Leicester Riders basketball team have made it to the final of the British Basketball League this weekend against Newcastle Eagles in Birmingham.
The team has seen spectator numbers up 18% since the Olympics and nearly 8000 are expected in the crowd on Sunday.
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Into the evening it will remain dry with the best of the clear spells in the west.
Some evening sunshine, although low cloud will spread from the coast into many areas early in the night.
Mr Parnell, from Sileby in Leicestershire, was celebrating his first wedding anniversary.