• Phelps, out of rehab, on the road to Rio


    WASHINGTON: Michael Phelps is heading for the Rio Olympics next year a new man after coming through the toughest period of his life, he told American magazine Sports Illustrated. In a cover feature entitled “The Rehabilitation of Michael Phelps,” the man who has won 18 Olympic titles, more than anyone else, give a frank account of his descent into alcoholism before turning his life around again. Phelps reached rock bottom in September 2014 when he was arrested in Baltimore, Maryland, for drink-driving (DUI) after a night out at a local casino, the second time he had been found to be driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol.


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