Olympics 2012

The London 2012 Olympics are upon us and among Team GB are more than 75 athletes from the North West.

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Wiggins prepares to cycle into the history books

Chorley's Bradley Wiggins could make Olympic history this afternoon when he takes part in his second event of London 2012.

Earlier today North West rowers Rick Edginton and Matt Longridge helped deliver Bronze for Team GB in the Men's 8.

Attention now turns to Wiggins, who will become Britain's most successful Olympian if he clinches a medal in the time trials. Daniel Hewitt reports.

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