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London Olympics 2012 - Latest News

SHOOTING HOOPS: Paralympian Nathan Stephens. Pictures by Nick Toogood. (4713459506)

Arena hosts feast of sport for disabled

The fire which wrecked the club

Asbestos further delays £2.5million watersports hub

The fire in 2011

VIDEO: Home Secretary and Sir Steve Redgrave celebrate rowing club's lottery win

Left to right, David Knott, Simon Theobolds, Adam Knott and Winchester mayor Frank Pearson

Winchester paralympian wants to keep Olympic legacy alive with new sports team

GOLD STANDARD The Olympic Park designed by John Hopkins

Great Harwood Olympic 2012 architect dies aged 59

WE’VE DONE IT: Kat Copeland, in a now-iconic image, screams “we’ve won the Olympics, we’re going to be on a stamp” to her partner Sophie Hosking after sealing gold at Eton Dorney in the lightweight sculls in August

We won the Olympics – what now?

Staff at Sainsbury’s in Haxby with the Paralympic torch; from left are Nick Horsley, Jane Stewart, store manager Nicola Oliver, Sue Phillips and Lana Sturdy

Olympic spirit lives on at Haxby store

Alistair Brownlee, seen celebrating his Olympic gold medal, made his first ever visit to hospital when he had his appendix removed

Alistair's trip to Brazil delayed by operation

Blackburn Harriers Holly Bleasdale, Samantha Murray and Sophie Hitchon at the reception

East Lancashire Olympians honoured at civic receptions

Nicholas McCarthy, from Tadworth, plays the piano with only a left hand

Inspirational one-handed pianist wows the world at Paralympics closing ceremony

Sam Roberts, 10, attempts to give paralympic hero David Weir a fright.

Weirwolf gets hero's reception

Bernard Freelove

Lasting legacy of our Games

PRIVILEGE: Dame Tessa Jowell

Jowell quits the shadow cabinet

Review planned to learn from success of Games

Wheelchair racer David Weir

Weir to decide on Rio 2016 plans

Thousands celebrated the achievements of GB athletes

Thousands turn out for athletes

Crowds line the streets of London to celebrate Team GB's sporting stars

Thousands of fans honour our Olympic heroes

LIVE: London Olympic parade

The games closed with a spectacular ceremony

Closing ceremony brought a fiery end to festival of sport

Coe hails Paralympics a 'triumph'

Weir's fourth gold medal brings down the curtain on London 2012

Incredible David Weir makes it four out of four Paralympic gold medals

Incredible Weir makes it four out of four gold medals

RIO TARGET: Hazel Robson, who failed to medal in London 2012

Robson already looking to Rio for medal win

London 2012: Follow the Team GB parade with our live blog

LIVE: London 2012 Olympics and Paralympics victory parade

WANTS REVENGE: Terry Bywater, right

Bywater wants revenge in Brazil

Pete Finbow scores a basket for Great Britain during the bronze medal match against the United States

Finbow and GB denied bronze medal

David Stone celebrates his win at Brands Hatch

Stone crowned king of the road

Jonnie Peacock with his 100m gold medal

GB athletes storm to three gold medals on the track

Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

Crowd howls the Weirwolf to victory in the 800m

David Weir receives his medal

Weir continues relentless pursuit of quadruple gold

Bronze heroes: Alexandra Rickham and Niki Birrell in action in the London 2012 Paralympics

Epsom's sailing star wins Paralympic bronze

RARING TO GO: Jade Jones

Jones excited about 1500m final chance

Great Britain's Daniel English (left) takes on Spain's Marcelo Rosado Carrasco (right) in the Men's Football 5-a-side Preliminary Round

English proud of display

BRONZE HOPES: Terry Bywater

Bronze in Bywater’s sights

GNR DISAPPOINTMENT: Mo Farah says he has not had time to train for the Great North Run, which takes place next week

Farah pulls out of Great North Run

Storey celebrates her road race win

Storey wins 11th Paralympic gold

Helena Lucas

Lucas strike sailing gold for Britain

Oscar Pistorius

Fans prepare for 100m showdown

Brazilian powerlifter banned after failing drugs test

Great Britain’s Paralympic sailors, from left: Hannah Stodel, John Robertson, Steve Thomas, Niki Birrell, Alexandra Rickham and Helena Lucas

Paralympic sailors making history

There's no obvious safety equipment in this photo

Was this painter brave, or barmy?

Buckets and sacks were used as measures

Trade and the mystery of the Winchester bushel

Hannah Cockroft

Hurricane Hannah breezes into final

Alex Zanardi

Inspirational Zanardi wins hand-cycling gold

Comedian’s jokes upset cyclist Lizzie

The torchbearing team, including Serena Blackburn (number 089), carry the Paralympic Flame on the Torch Relay leg between The City of London and Tower Hamlets

Serena pride in honour

Sunderland’s Robertson in the mix

SEMI-FINAL SPOT: Terry Bywater

Canada next up for Bywater’s Britain

People got to try out wheelchair basketball

VIDEO: Paralympic taster session proves popular

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