However, on Friday night, we were given a boost to our flagging Olympic spirit as a host of Team GB stars attended the UK Athletics Dinner.
Leading the glamour was gold medal winning heptathlete Jessica Ennis, 26, who showed off her toned legs in a black and pink mini dress.In the pink: Hepthalete gold medallist Jessica Ennis led the glamour at the UK Athletics Gala Dinner at the Royal Courts of Justice
The 26-year-old, who was named British Olympic Athlete Of The Year this week, joined her contemporaries to mark an amazing year in British athletics.
A host of past and present Olympians attended the black-tie dinner at the Royal Courts of Justice, Strand.
Beijing gold and London silver 400 metre athlete Christine Ohuruogu went for an edgy look in a dramatic black dress with accentuated sleeves.
Retired athlete Dame Kelly Holmes went for a striking red dress, with London 2012 heptathlete Katarina Johnson-Thompson also going for the same colour.
Newsreader Sophie Raworth also attended in a glamorous floor-length black gown.
Scottish steeplechase athlete Eilish McColgan showed off her amazing legs in black and white spotty mini dress.
Jonathan Edwards CBE, Darren Campbell and Lewis Moody.