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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
Rebecca Adlington retires at 23
British double gold medal winner Rebecca Adlington quits competitive sport to concentrate on grassroots coaching.
Last updated: 05 Feb 2013 12:26 GMT
Conversion of Olympic Park underway
While there are plans for velodrome and aquatics centre to host sports events, the Olympic Stadium's future is unclear.
Last updated: 27 Nov 2012 16:02 GMT
Swimming and its Olympic-sized hangover
Once the Olympic games are over, swimming is one of the main sports that struggles to recapture public support.
Last updated: 12 Oct 2012 21:20 GMT
Twitter: The media's gold medal winner
Whether you believe it is a source of good or source of evil, London 2012 has shown we've entered a Twitter generation.
Last updated: 07 Aug 2012 16:51 GMT
Qatar's women win more than gold
Al Jazeera meets Qatar's first female Olympic athletes and finds out why they are already winners.
Last updated: 05 Aug 2012 21:27 GMT
Criticism of Ye Shiwen is unfair
The speed of young Chinese swimmer Ye Shiwen was impressive but the reaction to her success has been less so.
Last updated: 02 Aug 2012 20:40 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
Sporting greats swim to Ye Shiwen's defence
China swimmer stunned world with 400m individual medley victory, but her Olympic gold has been greeted with suspicion.
Last updated: 31 Jul 2012 16:50 GMT
Records fall at the Aquatics Centre
A night to remember for France who beat an all-star USA team in the 4x100 freestyle metre relay to claim gold.
Last updated: 29 Jul 2012 21:02 GMT
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Rising tide of UK anti-immigrant sentiment
Swathes of the British electorate continue to show discontent with all things European, including immigration.
A glimpse into the universe's oldest galaxies
Astronomers have captured images of primordial galaxies that helped light up the cosmos after the Big Bang.
The photo controversy over indigenous people
Critics assail British photographer's portrayal of indigenous people, but he says he's highlighting their plight.
'We got this, Bob Geldof, so back off'
As Western stars re-release 1980s charity hit, many Africans say it's a demeaning relic that can do more harm than good.
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