Team GB cheerleaders named
The North London Wildcats will be the official cheerleaders for Team GB after a competition to find the nation's most dynamic squad.
Strictly Come Dancing and Britain's Got Talent Judge Alesha Dixon gave her casting vote to the Enfield-based Wildcats who will head straight off to Team GB basketball and football events. During Games time they will be known as the Team GB Lions and will also be entertaining crowds in the Olympic Park.
North London Wildcats
The Wildcats made the top two in a public vote on MSN, gaining more than 3,500 votes, or 27% of the total. They were edge into second place by the Crystals before Team GB ambassador Alesha Dixon gave them her decisive backing.
"The standard of entries from the cheerleading squads across the country was amazing - I was so impressed," Dixon said.
"I picked the North London Wildcats because they were exciting, energetic and incredibly talented and I think the crowds at the Olympics will love watching them perform.
"I absolutely can't wait to see them get the crowds behind Team GB during the Games and help us create the best support an Olympic team has ever had."