phelps and Lochte. Both are swimming at high levels, despite taxing training schedules, but we do know that this weekend, Phelps got the better of Lochte in several events. Also competing on Sunday were RMSC’s Jack Conger and Sarah Haase, as well as former SNOW swimmer Matt McLean.
Phelps joked about going for Erik Vendt’s pool record in the men’s 200 IM before his race on Saturday, but with 100 meters to go, Phelps had a shot.
Allison Schmitt breaks Janet Evans’ 1988 pool record. Evans swam in the event’s “B” Final, moments before Schmitt’s swim. Evans is making hoping to make the 2012 Olympic team after coming out of retirement last year.
Potomac Valley swimmers will be competing this weekend in Austin, Texas this weekend, in USA Swimming’s Austin Grand Prix.