Meet the 'Olympic otters'

Meet the Olympic otters, born on the event's 'Super Saturday' at Bournemouth's Oceanarium, and named after their sporting heroes...


AInslie to carry Team GB flag

Ben AInslie, the Hampshire sailor with four gold medals, is to carry the flag for Team GB at the closing ceremony.

Opening ceremony

Olympic test for rail network

The road and rail system is extremely busy but seems to be taking the extra Olympic strain, writes Transport Correspondent Mike Pearse.

Live updates



Load more updates


Today's top stories