The American swimmer became the most decorated Olympian of the modern era this week in claiming his 22nd gold medal
Elliotte Friedman called Lochte, who finished fourth, as the 200m individual medley
Lochte's new bleach blonde hair appeared to resemble the Olympic diving pool when he appeared to compete on Wednesday
It’s unlikely that sucking up bits of skin into evacuated jars would have any noticeable effect on blood flow in underlying muscles, and as a result increase performance
It was a year ago that the two, who used to be mates (they even planned a shark cage diving trip together back in 2013), fell out when the trash talking started
Phelps was spotted preparing for his 200m butterfly semi-final, with a number of memes appearing on social media immediately after the race
Record Olympic medal winner Phelps has joined the growing number of athletes speaking out against drug cheats at the Olympics
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Phelps' has had monumental achievements in the water combined with well-documented controversies in his personal life
The 31-year-old secured his place on the US team after a win in Nebraska
Rival Ryan Lochte had predicted a comeback last year and it appears he has been proven right with Phelps return imminent
Briton holds off Olympic sensation Ye to revive fortunes after London 2012 reverses
The Expert View: People say Sydney was the best, but in London we have beaten that
The critic without a ticket: It had nothing to do with the fact that the winner hailed from nowhere further than Great Yarmouth
Something, finally, to distract corporate London's ogling gents from the beach volleyball. Four topless Ukrainians from the feminist activist group Femen were arrested while staging an "Islamic marathon" outside City Hall yesterday. The women smeared blood on themselves and bore the slogan "No Sharia" across their breasts. They were calling for the International Olympic Committee to ban countries which implement Sharia law from competing at the Games. Officers covered the women and arrested them under Section 5 of the Public Order Act, which covers "harassment, alarm or distress".
Team GB's Fran Halsall has said that she can win gold medals in all of her individual events at London 2012.