Meet the Olympic otters, born on the event's 'Super Saturday' at Bournemouth's Oceanarium, and named after their sporting heroes...
Ben AInslie, the Hampshire sailor with four gold medals, is to carry the flag for Team GB at the closing ceremony.
The road and rail system is extremely busy but seems to be taking the extra Olympic strain, writes Transport Correspondent Mike Pearse.
VIDEO: Now, remember Super Saturday....the amazing day during the the Olympics that spawned a clutch of British gold medals? Well it was also a happy day at the Oceanarium in Bournemouth, spawning a clutch of baby otters. They are now on display. Martin Dowse reports.
Ben Ainslie prepares to carry the Team GB flag at the closing ceremony of London 2012.
See his interview here
An animal shelter in Kent has re-named one of its residents after the Olympic athlete Jessica Ennis. The gold medal winner's four legged namesake took part in the torch parade when it passed through the Brands Hatch Battersea Dogs Home in Sevenoaks.
Chi-Mun Wong, from Cheam in Surrey, carried the Torch through Rochester. She recently overcame cancer and was nominated by her mother.