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Nicola Adams has told Daybreak how she overcame a back injury last year to win an Olympic gold medal in boxing.
She said: "I spent three months in bed. I thought how am I going to get back in fighting form. To think that I've come back and achieved all this it really is a fairy tale ending."
Gold medallist Jade Jones has thanked her friends and family on Daybreak for helping raise funds to pay for her to go to the Youth Olympic qualifying tournament in Mexico.
Welsh teenager Jade Jones has become the first ever British taekwondo Olympic champion.
She told the BBC, immediately after her fight: "I've dreamt about it for ages - it's amazing.
"I can get used to it (being Olympic champion)."
Great Britain's Jade Jones is the Olympic champion after defeating China's Tseng Li-Cheng in their women's -57kg taekwondo final.
Great Britain's Jade Jones leads China's Tseng Li-Cheng 4-0, after two rounds, in their women's -57kg taekwondo final.
Legendary footballer Pele was presented with an honorary degree by the University of Edinburgh today at a ceremony held at London's Victoria and Albert Museum. The Brazilian world cup winner met Team GB Olympic heroes Katherine Grainger and Michael Jamieson.
Great Britain's men's hockey team have failed to reach the Olympic final, as they went down 9-2 against Holland in the semi-final.
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Usain Bolt cemented his place in the pantheon of the modern Olympic Games on Thursday night .
Rider Charlotte Dujardin made Olympic history today by winning her second gold medal of London 2012.