Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Tom Daley's Minisite Blog Updated

"Awards, photo shoots and family occasions", Tom Daley's latest blog entry has been posted at his My School Lunch minisite here.

Sky News Feature - The Man Who Put Tom Daley at the Top

The December 8,2009 Sky News feature "The Man who Has Put Tom Daley At The Top"...

Orla Chennaoui meets Andy Banks, the man who has taken Tom Daley to the top of the diving world. available for viewing here at the

Wednesday, December 2, 2009

15-Year-Old Daley Bidding to Win BBC's Sport's Personality of the Year

Via The Herald...

TOM DALEY is bidding to follow his double success at The Herald awards by
challenging for this year's BBC Sports Personality of the Year prize.

World champion diver Daley was named The Herald Sports Personality for
the second time in three years, at the Pavilions on Monday night.

The 15-year-old city schoolboy also carried off The Herald's Champagne Moment for 2009 category, which captured the point at which Daley became Britain's first diving world champion back in July.

As a result of his marvellous achievement in Rome, Plymouth's wonderkid has made Beeb's top-10 shortlist of sporting heroes for the first time.

See full article here at The Herald.

Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Tom Daley is The Herald's Sports Personality of the Year

The awards keep coming...

TOM DALEY has been named The Herald’s Sports Personality of the Year at a glitzy awards ceremony in the city.

Plymouth’s diving sensation, who is Britain’s first ever diving world champion, received the award in front of the city’s top sportsmen and women at the Pavilions last night.

The 15-year-old Eggbuckland school boy also won the new Champagne Moment of 2009 award for his historic victory in Rome, and was presented his trophies by boxing legend Barry McGuigan.

Read full article here at The Herald.

Monday, November 30, 2009

Tom Daley Wins BBC South West Sports Most Promising Youngster Award

Tom Daley won the award for most promising youngster under 16. Photo: Phil Mingo/Pinnacle

The South West's most successful sports men and women of 2007 have been honoured at the annual BBC regional sports awards.

Plymouth's Olympic diving hope Tom Daley won the award for most promising youngster (under 16).

Full article here at the BBC.

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Plymouth Herald Announces Inspirational Coaches Shortlist

Plymouth Diving guru Andy Banks, Plymouth Diving Coach named in Shortlist.

He has overseen the rise to diving superstardom of Tom Daley and also Tonia
Couch, Brooke Graddon and Sarah Barrow – now with Leeds Academy.

This year's high point was watching the 15-year-old Daley become world champion in
the 10metre platform in Rome.

Read full Plymouth Herald article here.


School Sports Matter.

School Sport Matters was a campaign initiated five years ago to
celebrate all that is good and exemplary in school sport and physical education.

The male and female pupil awards in 2009 were particularly strong in
all categories. Olympic diver Daley, a 15 year-old pupil at Plymouth College,
who became 10m world champion last summer, took the winner’s award, but sprinter
David Bolarinwa and cricketer Nick Gubbins are clearly stars to watch out for in
the future.
Full article from the Telegraph

Tom Daley Makes Final 3 In Battle for Young Sports Personality of the Year

Three of the UK's brightest sporting stars are to battle it out
to be named Young Sports Personality of the Year.

Diver Tom Daley,
tennis player Heather Watson and athlete Jodie Williams are the three teenagers
hoping to be given the prize on 13 December in Sheffield.

Full article here at CBBC.

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Tom Daley Ambassador for the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children

Britain's diving champion...
Tom Daley is an ambassador for the National Society for the
Prevention of Cruelty to Children, known as the NSPCC. This means he does what
he can to help the charity and supports them.

Find out more about Tom's support of the NSPCC
here at Tom's My School Lunch Mini-site.


Tom's Support of NSPCC

NSPCC's website

Donate to NSPCC

Tom Daley Prints and Posters Available through Media Storehouse

Copyright © PA/PA Photos

Media Storehouse has two images of Tom Daley that are available in sizes up to 30 X 20 (76x51cm).

One is of Tom during the Mens Platform Synchro Final during the FINA Diving World Series at Ponds Forge, Sheffield.

The second features Tom and Max Brick during the Mens Platform Synchro Final at the FINA Diving World Series, Leg3 at Ponds Forge, Sheffield.

The prints are available through
Media Storehouse.