UK Athletics

The Rise And Fall Of Oscar Pistorius

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 14.02.2013 | UK Sport

Oscar Pistorius' rise and fall could hardly be more drastic. A six-time Paralympic gold medalist who became the first amputee sprinter to compete in t...

Pistorius' Career In Pictures

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.02.2013 | UK Sport

Oscar Pistorius has been arrested on suspicion of murder by after he shot dead his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp at the Paralympian's home. A 26-year-...

Olympic Bottle Thrower Gets Eight-Week Community Order

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 04.02.2013 | UK Sport

The man who threw a plastic beer bottle at competitors at the start of the men's Olympic 100m final was sentenced to an eight-week community order tod...

QUIZ: What Do You Think These Ridiculous Shoes Are Supposed To Do?

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 25.01.2013 | UK Tech

These may be the most ridiculous high-tech training shoes ever made. Reebok's new training shoe - the ATV 19+ - have been made in conjunction w...

Olympic Stadium To Mark Anniversary Of London 2012

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 24.01.2013 | UK Sport

The Olympic Stadium will stage an international athletics grand prix to mark the first anniversary of the 2012 opening ceremony. The British Athlet...

Are We Snuffing Out the Olympic Flame?

Caroline Argyropulo-Palmer | Posted 25.03.2013 | UK Sport
Caroline Argyropulo-Palmer

Maybe it was naive. Naive to believe that things would be different. That we weren't going to be back in exactly the same place four months on.

Armstrong Stripped Of Sydney 2000 Bronze Medal

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 17.01.2013 | UK Sport

Lance Armstrong has been stripped of his Sydney 2000 Olympics bronze medal because of his involvement in doping. Armstrong, whose doping confession...

What Does Mo Farah Want Pelé To Do?

PA | Posted 17.12.2012 | UK Sport

Mo Farah wants Pelé to be the next famous person to do the 'Mobot'. Farah went home empty-handed from last night's BBC Sports Personality of the Y...

Transforming London's Olympic Park

Vesela Gladicheva | Posted 14.02.2013 | UK Sport
Vesela Gladicheva

On a grey Saturday morning I brave the freezing weather to go on a trip to the Olympic Park in east London. No, it hasn't reopened yet. This is a post...

Sports Personality Of The Year Shortlist Announced

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 26.11.2012 | UK Sport

Team GB's London 2012 gold medal heroes dominate the BBC's Sports Personality of the Year shortlist. Double-gold medallists Mo Farah and 2008 SPOTY...

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...

Team GB Superstars List Confirmed

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 14.11.2012 | UK Sport

Gold medal-winning Olympians Mo Farah, Katherine Grainger and Jade Jones are to challenge for sporting glory as contestants in a one-off revival of 19...

Ennis Was 'Too Small For Heptathlon'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 08.11.2012 | UK Sport

Olympic gold medallist Jessica Ennis was told the heptathlon "might not be the right event" for her when she was younger and says despite her sporting...

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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...