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Tom Daley is back in Plymouth for first time since moving to London

Tom Daley was back in Plymouth today putting the finishing touches to a new routine he'll showcase at the National Diving Championships.

It is the first time Tom has been back to his home town since switching his training base, and moving to London 12 months ago.

He'll be going for gold at The National Diving Championships which are taking place at the City's Life Centre. Local diving stars Sarah Barrow and Tonia Crouch will also be there alongside new 14-year-old sensation Matthew Dixon.

Tom Daley was back in Plymouth today for the first time since moving to London Credit: ITV News

Tom Daley & Co in Plymouth for Diving Championships

Tom Daley in action at last year's Commonwealth Games in Glasgow Credit: PA

Diving stars - including Tom Daley - are descending on Plymouth in readiness for the National Diving Championships at the City's Life Centre.

Local divers Sarah Barrow and Tonia Couch will be competing alongside new young sensation 14-year-old Matthew Dixon.

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Swimming authorities petitioned over Andy Banks

More than 600 people have signed an online petition encouraging British Swimming to keep Andy Banks as head diving coach.

It's believed the man responsible for turning Plymouth into a national centre of excellence is considering a job abroad after he was told he won't be offered a new contract. Commonwealth silver medallist Sarah Barrow is among those who have backed the petition.

Tom Daley's coach may leave the UK

The man responsible for guiding Tom Daley to the top of his sport - and turning Plymouth into a national centre of excellence - may be forced to leave the UK and coach abroad. Andy Banks is considering a move to Canada to coach their national team.

Tom Daley with Andy Banks following his victory at the 2010 Commonwealth Games Credit: John Giles/PA Archive

Tom Daley: 'I'm NOT retiring'

Plymouth diver Tom Daley has told us he's committed to carrying on in the sport for at least another two years. It comes just 24 hours after it was rumoured he was going to retire to pursue his television career.

In an interview with our sports correspondent Matthias Kurth, he said diving remained his priority - and his ambition was to compete at the next Olympic games in Rio.

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VIDEO: Tom Daley brings Queen's baton to Britain

Tom Daley has brought the Queen's baton back onto British soil ahead of this summer's Commonwealth games. The Olympic and Commonwealth medallist from Plymouth carried the baton into Jersey yesterday evening. It'll now make its way to Glasgow ahead of the Games in July.

The baton has spent that last seven months travelling to 63 Commonwealth nations and territories.

Here is the video of the baton's arrival in Jersey and Tom's reaction to the honour.

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