Britain's most decorated female Paralympian has been made a Dame in the New Year Honours.
Sarah Storey has won won 11 Gold, eight Silver and three Bronze medals across six Paralympic Games.
Cyclist Bradley Wiggins has been made a knight in the New Year Honours list. It caps a remarkable year in which he became the first Briton to win the Tour de France, won Olympic gold and scooped the BBC Sports Personality of the Year award.
Three months on from the Olympic Games and sports clubs across the North West are reporting an increase in numbers.
But as interest rises, investment is falling.
In this special report Daniel Hewitt visits clubs that produced Team GB Olympians to ask if the 'Olympic legacy' is being undermined.