The Olympic games have arrived in the North West with two men's football matches being played at Old Trafford today.
The main focus will be on Team GB who take to the pitch tonight in a match against Senegal.
Team GB's Beth Tweddle will switch on this year's Blackpool Illuminations. The Bunbury gymnast won bronze on the uneven bars at the Olympics
Gary Barlow has been praised by fellow celebrities for honouring his commitment to perform at the Olympics Closing Ceremony.
They say what you don't know can't hurt you. Maybe that's why so many were sceptical when London was awarded the 'Greatest show on Earth.'