Smith also said his tears (left and right) and lack of smiles on the podium (inset) were because he was thinking about all his mother had done for him, adding: 'My tears weren't that of sadness I'm not a wimp. It came as Team GB secured six gold medals overall yesterday - the greatest day in British Olympic history since 1908.
Grandmother Kathleen Danby (pictured top) faces possible jail-time for allowing her granddaughter, 20, to stay with her in Scotland after she had run away from a care home in the West Midlands.
Mrs Danby was answering a distress call from her granddaughter who had snuck onto a train to Crewe after she could no longer bare to live in the home.
The Strictly Come Dancing star was accused of sulking when Max Whitlock won gold and knocked him down to silver in the Rio 2016 Pommel Horse final yesterday.
Whitlock was even forced to comfort heartbroken Louis (main picture), who was on his knees at the time, as his gold was confirmed.
But hitting back at critics who claimed he refused to congratulate his compatriot he said: 'Because it wasn't shown on camera doesn't mean I didn't show my respect. Others posted footage online claiming the gymnast allegedly said: 'That's bull**** man' as he lost - but in a series of defensive tweets he claimed that he had said 'should be proud man'.
He also suggested it was at a different part of the event.
In contrast her fiance - astonishingly for such a successful sportsman - does not have a sponsor and relies on his annual lottery funding as an elite athlete.
Laura has deals with insurance company Prudential and sportswear firm Adidas, has her own range of bikes on sale at Halfords and has promoted and thanked a number of companies on social media for gifts and sponsorship.
One picture showed her in front of a Jaguar saying: 'Oh hey there new car!
Pictured below, Mrs Danby shares an embrace with her grandchildren on a family day out.
Their glittering haul of Olympic medals makes them equals on the track.
But off the track it is a very different story for British cycling's golden couple Jason Kenny and Laura Trott, at least when it comes to money.
Charismatic Miss Trott - a giggly blonde - seems to have sponsors falling over themselves to back her.