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Michael Phelps plans return to competitive swimming
Michael Phelps plans return to competitive swimming

Olympic swimming legend Michael Phelps plans to return to competition at the Arena Grand Prix on April 24-26 in Mesa, Ariz., a decision that could lead to a fifth Olympic appearance at Rio in 2016. Phelps, 28, has not competed since the 2012 London Olympics, where he won four gold and six total medals, giving him Olympic career records for both (18 and 22.) Phelps' coach, Bob Bowman, told the Chicago Tribune on March 25 the swimmer would probably get into a meet "sometime soon." USA Swimming announced Monday that Phelps was expected to compete in Mesa. Phelps intends to swim the 50- and 100-meter freestyles and 100 butterfly, according to his agent, Drew Johnson of...

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