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The US swimmer has won 19 gold medals, but how does he compare to historic greats on this and other measures?
Stylistic echoes convey US basketball players’ unity at the level of language
The shows at this annual event reward the wider public as well as attracting art collectors
Tom McNab’s drama about the background to the Olympiad in Nazi Germany smacks of a history lecture
‘I believed that I could do it, but if I was unsuccessful life wasn’t going to end for me’
From torches to toffees, kit to keys… Olympic mementoes through the decades
‘I was born to make that statement’
We constantly make judgments about whose creative or scientific endeavours are supported, and at what age