A mechanic from Cumbria is heading to the Olympics, not as a competitor but as part of the team looking after the road cycling event.
Carlisle's Bell and Plate race meeting is held. It's the oldest trophy in the world.
Thousands of punters flocked to Carlisle Racecourse today to celebrate the Queen's Diamond Jubilee with one of her favourite pastimes.
Hundreds of speedway fans are expected at Derwent Park today as Workington Comets host their open day.
Fans can meet the team and management and watch them complete some practice laps.
The season starts on Thursday with an away game to Sheffield before a home game against Redcar on Saturday. The VIP guest at that first home match has ben confirmed as Boyzone's Shane Lynch.
Queen of the South play away to Hamilton and time is beginning to run out for them. They're three points adrift at the bottom of the Scottish First Division. It's not too late to get out of trouble, but they need to win games quickly.
Annan also need to win games quickly if they're going to relight the play-off fire in the third division. They're at home to Montrose.
Berwick are away to Peterhead. Second-placed Stranraer are at home to East Stirling.
Two women from Lockerbie have returned from Sweden as part of the WorldJunior Champion curling team. Hannah Fleming and Alice Spence, both 20, from Lockerbie have brought back the silverware with the rest of the Scottish Women's Curling team, fromthe World Junior Championships in Sweden.