We're 15 days away from the opening ceremony for London 2012 and by this time next week many of the region's competitors will have arrived at the Olympic village.
Team GB's hockey squads feature several players from the region and were the latest to pass through the preparation camp.
Essex fast bowler Reece in line for PCA's Young Player of the Year
Norwich City's latest arrival, Johann Elmander says he can't wait to get started in his second spell in the Premier League.
Man-of-the-match David Willey led Northamptonshire to 102-run victory over Surrey in the T20 final in Edgbaston, Birmingham.