Layla Anna Lee

Surprise - You're Going to the World Cup Final!

Layla Anna-Lee | Posted 17.07.2014 | UK Sport
Layla Anna-Lee

Thanks to Adidas Football I became part of something very special - I was given 8 World Cup tickets to give away to total strangers... Our Argentina fans turned to the camera and said "Thank you, it was a dream - not quite the perfect dream but a dream all the same. I will never forget this."

Heartbroken Brazil

Layla Anna-Lee | Posted 10.07.2014 | UK Sport
Layla Anna-Lee

Brazilians turned their shirts inside out. Many left the Minerão stadium at half time. By the fifth goal Brazil fans were applauding Germany... In the grand scheme of things there were many problems but here are my three key factors as to why we lost so badly.

Live From Brazil - The Last Eight Teams

Layla Anna-Lee | Posted 07.07.2014 | UK Sport
Layla Anna-Lee

This year's world cup has been exceptional on so many levels - almost to the point that it's sad to see any of the teams go; couldn't we just let the World Cup go on for a little bit longer this year? ... We're down to the last eight teams in the competition and the excitement has pretty much hit boiling point already!

'Boxing is Like a Drug' - Speaking to Duke McKenzie MBE

Layla Anna-Lee | Posted 08.12.2012 | UK Sport
Layla Anna-Lee

'Boxing is like a drug' McKenzie explains 'luckily I'm a realist otherwise I'd also he back in the ring. I've accepted I'm past my sell by date' whereas 'Hatton can't leave it alone he's blinded by the light - more money than sense, the motivation is definitely not financial - Hatton is stubborn, its his way or no way, he's not listening to anyone'

Speaking to Jake Humphrey on the Lewis Hamilton move

Layla Anna-Lee | Posted 01.12.2012 | UK Sport
Layla Anna-Lee

In one of the most sensational transfer stories of F1's history Lewis Hamilton has announced that he is to leave McLaren after fifteen years and move to Mercedes, who have offered him a three year deal beginning at the start of the F1 season 2013.

Fame Should Be A Reflection Of Success

Layla Anna-Lee | Posted 24.11.2012 | UK Sport
Layla Anna-Lee

This desperation for fame is flooding football, as if the money they earn isn't enough, so many sport stars crave front page stories. Clearly it's not for the pounds and not necessarily for the women, these guys have more money and women then they can handle.

London 2012 is Over...

Layla Anna-Lee | Posted 11.11.2012 | UK Sport
Layla Anna-Lee

The Paralympic closing ceremony has finished. London 2012 is over and the Olympic flame is undoubtedly already covered in glitter, doused in caipirinha and in between a dancers butt cheeks as it makes it's merry way to Rio.

An Athlete's Life Is a Tough One

Layla Anna-Lee | Posted 04.11.2012 | UK Sport
Layla Anna-Lee

I'm intrigued by the athletes we so quickly forget. The ones who spent the last four years sacrificing with one goal in mind... and missed.

"Look Up at the Stars and Not Down at Your Feet"

Layla Anna-Lee | Posted 29.10.2012 | UK Sport
Layla Anna-Lee

The opening ceremony was a spectacular welcome to the athletes that have been sponsored by their nations and sent over to represent their best. Of all the changes and education of the last four years it was the athletes parade that gave us the greatest example of change. 4200 athletes have arrived to compete from 164 nations, more than ever before.

Meet The Superhumans

Layla Anna-Lee | Posted 27.10.2012 | UK Sport
Layla Anna-Lee

We are looking at the Paralympics as a harder task. A bigger battle. A fight to win respect, unification and Gold. The Olympics truly were just a warm up.

Bidding Farewell to the London 2012 Olympic Games

Layla Anna-Lee | Posted 14.10.2012 | UK Sport
Layla Anna-Lee

The London 2012 Olympic games have been a huge success, something Great Britian can remain forever proud of, and for those of you who are panicking about what on earth to do with our time now that the Olympics are over? Don't panic, the Paralympics are coming!

Britain: A Great Nation of Cyclists?

Layla Anna-Lee | Posted 12.10.2012 | UK Sport
Layla Anna-Lee

With the Bradley Wiggins affect we are truly proving ourselves to be the greatest nation of cyclists. But will it continue? Will the grass roots of talent and cycling enthusiasts be nurtured and will city cycling continue to be promoted?

Our Athletes are the Perfect Inspiration

Layla Anna-Lee | Posted 05.10.2012 | UK Sport
Layla Anna-Lee

Let's hope once the Olympics are over our media don't fall back into flooding us with fashion's thinnest. Our athletes are the perfect inspiration.

How I Got My Job As A London 2012 Presenter

Layla Anna-Lee | Posted 29.09.2012 | UK Sport
Layla Anna-Lee

I feel so honoured to be part of the London 2012 Olympic Games and to have been chosen by Mr Danny Boyle to voice the ceremonies. However it wasn't without jumping through a few hoops... let's say five of them... that were on fire!

London 2012 Opening Ceremony - An Insider's View

Layla Anna-Lee | Posted 27.09.2012 | UK Sport
Layla Anna-Lee

Hearing the words, "The Queen will pass this room in five minutes, I'm going to have to block your door and not let you out for a short period, if you need the loo could you go now please?" was rather surreal. Almost as surreal as hearing, "The Queen left half a bottle of gin, anyone want some?"

Layla Anna-Lee Opening Ceremony Announcer

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 26.09.2012 | UK Sport

Layla Anna-Lee, the host of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee party in Trafalgar Square, has revealed she is the announcer at London 2012's Olympic opening ...