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Michael Phelps surged to the wall, and then whipped around to spot his time. That number wasn't really important. The only thing that mattered was No. 5. Phelps became the first male swimmer to qualify ...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Six months after announcing intentions to double the number of female and minority members in its ranks by 2020, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has invited 683 new members to join the organization.
Michael Phelps is headed to Rio, the 18-time Olympic gold medalist securing a milestone fifth games appearance at the US swimming trials. Phelps, owner of 22 Olympic medals in all, became the first US man to qualify to swim in five Games with a hard-fought victory in the 200m butterfly. The time of 1min 54.84sec was nothing to shout about, but when he saw the scoreboard Phelps raised his right hand, all five fingers extended.