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Franklin captures fifth gold
US teen swimming sensation wins record-equalling fifth gold medal at world championships in 200m backstroke final.
Last updated: 03 Aug 2013 18:02 GMT
Contenders line up to replace Phelps
Plenty of challengers to the throne of the retired Olympic legend as swimming world championships begin this weekend.
Last updated: 26 Jul 2013 10:58 GMT
Le Clos: The man with a target on his back
After defeating Michael Phelps at the London Olympics, South African Chad le Clos is competing under great expectation.
Last updated: 24 Jul 2013 15:59 GMT
Phelps enters the record books
US swimming great Michael Phelps becomes the most decorated athlete in Olympic history after gold in 4x200m relay.
Last updated: 31 Jul 2012 21:05 GMT
Thorpe fails to impress at World Cup
Australian swimmer struggles again in his comeback failing to make another final at the FINA World Cup meeting in Tokyo.
Last updated: 13 Nov 2011 13:26 GMT
Thorpe flounders on comeback trail
Australian swimming legend's anticipated return ended in a disappointing seventh place after five years away.
Last updated: 04 Nov 2011 08:29 GMT
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