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Michael Phelps On Rehab, Recovery and His Hopes for an Olympic Comeback
06:27 — In an exclusive one-on-one interview with TODAY's Matt Lauer, Olympian Michael Phelps candidly addresses his bumpy road from London to Rio.
Michael Phelps’ Latest Under Armour Ad Is So Emotional, Even He Cried Watching It
01:20 — Both Phelps and his fiancée teared up after the commercial was unveiled to them. Many believe this summer will mark the champion swimmer’s final Olymp (more…)
Under Armour Ad Shows Michael Phelps' Goodbye to the Olympics
00:58 — In a powerful commercial for Under Armour, Michael Phelps hits the pool to train for what most say will be the swimmer's final performance as an Olymp (more…)
Michael Phelps Is Fertile!
01:29 — Michael Phelps just had his first son, a little boy named Boomer.
Thank You Notes: Beethoven and Mozart, Waterbeds
04:33 — Jimmy pens thank you notes to Mexican drug lord El Chapo, Michael Phelps' baby and other things.
First Look: Michael Phelps Discusses His Demons in Exclusive TODAY Interview
01:57 — Wednesday marks 100 days to the Rio Olympics, and in addition to throwing an Olympic-themed party on the plaza, TODAY will feature an exclusive interv (more…)
Michael Phelps’ Coach Bob Bowman: Achieve Life Success With These Tips
03:51 — Bob Bowman has applied lessons from sports to other arenas of life in a new book, “The Golden Rules: 10 Steps to World-Class Excellence in Your Life a (more…)
Are the Ladies’ ‘wings’ As Wide As Michael Phelps’?
02:34 — Michael Phelps is one race away from qualifying for the Rio Olympic team, and one reason may be his “wingspan”: His outspread arms measure 6-foot-7, 3 (more…)
Michael Phelps, Ryan Lochte’s Rivalry Thrives As Both Qualify for Rio
02:26 — At U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials this week, Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte earned their spots swimming the Rio Olympic games this summer, heating up th (more…)
Michael Phelps or Meryl Streep: Who’s Brought Home More Gold?
01:58 — Swimmer Michael Phelps won his 21st Olympic gold medal while competing in Rio, but does he have more gold than actress Meryl Streep?
Michael Phelps, Ryan Lochte, Missy Franklin Vie in Olympic Trials
03:01 — With Rio just over a month away, the U.S. Olympic swim trials kicked off in Omaha Sunday night.
Michael Phelps Opens up About 5th Olympic Try, Stint in Rehab
02:16 — Swimmer Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian ever, is working to claim his spot on the U.S. swimming team ahead of the Rio 2016 games. If he qu (more…)
Michael Phelps, Katie Ledecky, Simone Biles: the Athletes to Watch in Rio
03:25 — With just a month to go before the start of the Olympic Games in Rio, TODAY’s Olympic Start spotlights some of the athletes to keep an eye on in the s (more…)
Michael Phelps to Ledecky... I Want YOUR Autograph!
01:03 — How cool is this ... Michael Phelps and Katie Ledecky recreating that famous 2006 autograph photo -- IN REVERSE!
How Did Michael Phelps Spend His First Day After Rio? in the Pool, of Course!
00:34 — Michael Phelps, the winningest Olympian of all time, is settling into retirement the only way he knows how: in the pool. Phelps shared a picture of hi (more…)
Michael Phelps Will Be US Flag Bearer in Rio Opening Ceremony
01:23 — Swimmer Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian of all time, will carry the flag of the United States during the Olympic opening ceremony in Rio, (more…)
See Matt Lauer Get ‘cupped’ Like Michael Phelps Live On TODAY
03:45 — The dark circles seen on such Olympic athletes as Michael Phelps in Rio have revived interest in cupping, a form of traditional Chinese medical therap (more…)
The Story Behind Michael Phelps’s Torn Swim Cap
00:56 — Olympic swimmer Conor Dwyer explains how he came to Michael Phelps’s rescue when his swim cap tore mid-race. (Run time: 0:56)
Ryan Lochte Takes Over TODAY’s Snapchat in Rio and the Result Is Legendary
01:04 — Missed Friday morning’s snapstory? Not to worry: You can catch all the action (including appearances by Ryan Lochte, Tara Lipinski and Michael Phelps) (more…)
Is Dad the Next Title Ryan Lochte Wants? Swimmer Says...
00:58 — Ryan Lochte joins TODAY to discuss his relationship with Michael Phelps, as well as the next milestone potentially in his sights.
See Michael Phelps, Simone Manuel Before They Were Olympians
00:48 — TODAY looks back at some of the world’s greatest athletes before they were Olympians, including Michael Phelps, Simone Manuel, and Ryan Lochte. Look h (more…)
Michael Phelps Talks Newborn Son Boomer & Wedding Planning
02:37 — The Rio 2016 record-breaker spills deets on his upcoming wedding to fiancee Nicole. Plus, has Phelps' 3-month-old son Boomer already started swimming?
Olympic Scandals We Can't Stop Talking About
01:46 — From Michael Phelps' rocky past to Lance Armstrong's doping charge, see the high-profile controversies that rocked the sporting world!
Michael Phelps' Sweet Good Luck Charm
00:53 — The Olympic gold medalist keeps his son Boomer close to his foot. Michael's custom shoes feature the little one's footprint.
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  • Birth Name: Michael Fred Phelps II
  • Birth Place: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
  • Birthday: June 30, 1985, Cancer
  • Profession: Swimmer

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