Has the Olympics changed London? Share your views | Sport

This time last year London was in tatters. After four days of rioting on its streets, iconic buildings had been burned to the ground, black hollowed-out cars lined the pavements and, despite valiant attempts by an army [Read entire story]

London 2012: Ten Olympic debutants who can return to rule in Rio | Sam Jones | Sport

1 Laura TrottThe 20-year-old-cyclist from Cheshunt in Hertfordshire took gold in the women's omnium and the women's team pursuit to make herself out as an heir to Victoria Pendleton and Sir Chris Hoy. Trott, who has [Read entire story]

London 2012: Ten great Olympians who bid farewell to the Games | Sam Jones | Sport

1 Sir Chris HoyThe Scottish cyclist bows out after overtaking Sir Steve Redgrave as Britain's most successful Olympian, having won his sixth gold in the keirin. In the 12 years since he made his debut in Sydney, where [Read entire story]

London 2012: Olympic gold is no guarantee to pro boxing success | Tim Starks | Sport

Predicting which Olympic boxers will go on to be successful in professional boxing is a dicey affair. There are some amateurs whose abilities translate better to the pro ranks. For instance, some have big punching power [Read entire story]

London 2012: our Olympics editor answered your questions – live chat | Sport

12.00pm: Good afternoon. The Guardian's Olympic editor Owen Gibson will be online from 2pm BST to take part in a live webchat. Owen took the job as Olympics editor in December 2008 and will continue in the role through [Read entire story]

Rio 2016 Olympics: our Latin America correspondent answered your questions | Sport

12.00pm: Good afternoon. The Guardian's Latin America correspondent Jonathan Watts will be online from 2pm BST to take part in a live webchat. Jonathan has been living in Rio for the past month and will be based in [Read entire story]

New map shows the world by Olympic medal totals | UK news

Here's the world as you won't have seen it before, and not suprisingly it comes from both the home town and academic alma mater of the north's Olympic heroine Jessica Ennis. Designed by a geographer at Sheffield [Read entire story]

Five things we learnt about the Olympics and Paralympics 2012 | Owen Gibson | Sport

1 The Great British public love sport Had conkers or tiddlywinks been ordained as an Olympic sport by the panjandrums in Lausanne, one suspects there would have been a scramble for tickets and endless discussion of the [Read entire story]

London 2012 volunteers – what will you do next? | Sport

"Last one to leave the stadium please turn off the lights" - read the final line of the Paralympic closing ceremony programme. Now an army of London 2012 volunteers must return to the humdrum of their regular day to day [Read entire story]

London 2012: what has the legacy of the Olympic Games been for you? | UK news

A year on from London 2012, we're asking readers to tell us what they see as the legacy of the London Olympic and Paralympic Games. ClaireJ has been inspired to volunteer as a photographer for a sports club, for example, [Read entire story]

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