Team GB sailors on open-top bus tour

Olympic sailors tour Weymouth

Crowds of well-wishers have turned out to cheer on Team GB's Olympic sailors as they paraded through Weymouth to celebrate their success.

ParalympicGB rowers

Paralympics rowers announced

The names of the athletes chosen to represent the ParalympicsGB rowing squad have been announced.

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Team GB hockey squad announced

The Team GB hockey squad announced this afternoon includes Nicholas Catlin from Marlow, Jonathan Clarke from Southend-on-Sea, Daniel Fox from Godalming, Ben Hawes from Lewes, Ashley Jackson from Tunbridge Wells; Barry Middleton, Glenn Kirkham and Iain Lewers who play for East Grinstead.

Also on the team are: Iain Mackay who plays for Reading, Robert Moore from Winchester, Richard Smith from Portsmouth and James Tindall from Virginia Water. There are four other men on the squad who play for teams outside our region.

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World Cup rowers revealed

The GB rowing team revealed its World Cup squad today - the best indictor yet of who's likely to be competing at the Olympics.

The crews were announced during a row past at the Redgrave-Pinsent Rowing Lake near Reading.

Berkshire rowers Anna Watkins and Katherine Grainger have been chosen in the women's double skull.

James Foad from Southampton has got a seat in the men's eight, alongside Greg Searle from Marlow and Alex Partridge from Alton in Hampshire.

They'll compete at the World Cup in Belgrade next month.

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