UK Athletics

Ennis Granted Freedom Of Sheffield (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.03.2013 | UK Sport

Olympic hero Jessica Ennis has been officially granted the freedom of Sheffield. Ennis, who won the heptathlon gold medal at London 2012's Super Sa...

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...

Fancy More Of This?

PA | Posted 23.07.2014 | UK Sport

London would consider a bid to stage the 2022 Commonwealth Games, it has been suggested. On the back of the successful London 2012 Games plus the t...

Olympic Cauldron Wins South Bank Awards Prize

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.03.2013 | UK Sport

The Olympic cauldron has been honoured at this year's South Bank Awards with the accolade of best visual prize. Designed by Thomas Heatherwick, the...

What A Knight

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 07.03.2013 | UK Sport

Lord Coe was awarded a special honour by Princess Anne at Buckingham Palace for helping to stage the London 2012 Games. The London 2012 chairman an...

Pistorius Family 'Deeply Concerned' By Father's Comments

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.03.2013 | UK Sport

Oscar Pistorius' family have distanced themselves from controversial comments made by the Olympian's father about gun violence in South Africa. Pis...

The Golden Girls

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 28.02.2013 | UK Sport

Athletics star Jessica Ennis received her CBE at Buckingham Palace on Thursday as a host of Olympians collected their New Year Honours. Ennis, who ...

'Haven't You Run Before?'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.02.2013 | UK Sport

Mo Farah is known not just nationwide but worldwide, or so we assumed after his two golds at the London 2012 Olympics. WDSU anchor LaTonya Norton evid...

Pistorius Granted Bail

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 22.02.2013 | UK Sport

Oscar Pistorius has been granted bail by Magistrate Desmond Nair after a marathon hearing in Pretoria Magistrates' Court ahead of the full trial for t...

Oscar Pistorius Shooting: Inside The Crowded Pretoria Prison Where Rape & Violence Are Constant Threats

Barcroft Media | Sara C Nelson | Posted 20.02.2013 | UK

Olympic double amputee Oscar Pistorius could have his prosthetic legs confiscated and be bound to a wheelchair in one of South Africa’s most dangero...

Testosterone And Needles Found At Pistorius' House

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.02.2013 | UK Sport

Police have said two boxes of needles and testosterone were found in the bedroom of Oscar Pistorius, the Olympian who has been charged with the murder...

West Ham Closer To Olympic Stadium Move After 'Good Progress'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 20.02.2013 | UK Sport

Boris Johnson insists good progress is being made in talks aimed at finally ending West Ham's long wait to move in to the Olympic Stadium. The Lond...

Basketball Bolt

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.02.2013 | UK Sport

Usain Bolt has often spoken of his desire to swap the track for the football pitch but last week the World's Fastest Man opted for the court in the NB...

How Oscar Pistorius Has Become Nike's Latest PR Headache

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 15.02.2013 | UK Sport

Oscar Pistorius' murder charge over the killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp is potentially the denouement to one of the most drastic rise and fa...

Pistorius Joked About Killing Intruder On Twitter

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.02.2013 | UK Sport

Oscar Pistorius joked about killing an intruder on Twitter in November last year, less than three months before the Olympian's girlfriend Reeva Steenk...

'He's Sad At The Moment'

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

Oscar Pistorius' father Henke has spoken about his son's arrest for the alleged murder of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, saying his son is "sad at the mo...

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...