Michael Phelps

From volleyball bods to Le Clos but no cigar, Rio’s churning out prime moments

This year’s Olympian feats range from the sublime to the ridiculous – and the downright crabby.

Phelps makes swimming comeback after retiring

After taking six medals at the 2012 Olympics, it has been announced that retired Olympic swimming superstar Michael Phelps is returning to the sport.

Le Clos: I want to be the best swimmer in the world

The 21-year-old will officially be crowned champion for the second time in three years at the eighth and final stop in Beijing.

Ogling is an Olympic sport

An objectification amnesty has been declared for the duration of the Olympic Games - a smorgasbord of physical perfection, whatever your taste.

Phelps and Lochte book medley showdown

Michael Phelps suffered a scare before booking his place in a 400m medley showdown with Ryan Lochte as Japan's Kosuke Hagino led the way.

Michael Phelps celebrates birthday with a win

Michael Phelps celebrated his 27th birthday by beating his great rival Ryan Lochte in their penultimate showdown before the London Olympics.

Lochte, Phelps safely into Olympic semifinal trials

Ryan Lochte and Michael Phelps answered the bell for round two of their Olympic bout, both reaching the 200m freestyle semifinals at swimming trials.

Olympics will be Le Clos call

Chad le Clos braces to take on Michael Phelps in his signature event, the 200m butterfly, next year.

Phelps sets himself in a new direction

Michael Phelps set new standards in Olympic swimming with his eight gold medals in Beijing, and now faces the tricky task of re-setting his goals.

Thorpe to return for London Olympics

Five-time Olympic freestyle champion Ian Thorpe announced his return to swimming for the 2012 London games on Wednesday.

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Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

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