Posts Tagged Aquatics

Phelps apologizes after another brush with the law

In this July 11, 2014, file photo, Michael Phelps walks away from the starting block after winning the men's 100-meter butterfly at the Bulldog Grand Slam swim meet at the University of Georgia in Athens, Ga. Authorities say Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps has been arrested on a DUI charge in Maryland. Transit police say they stopped the 29-year-old Phelps at the Fort McHenry Tunnel in Baltimore around 1:40 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014.(AP Photo/David Goldman, File)

BALTIMORE (AP) — Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps registered .14 percent on a blood-alcohol test after he was stopped on a speeding violation, according to charging documents released Wednesday.

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Olympian Michael Phelps arrested on DUI charge

In this Aug. 6, 2014, file photo, Michael Phelps looks on after finishing seventh in the men's 100 meter freestyle final at the U.S. National Championships swimming competition  in Irvine, Calif. Authorities say Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps has been arrested on a DUI charge in Maryland. Transit police say they stopped the 29-year-old Phelps at the Fort McHenry Tunnel in Baltimore around 1:40 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)

BALTIMORE (AP) — Police arrested Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps on a DUI charge early Tuesday, and officials say he was speeding and failed field sobriety tests when officers pulled him over.

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Image of Asia: A synchronized dive for gold

In this photo by Kin Cheung, Chinese divers Chen Ruolin, left, and Liu Huixia compete in the women’s synchronized 10-meter platform diving final at the Asian Games. They won gold, adding to China’s lead in the medal tally at the continental games. With 322 of 439 gold medals decided, China stood atop the tally with 125, followed by host South Korea with 54, and Japan with 37. China’s dominance was expected, largely because it brought the most athletes – nearly 900. The Asian Games end Sunday after bringing together athletes from 45 countries and regions to compete in 42 sports.

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Japan to expel swimmer from Asian Games for theft

INCHEON, South Korea (AP) — Japan has expelled one of its swimmers from the Asian Games while he is investigated for allegedly stealing a camera.

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