UK Diving

From Death's Door To Rio Gold, Chris Mears Is The Ultimate Olympic Success Story

The Huffington Post | James Martin | Posted 11.08.2016 | UK

Chris Mears reflected on his near-death experience after winning Olympic gold with best friend Jack Laugher in Rio on Wednesday. The pair won Britain...

Britain's First Ever Diving Olympic Gold

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 10.08.2016 | UK

Jack Laugher and Chris Mears have made history by bagging Britain’s first ever Olympic gold medal in diving. The Team GB pair saw off the American a...

WTF? Olympic Diving Pool Turns Green

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 16.08.2016 | UK

There was general bafflement as the water in the Olympic diving pool turned bright green on Tuesday - just as a British pair were aiming for a medal. ...

Media Forgets It Takes Two People To Win A Bronze In The *Synchronised* Diving

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 16.08.2016 | UK

If there’s one Olympic sport that requires two people to contribute equally to the performance then it’s synchronised diving. Yet Team GB Olympic ...

Travel Eye: The Best Diving in Indonesia? These Top the List...

Karen Edwards | Posted 22.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Karen Edwards

Located in what scientists call 'the coral triangle', Indonesia is surrounded by some of the planet's richest marine life. It is estimated 51,090sqkm of the country's surrounding water is made up of coral reef, an area home to everything from sharks and rays to Pygmy seahorses. So where do you find the most beautiful and biodiverse dive sites?

Swimming With Sharks - Who Wants to Join Me?

Catherine Capon | Posted 16.11.2015 | UK
Catherine Capon

Photographs by Joe Platko Before this year, I had never (knowingly) shared the water with a shark. In fact, I will admit that I was one of those peop...

Six Animals With Bad Reputations

Catherine Capon | Posted 12.10.2015 | UK
Catherine Capon

Man-eating sharks, venomous giant lizards and snakes that can swallow a human whole; these don't sound like the type of animals you want to be on the same continent with, let alone getting within a few metres of. However, in 2015, I've made it my mission to meet some of the most 'deadly' creatures on our planet to see whether they deserve their scary reputations.

Drowning Diver Films Himself Frantically Escaping From Deadly Underwater Cave

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 23.07.2015 | UK

Disturbing footage has been released capturing the moment a diver begins to drown 100 feet below the surface in Texas' deadliest cave. The 'free-di...

Prankster Sneaks Into World Diving Championships And Really Goes For It

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 05.05.2015 | UK Sport

Football gets its fair share of pitch invasions, streakers, and even people who try to join the game, but now it seems foolhardy diving fans are getti...

If You Liked The Shark Photobomb You Will LOVE This Instagram Account

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.03.2015 | UK

On Tuesday we brought you this fantastic photo of what is probably the greatest shark photo of all time... Since delighting you with the chirpi...

Ok, This Is Definitely The Most Ridiculous Dive Ever

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 09.02.2015 | UK Sport

Can you even call it a dive if it's this bad? During last night's African Cup Of Nations final, Ghana defender John Boye and Ivory Coast player Eri...

'I Had It In My Eyes, Mouth & Wetsuit': Sperm Whale Submerges Divers In Whirlwind Of Poo

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.01.2015 | UK

Imagine you’re trundling along, minding your own business when all of a sudden you find yourself engulfed in a literal whirlwind of poo. Sounds ...

He's Behiiiiind Youuu! Watch The Moment A Giant Whale Shark Crashed Into A Diver

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.09.2014 | UK Comedy

Diving. It's not all about befriending moray eels, you know. Just check out the moment diver Chris Coates encountered a giant whale shark in the At...

That's A-Moray! Diver Befriends An Eel In This Magical Video

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.09.2014 | UK Comedy

Thought that underwater creatures couldn't be as playful, friendly or loving as a pet dog or cat? This video might make you think differently. For ...

Would You Jump Off This Bridge If Someone Paid You?

Ellis Shuman | Posted 09.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Ellis Shuman

As we crossed the picturesque bridge in Mostar, a young man in a bathing suit was resting on the rails. He waited patiently, as if he had all the time in the world. All that it would take to get him to dive into the waters of the Neretva River 24 meters below was 25 euros, but the tourists walking across the bridge didn't want to donate money to see his feat.

Watch The Insane Moment A Whale Shark Crashed Into A Diver

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.08.2014 | UK Comedy

One upside of being a diver-slash-cameraman: you get to film the amazing underwater world. One downside: a shark might crash into you. That's wh...

How Not To Jump Off A Diving Board

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.07.2014 | UK Comedy

Keep your eye on the girl on the very top diving board... and prepare to wince. Ouch! SEE ALSO: 12 Epic Sporting Fails...

Diver Tom Daley In 'Scary' Emergency Landing In Russia

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

A plane carrying diver Tom Daley has had to make an emergency landing in Russia after "a technical issue". He and his partner Dustin Lance Black we...

Weekend Shopping: Accessories From Sporty to Sleepy

Sarah McGiven | Posted 17.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah McGiven

All you summer lovers out there seem to be taking over the city with your outdoor sports. Whether it's the Olympic legacy, part of holiday fitness plans or just fun with friends, everyone seems to be taking advantage of London's parks, lidos and streets to get out and get into something sporty.

The Everything You Ever Wanted to Know Guide to Bodrum

Adam Bown | Posted 10.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Adam Bown

With its combination of great weather, beautiful beaches, a rich local heritage plus amazing food, it's little wonder that Bodrum has become one of the top places to head for your summer holidays!

Happy Birthday, Tom Daley!

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.05.2014 | UK Sport

Olympic diving medallist and television personality Tom Daley turns 20 today, leaving behind teenage years marked with jubilation and tragedy. Few...

Ready To Launch: Daley Opens Diving Academy (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 15.04.2014 | UK Sport

Tom Daley believes his move to London has reinvigorated his diving career. Tom Daley: 'I'm A Gay Man Now' Daley uprooted his life to the capital...

Is It Time to Stop Vilifying Divers?

Chris Deeley | Posted 12.05.2014 | UK Sport
Chris Deeley

Tony Pulis can call Luis Suarez an embarrassment for diving all he wants, but his Stoke City team finished dead last in the Premier League Fair Play table last year. It smacks of hypocrisy to complain about one rule being broken whilst lauding your players for "playing hard" beyond the rules.

LOOK: 12 Spectacular Shots Of China's Bizarre Underwater City

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.02.2014 | UK

A Chinese city, left to ruin after a dam flooded the valley it lay in, has become a paradise for divers, after an ingenious idea from a local tourist ...

Diving, Play-Acting and Simulation - What Is the Solution?

Joe Difford | Posted 11.04.2014 | UK Sport
Joe Difford

There are a number of ways to solve the problem of diving and play-acting, but they all come with their own problems. In Chico Flores' case, there is no doubt that he warrants a suspension, otherwise what's to stop him doing it in every game?