29 July 2021 | 18:03

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Tom Dean to return home a national sporting hero after gold medal success in Tokyo

Tom Dean will fly home from Japan on Sunday evening having become a double Olympic champion, as well as a national sporting hero almost overnight, and mum Jacquie Hughes says he won’t realise how much the country has got behind him until he touches back down in the UK.

29 July 2021 | 12:57

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Windsor's Mallory Franklin claims silver medal in woman's C1 canoe slalom

Windsor’s Mallory Franklin produced an excellent run in the final of the women’s C1 canoe slalom this morning (Thursday) to get her hands on a well-earned silver medal.

29 July 2021 | 12:20

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Mother-of-three Helen Glover falls just short in her quest for further Olympic glory

Cookham’s Helen Glover just failed to add to her Olympic medal collection as she and partner Polly Swann finished fourth in the women’s pair on the Sea Forest Waterway in Tokyo this morning (Thursday).

29 July 2021 | 07:00

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Former coach Paul Lloyd savours moment as Tom Dean becomes Olympic champion

When Tom Dean touched home to become Olympic champion in the early hours of Tuesday morning, it was all a bit too much for former Maidenhead Marlins Swimming Club coach, Paul Lloyd, to take in.

28 July 2021 | 09:00

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Slough's Amelie Morgan helps Team GB to bronze in women's team gymnastics finals

There was a dramatic conclusion to the women’s team gymnastics final yesterday (Tuesday) as Great Britain’s women pipped Italy for a place on the podium behind winners, the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC), and USA in second.