Stotfold in Bedfordshire is gearing up for a big day as hometown heroine Victoria Pendleton begins her final Olympic campaign.
The golden girl of Beijing will compete in the heats of the women's team sprint alongside partner Jess Varnish as she looks to add to her medal haul.
Sir Chris Hoy rode to glory as he took an historic fifth Olympic title on a golden day for Britain.
Despite having no passport and no country, a marathon runner who fled to avoid a Sudanese child labour camp will run at the Olympics.
Chris Hoy and Victoria Pendleton will try and keep up the cycling winning streak, with Rebecca Adlington defending her 800m Beijing title