You can't blame Michael Phelps' mom Debbie for thinking he had this one.

The best swimmer ever held a half body-length lead in the final 15 meters of Tuesday's 200-meter butterfly, a race he hadn't lost in a major competition since 2001, when he obliterated the world record he still holds.

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They've been competing at the U.S. Olympic trials, each with at least one victory over the other, and they'll be doing the same on the big stage in London next month.

So it's only appropriate for swimmers Ryan Lochte and Michael Phelps to square off now where it really matters: in the hearts and groins of women around the world.

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Michael Phelps is ready to swim into the sunset.

After winning a total of 16 Olympic medals, including a record eight gold medals in Beijing at the 2008 Summer Olympics, the star says this summer's games will be his last.

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Sorry, Armie Hammer. Your arrest for marijuana possession didn't even make THG's Top 10 favorite marijuana scandals ... though it did inspire us to compile the list!

Note that there are plenty of pot smokers out there who don't appear here simply because they haven't been busted for their antics. We snub them, but they win!

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Olympic swimming god Michael Phelps has quietly dated a Canadian woman by the name of Ashley Finestone for more than two years, reports say.

The 26-year-old has been exchanging calls, texts and visits with the Montreal native, who he spent time with just this past weekend, in fact.

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Michael Phelps Biography

Michael Phelps Photo Michael Phelps is the most decorated athlete in Olympic history. He won eight gold medals - eight! - at the 2008 Summer Games in Beijing,... More »
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