YOUNG athletes with potential to compete at a future Olympic Games can benefit from expert advice if selected to take part in a new initiative.

Cheshire West and Chester Council, in tandem with Sport Cheshire, plans to launch an Institute of Sport later this month.

A total of 20 sporting talents will be picked to work with elite coaches as part of a 12-week programme honing a wide range of skills.

To apply, send an email to to request a form.

The deadline for entries is 5pm tomorrow, Thursday.