2016 Olympics

UK Sport Missing Lessons of Recent History

Abdullah Mahmood | Posted 27.02.2014 | UK Sport
Abdullah Mahmood

Obviously it would have taken time to really create success at the top level and this is not to say that GB Basketball would have become the new British Cycling but UK Sport, by narrowing their focus on short-term success, seemed to have missed the lessons that recent history and success could have taught them.

A New Reason to Love Tom Daley

John Marrs | Posted 01.02.2014 | UK Sport
John Marrs

The news that Tom Daley has outed himself as being in a same-sex relationship barely made the needle in anyone's internal Richter scale wobble. Even the outings of Ricky Martin, Joe McElderry and Will Young came as less of a surprise. It seems that everyone knew there was something Tom Daley wasn't telling us except for Tom himself.

Should Team GB Field A Women's Team At Rio 2016?

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 19.11.2013 | UK Sport

England women's football captain Casey Stoney hopes a Team GB side will be allowed to compete at the Rio Olympics in 2016. The Football Association...

Wiggins To Return To Velodrome For 2016 Olympics

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.08.2013 | UK Sport

Sir Bradley Wiggins intends to return to the velodrome for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. The 32-year-old has conceded his chances of a secon...

Rio 2016 Olympic Stadium Closed Indefinitely (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 28.03.2013 | UK Sport

The stadium which will host the athletics at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro has been closed for an indefinite period due to safety concerns about...

McIlroy May Not Play At 2016 Olympics

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 03.01.2013 | UK Sport

Rory McIlroy has admitted he may not play at the 2016 Olympics. Golf will be making its debut at Rio in three-and-a-half-years' time and McIlroy is...

Four-Time Gold Medallist Ainslie Retires From Olympic Sailing

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 27.11.2012 | UK Sport

Four-time Olympic sailing gold medallist Ben Ainslie has announced he will not compete at Rio 2016. Ainslie, 35, has decided to call time on his gl...

Bolt May Play Football Or Cricket After Rio 2016

BBC Sport | Posted 20.11.2012 | UK Sport

Sprint star Usain Bolt will not appear in this year's Big Bash Twenty20 League but may consider switching to cricket or football after the 2016 Olympi...

Rugby Sevens is Exploding - and Here is its Greatest Ever Team

Scott Jordan Harris | Posted 17.06.2012 | UK Sport
Scott Jordan Harris

For spectacular end-to-end excitement, there is no sport like rugby sevens--except perhaps that special brand of basketball played by the Harlem Globetrotters.