The latest in our series profiling our region's Olympic hopefuls looks at someone we named as one to watch when he was a junior back in 2008.
He's overcome haemophilia to become a British Champion in his sport and counts Lance Armstrong and Mark Cavendish among his training partners.
Under the spotlight is Essex cyclist Alex Dowsett.
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Police have praised the "courage and bravery" of a woman who was repeatedly punched in the face during a violent assault in a nightclub.
It was a day of celebration across the region, with scores of events - large and small - to celebrate the royal wedding.
Another warm, sunny day for many today after a chilly start.