No diving medal for Team GB An Olympic medal is the only major honour to have eluded Tom Daley during his decorated young career so far. The Plymouth diver was crowned world platform champion as a 15-year-old in Rome three years ago while in May he reclaimed the European title he first won aged just 13. Daley’s European success this year came in the midst of career-best form, in which he twice improved his personal best, while he was also crowned individual and synchro platform champion at the World Series. Read more: Team GB misses out on diving medal
Spare Olympic tickets to go back on sale Locog is now monitoring the number of tickets used after an abundance of empty seats at the weekend, and will put returned tickets on sale the night before events.
The Olympics organising committee was criticised after spectators pointed out empty seats at some events that had been billed as “sold out”. Locog said an extra 3,000 tickets went on sale on Sunday night after they were returned by sports federations and accredited groups who were not intending to use them. Read more here>