London 2012 has kicked off with a win for the Great Britain women's football team at the Millennium Stadium. Around 40 thousand fans watched as they beat New Zealand 1-Nil. Despite some reports of delays to get into the match through security, the event has been hailed a success.
Royal Mail says the seven post boxes in Wales painted gold to mark Olympic and Paralympic triumphs will remain so permanently.
Hundreds of people turned out, as Paralympic cycling champion Mark Colbourne was given the freedom of his home town.
Paralympic hero Mark Colbourne will be welcomed back to his home town today.