London 2012

All the latest news, photos and more from the spectacular 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, hosted in London

The Brownlee brothers talk sibling rivalry and mixed emotions on the podium

The Brownlee brothers have been "bitter rivals" for as long as they can remember.Years before they began competing against each other for Olympic triathlon medals, the Yorkshire-born brothers were challenging...

The Duchess of Cornwall and Zara Phillips bond over their 'love' of horses at Olympic soiree

London's 2012 Olympics are a pleasant – if increasingly distant – memory for the nation. However, the Duchess of Cornwall is keen to continue celebrating the Games, and threw a...

Olympic ladies lead the way at glittering celebratory ball

It was certainly their year to shine and as 2012 entered into its last month the stars of the London Olympics stepped out to celebrate their success once more. Stealing...

Zara Phillips and her Olympic gang horse around for Children in Need

She may be the Queen's granddaughter, but Zara Phillips isn't afraid to have a giggle, as the blonde clearly demonstrated when she and her colleagues from Team GB's equestrian outfit...

The Duchess of Cambridge helps the Queen give Team GB heroes golden reception at the palace

There was a right royal welcome waiting for Team GB's Olympic heroes at Buckingham Palace on Tuesday night, as the Duchess of Cambridge helped the Queen host a reception to...

Army barracks glow gold as Olympian Heather Stanning returns to duty

Olympic heroine and Army Officer Heather Stanning has returned to work armed with her gold medal from the Games.The 27-year-old, who earned Britain's first gold with her rowing teammate Helen...

Music titans bring spectacular summer of sport to an end

The organisers behind London 2012 had already wowed the world with three spectacular ceremonies. And on Sunday evening, they pulled out all the stops one last time as the Paralympics...

Spectacular scenes as London cheers Team GB's Olympic success

The people of London gathered to show their admiration as hundreds of Britain's Olympic and Paralympics athletes made their way through London during a victory parade. Thousands of sports fans...

Boyfriend Jack looks on as Eugenie presents Paralympic medals

Princess Eugenie was greeted with welcoming cheers and loud applause as she carried out a solo public appearance at the Paralympic Games.The 22-year-old, who recently graduated from Newcastle University, proudly...

Victoria Pendleton is stunning in Stella as she enjoys Team GB night out

After their success at the London Games, it seems no swanky bash is complete without an Olympic hero or two on the guestlist.On Tuesday night, Victoria Pendleton lead a host...

Snap-happy Harry delighted to pose for pics with Paralympics GB

He was caught out last week when some candid photos of him were published on the internet, following a wild weekend in Las Vegas.But on Tuesday, Prince Harry was more...

The girl with the golden touch: Kate helps make discus thrower 'happiest man on earth'

Receiving his medal from Paralympic GB's lucky talisman, the Duchess of Cambridge was the icing on the cake for one champion.Discus thrower Aled Davies was overwhelmed with emotion at the...

Golden girl Kate back in action for Paralympic opening ceremony

Britain's golden girl wowed the crowds at Wednesday's spectacular Paralympics opening ceremony in a dazzling coat dress.The Duchess of Cambridge looked radiant in the DAY Birger et Mikkelsen outfit which...

Caring Kate on 'aunty' duty with her bridesmaid Lady Louise

Having made no secret of the fact that she's ready to start a family, the Duchess of Cambridge always enjoys having young children around. On Thursday, it was her husband's...

Paralympics 2012 off to a big bang

London was lit by spectacular fireworks once again as the capital city welcomed the start of the Paralympic Games.Professor Stephen Hawking, who has motor neurone disease, took spectators on a...

Paralympics Opening Ceremony 2012: Kate will witness spectacular celebration of ability

Oscar Pistorius, the poster boy for the 2012 Paralympics, has promised that these Games will change the perception of disability forever. "Everybody here will be absolutely speechless when they see...

'Business as usual' for Prince Harry as he resumes his royal duties at the Paralympics

Prince Harry will return to "business as usual," taking up his royal duties at the Paralympic Games as he attempts to put the media attention on his trip to Las...



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