Phelps makes history in the pool

Michael Phelps has become the first male swimmer to win the same event at three successive Olympics after taking the men's 200 metre individual medley title in London.

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London Olympics day six

Day six of the Olympic Games has already seen British swimmer Rebecca Adlington finish in first place in the heats of the women's 800m freestyle and Andy Murray through to the men's tennis semis. There are hopes for more British medals in the cycling