Tom Daley to travel around the world for new ITV2 series

Tom Daley Credit: PA

Olympic diving star Tom Daley is to swap back-flips for a backpack as he heads around the world for a new TV series. Plymouth's bronze medallist will stop off at tourist destinations with his friend Sophie Lee for the adventure series for ITV2.

During the series he will visit countries such as Thailand, Japan, Australia, Morocco and New Zealand during six weeks of travelling.