IT was one of the greatest ever years for British sport.
From the record-breaking medal hauls at the Olympics and Paralympics to Andy Murray breaking his Grand Slam duck and Bradley Wiggins becoming the first British rider ever to win the Tour de France.
And it was not just at national level where success was celebrated.
Bracknell & Wokingham Swimming Club's Andrew Willis received a hero's welcome when he returned to his hometown pool after competing at London.
Wokingham's Anna Watkins had the banks of Eton Dorney in raptures as she won Olympic gold with partner Katherine Grainger.
Pick up this week's News for an exclusive two-page review of the sporting year.