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Phelps entered to swim in three events at comeback meet

Michael Phelps (Photo: The Canadian Press)

Michael Phelps is entered in three events at his first swimming meet since he retired after the 2012 London Olympics. The 22-time Olympic medallist is set to swim the 50- and 100-meter freestyles and the 100 butterfly at the Arena Grand Prix in Mesa, Arizona, starting next Thursday. Entries were released Friday. Full Story.(Photo: The Canadian Press)

Michael Phelps (Photo: Jim Rogash /Getty Images)

Making A Comeback

Michael Phelps is coming out of retirement, the first step toward swimming at the 2016 Rio Olympics. The 22-time Olympic medallist will compete for the first time since the 2012 London Olympics at a meet in Mesa, Arizona, on April 24-26. Phelps turns 29 in June and is the winningest and most decorated athlete in Olympic history. Full Story.

Brittany MacLean (Photo: The Canadian Press)

Record Breaker

Brittany MacLean of Toronto smashed the second longest-standing national women's record with her victory in the 800-metre freestyle on the last night of competition at the Canadian swimming trials on Saturday. MacLean clocked 8:24.91 seconds, eclipsing the previous mark of 8:27.59 set by Brittany Reimer of Victoria at the 2005 FINA World Championships in Montreal. Full Story.

 


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