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There will be no British representation in the men’s one-metre springboard final at the World Championships after Chris Mears and Jack Laugher failed to progress here yesterday.
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ITV has signed up Tom Daley for a second series of the hit celebrity diving show Splash!
Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt has rubbished claims that the Olympics has turned the West End into a ghost town, saying that it is "absolute nonsense".
It was a strange invitation. Dr Dre Beats requested my presence at members club Shoreditch House during the Olympics, where I would be able to "experience the Beats brand in a new way". Intriguing.
A Lithuanian gold medallist who lives in Plymouth has become an honorary Brit after adapting to life in the UK.
Team GB demoted from silver to bronze after Japanese appeal – but still claim first British medal in 88 years
Olympic organisers have said there are "no secrets" with regards to obstructed view seating for the diving competitions.
Your one-stop guide to the Team GB medal hopes in action at the Olympics today...
The Aussies wasted no time in making their mark while Rebecca Adlington's room is already a mess – Tom Peck reports on the big check-in for the world's top athletes
Hot bodies will be as sought-after as gold medals this summer, as Tim Walker reports
Fuss over young diver shows that our national lust for Olympic gold is out of control – and the Games haven't even started
It is an afternoon session at Sheffield's council-run Ponds Forge pool, and the usual flotilla of keep-fit swimmers is determinedly groping its way up and down the lanes.
Four years after her dream of Olympic gold crashed down at the penultimate barrier in the 100m hurdles final in Beijing, LoLo Jones is back on the winning track. The 29-year-old American had surgery last August to fix a tethered spinal cord. Last Saturday, she won the 50m hurdles at the US Open Meeting in New York. "It's all been worth it," Jones said.
Watch video highlights from Jonny Wilkinson's first match since announcing his retirement from international rugby courtesy of ESPN, which broadcasts Top 14 French Rugby. Martin Gillingham, ESPN's Top 14 commentator, also gives his view on Wilkinson's performance for Toulon last night.