Cornwall's rowing star Helen Glover has had an 'amazing surprise' after returning home following her Olympic victory. The gold medallist took to twitter after finding a gold postbox- apparently painted by her neighbours.
During the London Olympics and paralympics in 2012, the Royal Mail painted post boxes gold to to celebrate every Team GB and ParalympicsGB gold medal.
Two of our West Country rowers made history today as they became the first female British athletes to win back to back Olympic gold medals.Read the full story ›
Cornish rower Helen Glover knows her family will be behind her as she goes for another Olympic gold - they've travelled to Brazil tooRead the full story ›
Many athletes are stepping up training ahead of the Olympics. Rower Heather Stanning also has to take leave from her job as an Army OfficerRead the full story ›
Rower Pete Reed has won gold in the mens coxless fours for two Olympic Games in a row, now he's taking a seat in the eight for Rio 2016.Read the full story ›
Helen Glover and Heather Stanning won the rowing women's pairs at London 2012 - they're hoping to defend their title in Rio this summer.Read the full story ›
Heather Stanning and Helen Glover continued their solid pairing at Caversham, with Gloucestershire's Alex Gregory winning in the men's pair.Read the full story ›
Heather Stanning returns to the University where her illustrious rowing career began in 2006.Read the full story ›
A Cornish woman who rowed more than nine thousand miles across the Pacific has been back to her old school to inspire pupils.Read the full story ›
Two sailors say they still plan to sail from Cornwall to America despite needing repeated help from emergency services over 7 months.Read the full story ›