Support in the Isle of Man is mounting for Mark Cavendish, as he goes for gold in the Olympic cycle road race.
Paul Crone has been to the Isle of Man to meet just some of Mark's fans, the biggest of course being his dad.
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.'