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Weymouth and Portland Sailing Olympics and Paralympics 2012 News

SILVER SHOW: Nick Dempsey after earning second place last year

Record bid on the horizon for Nick Dempsey after 2012 silver

WELL DONE, SON: Peter Wilson celebrates with dad Charles

Double trap ace Peter Wilson relives golden shot

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

Alex Rickham and Niki Birrell with their bronze medals at the sailing academy

Delight at last for Skud duo

Helena Lucas, right, with Niki Birrell, left, and Alex Rickham

Paralympic stars make history with gong haul

Great Britain’s Paralympic sailors, from left: Hannah Stodel, John Robertson, Steve Thomas, Niki Birrell, Alexandra Rickham and Helena Lucas

Paralympic sailors making history

Blake bags bronze

COLOURFUL: The Moving Tides children’s procession

Weymouth's Moving Tides procession to take place on final day of Paralympics

IN WITH A SHOUT: Paralympic sailor Helena Lucas

PARALYMPIC GAMES: Helena's on the March to glory

SILVER SHOW: Dorchester’s Paul Blake shows off his silver medal

Dorchester's Blake keeps up family heritage

Sailing Paralympics: Lucas storms back to top of leaderboard

BIGGEST FANS: Victoria Rickham, Elethia Rickham and David Rickham, sister, mum and dad of Paralympic sailor Alex Rickham, at Castle Cove Sailing Club


SAILING AHEAD:  Niki Birrell and Alex Rickham

FLYING START FOR PARALYMPICS: Plain sailing so far in medal quest

READY TO LAUNCH: Our Paralympian sailing team are in action from today. Back row, Helena Lucas, Niki Birrell, Steve Thomas and Hannah Stodel. Front row, Alexandra Rickman and John Robertson

PARALYMPIC GAMES: On your marks for sailing action

Dorchester hospital reports rise in sports injuries since Olympics

VOW: Paralympic sailor Helena Lucas is aiming to win a medal

Helena aims to claim Britain's first Paralympic sailing medal off Portland

FLYING THE FLAG: At the Ocean Room were, from left, Judy Parson, Vicky Piggott-Genge, Susan Genge, David Parson, Katya Filipova, Vladimir Filipova, Margarita Filipova and David Piggott-Genge

Opening ceremony marks beginning of Paralympics

WATER SHOW: Sue Austin doing a live underwater wheelchair performance

Disabled artist takes the plunge in Portland for Cultural Olympiad

LONDON FOCUS: Maxine Moore proudly displays her medal haul

Paralympics: UK record-holder Moore going for gold

IN SHAPE: Sand sculptor Mark Anderson’s Paralympics sand carving

2012 PARALYMPICS: Weymouth and Portland welcome Paralympians

ADVENTUROUS: Sue Austin in the Red Sea

2012 PARALYMPICS: Underwater project is inspiring


Paralympics: Dorchester's Blake ready for Russian roulette

Maria Lochrie carries the Flame at Portland

Paralympics: Thousands turn out to welcome flame

FUN TIME: The Mini Olympics at Wyke Regis Community Hall

Parents and children gather for Mini Olympics Day in Weymouth

SEND IN THE CLOWNS: Stephen Pillinger, Marty Woods and Graeme Frauenfelder at the Refresh on the Beach festival

Weymouth residents gather to celebrate community spirit

SIGHTS ON RIO: Nick Dempsey with his Olympic silver medal

Dempsey looking to be high-flier in Rio

ISLAND SHOW: GBR Olympic sailors pose at Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week

Olympic show at Cowes

John Robertson, Hannah Stodel and Stephen Thomas compete in the Sonar as part of the British sailing team

Paralympic sailors ready for action


Paralympic Games - parking and transport

Paralympic Flame Ambassador Ian White chosen to carry the English Flame in Weymouth

Weymouth and Portland Paralympic flame set to arrive

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

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

SHOW US YOUR MEDALS: Silver medal winners in the 470 class Saskia Clark, left, and Hannah Mills with Luke Patience and Stuart Bithell, far right

Olympic silvers: Delight for Team GB's 470 sailors

FLYING THE FLAG: Luke Patience and Stuart Bithell celebrate winning their silver medal in front of crowds beneath the Nothe

Olympic silvers: Weymouth and Portland is like 'paradise' says medal winner, Luke Patience

IN FULL VOICE: Swedish visitors in Hope Square

Supporters of Swedish sailors sing national anthem in Hope Square in Weymouth

BRITISH sailing team leader Stephen Park is ‘happy’ with the performance of his squad despite losing the title of the world’s best sailing nation

British sailing team leader 'happy' with squad's performance

WELL RED: Family and friends cheer on Great Britain’s Luke Patience and Stuart Bithell as they win the silver medal in the Men’s 470 class

Electric atmosphere in the Nothe as supporters cheer Team GB

What’s on where around Weymouth this Olympic weekend

Live Live: Olympics in Weymouth and Portland


Silver for Weymouth's 470 Girls

Olympic silver for British sailors in Weymouth

OUTSTANDING: Transport secretary Justine Greening chats with Olympic ambassadors Cordie Tett and Oliver Rendle during her visit to Weymouth

Transport secretary pays visit to Weymouth to assess success

Vicar of Dibley star Trevor Peacock, right, chats with Dennis Corbett, left, and Mike Parker at Pilgrim House

No, no, no, place like Weymouth says actor Trevor Peacock


Silver postbox turns red again

Lucy and Kate Macgregor and Annie Lush

Disappointing end for the Match Race girls

In good spirits despite no racing

Security guard Paul Gavigam outside the spectator site

Uniform branding issues hit Red Cross medic volunteers


Fireworks ruled out for Olympic sailing finale

Luke Patience and Stuart Bithell make a few adjustments to their 470 ahead of today’s decider

No holds barred as Brits fight Aussies for gold medal spot

The coastguard helicopter airlifts a spectator from the Nothe Gardens

Olympics spectators airlifted after injury on rocks

Saskia Clark

Hannah Mills and Saskia Clark ready for the challenge

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