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Ukraine-born wrestler Olga Butkevych  is eligible to compete for Team GB at the London Olympics after receiving a British passport. The 26-year-old was among a group of Eastern European athletes brought over to train with the GB squad in 2007.

London 2012: Ukraine-born Olga Butkevych may wrestle for GB

Ukraine-born wrestler Olga Butkevych is eligible to compete for Team GB at the London Olympics after receiving a British passport. The 26-year-old was among a group of Eastern European athletes brought over to train with the GB squad in 2007.

British wrestlers frustrated over the recruitment of Eastern-European athletes for the GB team.

British wrestlers frustrated over the recruitment of foreign athletes

British wrestlers frustrated over the recruitment of Eastern-European athletes for the GB team.

Team GB's James Cracknell, Steve Redgrave, Tim Foster and Matthew Pinsent celebrate gold in the Men's Coxless Four Rowing Final at the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney.

Team GB's James Cracknell, Steve Redgrave, Tim Foster and Matthew Pinsent celebrate gold in the Men's Coxless Four Rowing Final at the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney.

My British genes are truly proud tonight.  Let the games begin! Stay calm and go for the GOLD! 7/27/12

My British genes are truly proud tonight. Let the games begin! Stay calm and go for the GOLD! 7/27/12

Equestrian - jumping team - GOLD FOR TEAM GB!!!!

London Olympics: Monday's medal winners

Lee Brunton of Great Britain takes on the Iranian defense in the Men's Team Football 5-a-side B1 on day 6 of the Paralympic Games. (Matthew Lloyd/Getty Images)

Paralympics 2012

Lee Brunton of Great Britain takes on the Iranian defense in the Men's Team Football 5-a-side B1 on day 6 of the Paralympic Games. (Matthew Lloyd/Getty Images)

Ex-Olympic sprinter Craig Pickering has joined the GB bobsleigh team and wants to compete at the 2014 Winter Games.

Olympic sprinter Craig Pickering takes up bobsleigh

Ex-Olympic sprinter Craig Pickering has joined the GB bobsleigh team and wants to compete at the 2014 Winter Games.

European Champion Tom Daley talks exclusively to BBC Sport's Nick Hope  about how proud he is to be selected for the Team GB Olympic squad.  The 18-year-old double Commonwealth gold medallist plans to learn from his experiences in Beijing 2008 Olympics and avoid being "overwhelmed" by the intense media attention.  Daley adds that although the competition will be strong at the London Games, winning an Olympic gold medal is still his dream.

London 2012: Tom Daley seals Olympic spot

European Champion Tom Daley talks exclusively to BBC Sport's Nick Hope about how proud he is to be selected for the Team GB Olympic squad. The 18-year-old double Commonwealth gold medallist plans to learn from his experiences in Beijing 2008 Olympics and avoid being "overwhelmed" by the intense media attention. Daley adds that although the competition will be strong at the London Games, winning an Olympic gold medal is still his dream.

GB bobsleigh pilots John Jackson and Paula Walker say the Sochi Olympic sliding track is safer but more technically challenging than at Vancouver 2010.

Sochi Olympic bobsleigh track 'safe but technically challenging'

GB bobsleigh pilots John Jackson and Paula Walker say the Sochi Olympic sliding track is safer but more technically challenging than at Vancouver 2010.

Great Britain basked in the glory of a tremendously successful London 2012, winning a total of 65 medals, including 29 golds, as the nation was whipped into a supporting frenzy. And in a year's time, Team GB's snow and ice athletes could also be on for a record-breaking Winter Olympics.

Sochi one year to go: Britain targets 'greatest' Winter Olympics

Great Britain basked in the glory of a tremendously successful London 2012, winning a total of 65 medals, including 29 golds, as the nation was whipped into a supporting frenzy. And in a year's time, Team GB's snow and ice athletes could also be on for a record-breaking Winter Olympics.

Rebecca Downie could end a seven-year wait for a major honour after qualifying with the second-best score for the European uneven bars final.

Rebecca Downie impresses, but Gabby Jupp out injured

Rebecca Downie could end a seven-year wait for a major honour after qualifying with the second-best score for the European uneven bars final.

Following the euphoria created by London 2012, skier Kelly Gallagher believes the British alpine team can finally end their search for a first-ever Winter Paralympic gold medal in Sochi, Russia, next year.

Sochi 2014 Winter Games: One year to go until Paralympics

Following the euphoria created by London 2012, skier Kelly Gallagher believes the British alpine team can finally end their search for a first-ever Winter Paralympic gold medal in Sochi, Russia, next year.

Former model Heather Mills criticised the International Paralympic Committee after abandoning her attempt to qualify for the British ski team for the 2014 Sochi Winter Games.

Winter Paralympics: Heather Mills criticises IPC after pull-out

Former model Heather Mills criticised the International Paralympic Committee after abandoning her attempt to qualify for the British ski team for the 2014 Sochi Winter Games.