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Olympics 2012 news

Young given too much to do as Paralympic GB finish fifth in relay

Young anchors Paralympic GB home in medley relay heat

Young beats team-mate to sixth in S8 100m freestyle final

Young squeezes into Paralympic final as eighth fastest qualifier

Young misses out on final with disappointing swim in individual medley

Agonisingly close finish not enough for Young to secure medal

Young squeezes into final but faces tough ask to win medal

Eden Paralympian Tom Young misses out on medal in SB7 100m final

A signed photo from Mo Farah thanking Cryolab Sports for their help in helping him make history at London 2012

Lake District firm helps Mo Farah to Olympic Gold!

High hopes for a lasting Olympic legacy in South Lakeland

Rutlidge scores as GB forced to settle for wooden spoon

Wilcox hattrick can't stop Team GB from women's water polo defeat to Russia

Barrow's Thompson in action as Farah strikes gold

Wilcox scores as Team GB are a whisker away from producing water polo shock

Olympic torch bearer Emmanuelle Assman

GALLERY: Milnthorpe has its moment to shine as Olympic Torch travels through

John Roelich takes the Olympic flame from Cate Davies in Kendal Town Centre.

GALLERY: Olympic Torch lights up Kendal town centre

Mike Liptrot starts the relay from Kendal Castle.

VIDEO: Hundreds celebrate Olympic Torch at Kendal Castle

Torch bearer Stephanie Booth on the bow of the Tern on Windermere.

GALLERY: The Olympic torch rides in to Bowness by boat

High spirits in Bolton-le-Sands as the Olympic torch arrives

GALLERY: People line streets as Olympic flame reaches north Lancashire

GALLERY: People line streets as Olympic flame reaches north Lancashire

VIDEO: The Olympic Torch in the Lake District

Olympic Torch in Ambleside: Tom Wright passes the flame onto Stephanie Booth

GALLERY - Olympic Torch: Thousands cheer historic moment in Ambleside

Philip Barker carries the torch in Grasmere.

GALLERY - Olympic Torch: Grasmere turns out to celebrate

Crowds lined the streets

Olympic Torch: Hundreds take afternoon off work to watch Appleby arrival

Hundreds of people saw the torch pass

Olympic Torch: Plaque unveiled to commemorate torch as pupils line Brough streets

Where to see the Olympic Torch in South Lakes


Robinson not looking too far ahead as he prepares for Olympics

Busy time for Wilcox as GB make a splash in water polo test event

Horley going for Olympic qualification in tournament on Sunday

Olympic diary: Alex Rutlidge

Olympics: Thompson racing towards glory bid

Adrian set for GamesMaker role

Colin Caleb squares up to Astley VIP's Andrew Fleming

Boxing: Pacific visitors ready for Olympic test

Andy Laird designed the course for London 2012’s Olympic canoeing slalom venue

2012 Olympic slalom designed by Lake District engineer

'I've held a torch for the Olympics since I saw the flame in 1948'

Water Polo: Cumbrians help GB women to seventh in Euro Champs

Cumbrian sports clubs urged to share in £10 million funding

TRACKS: The Nauruan boxers clear the road leading to Kendal Dojo

Nauru boxers enjoy wintry conditions

Kendal Dojo's Fijian Olympic hopeful wins first 2012 contest

Boxing: Nauru fighters return to Kendal for Olympic build-up

Local Leaders call to assist Olympic Games celebrations


Judo: Horley takes step closer to Olympic dream

SMASH: Windermere juniors are delighted their club will be refurbished

Tennis: £28,000 Sport England grant to fund Windermere club's refurbishment

POWER: Sisilia Nasiga in training with Kendal Judo Club's David Groom

Fijian Sisi trains in Kendal as she bids for Olympic hat-trick

OLYMPIC QUEST: Alex Rutlidge and Chloe Wilcox

Water Polo: Rutlidge and Wilcox earn GB European call-up

FIERY: Les Comman-dos de Percu, left, want local people to step forward and join their 2012 show in Bowness.

South Lakes artists needed for London 2012 festival in Bowness

NW co-ordinator: Rob Young

Cumbria public urged to be 'ambassadors' for Olympics

COUP: Heron Hill’s Sam Tattersall and Ellie Maplethorpe prepare to welcome the Olympic torch

Olympic flame's route through Cumbria and Lancashire revealed


41 weeks to go: Last chance to enter Inspire mark project

STITCH TIME: Crosscrake Primary pupils Daniel Pritchard and Katie Stafford-Roberts

Crosscrake primary kids waving banner for Olympics

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