Olympian Chris Hoy took to social media to send his commiserations to Liam following his fall in the BMX heats.Read the full story ›
BMX rider Liam Phillips is out of the Olympics after an horrific crash in the first heat of his quarter-final.
The rider from Burnham-on-Sea was knocked off his bike just after the first corner on the track in Rio.
After staying down for a number of minutes Phillips did finally get up from the side of the track but was unable to compete in his second heat and is therefore out of the competition.
At the very start of the Olympic Games, the Women's Rugby 7s team took centre stage - narrowly missing out on a Bronze medal.Read the full story ›
University of Bath-based athlete Jazmin Sawyers was the highest-placed Brit in the Rio women’s long jump final on Thursday morning.Read the full story ›
The Olympics is where athletes find out if preparation has paid off - hours of training got them there but they also need the right fuel.Read the full story ›
A Thornbury-born judo star has won Team GB's latest bronze medal. Sally Conway beat her opponent with a single throw to secure the victory.Read the full story ›
Tom Daley has said the Olympic diving pool being a mysterious shade of green helps them dive as they "know which way is up".Read the full story ›
The parents of Siobhan-Marie O'Connor say they couldn't be prouder of their daughter with her silver medal.Read the full story ›
Plymouth diver Tonia Couch is the next West Country athlete preparing for aquatic action tonight (9 August).
She'll be competing in the women's diving 10m synchro final alongside her partner, Lous Toulson.
We're well into the 4th day of the Rio Olympic Games - but how are our local athletes fairing on the world stage?Read the full story ›