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.
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.'