London 2012

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

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 danced 'Gangnam Style'...

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 closing show brought...

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...

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 of Team...

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 than happy to pose for the camera...

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 ceremony as...

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 little cousin who was the...

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 journey...

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...

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...

Britain's Olympic heroes can't wait to 'get the party started' at London parade

A million people are expected to line the streets of London next month as Olympians and Paralympians are honoured with a spectacular parade to mark their achievements. The most successful Team GB squad...

Map with details of the London parade for the Olympic medal winners

START (A): Mansion House. Team GB will set out from the official residence of the Lord Mayor of London at 1.30 pm Trafalgar Square: A big screen with live commentary will allow spectators to cheer on...

'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 Vegas behind him. As an ambassador...

Sailor Ben Ainslie rides the wave of his rock star welcome

With his sunglasses, designer stubble and mega-watt smile, Olympic hero Ben Ainslie could pass for a rock star. And that was exactly how crowds treated him as he and fellow Team GB colleagues embarked...

Retired Olympian Michael Phelps embarks on new career with Louis Vuitton ad

The US swimmer has decided to retire from the sport that made him the most decorated Olympian of all time. But Michael Phelps needn’t worry about finding a new job now that he’s hung up his...



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