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Posts Tagged ‘Olympics’

Michael Phelps talks Olympic dreams…13 years ago

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

Interview with a 15-year-old Michael Phelps.

Michael Phelps resumes workouts with former coach, but still no word on much-speculated comeback

Monday, October 21st, 2013

Michael Phelps has been swimming with coach Bob Bowman once again fueling comeback rumors.

Swimming gets Olympic revenue boost

Wednesday, May 29th, 2013

Swimming and gymnastics were promoted into top revenue-sharing group by the IOC joining track and field.

Swimsuits that turn athletes into barracudas

Tuesday, July 17th, 2012

Swimsuit makers have long sought inspiration in the oceans, where evolution spent about 500 million years sculpting bodies shaped to cut through the water with the least drag or studded with features that increase speed.

Locals looking for Trials cuts at a star-studded Austin Grand Prix

Thursday, January 12th, 2012

Potomac Valley swimmers will be competing this weekend in Austin, Texas this weekend, in USA Swimming’s Austin Grand Prix.

Kendall is pure gold at 2011 Pan Am Games

Monday, November 7th, 2011

Fairfax native Amanda Kendall earned four gold medals at the 2011 Pan American, which took place October 15-22 and were held in Guadalajara, Mexico at the brand new Scotiabank Aquatics Center.