Ben Ainslie

'I Looked Up To The Stars And Thought Of Bart'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 26.09.2013 | UK Sport

Ben Ainslie dedicated Oracle Team USA's extraordinary America's Cup win to Andrew Simpson after the Briton helped pull off the greatest comeback in in...

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...

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...

A Lasting Legacy Or An Olympic Hangover?

Dr Sneh Khemka | Posted 17.10.2012 | UK Sport
Dr Sneh Khemka

I think it's safe to say that the London 2012 Olympics Games went far better than anyone could have imagined.

Ainslie's Renegade Gold Postbox Gets Stamp Of Approval

Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.08.2012 | UK

Royal Mail has agreed to repaint a postbox gold in honour of Olympic medallist Ben Ainslie, after one Hampshire resident felt so strongly about living...

Don't Stop GB Now

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.08.2012 | UK Sport

Britain's athletes completed their most successful Olympics for 108 years with a silver medal in the final event of London 2012. Samantha Murray to...

'Leave The Postbox Painting To Us', Royal Mail Tell Excited Fans

PA | Posted 11.08.2012 | UK

Royal Mail urged excited fans to leave the painting of postboxes to their staff after one was given a bronze makeover in honour of the British women's...

Ainslie To Fly The Flag For Team GB At Closing Ceremony

PA | Posted 13.08.2012 | UK

Ben Ainslie, the most successful sailor in Olympic history, will carry the flag for the British team at Sunday's closing ceremony. London 2012 ...

Pets On The Podium: Meet The Cats And Dogs Named After Britain's Olympic Gold Medallists (PICTURES)

Barcroft Media | Sara C Nelson | Posted 06.10.2012 | UK

We've had London 2012 gold post boxes, stamps and now an animal charity has named 16 of its dogs and cats after Britain's Olympic gold medallists. ...

Ben Ainslie: The Greatest Sailor Of All Time - But Don't Expect To See Him In Rio

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.08.2012 | UK Sport

History was made in dramatic style on Sunday as Ben Ainslie won his fourth consecutive gold medal, making him the most decorated Olympic sailor of all...

Sailors Ready for 'Super Sunday'

Clare Macnaughton | Posted 04.10.2012 | UK Sport
Clare Macnaughton

Today is 'Showdown Sunday' as Ben Ainslie and the Star duo of Iain Percy and Andrew Simpson take on the challenge of claiming British sailing's first gold medals of London 2012 at Weymouth and Portland.

Wonder Women: Why Britain's Female Athletes May Shine the Brightest in London

Josh Cowls | Posted 23.09.2012 | UK Sport
Josh Cowls

After the flags have come down in Regent Street, the athletes have departed the village, and the nation reflects on Britain's performance as both host and competitor, a particular observation may dawn on public and punditry alike. The extent of Team GB's medal table standing may well be due to the disproportionate success of its women athletes.

Ben Ainslie Web Chat Friday 13 July

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.07.2012 | UK Sport

HuffPost UK Sport will on Friday 13 July host a live web chat with three-time Olympic sailing gold medalist Ben Ainslie at 11:30am. Ben is bidding ...

WATCH: Exclusive Video Of Olympian Ben Ainslie's Three Amazing Days

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 28.05.2012 | UK Sport

"Three Amazing Days" shows triple Olympic Gold medalist Ben Ainslie, as he takes his 10th World Championship title and is the first Official Torch bea...

'At Least I Didn't Trip': Ainslie On Olympic Torch Moment

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.05.2012 | UK

Being the first person to run in the London 2012 Olympic torch relay was almost as special as winning a gold medal, three-time Olympic champion Ben Ai...

And They're Off: Sailor Ben Ainslie Starts Olympic Torch Relay

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.05.2012 | UK

Three-time Olympic sailing champion Ben Ainslie has kicked off the London 2012 Olympic torch relay, saying it was "one of the more nervous moments of ...

Olympic Torch To Come To UK

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.05.2012 | UK Sport

The arrival of the Olympic Flame on British soil could be the trigger for the greatest buzz yet about the London 2012 Games, Lord Coe hopes. Lord C...