Greater Manchester's Olympic heroes will be honoured at a celebration event in the city today.
A new report suggests that Manchester has benefited more from the Olympic and Paralympic Games than any UK city outside London.
The paralympic flame is in Cheshire today (August 28) on the final stage of its tour of the country.
Team USA star LeBron James tells David Chisnall he's ready to face Team GB in a warm up game at the Manchester Arena tomorrow.
The official announcement of Team GB's football team for the London Olympics has put an end to a piece of pub trivia that's been around since 1960.
That was the last time Britain had an Olympic football team. They won 1 of their 3 matches, and was comprised of working class, amateur footballers.
Daniel Hewitt tracked down a couple of the players with no medals but plenty of memories.
Burnley Hammer Thrower Sophie Hitchon became the first UK athlete to confirm her place in Team GB for the Olympics at the Aviva Athletics Trials in Birmingham.
Her throw of 69.79m ensured a top 2 finish. The 20-year-old had already achieved the coveted A Standard earlier this year throwing 71.62m