Britain's gold medal success

Great Britain start day ten of the Olympics in third position in the medals table - with 16 golds, 11 silvers and 10 bronze. Only China (61 medals in total) and the United States (60 in total) have accumulated more so far.

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How cycling gave Olympian confidence to confront Alopecia

Olympic gold medallist Joanna Rowsell has revealed how cycling has given her the confidence to confront her hair-loss disorder, alopecia areata.

Speaking to Daybreak, she said: "I've always had the opinion that you only live once. I'm not going to let it hold me back and it's been great being a cyclist, It's given me so much more confidence in myself.

"Being World Champion and now Olympic medallist you can't help but have more self-confidence and I think if I help raise awareness of the condition, that would help as well."


Mo Farah's victory gets biggest UK TV audience of Games so far

A huge audience watched Mo Farah cross the 10,000m finish line last night. Credit: PA

Some 17.1 million people tuned in to watch Mo Farah win the 10,000m last night - the biggest UK TV audience for the Games so far, excluding the opening ceremony.

And overnight ratings showed that 16.3 million people watched Jessica Ennis triumph in the heptathlon on an amazing night for UK athletics.

BBC Olympics boss Roger Mosey tweeted the "stunning viewing figures for last night's amazing athletics".

They also included an audience of 15.6 million for Greg Rutherford's long jump gold and 9.2 million for the women's team pursuit win.


Tower Bridge illuminated in Gold to celebrate GB medal haul

London's Tower Bridge was illuminated in gold last night to celebrate Team GB's six Gold medal wins yesterday.

. Credit: Yui Mok/PA Wire
. Credit: Yui Mok/PA Wire

It's the second night in a row that spectacular views of the bridge have wowed the capital.

On Friday night a rising golden full moon briefly aligned with the structure's Olympic banner to form a sixth ring.

ITV News spends the day with Olympic gold medallist's family

ITV News' Rags Martel spent Saturday with Mo Farah's family in the build up to the middle-distance runner's 10,000 metres Olympic Games final.

Here's a selection of pictures from a day running high on emotions, triumph and celebration following Farah's gold medal success.

Farah's wife Tania and daughter Rihanna on the way to the Olympic Stadium. Credit: ITV News
ITV News' Rags Martel spent the day with the Farah family. Credit: ITV News
Farah waits to start the biggest race of his life. Credit: ITV News
Tania can't bear to watch the proceedings unfold. Credit: ITV News
Farah's daughter Rihanna holds up a Team GB flag with pride and celebrates. Credit: ITV News

Team GB's hopes of football medal end in penalty shootout

Daniel Sturridge's missed the crucial spot-kick at the Millennium Stadium. Credit: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

Team GB's hopes of landing an Olympic medal in football have ended tonight after a penalty-shootout defeat to South Korea.

After a 1-1 draw and a goalless extra time, Daniel Sturridge's missed spot kick proved fatal.

The Team GB men's defeat followed their female counterpart's exit to Canada.

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