Tom Daley and Dan Goodfellow have secured their place at the 2016 Olympics after combining for a bronze medal at the Diving World Cup.Read the full story ›
Plymouth divers European Gold Medallist Sarah Barrow and 10m High Board Diver Tonia Couch have qualified for the Rio Olympics this year.Read the full story ›
A five-year-old from Chard, who made his own Olympic torch, has raised thousands for charity selling it on Ebay, like some relay runnersRead the full story ›
Mary won a team silver at the London Olympic Games in 2012 and will be presented with her M.B.E. at Buckingham Palace on Tuesday.
Devon's Mary King and Somerset's Debbie Criddle will receive their MBEs at Buckingham Palace on Tuesday.
Mary, who is from Sidmouth, won a team silver at the London Olympic Games.
Debbie, who lives and trains in Taunton, won two individual silvers and a team gold at London 2012.
Four-time Olympic sailing gold medallist Ben Ainslie has announced he will not compete at Rio 2016.
The 35 year old from Cornwall has decided to call time on a carreer that saw him win 4 Olympic Gold medals to focus on his America's Cup campaign.
Ainslie won the Finn class at London 2012 - but will not defend that title in Rio.
Speaking to the Daily Telegraph, Ainslie said:
It fills me with both relief and sadness to write these words but I can now officially confirm that I have donned my Team GB tracksuit for the last time. No more Olympic villages. No more opening or closing ceremonies. After almost 20 years entirely dedicated to the pursuit of gold, taking in five Olympic campaigns, I have decided I will not attempt a sixth at Rio de Janeiro in 2016.
The yachtsman Ben Ainslie has been crowned Sailor of the Year for a fourth time. The 35 year old, who learnt to sail near Falmouth, won the International Sailing Federation title after becoming the world's most successful Olympic sailor by winning his fourth gold medal at London 2012.
An Olympic swimmer from Cornwall has admitted that she shut her medal away in a drawer after becoming depressed with post-Olympics life.Read the full story ›
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.