Quotes of the week

17th August 2012 at 01:00

"Young people will know that it is possible to achieve great things, to triumph over adversity and to challenge and change their circumstances by dedicating themselves to a task and believing in themselves." - Lord Coe, driving force behind the 2012 London Olympics, on his hopes for a lasting impact.

"I know I've been fortunate and had a lot of opportunity but I've also said `yes' to a lot of things." - Olympic gold medallist Heather Stanning talking to TESS for next week's My Best Teacher.

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