Phelps is back, and at his age, why not?

Last updated on: Tuesday, 15 April 2014 09:05

Michael Phelps, who will turn 29 this June, had retired from competitive swimming at a relatively early age. His comeback now has cheered his fans.

Michael Phelps makes surprise return to swimming

Last updated on: Tuesday, 15 April 2014 08:59

Michael Phelps is scheduled to take part in an April 24-26 event at Mesa, Arizona, with the goal of getting back into a competitive environment, according to a statement from USA Swimming.

Olympic great Michael Phelps coming out of retirement

Last updated on: Monday, 14 April 2014 23:22

Michael Phelps, the 22-time Olympic medallist, will compete for the first time since the 2012 London Games at a meet in Mesa, Arizona, on April 24-26.

Stephanie Rice, Olympic champion, retires from swimming

Last updated on: Wednesday, 09 April 2014 14:03

Stephanie Rice collected three gold medals and broke three world records in the 200m and 400m individual medleys and the 4x200m freestyle at the 2008 Olympics.

Swimming legend Ian Thorpe in 'intensive care', may lose left arm: Reports

Last updated on: Tuesday, 08 April 2014 18:43

Ian Thorpe, the 31-year-old five-time Olympic gold medallist, has contracted serious infection after surgery.

Swimmer Jyotsna Pansare's dope ban period reduced to one year

Last updated on: Thursday, 26 September 2013 16:43

The NADAP accepted Pansare's argument that she had used face-packs and other cosmetic products containing geranium oil and root extract which had led to her positive result.

Paralympian Sharath Gayakwad finishes 7th in World Swimming Championships

Last updated on: Friday, 16 August 2013 14:28

At the event, World Record holder, Ukranian Andriy Kalyna won the gold medal after clocking a speed of 1:07.05 minutes. Austrian Andreas Onea won silver and Krzysztof Paterka from Poland settled for the bronze. Their timings were 1:12.99 minutes and 1:14.56 minutes respectively.

Ryan Lochte claims golden double in swimming

Last updated on: Saturday, 03 August 2013 10:46

In the backstroke final, Lochte clocked 1min 53.79sec, while Poland's Radoslaw Kawecki set a new European record at 0.45 back with Tyler Clary, the Olympic champion, taking bronze at 0.85 adrift.

Ye Shiwen suffers shock 200 Individual Medley defeat at world championships

Last updated on: Tuesday, 30 July 2013 16:52

The 17-year-old favourite finished a full second behind the medallists as Hungary's Katinka Hosszu claimed gold.

Teen star Ruta Meilutyte sets new women's 100m breaststroke world record

Last updated on: Tuesday, 30 July 2013 16:39

The 16-year-old broke the four-year-old mark at the swimming world championships in Barcelona on Tuesday.