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Latest Stories Nick Zaccardi: Ed Moses is latest swimming comeback story; more Olympic notesupdated: Mon Jun 13 2011 20:43:00

Ed Moses suffered the biggest disappointment of his life at the 2004 U.S. Olympic swim trials. The 2000 Olympic gold and silver medal breaststroker, a co-American record holder in the 100-meter breaststroke, finished fourth and sixth in his events. Only the top two in each made the Olympic team. Swimmer Cullen Jones is the face of USA Swimming's Make a Splash campaignupdated: Tue Nov 23 2010 12:12:00

Sports Illustrated will announce its choice for Sportsman of the Year on Nov. 29. Here's one of the nominations for that honor by an SI writer.

Severe fatigue behind swimmer's death, officials sayupdated: Sun Oct 24 2010 19:37:00

Fran Crippen, a star open-water swimmer, was at a competition in the United Arab Emirates when he made a promise to his longtime prep-school coach back in the states.

U.S. swimmer dies during event in United Arab Emiratesupdated: Sat Oct 23 2010 17:51:00

A 26-year-old member of the U.S. national swimming team died Saturday during an open-water race in the United Arab Emirates, according to event officials.

Phelps suffers first finals loss in yearupdated: Sun May 17 2009 02:00:00

Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps suffered his first defeat in a championship race in a year when he lost the 100-meter backstroke to world-record holder Aaron Peirsol at the Charlotte UltraSwim in North Carolina.

Phelps wins two events on swimming returnupdated: Sat May 16 2009 07:56:00

Michael Phelps made a winning return to competitive swimming when he landed the 200 meters freestyle and 100m butterfly finals at the Charlotte Ultraswim meet in North Carolina.

Phelps qualifies for 200m final on returnupdated: Fri May 15 2009 14:11:00

Multiple Olympic champion Michael Phelps qualified for the 200m freestyle final at the Charlotte Ultraswim meet as he returned to competition for the first time since last summer's Beijing Games.

Phelps to make swimming return after banupdated: Fri May 15 2009 08:28:00

Michael Phelps is set to return to competitive swimming after completing a three-month suspension following the publication of a picture apparently showing the multi-Olympic champion using illegal drugs.

Phelps back in competitive waterupdated: Thu May 14 2009 17:27:00

Michael Phelps -- the Olympic gold-medal swimmer who jumped into hot water over a photo of him holding a bong -- has returned to competition for the first time since the Beijing Olympics. Kellogg's Drops Michael Phelps over Bong Photoupdated: Fri Feb 06 2009 12:56:00

The Olympian's behavior "is not consistent with the image of Kellogg," the corn flake company says

Phelps suspended from competition, dropped by Kelloggupdated: Fri Feb 06 2009 11:22:00

Olympic hero Michael Phelps was suspended from competitive swimming for three months on Thursday -- just hours after one of his sponsors announced it would not renew his contract after a photo surfaced of him smoking from a bong.

Phelps: 'I made mistakes'updated: Fri Feb 06 2009 11:22:00

Michael Phelps says that he has learned from his mistakes and is happy to be back in the water. Kelli Anderson: Cullen Jones seizes swimming spotlightupdated: Sat Jul 05 2008 01:18:00

Cullen Jones can still picture the top of the water slide at Dorney Park in Pennsylvania where his life took a fateful turn when he was five years old. His dad Ronald, had made him promise to not let go of the inner tube on the way down, so, Ronald shot down the slide, screaming all the way, Cullen followed, gripping the tube tightly. "When I hit the bottom of the ride, there was this huge pool of water, and I flipped right over," Jones recalls. But he didn't let go of the tube. "I actually passed out," he says. "They had to give me CPR, and when I woke up, I was like, okay, what's the next ride? It could have changed my life completely if it was traumatic. I might never have touched the water again."

Drowning preventionupdated: Mon May 26 2008 11:03:00

Free swimming lessons for minorities aim to reduce the risk of drowning as Judy Fortin reports in this Health Minute.

'Splash' group helps kids of color learn to swimupdated: Mon May 26 2008 11:03:00

Marquez Benson, 9, sits patiently on the edge of the indoor pool at the Boys and Girls Club near downtown Atlanta, Georgia.

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