A UK art gallery owner says he will continue to sell Rolf Harris’ paintings despite a vandal’s attempt to cover them up with black paint. UK police are investigating an incident in which paint was smeared across the windows of a Torquay art gallery, apparently to obscure the 83-year-old’s paintings
“Is this a joke?” a befuddled young woman asked as she stood outside the Supreme Court on the morning of Oct. 6.
Olympic gold medal swimming champion Michael Phelps was involved in a traffic accident in Baltimore, Maryland, on Thursday night, but was uninjured, police said. Phelps was driving one of two vehicles that collided at an intersection about 9 p.m., police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi told reporters at the crash scene.
Michael Phelps claimed his fifth gold medal as the U.S. 4x100m medley squad fittingly rounded off a remarkable eight days of competition at the Foro Italico with the 43rd world record. Phelps had produced the probably the performance of these world championships in claiming the 100m butterfly crown in a new world record on Saturday
Serbia’s Milorad Cavic erased Michael Phelps’ 100m fly mark from the world record books as he bids to take revenge on the American for defeat in the Beijing Olympics last year. Cavic saw Phelps clock 50.48 seconds in the first semifinal of the event at this year’s world championships in Rome then proceeded to lay down the marker in the second semi. He finished on his own in 50.01 seconds, well inside the mark of 50.22 which Phelps set earlier this month in Indianapolis
Michael Phelps has lost his men’s 200-meter individual medley world record — a mark he has held for six years — after fellow-American Ryan Lochte claimed gold in the world swimming championships in Rome in a new best time. Lochte came home first in a time of one minute 54.10 seconds, bettering the mark of 1:54.23 set by Phelps when winning Olympic gold in Beijing on August 15 2008. Hungarian Laszlo Cseh was second in 1:55.24 and American Eric Shanteau third in 1:55.36.
Eight-time gold medal winner at the Beijing Olympics and multiple world-record holder Michael Phelps warmed up for the Swimming World Championships in Rome by setting a new men’s world record in the 100 meters butterfly.
Michael Phelps — the Olympic gold-medal swimmer who jumped into hot water over a photo of him holding a bong — has returned to competition for the first time since the Beijing Olympics. Suspended for three months from organized competitive swimming after a photo of him holding a bong — a device commonly used to smoke marijuana — surfaced in February, Phelps dived back into the public eye at the Charlotte UltraSwim in North Carolina, a meet that runs from Thursday to Sunday
Two Americans banned from entering the United Kingdom because the government feels they have been "stirring up hatred" responded by slamming the country’s home secretary, and one of them threatened to sue her.
Larry Jukes said he remembers when he could buy 10 cigarette packs for $2.50.