Charles Barkley

Oscar Pistorius and the Fault in Our Sports Stars

Libby Blanchard | Posted 07.11.2014 | UK Sport
Libby Blanchard

Everybody likes a good story of courage and overcoming the odds. But we are misguided to assume that excellence in a sport or in a public forum also means excellence in life, in living, and in the task of being human. What is truly courageous, basketball star Charles Barkley once said, is "a father or mother who gets up every morning to go to work to put food on the table for his family."

London 2012 Olympics: USA Men's Basketball Team Win Gold, but They're no Dream Team

James Hunt | Posted 13.10.2012 | UK Sport
James Hunt

20 years after 'The Greatest Team Ever Assembled' was, erm, assembled, a new group arrived in London hoping to not only replicate, but also better the achievements of 1992s Dream Team.

WATCH: USA's Basketball Dream Team At Barcelona '92

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 24.07.2012 | UK Sport

The United States regard gold at basketball in the Olympics to be a given, and although in 1972 they were beaten in that extraordinary Cold War-era fi...