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Teaching in the Zone

Gordon Sutton | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Gordon Sutton

As the last of the Autumn leaves fall and memories of London 2012 start to recede, various highlights will surely remain such as the unexpected tears of Sir Chris Hoy, perhaps. Or maybe the exhilaration of the Mobot moment.

Samuel Luckhurst

Medals, The Mobot And The Marathon: Mo Farah Interviewed | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 01.11.2012 | UK Sport

Mo Farah is as relaxed as you would expect a two-time Olympic gold medallist to be when he takes his seat, but his renowned modesty remains in tact to...

NFL Franchises In Talks Over Becoming 'Anchor Tenants' Of Olympic Stadium

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.10.2012 | UK Sport

NFL franchises are in talks with London Mayor Boris Johnson about becoming anchor tenants of the London 2012 Olympic Stadium in Stratford. Accordin...

London 2012 Comes In £377m Under Budget

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 23.10.2012 | UK Sport

The cost of the London 2012 Games has come in at £377 million under budget, according to Government figures released today. The overall cost of th...

Ennis And Weir Voted Olympian And Paralympian Of The Year

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 18.10.2012 | UK Sport

Heptathlete Jessica Ennis and wheelchair racer David Weir rounded off a golden year of success by being voted British Olympic and Paralympic Athlete o...

If Italy Doesn't Support Its World Class Athletes...

Stefania Mattana | Posted 14.12.2012 | UK Sport
Stefania Mattana

As an Italian, I'm quite jealous of Team GB and Britain's sport system. It's not just about your Olympic and Paralympic medals, it's about the respect and the esteem that Britain harbours for their athletes.

PICTURES: The Fastest Man In The World Meets The Fastest Car In The World

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.10.2012 | UK Sport

Usain Bolt's whirlwind bid to charm all corners of the globe continued on Thursday when the six-time Olympic gold medallist visited Nissan's headquart...

I'll Be Back... Bolt Vows To Defend Titles At Rio In 2016

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 08.10.2012 | UK Sport

Usain Bolt has revealed he plans to defend his Olympic sprint titles in Rio de Janeiro in 2016 and not switch disciplines. The Jamaican declared hi...

Going... Going... Bolt's Olympic Camera Up For Sale On Ebay

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.10.2012 | UK Sport

Usain Bolt's camera he used after winning the gold medal for the 200 metres at the London 2012 Olympics has gone up for sale on eBay. Bolt grabbed ...

The London Olympics Were Wonderful, but the Paralympic Games Truly Made Me Proud to be British!

Zandra Rhodes | Posted 01.12.2012 | UK Sport
Zandra Rhodes

Sometimes one encounters a beautiful inspiration that transcends fashion and art. One such is inspiration is Katy Sullivan who has stolen my heart.... I met in Katy in Los Angeles several months ago at a fundraiser for the Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center in Los Angeles, CA.

PICTURES: Clyde The Thistle Is Glasgow's Mascot For Commonwealth Games

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 23.07.2014 | UK Sport

The mascot for the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow has been revealed as a thistle named after the host city's river. Clyde made a grand entrance...

WATCH: The Beast Swaps The Track For The Crease

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 20.09.2012 | UK Sport

Yohan 'The Beast' Blake is following in the footsteps of fellow London 2012 Olympic icon Usain Bolt by dabbling in other sports, and a foray into cric...

Would You Want 2015 Rugby World Cup Matches Staged At The Olympic Stadium?

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 17.09.2012 | UK Sport

The London 2012 Olympic Stadium could host rugby matches when the World Cup is held in England in 2015. While the tenants of the Stratford location...

Got Milk? Team GB's Olympic Heroes Have

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.09.2012 | UK Sport

Team GB's London 2012 Olympic legacy has propelled medal heroes Laura Trott, Jade Jones and Nicola Adams to the front of the 'make mine Milk' campaign...

Natural Vs Artificial

Gia Marie Barbera | Posted 11.11.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Gia Marie Barbera

It is no secret that we live in a world where the majority of the people in developed countries are unhappy with their physical appearance. Almost eve...

So Proud of London: a Fabulous Olympic Summer

Sarah Ebner | Posted 11.11.2012 | UK Sport
Sarah Ebner

I loved this summer, even though we didn't go away and the sun wasn't always shining. I loved it as a sports fan and a Londoner. And I'm so glad that now everyone knows how great both those things can be.

Paralympic Games Opening Ceremony Live Blog!

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 29.08.2012 | UK Sport


PICTURES: Tweddle Goes Wingwalking

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 28.08.2012 | UK Sport

Olympic bronze medallist Beth Tweddle has swapped her high-flying bars routine for aerobatics wingwalking as she starts to enjoy the new-found freedom...

Athletics Official Killed By Javelin At Competition

Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.08.2012 | UK

A 75-year-old athletics official has died after being speared in the throat with a javelin during a competition in Dusseldorf, Germany. The spear p...

Mo Farah's Latest Double... A Pair Of Twin Girls

PA | Posted 25.08.2012 | UK

Double Olympic champion Mo Farah has become father to twin girls, he said on Saturday. The Team GB double Olympic champion runner told Sky News his...

WATCH: Bolt Plays Air Guitar

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 24.08.2012 | UK Sport

He's chatted to volunteers and asked others if they wanted to race for him, but on Thursday night Usain Bolt decided to up the ante on his London 2012...

Heir To Bolt? The Beast Runs Joint-Third Fastest Time In 100m

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 24.08.2012 | UK Sport

Yohan Blake became just the third sprinter in history to run the 100 metres in 9.69 seconds at the Diamond League meeting in Lausanne, Switzerland. ...

Now Bolt Considers The Long Jump

PA | Posted 23.08.2012 | UK Sport

Olympic long jumpers could be forgiven for feeling slightly nervous today - the world's fastest man Usain Bolt is pondering a move into their sandpit....

Now We Can Start Ignoring Each Other Again - Post Olympic Mania

Kerry Hudson | Posted 22.08.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Kerry Hudson

Now the main games are over, the general public of London commuters seem to be back to their old selves - if a stranger speaks to them on the Tube they pretend they don't hear for being engrossed in their book.

GALLERY: Team GB's Paralympians

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 22.08.2012 | UK Sport

The London 2012 Paralympics begin on 29 August to offer the Great British public an additional 11 days' multi-sport event this summer. Ahead of the...