soviet gymnast

London Olympics to go down as Athletes’ Games: IOC chief


August 13th, 2012 - 2:43 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The London Olympics have been proclaimed as the best Games ever by IOC president Jacques Rogge.That may sound impressive, but in reality it's a ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Phelps retiring at right time: Soviet gymnast Latynina


August 3rd, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) "American swimmer Michael Phelps is right to quit the sport after breaking my record of 18 Olympic medals," says former Soviet gymnast Larisa Latynina.Phelps ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Phelps, Lochte showdown in 200m medley


August 2nd, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) The most decorated Olympian, Michael Phelps has set up an enticing duel Thursday night with compatriot Ryan Lochte in the men's 200 metres individual medley.Both ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Phelps becomes history’s most medaled Olympian (Lead)


August 1st, 2012 - 6:13 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) American swimmer Michael Phelps became history's most medaled Olympian Tuesday when he and his country's 4x200m freestyle relay team took gold at the London ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Phelps wants to have fun at Olympic swansong


July 27th, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) American swimming star Michael Phelps admits ahead of the London Olympics that the last competitive moments of his career will be emotional, but after ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Michael Phelps bags eighth Olympics gold medal, creates history


August 17th, 2008 - 11:26 am ICT by ANI
Beijing, Aug 17 (ANI): American swimmer Michael Phelps on Sunday created history after winning his eighth gold medal at single Olympic Games, when US won the Men''s 4x100m medley relay final ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

I’m not unbeatable, insists history-making Phelps


August 13th, 2008 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Beijing, Aug 13 (DPA) Shortly after crushing the opposition in the 200m butterfly and 4x200m freestyle relay, American swimming superstar Michael Phelps said he did not regard himself as unbeatable. Phelps, who ... Read more...

Posted in World |

History-maker Phelps takes his gold tally to 11


August 13th, 2008 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Beijing, Aug 13 (DPA) - Michael Phelps Wednesday rewrote the Olympic record books when he won his 10th and 11th gold medals in another awesome swimming session that saw six more world ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Winning three at Beijing, US swimmer Phelps now has a record 9 Olympic golds


August 13th, 2008 - 10:55 am ICT by ANI
Beijing , Aug 13 (ANI): Michael Phelps, the US swimming sensation, became the fourth man to win a record nine Olympic gold medals when he cruised to victory in the men''s ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Phelps swims to ninth gold, US and China grab four golds each


August 12th, 2008 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Beijing, Aug 12 (DPA) US superstar Michael Phelps won the 200m freestyle in world record time Tuesday, making him only the fifth Olympian in history to have won nine golds. It was ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Michael Phelps close to achieving Olympic immortality


August 12th, 2008 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Beijing, Aug 12 (DPA) Michael Phelps dives into the pool Wednesday with Olympic immortality in sight. The American swimmer requires just one more gold medal to become the first Olympian to win ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Subscribe