Katherine Grainger

And Big Men Cry - The Amazing Events That Made The Sports Stars Cry

Bill Coles | Posted 24.09.2014 | UK Sport
Bill Coles

With the Glasgow Commonwealth Games now well under way, the BBC's top presenters reveal the historic sporting moments that have had them reaching for the Kleenex... "All the hardened, cynical hacks who would have poured scorn on the idea of ever shedding tears at a sporting event - and you could see them all pretending that a fly had got in their eye."

Sports Book Of The Year Longlist Announced

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.10.2013 | UK Sport

Dennis Bergkamp, Lord Sebastian Coe and Jimmy Connors are in contention for the 25th William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award. Arsenal legend Ber...

Lucy Sherriff

Oxford Beat Cambridge In 2013 Race

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 31.03.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Oxford University has beaten Cambridge to win the 2013 boat race, which, although peppered with expletives, passed off smoothly without interruption. ...

Who's Getting An Honorary Degree Now?

Posted 10.08.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Footballing legend Pele and Olympic gold medallist Katherine Grainger are the latest sporting stars to be awarded an honorary degree. The pair were...

That's How They Get You (With Apologies to E. Blair)

Tom Doran | Posted 07.10.2012 | UK
Tom Doran

I like to consider myself a bone-deep cynic in the finest traditions of this nation. Grumbling is the badge of all my tribe; a positive, life-affirming species of grumble, rich with undertones of bloody-minded satisfaction.

Team GB Duo Break Double Sculls Record

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 30.07.2012 | UK Sport

Great Britain's Katherine Grainger and Anna Watkins have broken the Olympic record in the women's double sculls to book their place in the double scul...