The Queen and Prince Philip are hosting a reception at Buckingham Palace tonight for Team GB Olympic and Paralympic medalists along with Prince William, Prince Harry, Duchess Catherine, Princess Anne and Prince Andrew. Above you can see Kate chatting to Olympic boxer Nicola Adams and Harry and the Queen talking with Paralympic swimmer Ellie Simmonds. The Duchess is in a new customized dress by Alexander McQueen.
Using news with younger learners One great source of news items for students of these age groups is CBBC (BBC Children)'s Newsround. In the picture the actor Will Smith trying out some sports with athletes, boxers and basketball players from the GB Olympic team.
The actor Will Smith trying out some sports with athletes, boxers and basketball players from the GB Olympic team.
Team GB athletes' diets interactive: Olympic athletes will eat from as little as 1500 calories to as many as 6000 calories a day. With the help of expert nutritionists, explore our graphic of swimmers, triathletes, canoe slalom paddlers, boxers, and sailors and compare with the average Briton's diet.