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Ledecky's world record, Phelps' gold
Katie Ledecky breaks 400m freestyle world record while Michael Phelps wins first race since London 2012.
Last updated: 23 Aug 2014 12:03 GMT
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
Campbell crawls to first major title
American Missy Franklin misses out on fifth gold as Australian Cate Campbell powers to 100m freestyle title.
Last updated: 02 Aug 2013 17:12 GMT
Franklin's one gold away from matching record
Young swimmer Missy Franklin can equal compatriot Tracy Caulkins' world championships record with win in 100m freestyle.
Last updated: 02 Aug 2013 13:45 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
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
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
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3D printing and the future of disaster relief
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Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
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Big rethink for counterterrorism
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