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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
Golden nest eggs for Chinese athletes
Chinese gold medallists win more than metal and pride as real estate companies jump at chance to doll out free homes.
Last updated: 01 Sep 2012 16:27 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
Badminton teams disqualified from Olympics
Badminton World Federation charges eight athletes for not using "best efforts" after matches end in controversy.
Last updated: 01 Aug 2012 19:28 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
Young swimmer raises eyebrows
Not everyone is cheering young Chinese swimmer Ye Shiwen's outstanding performances at the Games.
Last updated: 30 Jul 2012 18:18 GMT
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