BBC Sport - Olympics rowing: Glover & Stanning win Gold for Britain! #Olympics #TeamGB #london2012

Olympics rowing: Glover and Stanning win gold for Britain

BBC Sport - Olympics rowing: Glover & Stanning win Gold for Britain! #Olympics #TeamGB #london2012

Japanese badminton player Reiko Shiota shows off her brightly coloured nail polish with depictions of both her country's and the host nation's flags. Her earrings give Britain the tie-breaker.

Olympians' nationalistic nail polish

Japanese badminton player Reiko Shiota shows off her brightly coloured nail polish with depictions of both her country's and the host nation's flags. Her earrings give Britain the tie-breaker.

Sir Steve Redgrave. Winner of 5 Gold medals at 5 consecutive Olympic Games. The greatest Olympian, the greatest athlete. AND he has Type 1 diabetes, AND he has run the London Marathon 3 times since retiring from rowing. The man is nothing short of a legend.

The greatest Olympian of all time?

Sir Steve Redgrave. Winner of 5 Gold medals at 5 consecutive Olympic Games. The greatest Olympian, the greatest athlete. AND he has Type 1 diabetes, AND he has run the London Marathon 3 times since retiring from rowing. The man is nothing short of a legend.

Mo Farah joined the sporting greats and produced an unforgettable crescendo to London's Olympics as he added 5,000m gold to his 10,000m title.

Mo Farah wins men's 5,000m to claim second Olympic gold

Mo Farah joined the sporting greats and produced an unforgettable crescendo to London's Olympics as he added 5,000m gold to his 10,000m title.

Britain's Alistair Brownlee won a Olympic triathlon gold with his younger brother Jonny in bronze as Spain's Javier Gomez took silver

Olympics triathlon: Alistair Brownlee wins Britain's 19th gold

Britain's Alistair Brownlee won a Olympic triathlon gold with his younger brother Jonny in bronze as Spain's Javier Gomez took silver

Athlete and Olympics gold medallist Jessica Ennis-Hill- Half Jamaican and half English.

Athlete and Olympics gold medallist Jessica Ennis-Hill- Half Jamaican and half English.

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