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Michael Phelps


About Michael Phelps

Michael Phelps is a former professional Swimmer. He the most decorated Olympian of all time winning 22 medals within a span of 3 Olympic events.He is famous for his marathon winning of 8 Olympic Gold Medals in the 2009 Beijing Olympics.

Personal Biography

When asked about his personal life, he said, "I never said I have a girlfriend, and I never said I don't have a girlfriend. My public and private life are separate. I keep my private life to myself." Rumours are abuzz that Michael is dating Nicole Johnson, a former Miss California USA runner up.

In October 08, Phelps said his long dream of meeting American basketball champion Michael Jordan is going to fullfil as the later is participating in a golf tournament in winter at the Bahamas.

Michael Phelps appeared on Saturday Night Live as host of its 34th-season premiere on September 13, 2008 on NBC.

Professional Biography

Swimming

Michael Phelps holds the all-time records for Olympic gold medals - 18, Olympic gold medals in individual events - 11, and Olympic medals in individual events for a male - 13. In winning eight gold medals at the 2008 Beijing Games, Phelps took the record for the most first-place finishes at any single Olympic Games. Five of those victories were in individual events, tying the single Games record. In the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, Phelps won four golds and two silver medals, making him the most successful athlete of the Games for the third Olympics in a row.

Fellow swimmer Ryan Lochte is considered the best competitor for Phelps. In fact, Phelps and Lochte are considered as the Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson of swimming.

Olympics 2008

Phelps grabbed a record eight olympic medals in the Beijing Olympics. When asked about how it feels about winning the Olympic Gold, Phelps said, "I don't feel any different. I'm just having fun with this". Phelps said that he had enjoyed each of his post-Beijing experiences, especially having actress Demi Moore introduce herself and invite him to dinner after MTV's award show.

3-month ban

Phelps took a brief break from competitions after the 2008 Olympics after a 3 month suspension is ordered by USA Swimming after a photograph surfaced in British tabloid News of the World showing him smoking marijuana from a bong. After the break, he is spotted when he competed at the Charlotte Ultraswim in North Carolina on May 2009. He won the 200 meter and the butterfly in the event but showed signs of difficulty.

Michael Phelps in News

2015 USA Special Olympic Team Visits ExplorOcean Newport Beach Before Opening Ceremonies in Los Angeles
On July 23rd, 2015 starting at 3:30 p.m., ExplorOcean a nonprofit cultural institution in Newport Beach, Calif., is hosting the entire 500-strong USA Special Olympics Team at its waterfront site.

Annual ESPN(R) "My Wish" Series Returns to SportsCenter to Showcase Sports Wishes
PHOENIX, AZ--(Marketwired - July 15, 2015) - It's no surprise that the world's best athletes face many obstacles on their quest to attain world-class status. Through dedication, perseverance and determination, elite athletes become role models to wish kids who are working just as hard to overcome their life-threatening medical conditions

OxySure (OXYS) Named as Supplier of Medical Equipment for Special Olympics World Games Los Angeles 2015 -- Video News Alert on InvestmentPitch.com
VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - June 26, 2015) - OxySure Systems (OTCQB: OXYS), a leading medical device innovator was named a Champion Partner of the Special Olympics World Games by the Games Organizing Committee for the Special Olympics World Games Los Angeles 2015 (LA2015).

OxySure Systems Named as Supplier of Backup Support, Medical Equipment for Health Services at Special Olympics World Games Los Angeles 2015 (LA2015)
LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - June 24, 2015) - Today, the Games Organizing Committee for the Special Olympics World Games Los Angeles 2015 (LA2015), and medical device innovator OxySure Systems, Inc. (OTCQB: OXYS) ("OxySure") announced that OxySure has become a Champion Partner of the Special Olympics World Games, set to take place July 25-Aug. 2 in Los Angeles.

Ross' Gold Announces That It Will Be Attending CHAMPS Canada Conference in Toronto With Olympic Gold Medal Winner Ross Rebagliati as a Featured Speaker
TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - May 16, 2014) - Green and Hill Industries (PINKSHEETS: GHIL) dba Ross' Gold CEO Ross Rebagliati has been invited to speak at the CHAMPS conference in Toronto during the May 24th weekend speaking about his experience as an Olympic Gold Medal winner and the many facets of medical marijuana use in athletes.

Tuk-Tuk Ride Arrives in Goa
Twenty-two enthusiasts in 11 customized TukTuks concluded their week-long, 1100-Km charity expedition in Panji, over the weekend. The ‘Pimp My TukTuk’ tour began from a SUBWAY® restaurant in Chennai on October 05, 2013 and ended its journey at a SUBWAY® restaurant in Panaji, Goa, over the weekend

Indi Molecular Launches With $1.5 Million Seed Round Led by Interwest Partners
Indi Molecular, which pioneered a synthetic replacement for antibodies, today announced that it has raised a $1.5 million seed round led by InterWest Partners and joined by several angel investors

Usain Bolt Named Sportsman of Year for Third Time; Triple British Success as Jessica Ennis, Andy Murray and Sebastian Coe Are Honored in Rio de Janeiro; Michael Phelps Receives Special Laureus Academy Award
Felix Sanchez wins Laureus Comeback Award after gold medal win at 34 Brazilian Paralympic star Daniel Dias wins second Laureus Disability Award European Ryder Cup golfers are named Laureus Team of the Year Record skydive wins Felix Baumgartner Laureus Action Sports Award Global TV audience watches Laureus Awards Ceremony in Rio de Janeiro For video content, see www.digitalnewsagency

Bitzio to Acquire Grandstand Sports & Memorabilia
Bitzio, Inc. (OTCQB: BTZO), a leading mobile media and app company, has entered into a letter of intent to acquire New York City-based Grandstand Sports and Memorabilia.

A.T. Kearney Olympic Advertisers Study Can't Find a Social Media Gold Medalist
50% of advertising brands fail to make any reference to digital world Only 10% of advertisers included Facebook, Twitter or YouTube links 3 of the 11 global sponsoring brands didn't advertise at all Continuing its search for Social Media intelligence in the branding universe, A.T

Michael Phelps and Gabby Douglas Win Gold in Social Media Mentions Halfway Through the Olympics
Advanced Micro Devices (NYSE: AMD) -- With 1,060,938 social mentions through Sunday, the first graphic shows that American swimmer Michael Phelps is the most popular athlete in social media discussions online mid-way through the 2012 Olympics, as evidenced by the amount of social shares according to data from AddThis

London 2012 Olympics: Social Media Users Reveal Their Knowledge of the Games
Do you know where the 2012 Olympics are taking place? Or are you among the 16% who still don't know the Summer Games will be held in London?

Integrated Diagnostics(R) Launches Imaging Division to Create PET Imaging Probes
Integrated Diagnostics (InDi®), an emerging leader in molecular diagnostics, today announced that the company has launched a new operating division, InDi Imaging™, that is creating a new generation of PET imaging probes using the company's innovative protein catalyzed capture (PCC) agent technology

Michael Phelps finishes Olympic career with 22 medals
Phelps branded the most decorated Olympian

Michael Phelps win 20th Olympic medal
American Swimmer Michael Phelps beat compatriot Ryan Lochte in the 200 meter medley to win 20th Olympic medal

Michael Phelps makes Olympic history - Wins 19th Olympic medal
Michale Phelps breaks Larisa Latynina's record by winning 19th Olympic medal

Missy Franklin dedicates all her Olympic races to Colorado
American Swimmer Missy Franklin dedicates all her Olympic Games races to her home state of Colorado

Phelps barely manages to qualify in 400-meter individual medley event
American Swimmer and 14 time Olympic gold medal winner Michael Phelps manages to qualify in 400-meter medley event by seven-hundredths of a second

'Golden boy' Phelps pips Lochte in final duel at Olympic trials
American star swimmer Michael Phelps has defeated rival Ryan Lochte to win the 200-meter individual medley at the U.S. Olympic swimming trials.

'On fire' Lochte threatens 'golden boy' Phelps' Olympic dreams
American star swimmer Ryan Lochte scored another win over Michael Phelps in the semi-finals of the 200-meter freestyle at the U.S. Olympic swimming trials.

'Golden boy' Phelps eyeing 10 Olympic medals in London Games
American swimming superstar Michael Phelps has confirmed he will contest in seven individual events in the US swim trials, creating the possibility of an incredible 10-medal haul at the London 2012 Olympics.

US swimmer Ryan Lochte to turn fashion designer post retirement
American swimmer Ryan Lochte has revealed that he would like to quit the sport one day to pursue his real passion of fashion design.

Virgin Olympic hurdler Lolo Jones becomes Twitter star
Olympic hurdler Lolo Jones, who said that she doesn't want to have sex until marriage in an interview earlier this week, has become the latest athlete trending on Twitter, with her witty, self-effacing humour charming media and fans alike.

Wu Peng beats Phelps to win 200 fly in Charlotte event
Chinese swimming ace Wu Peng beat Michael Phelps in the 200 meters butterfly at the Charlotte UltraSwim Grand Prix meet on Saturday.

Sports glamour girls cashing in on endorsements before London 2012
Britain's sports glamour girls are banking a lot of money in the run-up to this summer's London Olympics.

Phelps says unlike Thorpe he would never come back once retired
Olympic champion Michael Phelps has said once he decides to retire from swimming, that would be it, and he would never make a come back after retiring unlike fellow champion Ian Thorpe, who's repeated attempts to qualify for the London Olympics 2012 failed.

Diddy says he's having 'bromance' with Michael Phelps
Michael Phelps hit it off with Sean "Diddy" Combs and the two became instant buddies, at the rapper's Super Bowl party at Tao Las Vegas.

P&G Sponsors More Than 150 World-Class Athletes at the London 2012 Olympic Games
Procter & Gamble (NYSE:PG), a Worldwide Olympic Partner, has introduced the lineup of more than 150 athletes the company and its brands are sponsoring at the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Ralph Lauren first to roll out kits for London 2012 Fashion Olympics
Team USA has unveiled its Ralph Lauren-designed Olympic Village kit, just as the starter's gun sounds at New York Fashion Week.

Michael Phelps models high-tech swim suit for London Olympics
Michael Phelps recently unveiled the high-tech swimsuit he plans to wear at next year's London Olympics.

Michael Phelps 'secretly dating' Canadian woman for 2 yrs!
World famous swimmer Michael Phelps has been secretly dating a Canadian woman for more than two years, it has been reported.

Michael Phelps surrounded by bikini-clad girls at Las Vegas pool party
Olympic gold medal winner Michael Phelps was spotted having a good time at a Las Vegas pool party, surrounded by a bevy of bikini-clad girls.

Swimming Australia plans to lure Phelps for Thorpe showdown
Swimming Australia, the country's governing body for competitive swimming, has revealed its plan to lure American Olympic swimming champion Michael Phelps to Sydney next year to compete with national hero Ian Thorpe.

Phelps guns for Thorpe, wants to reverse result of 2004 Athens Games
Expressing his hopes of a rematch with Australian legend Ian Thorpe at the London Olympics, Swimming ace Michael Phelps has welcomed the chance to reverse the result at next year's Olympics.

Thorpe's comeback announcement praised and panned on Twitter
Swimming champion Ian Thorpe's announcement Wednesday that he will aim to compete in the London 2012 Olympics has been both praised and widely panned on social networking sites like Twitter.

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Is Michael Phelps dating Brittny Gastineau?
Rumours are abuzz that Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps is dating Brittny Gastineau, daughter of former Jets defensive end Mark Gastineau.

Now, buy the 'World's largest gummy worm and bear' along with tips to eat
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Happiness is avoiding ugly women, says The Situation
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