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Dressel smashes Phelps' 100m butterfly world record

Jul 26, 2019 - 8:45 PM

Another Michael Phelps world record goes down this week as American Caeleb Dressel pulls off an incredible semifinal swim

SMASHING. USA's Caeleb Dressel is on track of at least matching his personal record medal haul in the world championships. Photo by Oli Scarff/AFP

Phelps hails 'incredible' Milak after losing world record

Jul 25, 2019 - 6:10 PM

Hungarian teen Kristof Milak shatters American legend Michael Phelps' long-standing 200m butterfly record

TEEN TITAN. Nineteen-year-old Kristof Milak celebrates his record-breaking romp in the world championships. Photo by Oli Scarff/AFP

Phelps: Saving a life more important than a gold medal

Aug 18, 2018 - 1:39 PM

Olympic swimming legend Michael Phelps opens up again on his ongoing battle with depression

STRUGGLES. US sports icon Michael Phelps admits he recently ‘went through a scary depression spell’ again. Photo by Odd Andersen/AFP

LOOK: Michael Phelps congratulates Pinoy Clark Kent

Aug 02, 2018 - 6:00 PM

(UPDATED) The world's most decorated Olympian praises 10-year-old Clark Kent 'Superman' Apuada for smashing his record

FUTURE GREAT. Filipino-American Clark Kent Apuada (left) gets noticed by swimming legend Michael Phelps. Photos from Facebook

Swimming icon Michael Phelps overjoyed to announce new baby

Feb 14, 2018 - 11:40 AM

The Phelps family welcomes Beckett Richard Phelps to the world

WELCOME. Michael Phelps posts a photo of his wife Nicole and first born Boomer holding the newest addition to the Phelps family, Beckett. Photo from Instagram (@m_phelps00)

Phelps opens up about battling anxiety, depression

Jan 20, 2018 - 1:35 PM

Phelps says that there is a need to eliminate the stigma associated with mental illness

DEPRESSION. Michael Phelps tells the public that he had contemplated on suicide after the 2012 London Olympics. Photo by Gabriel Bouys/AFP

Dressel, Ledecky scoop top U.S. swimming awards

Nov 20, 2017 - 5:02 PM

Caeleb Dressel and Katie Ledecky are USA Swimming's top male and female athletes for 2017

GOLDEN GOGGLES. World championship swimmers Katie Ledecky and Caeleb Dressel bag the highest honors of the Golden Goggles awards. Photo from Wikipedia commons and Twitter (@caelebdressel)

Michael Phelps to race against a great white in 'Shark Week' challenge

Jun 18, 2017 - 7:20 PM

Humans have been no match for the 23 time Olympic gold medalist So now he s taking on a great white shark

PHELPS VS SHARK. Michael Phelps will race a great white shark in a Discovery Channel 'Shark Week' challenge. Photo of Phelps from AFP

WATCH: Dwayne Johnson trains Michael Phelps for 'Baywatch' in new ad

May 16, 2017 - 6:07 PM

This isn t some kiddie pool in Rio Mike this is the beach The Rock gets Michael Phelps ready to be a lifeguard in this funny new commercial

Phelps frustrated by Rio Olympics doping fears

Feb 28, 2017 - 2:20 PM

Michael Phelps in a written testimony says he and teammates are left wondering whether they were competing on a level playing field in Rio

FINAL SALVO. USA's Michael Phelps competes in the Men's swimming 4 x 100m Medley Relay Final at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium in Rio de Janeiro on August 13, 2016. Odd Andersen/AFP

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, February 17, 2017

Feb 17, 2017 - 10:15 AM

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Michael Phelps heads for 2020 Olympics - as swimwear salesman

Feb 17, 2017 - 6:39 AM

Phelps won t be competing in the pool but he s got a pair of swimming trunks he d like to sell you

TANKING. It just isn't the Olympics until Michael Phelps shows up. Now he'll be doing so as a salesman. Photo by Patrick Kraemer/EPA

Bolt, Phelps cap era of excellence

Dec 20, 2016 - 4:04 PM

The two athletes inspired a legion of young competitors determined to flourish on sport s biggest stage even as Olympic officials grapple with soaring costs corruption and the ever present specter of doping

END OF AN ERA. File Photos by OLIVIER MORIN, CHRISTOPHE SIMON / AFP

10 momen mengejutkan di dunia olahraga sepanjang 2016

Dec 20, 2016 - 3:18 PM

Mulai dari berita duka juara tak terduga hingga pemecah rekor

Michael Phelps took the plunge with secret marriage - reports

Oct 28, 2016 - 9:32 AM

Olympic swimming star Michael Phelps and long time girlfriend Nicole Johnson were quietly married in June

PLUNGE. Michael Phelps has reportedly married the mother of his child shortly after the birth of their son, Boomer. Photo by Esteban Biba/EPA

After Olympic gold, Joseph Schooling considers pro career in US

Aug 17, 2016 - 10:00 AM

Schooling will finish his studies at University of Texas then ponder a professional career

NEXT PHASE. Olympic gold medalist Joseph Schooling, seen showing off a fresh tattoo depicting the Olympic logo, will focus on finishing his college education for the immediate future. Photo by Wallace Woon/EPA

Michael Phelps proud to inspire his own defeat in Rio

Aug 16, 2016 - 6:22 PM

Michael Phelps is happy to be a part of Joseph Schooling s historic victory even if it denied him another gold

END OF AN ERA. The Michael Phelps era came to an end at the hands of Joseph Schooling, a Singaporean swimmer he helped inspire. Photo by Gabriel Bouys/AFP

wRap Olimpiade hari ini: Minggu, 14 Agustus 2016

Aug 14, 2016 - 7:02 PM

Apa saja yang terjadi di Olimpiade Rio 2016 sejauh ini?

ATLET ATLETIK. Sprinter Sudirman Hadi berpose di lintasan atletik Stadion Rawamangun, Jakarta, Selasa, 26 Juli. Foto oleh Wahyu Putro A/ANTARA

Michael Phelps tutup karir Olimpiade dengan emas ke-23

Aug 14, 2016 - 12:42 PM

Perenang AS Michael Phelps berhasil mendapatkan medali emas terakhirnya saat menjuarai nomor 4x100 meter gaya ganti estafet putra di Olimpiade 2016

Michael Phelps tutup karir Olimpiade dengan emas ke-23. Foto oleh Tibor Illyes/EPA

Phelps' Olympic career of gold, anger and contentment

Aug 14, 2016 - 12:29 PM

Michael Phelps past and present converged at the Rio Olympics in a last explosion of gold for a swimming icon who showed he is more than a medal machine

ALL SMILES. USA's Michael Phelps poses with his gold medal during the podium ceremony of the Men's swimming 4 x 100m Medley Relay Final at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium in Rio de Janeiro on August 13, 2016. Gabriel Bouys/AFP

PH swimmer Jessie Lacuna on lessons learned from watching Phelps, Ledecky

Aug 14, 2016 - 12:23 PM

The Filipino Olympian is using his time in Rio to study how he can improve by watching the greats

Michael Phelps signs off with 23rd Olympic gold medal

Aug 14, 2016 - 10:26 AM

UPDATED Michael Phelps brings down the curtain on his glittering Olympic career by helping the USA win 4x100m medley relay gold at the Rio Games

FINAL SALVO. USA's Michael Phelps competes in the Men's swimming 4 x 100m Medley Relay Final at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium in Rio de Janeiro on August 13, 2016. Odd Andersen/AFP

Aunty Yolly: The Filipina nanny behind Singapore's Joseph Schooling

Aug 13, 2016 - 8:17 PM

UPDATED Aunty Yolly – 56 year old Filipina nanny Yolanda Pascual – has played a major part in the life of the Olympics newest star

How Singapore's giantkiller Schooling beat Phelps in Rio

Aug 13, 2016 - 5:38 PM

Since the age of 13 Joseph Schooling had been plotting how to beat Michael Phelps Eight years later that moment came in Rio

UPSET. Joseph Schooling had once been a child looking up to Michael Phelps. At Rio he spoiled Phelps' party to win his country's first gold medal. Photo by Bernd Thissen/EPA

5 hal yang perlu kamu ketahui tentang Joseph Schooling

Aug 13, 2016 - 12:38 PM

Perenang Singapura berusia 21 tahun ini berhasil mengalahkan idolanya Michael Phelps di final nomor 100m gaya kupu kupu

EMAS PERTAMA. Pemenang medali emas Joseph Schooling dari Singapura berpose setelah penyerahan medali untuk final nomor 100m gaya kupu-kupu putra di Olimpiade Rio 2016. Foto oleh Esteban Biba/EPA.

Rio 2016: Slew of surprises in record-breaking day

Aug 13, 2016 - 11:47 AM

Schooling beats Phelps Ledecky obliterates competition Ayana smashes 10 000m record 3 suspended for doping – all in one Olympic day

OPPOSITE DIRECTIONS. USA's Katie Ledecky (C) crosses Hungary's Katinka Hosszu (top) and Canada's Hilary Caldwell during the Women's 800m Freestyle Final during the swimming event at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium in Rio de Janeiro on August 12, 2016. Martin Bureau/AFP

FOTO: Joseph Schooling persembahkan emas pertama untuk Singapura

Aug 13, 2016 - 11:08 AM

Schooling mengalahkan favorit juara Michael Phelps di gaya 100m kupu kupu

LOOK: Joseph Schooling met Michael Phelps 8 years before beating him

Aug 13, 2016 - 9:57 AM

Eight years after taking a photo with Michael Phelps Joseph Schooling defeats him on the biggest stage

FRIENDS. USA's Michael Phelps (L) and Singapore's Schooling Joseph talk after competing in the Men's 100m Butterfly Final during the swimming event at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium in Rio de Janeiro on August 12, 2016. Gabriel Bouys/AFP

Perenang Singapura batalkan rekor Michael Phelps

Aug 13, 2016 - 9:27 AM

Schooling menjadi atlet Singapura pertama yang meraih medali emas Olimpiade

Joseph Schooling saat memenangi balap renang 100 m gaya kupu-kupu, 13 Agustus 2016. Foto oleh EPA

Schooling stuns Phelps for Singapore's 1st Olympic gold

Aug 13, 2016 - 9:18 AM

UPDATED Singapore earns its first ever Olympic gold medal as Joseph Schooling beats Michael Phelps in the men s 100m butterfly

WINNING FORM. Singapore's Schooling Joseph competes to win the Men's 100m Butterfly Final during the swimming event at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium in Rio de Janeiro on August 12, 2016. Odd Andersen/AFP

Daftar rekor renang yang dipecahkan selama Olimpiade Rio 2016

Aug 13, 2016 - 8:40 AM

Michael Phelps pemecah beragam rekor renang di Olimpiade Rio 2016 Siapa lagi?

Atlet renang AS, Michael Phelps, saat bertanding di kelas 200 m individual medley Olimpiade Rio pada 10 Agustus 2016. Foto oleh Patrick Kraemer/EPA

Michael Phelps sets the stage for Olympic finale

Aug 13, 2016 - 1:21 AM

American swimmer Michael Phelps looks to cap off a glorious career in Rio in the men s 100m butterfly final

ONE LAST PLUNGE. Michael Phelps is set to bring a close to an unrivaled Olympic career on Saturday. Photo by Esteban Biba/EPA

Duterte, Tiamzons, Phelps | 6PM wRap

Aug 12, 2016 - 7:59 PM

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Michael Phelps dapatkan medali emas ke-22

Aug 12, 2016 - 10:20 AM

Michael Phelps mendapatkan medali emas ke 22 saat memenangi 200m individual medley putra dengan waktu 1:54:66

Atlet renang AS, Michael Phelps, saat memenangi tanding 200m individual medley di Olimpiade Rio, pada 11 Agustus 2016. Foto oleh Bernd Thissen/EPA

Phelps wins 200m individual medley for 22nd gold

Aug 12, 2016 - 10:14 AM

3rd UPDATE Michael Phelps becomes the 3rd Olympian to win the same individual event at 4 straight Games

WINNER. Michael Phelps of USA celebrates winning the men's 200m Individual Medley Final race of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games Swimming events at Olympic Aquatics Stadium at the Olympic Park in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August 11, 2016. Photo by Esteban Biba/EPA

True bromance as Phelps and Lochte approach final Olympic showdown

Aug 11, 2016 - 3:52 PM

The curtain comes down on one of swimming s great rivalries when Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte face off one last time

BROMANCE. Michael Phelps (R) will try to win the men's 200m individual medley for an incredible fourth successive Games while Ryan Lochte (L), so often the bridesmaid, finally tries to get one over on his fellow American. Photo by Esteban Biba/EPA

Tugade, Arroyo, Phelps | 6PM wRap

Aug 10, 2016 - 8:46 PM

Watch Rappler s 6PM newscast with Maria Ressa

Despite 21 golds, Michael Phelps eager to add more

Aug 10, 2016 - 8:37 PM

American swimmer Michael Phelps takes the pool again looking to add to his record 21 gold medals

GOLDEN BOY. Michael Phelps is the oldest individual gold medalist swimmer. Photo by Esteban Biba/EPA

Duterte vs Sereno, Marcos burial, Michael Phelps | 12PM wRap

Aug 10, 2016 - 1:04 PM

Watch the 12PM wRap with Chay Hofileña

Tim AS juara renang estafet, Michael Phelps raih 2 emas dalam satu hari

Aug 10, 2016 - 10:52 AM

Medali tersebut adalah emas Olimpiade ke 21 selama karirnya

Tim AS juarai nomor renang estafet gaya bebas putra 4x200 meter. Foto dari Screenshot

Olympics: With 21 golds, Michael Phelps still rules the pool

Aug 10, 2016 - 10:17 AM

UPDATED The American the most decorated athlete in Olympic history added to his staggering title tally by winning golds in the 200m butterfly and 4x200 relay within an hour

GOLD NUMBER 20. Michael Phelps of the USA celebrates after winning the men's 200m Butterfly final of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games Swimming events at Olympic Aquatics Stadium at the Olympic Park in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August 9, 2016. Tibor Illyes/EPA

Michael Phelps raih emas ke-20 di nomor renang kupu-kupu

Aug 10, 2016 - 9:39 AM

Emas tersebut merupakan medali Olimpide ke 24 yang dimiliki perenang AS tersebut

Foto dari Screenshot

Michael Phelps says dopers shouldn't be allowed to compete

Aug 09, 2016 - 2:01 PM

Phelps says it breaks my heart after controversy over athletes who have previously failed drugs tests broke out at the Rio swimming competition

NO TO DOPERS. Michael Phelps speaks out about not letting drug cheats back into swimming. EPA/PATRICK B. KRAEMER

Lingkaran merah di kulit Michael Phelps dan atlet Olimpiade lainnya

Aug 08, 2016 - 4:42 PM

Phelps dan atlet Olimpiade lain melakukan terapi cupping atau bekam jelang pertandingan

Pundak atlet renang asal Amerika Serikat, Michael Phelps, terlihat memerah akibat terapi ‘cupping’. Foto dari Twitter/@Olympics

Michael Phelps raih medali emas Olimpiade ke-19

Aug 08, 2016 - 11:27 AM

Medali emas kali ini merupakan medali Phelps yang ke 23 Sejauh ini total medali yang ia kumpulkan terdiri dari: 19 emas 2 perak dan 2 perunggu

Michael Phelps meraih medali emas ke-19. Foto dari Twitter/@Olympics

Olympics: Gold #19 for Phelps as records tumble in Olympic pool

Aug 08, 2016 - 11:19 AM

UPDATED The spellbinding action in the pool brought the curtain down on another day of drama where 14 gold medals were shared out

GOLD NUMBER 19. USA's Michael Phelps prepares to compete in the Men's 4x100m Freestyle Relay Final during the swimming event at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium in Rio de Janeiro on August 7, 2016. Gabriel Bouys/AFP

Enter Phelps: Swimming's superstar highlights Olympics Day two

Aug 07, 2016 - 5:44 PM

Fourteen gold medals are up for grabs on day two and Michael Phelps wants his piece

OUT OF RETIREMENT. Michael Phelps will seek to add to his 18 gold medals in his fifth and final Olympics. Photo by Patrick Kraemer/EPA

Japanese swimmer Hagino aims to end Phelps era in Rio

Jul 31, 2016 - 12:40 PM

Don t be fooled by Kosuke Hagino s quiet demeanor and toothy grin the Japan swimming sensation plans to usher boyhood hero Michael Phelps into retirement

ON A MISSION. Japanese swimmer Kosuke Hagino, seen in action during the men's 400m medley final of the Ciutat de Barcelona Trophy Swimming tournament in June, wants to end his boyhood hero's era. Photo by Alejandro Garcia/EPA

Amerika Serikat kirim 555 atlet ke Olimpiade Rio

Jul 26, 2016 - 11:25 AM

AS mengirimkan 292 atlet perempuan dan 263 atlet laki laki ke Olimpiade Rio 2016

Atlet renang Michael Phelps termasuk di antara 555 kontingen AS yang dikirim ke Olimpiade Rio 2016. Foto oleh EPA

Rio Olympics offer Phelps chance to bow out on his own terms

Jul 24, 2016 - 4:17 PM

With 18 golds among 22 total medals Michael Phelps is looking to go out with a bang in his 5th and last Olympics

BACK IN THE WATER. Michael Phelps of the US swims in the championship heat of the men's 100-meter backstroke at the Bulldog Grand Slam swimming meet at the Gabrielsen Natatorium at the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia, USA, 12 July 2014. Erik S. Lesser/EPA