Welcome to the new Independent website. We hope you enjoy it and we value your feedback. Please contact us here.
England's new promise faces the toughest test with the visit of world champions Australia
Although participation in the key 16-25 age range has seen no growth
An Olympic bronze medal that was stolen from Team GB hockey player Hannah Macleod earlier this week has been anonymously returned.
Charlie Cooper on the stars who had their medals stolen – and the extreme measures others take to keep theirs safe
Britain's men fail to emulate the women by taking a bronze medal as they are defeated 3-1 by Australia
Great Britain coach Danny Kerry believes Olympic bronze should spur on the women's team to win a world-level event in the future.
British men's hockey squad can deliver a boost to their drive to reach the same funding levels as the nation's women if they pull off a shock win over the world game's top nation, Australia, in today's bronze medal game.
Team GB's hockey captain Kate Walsh hopes that the team's success at the Games could secure a legacy for the sport and inspire their successors.
Although windsurfing will not be in the next Olympics, silver medallist Nick Dempsey plans to keep going.
GB stalwart Anne Panter says the players are determined to find a return to their best form for a last-four clash tonight as they bid to become the first GB women's side to reach an Olympic final.
Great Britain coach Jason Lee could last night begin to contemplate “shooting for the stars” – meaning qualification for the men’s hockey semi finals – declaring after a comfortable 4-1 win over Pakistan that progress was in his own side’s gift, despite the brooding presence of world champions Australia, on Sunday.
Jerome Taylor spends a day at the Copper Box stadium watching the surprising (and slightly sticky) hit sport that's got British fans hooked
A new batch of about 50,000 tickets to events in the Olympic Park are on sale, London 2012 said today.
New attitude sees high jumper leap to second in the world — via a spot of nude modelling
In our series celebrating Great Britain's feats, David Faulkner, who set up the third goal, remembers triumph over the West Germans
David Beckham is to make a special guest appearance at the official handover ceremony of the Olympic Flame in Athens and bring it back to Britain for the torch relay.