Thousands of bargain-hunting Olympics fans scrambled for items at a London 2012 sale billed as the "last chance" to own part of the Games.
Find out how a Loughborough-based fitness business managed to bounce its way into the record books during the Olympic torch relay.
Items used during the London 2012 Games are going on sale, including props from the opening and closing ceremonies.
The Leicester Rowing Club has today held its annual Regatta on the Grand Union Canal in the city centre, proving to be its biggest yet
The 700m races began at 9am this morning, and saw many people taking part from across the UK. Heats included juniors, men, women, mixed, novice and elite.
The Captain of the Leicester Rowing Club, Rob Fox, says it's the biggest Regatta yet, thanks to the exposure it received during the London Olympic Games.
Double Olympic gold medallist Rebecca Adlington will be in Tipton later to open the town's new £8 million leisure centre.
Rebecca, who also won a bronze medal in last year's Olympic Games in London, will be at Tipton Leisure Centre, where she will be carrying out coaching sessions with youngsters.
Lord Sebastian Coe will be in Leicestershire to inspire the next generation of athletes today.
It's as part of the Olympics and Paralympics Roadshow which aims to get more young people interested in sport.
He'll be visiting the Beauchamp College in Oadby.
A woman from Leicestershire who became the first paraplegic person to complete the London Marathon on foot, is training for her next challenge – hand cycling 400 miles from Nottingham to London.
Claire Lomas also lit the Paralympic cauldron in London's Trafalgar's Square, gave birth and married.
She says it's been the best year of her life.
Double Olympic gold medalist Rebecca Adlington, has today opened a Mansfield school's newly-refurbished library.
The renovation at Oak Tree Primary School was possible thanks to a £10,000 grant to support school libraries in areas of deprivation.
Rebecca began her swimming career in Mansfield before competing at two Olympic Games and winning four medals – two gold and two bronze.
Louis Smith hinted it could be some time before he returns to competitive gymnastics after receiving his MBE from the Queen at Buckingham Palace today.
The 23-year-old won team bronze and pommel horse silver at the 2012 Olympic Games.
However, Smith does not appear to be in any rush to return to the gym full-time and win more accolades.
He wants to concentrate on visiting schools to encourage children to get involved in the sport.
He said: "As athletes, we have a big responsibility to keep the legacy (of the London Olympics) going. I'm starting to take a step back from the entertainment side and move into charity and school work."
He revealed the Queen said: "Here's another one to add to your collection," when presenting him with his honours award.
Louis Smith has tweeted this photo of himself "chilling" with his MBE:
Olympic gymnast Louis Smith has tweeted about being awarded with an MBE this afternoon.