It's a year to the day since the opening ceremony of the London Olympics.
The games were the highlight of a glorious summer of sport, with Team GB finishing third in the medal table.
There were plenty of successes here in the East. But a year on, some sports are counting the cost after missing out on funding for the next games in Rio.
Donovan Blake has been focussing on volleyball, which has its national centre in Kettering.
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