London 2012: Follow the Team GB parade with our live blog

12:00pm Monday 10th September 2012

A 21-float parade will take 800 of Team GB's athletes on a victory parade around London this afternoon. Follow their progress with our live blog...

Be the next.... Mo Farah

Bournemouth Echo: Mo Farah

10:20am Wednesday 15th August 2012

In a series of features, the Echo is looking at what it takes to succeed in sport - and how you can get started if the Olympics has inspired you.

Chance to cheer on Olympic sailing team at Weymouth Carnival

Bournemouth Echo: GOLDEN GIRLS: Hannah Mills, left, and Saskia Clark

11:42am Tuesday 14th August 2012

MEMBERS of the Team GB sailing team will take part in an open top bus parade through Weymouth and Portland to celebrate their success.

Olympics leads to cut in crime rate in Dorset

Bournemouth Echo: SAFE AND SECURE IN DORSET: Great Britain’s Ellott matchrace crew Lucy MacGregor, Annie Lush and Kate MacGregor during the Olympic quarter-final against Russia off Weymouth

10:30am Tuesday 14th August 2012

CRIME levels in Dorset appear to have gone down during the Olympic Games compared to the same period last year, police have revealed.

Be the next...Bradley Wiggins

Bournemouth Echo: Olympic inspiration: but how long will the Bradley Wiggins effect last

11:00am Wednesday 15th August 2012

In a series of features, the Echo is looking at what it takes to succeed in sport - and how you can get started if the Olympics has inspired you.

HAVE YOUR SAY: What should Britain's Olympics legacy be?

Bournemouth Echo: Jessica Ennis

9:16am Monday 13th August 2012

So, it's all over. Last night's closing ceremony capped Britain's most sucessful Games in more than a century - but what should happen now?

London 2012: Silver medals for 470 crews in Weymouth

7:00am Saturday 11th August 2012

WEYMOUTH’S Luke Patience admitted any disappointment at missing out on an Olympic gold medal was “very short-lived” after he and Stuart Bithell won a debut silver yesterday.

Silver for Weymouth's 470 Girls

1:34pm Friday 10th August 2012

WEYMOUTH’S 470 Girls have won Olympic silver in their race in home waters.

Olympic silver for British sailors in Weymouth

12:32pm Friday 10th August 2012

TEAM GB’s Luke Patience and Stuart Bithell have won Olympic silver in the 470 dinghy medal race off the Nothe in Weymouth.

London 2012: Lush keen for trio to carry on sailing

7:00am Friday 10th August 2012

ANNIE Lush reflected on the match race girls’ Olympic campaign and insisted London 2012 would not be the end of the Poole trio.

London 2012: 470 stars go for double gold glory

7:00am Friday 10th August 2012

SAILING stars Luke Patience, Stuart Bithell, Hannah Mills and Saskia Clark could crown the Weymouth and Portland Olympic regatta with a double gold haul today.

London 2012: Match race girls out of Games after protest rejected

Bournemouth Echo: DEBUT DAY: Poole stars Lucy Macgregor, Annie Lush and Kate Macgregor practice on Weymouth waters yesterday ahead of their opening match races from midday today

7:00am Thursday 9th August 2012

LUCY Macgregor believes the match race girls were robbed of a shot at Olympic glory after a controversial quarter-final defeat to Russia yesterday.

Bryony misses out on medal

2:30pm Tuesday 7th August 2012

WINDSURFER Bryony Shaw has lost out on a medal in the RS:X Women’s race on the Nothe course in Weymouth.

London 2012: Dorset windsurfer Nick Dempsey takes silver in the RS:X class

Bournemouth Echo: Nick Dempsey

1:44pm Tuesday 7th August 2012

Windsurfer Nick Dempsey has won the silver medal in the RS:X Men’s medal race in home waters.

London 2012: Dampney targets Rio 2016

Bournemouth Echo: QUEST FOR LAST 16: Zara Dampney

7:00am Tuesday 7th August 2012

ZARA Dampney has targeted an Olympic return in Rio 2016 after her London 2012 experience.

London 2012: 'MacLush' hit back with a win over Russia

5:50pm Tuesday 7th August 2012

POOLE sailors Lucy Macgregor, Annie Lush and Kate Macgregor won match two of their quarter-final against Russia to level the score at 1-1 at the quarter-final showdown against Russia at Weymouth and Portland today.

London 2012: Record will 'never sink in' for Ainslie

Bournemouth Echo: London 2012: Ainslie clinches record-breaking gold

7:00am Monday 6th August 2012

LYMINGTON’S Ben Ainslie is the most successful Olympic sailor of all time after recording an extraordinary fourth - and potentially last - gold medal on home waters.

London 2012: Ainslie clinches record-breaking gold

Bournemouth Echo: FOURTH GOLD: Ben Ainslie celebrates at the end of today's Finn medal race

2:38pm Sunday 5th August 2012

LYMINGTON'S Ben Ainslie claimed a record-breaking fourth Olympic gold medal this afternoon.

London 2012: Ainslie sets up gold medal showdown with Danish rival

Bournemouth Echo: Lymington's Ben Ainslie in action during the opening Finn class race in Weymouth

7:00am Saturday 4th August 2012

BEN Ainslie yesterday produced a tactical masterclass to put himself within striking distance of a record breaking fourth Olympic gold medal.

London 2012: No wonder star Lucy and GB's women have battling spirit

Bournemouth Echo: POOLE STAR: Lucy Wicks

7:00am Saturday 4th August 2012

LUCY Wicks’s former coach has revealed one of the driving forces behind the Great Britain women’s volleyball battle against the odds – her mum Cary.

London 2012: Wicks won't give up without a fight

7:00am Saturday 4th August 2012

DETERMINED Lucy Wicks last night refused to give up her Olympic dream without a fight.

London 2012: Star duo secure podium place

7:00am Saturday 4th August 2012

Defending champions Iain Percy and Andrew Simpson are guaranteed at least a bronze medal in the Star class but left themselves in a perfect position to once again claim Olympic gold yesterday.

London 2012: Emotional Wilson overjoyed with Olympic gold

Bournemouth Echo: SHEER JOY: Peter Wilson celebrates his gold medal yesterday

7:00am Friday 3rd August 2012

PETER Wilson was last night turning his attention to shots of a different kind after clinching Olympic gold for Great Britain.

Olympics day seven

8:01am Friday 3rd August 2012

ALL the action from our Dorset and New Forest Olympians on day seven of the London 2012 Games...

London 2012: Hunter and volleyball team suffer loss

7:49am Friday 3rd August 2012

Italy all but rubber-stamped Great Britain and Dan Hunter's exit from the men's Olympic volleyball tournament, condemning them to a third successive straight-sets defeat with a score of 19-25, 16-25, 20-25.

London 2012: Dampney's Games over after Austria defeat

7:45am Friday 3rd August 2012

POOLE beach volleyball star Zara Dampney and team-mate Shauna Mullin last are out of the women's competition after they fell to a straight sets defeat in their lucky loser play-off against Austria at Horse Guards Parade last night.

London 2012: Ainslie angered by duo's 'conspiracy'

Bournemouth Echo: GOOD DAY'S WORK: Ben Ainslie

7:00am Friday 3rd August 2012

BEN Ainslie threw down the gauntlet to his rivals by moving to within three points of the gold medal position with an emphatic display on day five of the Olympic Regatta at Weymouth and Portland yesterday.

London 2012: 'MacLush' back to winning ways

Bournemouth Echo: DEBUT DAY: Poole stars Lucy Macgregor, Annie Lush and Kate Macgregor practice on Weymouth waters yesterday ahead of their opening match races from midday today

7:00am Friday 3rd August 2012

POOLE’S match racing girls got back to winning ways yesterday.

London 2012: Dorset's Wilson claims shooting gold

Bournemouth Echo: Dorchester's Peter Wilson celebrates making the final of the men's double trap

3:46pm Thursday 2nd August 2012

DORCHESTER’S Peter Wilson claimed Team Dorset’s first gold medal of the London 2012 Games this afternoon with a stunning victory in the men’s double trap shooting.

London 2012: D-Day for Poole beach volleyball star Dampney

Bournemouth Echo: QUEST FOR LAST 16: Zara Dampney

7:00am Thursday 2nd August 2012

POOLE’S Zara Dampney and team-mate Shauna Mullin are determined to learn the lessons from Tuesday’s sobering defeat to Italy.

Olympics day six

8:39am Thursday 2nd August 2012

ALL the action from our Dorset and New Forest Olympians on day six of the Games, including a sensational gold medal from Dorchester's Peter Wilson in the men's double trap shooting...

London 2012: 'MacLush' vow to keep on learning ahead of knockout phase

Bournemouth Echo: Poole match racers Lucy Macgregor, Annie Lush and Kate Macgregor practice in Weymouth yesterday ahead of their opening Olympic races today (12pm)

7:00am Thursday 2nd August 2012

LUCY Macgregor insisted the match racing girls would “keep on learning” ahead of the Elliott 6m quarter-finals.

Women's volleyball: Dominican game vital for Lucy Wicks and GB team

9:18am Thursday 2nd August 2012

POOLE star Lucy Wicks and Great Britain’s volleyball women quickly turned their attentions to tomorrow’s crunch date with the Dominican Republic after being whitewashed by Italy yesterday.

Silver medallist William Fox-Pitt hails "incredible journey"

Bournemouth Echo: William Fox-Pitt with the rest of the Team GB eventing team

9:16am Thursday 2nd August 2012

William Fox-Pitt has reflected on the “incredible journey” that Great Britain’s Olympic medal-winning eventers have just completed.

Ben Ainslie facing crucial races in the Finn class

Bournemouth Echo: Ben Ainslie

9:12am Thursday 2nd August 2012

BEN Ainslie goes into races seven and eight of the Finn class today knowing a victory over Danish sensation Jonas Hogh-Christensen will revive his London 2012 gold medal hopes.

New pro boxer Iain Weaver focused on life away from the Olympics

Bournemouth Echo: GOING FOR GOLD: Iain Weaver

9:10am Thursday 2nd August 2012

OLYMPIC fever may be sweeping the country but for Iain Weaver, the Greatest Show on Earth must play second fiddle to his own sporting preparations.

London 2012: Dorset star Fox-Pitt blown away by silver medal

Bournemouth Echo: SILVER SENSATIONS: William Fox-Pitt with Nicola Wilson, Zara Phillips, Mary King and Tina Cook after yesterday's medal ceremony

7:00am Wednesday 1st August 2012

DORSET’S William Fox-Pitt claimed Great Britain’s eventers were being “carried along on a wave of craziness” after winning an Olympic team silver medal at Greenwich Park.

Olympics day five

8:42am Wednesday 1st August 2012

ROUND-up of our Olympians on day five of the Games...

London 2012: Revenge for Poole's 'MacLush'

Bournemouth Echo: POOLE STARS: l-r Lucy Macgregor, Annie Lush and Kate Macgregor

7:00am Wednesday 1st August 2012

POOLE’S match racing girls gained sweet revenge on world champions Finland on a stunning day for the Elliott 6m crew yesterday.

London 2012: A triumph of organisation

7:00am Wednesday 1st August 2012

NEIL Meldrum visits the Olympic Park and finds that tales of transport chaos and long security queues have been blown out of proportion...

London 2012: Dorset's Fox-Pitt secures silver medal

Bournemouth Echo: William Fox-Pitt in action during the showjumping phase of the three-day event

1:21pm Tuesday 31st July 2012

WILLIAM Fox-Pitt secured an Olympic silver medal as Great Britain's eventing team saw off the challenge of New Zealand at Greenwich Park this afternoon.

Olympics Day Four

Bournemouth Echo: EVENTING MEDAL HOPE: Sturminster Newton's William Fox-Pitt

7:46am Tuesday 31st July 2012

ALL the action from day four the Games for our Dorset and New Forest Olympians...

London 2012: Wicks and Team GB secure first ever Olympic volleyball win

Bournemouth Echo: POOLE STAR: Lucy Wicks

7:26am Tuesday 31st July 2012

POOLE star Lucy Wicks and Team GB's women made volleyball history at Earls Court last night by claiming the nation's first ever Olympic win in the sport.

London 2012: Ainslie gives himself a pep talk after poor second day

Bournemouth Echo: Lymington's Ben Ainslie practices in Weymouth yesterday ahead of his opening Olympic races today (12pm)

7:00am Tuesday 31st July 2012

LYMINGTON’S Ben Ainslie hopes what he described as a “terrible” second day of the Olympic regatta at Weymouth and Portland will fire him up for the rest of the week.

London 2012: Macgregor 'disappointed' with Aussie defeat

7:00am Tuesday 31st July 2012

LUCY Macgregor admitted Great Britain’s match racing girls had finished day two of their campaign “disappointed”.

Olympics Daily: Monday July 30

Bournemouth Echo: Southampton's Pete Waterfield and Tom Daley celebrate gold.

9:20am Monday 30th July 2012

Today's round up of what's happening, happened and likely to happen at the Olympics.

Olympics Day Two

Bournemouth Echo: DEBUT DAY: Poole stars Lucy Macgregor, Annie Lush and Kate Macgregor practice on Weymouth waters yesterday ahead of their opening match races from midday today

8:12am Sunday 29th July 2012

ALL the action from our Dorset and New Forest Olympians on day two of the Games...

Olympics Day One

Bournemouth Echo: POOLE STAR: Lucy Wicks

8:31am Saturday 28th July 2012

A ROUND-UP of the action from day one of the Olympics as Poole's Lucy Wicks made her Games debut in the women's volleyball at Earls Court...

Ring on the Games: Poole and Bournemouth residents welcome in the Olympics with bells

Bournemouth Echo: HIGH SPIRITS: Southbourne residents join in ‘All the Bells’ at the Fisherman’s Walk bandstand to mark the first day of the Olympic Games

3:00pm Saturday 28th July 2012

IT MAY be classed as art but it was also a very satisfying way of ringing in the start of the Olympics .

Olympics Daily: Saturday July 28

Bournemouth Echo: SPRINTING SUCCESS: Cavendish, centre, crossing the line in first place yesterday to win stage 18 of the Tour de France

8:00am Saturday 28th July 2012

Every day, we'll be bringing you a round-up of the day's best Olympic events and what the world is saying about them. From Dorset's best medal hopes to our don't-miss pick of the day's action, get it every morning at 7am.






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