The mother of Olympic hopeful Jess Varnish has been telling Daybreak her daughter is very proud and excited about competing in the London 2012 Olympics.
21-year-old Jess, who is from Bromsgrove, is preparing to take part in her first ever Games.
Lord Coe has backed investment plans from Nottinghamshire County Council to produce future sports stars and secure Ashes Test matches.
Scientists at the University of Wolverhampton have used a mathematical formula to predict how many medals Team GB will win in Rio 2016
Canoe Slalom Olympic medallists are competing in the UK for the first time since the Games in Nottingham this weekend.