Michael Phelps

Canada's Olympic Winners Face A Hefty Tax Bill

The Huffington Post Canada | Al Donato | Posted 08.22.2016 | Canada Business

Apparently owning the podium also means owing the CRA.

This Kid Is The Biggest Star To Come Out Of The Olympics

The Associated Press | Beth Harris | Posted 08.17.2016 | Canada Parents

His dad owns the podium, he owns his dad.

Professor Calls Out Sexism In This Rio Olympic Headline

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 08.17.2016 | Canada Living

"This headline is a metaphor for basically the entire world."

Michael Phelps' Dad Moments Should Get Him A Gold In Fatherhood

The Huffington Post Canada | Angelyn Francis | Posted 08.15.2016 | Canada Parents

Swoon!

23 Times Michael Phelps Showed Us He's Just A Fish With Legs

The Huffington Post Canada | Angelyn Francis | Posted 08.14.2016 | Canada Living

Always knew mermen were real

Olympic Tattoos Are Cool In Rio, But Will They Break Taboos In Tokyo?

The Huffington Post Canada | Al Donato | Posted 08.13.2016 | Canada Style

They don't all just get the Olympic rings.

Swimmer Grew Up To Beat Phelps, His Childhood Hero

The Huffington Post Canada | Al Donato | Posted 08.13.2016 | Canada

A reunion eight years in the making.

Boomer Phelps' Epic Onesies Are Winning The Olympics

The Huffington Post Canada | Isabelle Khoo | Posted 08.11.2016 | Canada Parents

Could this kid be any cuter?

Michael Phelps Had A Wardrobe Malfunction Just Before His Race

The Huffington Post Canada | Monika Markovinovic | Posted 08.10.2016 | Canada Style

A swimmer's worst nightmare.

OK, Boomer Phelps' Game Face Is Even Better Than His Dad's

The Huffington Post Canada | Kristy Woudstra | Posted 08.10.2016 | Canada Parents

Like father, like son.

This Is Why Olympic Swimmers Wear Two Caps In The Pool

The Huffington Post Canada | Chloe Tejada | Posted 08.11.2016 | Canada Living

They're not like Matryoshka dolls.

Michael Phelps Is The Sith Lord From Our Dark Side Nightmares

The Huffington Post Canada | Emma Prestwich | Posted 08.09.2016 | Canada Living

The American swimmer was not in a good mood before a semi-final Monday.

No, Michael Phelps Is Not Being Beaten. Those Are 'Cupping' Marks.

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 08.08.2016 | Canada Living

Apparently, they're quite beneficial for athletes.

Forget Michael Phelps, We Want To See More Of His Adorable Son

The Huffington Post Canada | Isabelle Khoo | Posted 08.08.2016 | Canada Parents

Baby Boomer has won our hearts.

Why the Media Should Pay Attention to Michael Phelps' DUI

Philip Vloet | Posted 12.02.2014 | Canada Living
Philip Vloet

I find society's reaction to offences committed by African American athletes and the Michael Phelps news disproportionate and eyebrow raising. It would appear that society has casually accepted his apology and his sponsors have not made any indication that they wish to distance themselves from him, as did many of the NFL's sponsors did after public backlash to the incidents above.

History's Greatest Sports Prodigies Of All-Time

Adrian Brijbassi | Posted 03.21.2013 | Canada Living

Any kid who straps on a pair of skates or picks up a basketball at a neighbourhood playground has dreams of ultimate glory. A very rare few show elite...

Bravo, Athletes! Here's What I Learned Watching You

Beverley Golden | Posted 10.12.2012 | Canada
Beverley Golden

Watching the Olympics I asked myself over and over again why an individual chose his or her particular sport, and what passion and drive moved them from a simple love of a sport to become an Olympic athlete? It's a question perhaps without one absolute answer. I've also been curious if innate talent is at the root of the decision as to which sport an individual chooses to pursue. Are great athletes born or are they nurtured and made? I've read repeatedly that it isn't necessarily that certain people are gifted and just naturally excel in a particular area.

What Happens When Olympians Retire?

CP | Raissa Ioussouf, The Associated Press | Posted 10.12.2012 | Canada

LONDON - Most-decorated Olympian Michael Phelps, 27, is thinking about improving his golf game and travelling. Gold medallist Victoria Pendleton, 31, ...

What an Athlete's Signature Says About Olympic Psychology

Annette Poizner | Posted 10.10.2012 | Canada Living
Annette Poizner

2012-07-25-olympicbanner.png What do we know about the psychology of an Olympic athlete? The signature of Mark Spitz is worth examining. We can learn something about what it takes to excel in sports; also, in life.

London 2012: The Most Hygienic Games Ever?

Jason Tetro | Posted 10.03.2012 | Canada Living
Jason Tetro

2012-07-25-olympicbanner.png There has been one more bombshell occurring in London -- though it hasn't quiet made the same kind of headlines as Ye Shiwen . In contrast to all the prognostication of infectious diseases outbreaks and epidemics that could potentially lead to a pandemic, including my own, the reality is that germs have played almost no role at the Games.

Canada At The Games: Lochte vs. Phelps

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.23.2012 | Canada

In Beijing, Michael Phelps put on one of the finest sporting displays at an Olympics, ever. Phelps dominated his competition and won a record 8 gold m...