UK Sport say they're confident in their aim to win more Olympic and Paralympic medals in Rio than they won in London, a feat achieved by no other Olympic host nation in modern history, writes Amy Lewis.
Britain's Olympic sailing gold medallist Andrew Simpson has been killed following a training accident in San Francisco Bay.
Double Olympic champion Rebecca Adlington has announced her retirement from competitive swimming.
Double Olympian Mara Yamauchi announced her retirement from elite competition on Tuesday.
Georgia Hall had hardly dared to dream that her love of golf could one day lead to the cusp of an Olympic Games.
After a whirlwind year of Olympic success and receiving an MBE, Taekwondo golden girl Jade Jones admits the pressure will be high as she returns to competition this year.
Tom Daley's coach has warned that the diver could quit the sport if he continues to be criticised over his media commitments.
Olympic bronze medallist Alex Danson is hoping the London 2012 legacy will live on in hockey as things finally start to settle down after last summer's amazing scenes.
Bobby White spoke to Skysports.com about keeping the Olympic spirit alive despite funding cuts for handball.
British diver Tom Daley has once again been urged to cut down his commercial commitments or risk damaging his chances of winning an Olympic gold medal in the future.
According to her coach Toni Minichiello, Jessica Ennis has no plans to leave Sheffield even if the city's Don Valley Stadium is demolished.
British gymnast Louis Smith admitted that his sporting future remains unclear, with the prospect of competing ahead of the Olympic Games in Rio a daunting one.
Double Olympic gold medallist Charlotte Dujardin brought the curtain down on the greatest year of her career with victory in the Reem Acra FEI World Cup freestyle event at Olympia.
British dressage star Charlotte Dujardin's outstanding year could reach a spectacular crescendo at the London International Horse Show on Tuesday night.
There was more British success at the World Short-Course Championships with Jemma Lowe and Fran Halsall picking up medals on Sunday.
The summer of 2012 was the realisation of a dream for David Weir and the Paralympic legend is still pinching himself.
European taekwondo champion Aaron Cook has switched allegiance to the Isle of Man for international competitions - but still hopes to represent Great Britain at the Olympic Games.
Olympic champion and London 2012 star Katherine Grainger has been backed to go for gold again at the Rio Games in 2016 at the age of 40.
Joanne Jackson, Olympic bronze medallist and former 400 metres freestyle world record holder, has announced her retirement from competitive swimming.
After being confirmed as one of five women on this year's shortlist for the Sports Personality of the Year prize, Jessica Ennis has urged more attention to be paid to top-level women's sport.