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Olympic rings given new home

The Olympic rings now overlook Portland harbour Credit: ITV Westcountry

A sculpture of the Olympic rings carved to celebrate this summer's sailing events has a new home.

The rings, which stand at around two metres high, had been in Weymouth train station for the duration of the games. Now they've been moved to overlook Portland harbour as a permanent reminder of the London 2012 sailing competition.

No charges over abusive Daley tweet

Plymouth's Tom Daley Credit: Adrian Dennis/PA Wire/Press Association Images

A Welsh Premier League footballer who posted an abusive message about Olympic diver Tom Daley will not face charges.

Daniel Thomas's message was "not so grossly offensive that criminal charges need to be brought", said Keir Starmer, the Director of Public Prosecutions.

Mr Keir said new guidelines for prosecutors on social media cases will also be issued, given the growing number of complaints.



Dorset sailors bid for gold postposed

Dorset sailors Stuart Bithell and Luke Patience must wait until tomorrow [Friday] to reach for gold.

Light winds in Weymouth have meant their race - the men's 470 sailing class - has had to be postponed. They go into the medal race in second place, already guaranteed at least a silver medal. To win gold, they will have to overhaul their Australian rivals, who are four points ahead.

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