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.
Rio celebrations have come to end - but we look back at the Olympic Games with fond memories and huge amount of medals in tow.Read the full story ›
Following a crash at the Olympics yesterday BMX rider Liam Phillips has been discharged from hospital under medical supervision.Read the full story ›
British taekwondo fighter Aaron Cook, who's originally from Dorset, is representing Moldova at the Rio Olympics.Read the full story ›
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 ›