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Caeleb Dressel earning comparisons to Michael Phelps at world championships

Dressel took his tally at the meet to six gold medals and has a chance to make it seven on Sunday, which would match his haul from the 2017 world Championships.

Caeleb Dressel smashes Michael Phelps' 100m butterfly world record

American swimmers smashed records and grabbed gold at the world championships on Friday, with sprint king Caeleb Dressel taking down Michael Phelps' 100 metres butterfly world record

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Michael Phelps on Kristof Milak breaking his record: 'My hat's off to him'

In a race that Phelps watched online, Milak, 19, won in 1 minute 50.73 seconds, shattering the world record and becoming the first man not named Phelps to own it since 2001, a span of 18 years, 3 months and 24 days.

Watch: Teenager Kristof Milak breaks Michael Phelps' 10-year-old 200 metres butterfly record

Hungarian teenager Kristof Milak breaks Michael Phelps' 10-year-old record at the World Championships at Gwangju

Michael Phelps rules out comeback at Tokyo Olympics

Michael Phelps spoke about why there was no chance of him returning to the Olympics, which one was his favourite and what he enjoys doing these days.

Michael Phelps says he was scared of water as a kid

He may have been the greatest swimmer ever whose exploits in the pool include smashing almost all world records, but as a kid, Michael Phelps dreaded the water.

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Saving a life more important than a gold medal: Michael Phelps on depression

Michael Phelps opened up about his struggle with depression and said that saving other people's lives who are facing the same disease is more important than winning a gold medal.

On This Day: Michael Phelps creates Olympic history in Beijing

At the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, Michael Phelps broke a record that stood for 36 years set by fellow US swimmer Mark Spitz.

I feel like the happiest man in the world: Michael Phelps announces birth of second child

Michael Phelps announced the birth of his second baby Beckett Richard Phelps with wife Nicole Johnson in an Instagram post.

I didn't want to be alive: Michael Phelps opens up about battle with depression

Swimming great Michael Phelps, who won 28 Olympic medals throughout his career, opened up about his battle with clinical depression at a mental health conference in Chicago.

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On This Day: Michael Phelps makes history at Beijing Olympics

On August 17, 2008, US swimmer Michael Phelps became the first athlete to win 8 Olympic gold medals. He broke the 36-year record held by Mark Spitz who had won 7 medals at the 1972 Olympics. He went on to win 23 Olympic gold medals in his career.

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