Michael Phelps

Phelps bids farewell with 23rd, and definitely last, Olympic gold

Walking away at the peak of your powers is a difficult thing for any sportsman to do, but Michael Phelps insists his fifth Olympic Games in Rio will be his last.

Phelps makes it gold number 22; Oleksiak and Manuel tie in 100m free

Michael Phelps won a fourth consecutive men's 200-metre individual medley on Thursday, claiming the 22nd Olympic gold of his career in Rio de Janeiro, while the women's 100m freestyle resulted in an astonishing tie.

Phelps claims 21st Olympic gold; Ledecky, Hosszu win again

American Michael Phelps won his 20th career Olympic gold medal on Tuesday, holding off a challenge from Japan's Masata Sakai to win the men's 200-metre butterfly, and later returned to win his 21st gold in the 4x200m freestyle relay.