Samantha Murray wins silver in the modern pentathlon to take Team GB's medal tally to 65 at London 2012 Olympics
Amid such a fiesta of British medals, it seemed a little remiss if one of this country’s most lucrative Olympic sports had not chipped in too. Samantha Murray won Britain’s 65th and final medal of the London 2012 Olympic Games in thrilling circumstances, producing a stirring run to claim silver.
Duke and Duchess celebrate friends' wedding in Swiss Alps
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge celebrated the wedding of close friends with raclette and confetti at a ski resort in the Swiss Alps. The couple joined Prince Harry at the skiing resort of Arosa for the wedding of Laura Bechtolsheimer, who won a gold medal in dressage for Britain at the London 2012 Olympics, and Mark Tomlinson, who plays polo with both princes.The hour-long ceremony took place in Arosa’s Protestant Church before the reception at a hotel owned by Bechtolsheimer’s…
Ben Ainslie eyes America's Cup as he waves farewell to dinghy Rita
It felt like the perfect send-off for man and boat. On a bright, breezy day (10 knots of wind to be precise), the world's most decorated Olympic sailor, Ben Ainslie, and his faithful dinghy, Rita, made a final appearance together. Ainslie is off to California where this weekend he will take charge of a very different kind of sailing boat, a super-fast catamaran with a five-person crew, as he begins the long and arduous task of trying to win the America's Cup for Britain.
Members of the British Royal family from left to right: Princess Eugenie, Princess Beatrice, Kate Middleton the Duchess of Cambridge, Prince Harry, Mike Tindall, husband of competitor Zara Phillips, and Peter and Autumn Phillips chat after Britain's Zara Phillips won a silver Medal in the equestrian team eventing at the 2012 Summer Olympics at Greenwich Park, in London on Tuesday, July 31, 2012.