Adam Peaty

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Emma McKeon: the Australian made history by becoming the first woman swimmer to win seven medals in a single Games – four of them gold, including the 50 and 100 speed double. Photograph: Oli Scarff/AFP/ via Getty Images

If anyone feared that Olympic swimming would lose its lustre without Michael Phelps in the pool, the Tokyo Games proved the sport can thrive even with(...)

Ireland’s Mona McSharry on her way to  qualifying for the Women’s 100m Breaststroke final at the Tokyo Aquatics Centre in Japan, Tokyo. Photograph: Inpho

That lot across the water were losing count of their medals, labelling the day that was in it ‘Manic Monday’. If you were a kind person, you’d have be(...)

Ireland’s Shane Ryan in action in the   50m backstroke heats at the 2018 European Championships in Glasgow. Photograph: Francois Xavier Marit/AFP/Getty Images

Ireland’s Shane Ryan has qualified for the final of the men’s 50m backstroke at the European Championships in Glasgow, with teenager Conor Ferguson ag(...)

England’s Sarah McDonald reacts after the athletics women’s 1500m final during the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games. Photo: Saeed Khan/Getty Images

Team England ticked very few boxes at the Commonwealth Games on Tuesday, from the support officials who incomprehensibly botched the entry form for th(...)

Cody Miller, Michael Phelps and Ryan Murphy of the United States celebrate winning gold in the Men’s 4x100m medley relay final. Photograph: Adam Pretty/Getty Images

The United States had never failed to take the gold in the men’s 4x100 medley relay at a non-boycotted Summer Games, and it was not about to end the s(...)

Samuel Carmona Heredia of Spain lands a left on Ireland’s Paddy Barnes during then men’s Light Flyweight fight. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Would you ever have thought there’d be a day when you’d be hollering ‘go on Jonty, ya good thing!’ at your telly screen, or thanking the heavens for (...)

Gold medallist  Sun Yang of China poses on the podium during the medal ceremony for the men’s 200m freestyle final. Photograph:   Quinn Rooney/Getty Images

Sun Yang responded to taunts about his doping history in emphatic fashion on Monday by becoming the first Chinese swimmer to win the Olympic men’s 20(...)

Shane Ryan finished eighth in this 100m backstroke semi-final. Photograph: Inpho

Another night of record-breaking history inside the Olympic pool, and for Shane Ryan, being a part of it all was a worthy enough achievement it itself(...)

Britain’s Adam Peaty  celebrates winning the Men’s 100m breaststroke in Rio. Photograph: Ian MacNicol/Getty Images

Adam Peaty ended Britain’s 28-year wait for a men’s Olympic swimming gold on Sunday with the nation’s first medal of the Rio Games. The 21-year-old f(...)

Britain’s Adam Peaty reacts after realising he had beaten his own world record time in the heats of the 100m breaststroke  at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium in Rio. Photograph: Adam Pretty/Getty Images)

Australian Mack Horton won the men’s Olympic 400 metres freestyle, edging out defending champion Sun Yang of China as Australia set out to erase the (...)

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