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Ice skater Robin Cousins to coach next Olympic squad

Robin Cousins at the Winter Olympics in Sochi Credit: PA

Olympic ice skating champion Robin Cousins has been selected to train the next generation of potential medallists.

The Bristol-born athlete has been appointed as a leading manager for the National Ice Skating Association's World Class Figure Skating Programme. He'll be coaching the British squad for the next Winter Olympic Games.


Tribute to Olympian from fellow Dorset Medallist

Olympic shooting champion Peter Wilson has paid tribute to his friend and fellow Sherborne resident Andrew Simpson.

The 2012 gold medal winner expressed his shock at the tragedy which claimed the life of his British team mate.

36 year old Simpson died after his yacht capsized during training for the America's Cup race in San Fransisco Bay, California.

In an exclusive interview with ITV News, Wilson recounts meeting Simpson at a local supermarket shortly before he departed for the States:

Appeal as one of the stolen medals is recovered

One of the two bronze medals stolen from Olympians Hannah Macleod and Alex Partridge has been found. They were taken along with their TeamGB jackets when they were at a London nightclub early on Wednesday.

Scotland Yard said Hannah's medal had been posted anonymously to the England Hockey head office.

Bath rower Alex Partridge's gong is still missing though. Tonight he tweeted a request for it to be returned.

Gold medal winning rowers meet the Queen

Heather Stanning and Helen Glover meet the Queen Credit: ITV Westcountry

Olympic rowers Heather Stanning from Yeovil and Helen Glover from Penzance have been to Buckingham Palace to meet the Queen.

The gold medal winners were among Olympic and Paralympic heroes invited to a reception to celebrate their success. The pair won the first gold medals of Team GB's campaign.

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