The Paralympics in London last year helped make heroes of some of our disabled athletes. And that's having a huge effect on sport for people with disabilities here in the South West. Some of those Paralympic stars were in Devon today for the Winter Ability Games.
It's an event which has tripled in size in the last five years.
The New Year is almost upon us, marking the end to a year of sporting triumph, with success at the London Olympics and Paralympic Games. We've been speaking to a triple medal winner from the West Country, who says the bubble still hasn't burst. Ruth Wishart reports.
A paralympic athlete who won silver and bronze this summer says that he wished there had been better sports facilities in Dorset when he was growing up.
Paul Blake spoke as he opened a new £8m leisure centre in his home town of Dorchester. Duncan Sleightholme was there.
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.
Paralympian swimmer Jonathan Fox, who raised the roof at London 2012 when he won the 100m backstroke, returned to St Austell today where he grew up.
Richard Lawrence reports:
Paralympic swimmer Jon Fox, who won a gold medal at London 2012, is being welcomed back to his home town of St Austell today.
He will be visiting the local schools first and then St Austell college, and show off his medal to the community, before signing autographs and having photos taken by his golden post box.
Olympic fever is still going strong in Plymouth - and today a new celebration of the city's success was unveiled.
Two post boxes painted Gold for swimmer Ruta Meilutyte and Bronze for diver Tom Daley have been installed in front of Plymouth Argyle football club.
Three postboxes are being put up at Plymouth Argyle in honour of the city's Olympians and Paralympians. They won't take stamped mail thoughRead the full story ›
Huge crowds gathered in Plymouth this evening to celebrate the city's Olympians and Paralympians.
Diver Tom Daley and swimmer Ruta Meilutyte were among those on an open top bus welcomed by thousands of wellwishers.
Our reporter Bob Cruwys was on board and has sent this report: