Michael Phelps won a final for the first time in his swimming comeback, with a victory in the 100- meter butterfly at the Charlotte Grand Prix.
Michael Phelps finished second to fellow U.S. Olympian Ryan Lochte in his first final since the 2012 London Games.
Ryan Lochte has almost everything necessary to be the star of the London Olympics: looks, personality, even a catch-phrase. He just needs success in the pool.
Michael Phelps will swim competitively next week for the first time since he became the most decorated Olympian, a move that could be lucrative for the 18-time gold medalist.
Fourteen-time gold medalist Michael Phelps is human after all.
Ryan Lochte dethroned two-time champion Michael Phelps to win the 400-meter individual medley on the first night of swimming at the London Olympics.
Ryan Lochte, Olympic gold medalist, said he owns about 18 or 19 business suits and 200 to 300 Speedos.
Michael Phelps won the 200-meter individual medley to extend his record for the most medals won by an Olympic athlete to 20.
Michael Phelps beat Ryan Lochte and 17-year-old Missy Franklin swam a U.S. record to earn her first trip to the Olympic Games.
Ryan Lochte beat Michael Phelps in the final of the 400-meter individual medley at the U.S. Olympic swimming trials, setting up another showdown between the Americans at the London Games next month.
"I'd be more comfortable walking in here in a Speedo than a suit."
- Ryan Lochte on Sep 07, 2012