London Olympics day six

Day six of the Olympic Games has already seen British swimmer Rebecca Adlington finish in first place in the heats of the women's 800m freestyle and Andy Murray through to the men's tennis semis. There are hopes for more British medals in the cycling

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Spain beat GB 79-78 in a men's basketball

Britain's men's basketball team lost against Russia in a group B preliminary round last Sunday
Britain's men's basketball team lost against Russia in a group B preliminary round last Sunday Credit: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Britain's men's basketball team lost 79-78 to Spain putting them bottom of the Group B leader board. This weekend they will take on Australia and China in their final two games of the preliminary round.

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Gold medallists immortalised in Royal Mail stamps

The Royal Mail is producing stamps featuring Team GB's gold medallists. Gold winning athletes will have their images used on stamps that will go on general sale 24 hours later.

The stamp to commemorate Etienne Stott and Tim Baillie's gold medal win in the men's canoe double.
The stamp to commemorate Etienne Stott and Tim Baillie's gold medal win in the men's canoe double. Credit: Royal Mail/PA Wire

A letterbox in all of the home towns of the gold medal winners will also be painted gold by the Royal Mail to match.

Peter Wilson's shooting gold performance will appear on a Royal Mail stamp.
Peter Wilson's shooting gold performance will appear on a Royal Mail stamp. Credit: Royal Mail/PA Wire

Olympic ticket tout is jailed for 28 days

A ticket tout who was attempting to sell Olympic tickets outside the Excel Centre in London has been sentenced to 28 days in custody. Twenty nine year old Josef Aguirre was sentenced today after a hearing at Stratford Magistrates court.

Aguirre was found with 56 Olympic tickets in his possession which LOCOG is now working to put back into circulation for members of the public to buy.

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