Brabants ready to defend title

Tim Brabants, from Surrey, has just got through to the semi-final of the 1,000m canoe at Eton Dorney - ready to defend his Olympic crown.

Reading's Chris Mears competes later

Olympics Day Ten

Meridian Tonight guides you through who to watch out for on Day 10 of the Olympic Games

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Dobriskey and England through to semi-finals

Lisa Dobriskey , from Ashford, showed she was getting back to her best by winning a slow heat in 4:13.32. Credit: PA

All three of Britain's women's 1,500m runners advanced to the semi-finals today.

World Championship silver medallist Hannah England, from Oxford, always looked well placed in her heat.

England, whose build-up has been hampered by a spiked Achilles tendon, came home fifth in 4:05.73.

Months after being diagnosed with potentially fatal blood clots on her lungs and told to give up on the Olympics, Lisa Dobriskey , from Ashford, showed she was getting back to her best by winning a slow heat in 4:13.32.

Laura Weightman, who is trained by former world record holder Steve Cram, finished sixth in the third heat in 4:07.29

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BMX Team USA practising in Kent

Team USA practising in Kent Credit: Glen Steggles / Cyclopark

The USA Olympic BMX team took some time to practice in Kent at the weekend, visiting the Cyclopark in Gravesend.

The pre-Olympic taster session featured the four-man team that will be facing Team GB over the next few days.

Team USA practising in Kent Credit: Glen Steggles / Cyclopark
Team USA practising in Kent Credit: Glen Steggles / Cyclopark

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The most unforgettable, extraordinary, emotional sporting day Great Britain has ever known - congratulations to all our fantastic medal winners

Mo Farah
Mo Farah celebrates after winning the Men's 10,000m Final Credit: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire
Mo Farah crosses the line first in the 10,000m final Credit: Mike Egerton/PA Wire
Jessica Ennis
Great Britain's Jessica Ennis approaches the finish line in the 800m event in the Heptathlon at the Olympic Stadium Credit: Stephen Pond/PA Wire.
Jessica Ennis celebrates her Olympic gold today Credit: Dave Thompson/PA Wire
Great Britain's Greg Rutherford on in action during the Men's Long Jump Credit: David Davies/PA Wire
Greg Rutherford accepts congratulations from the crowd after this jump to glory Credit: Dave Davies/PA wire
Olympic pursuit cyclists
Hampshire's Dani King leads Team GB's Joanna Rowsell and Laura Trott on their way to winning gold in the Women's Team Pursuit Final Credit: Dave Davies/PA Wire
Hamble's Dani King celebrate with her team mates after winning the Women's Team Pursuit Final Credit: Tim Ireland/PA wire
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Dani King's gold medal Credit: Andrew Milligan/PA wire
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