London Olympics 2012

Former Labour Minister Tessa Jowell Treated For Brain Cancer, Family Reveals

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 17.09.2017 | UK

Dame Tessa Jowell, the former Labour Cabinet minister who played a pivotal role in securing the London Olympics, is being treated for brain cancer, it...

Are You Ready For Super Saturday? Here's Everything You Need To Know

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 12.08.2016 | UK

Most Brits remember where they were on Super Saturday four years ago - and fingers crossed, we might be in for another memorable evening this time rou...

31 Athletes Could Be Banned From Rio Olympics Over Doping Retests

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 25.07.2016 | UK

Some 31 athletes are facing a ban from the Rio Olympics after testing positive for doping. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) said that discipl...

The Tour de France in Britain: Meeting the Champions

Alex Ratcliffe | Posted 08.09.2014 | UK Sport
Alex Ratcliffe

Meeting the champions was a thrill for child and adult alike throughout England this week, and led to television commentators declaring that "the spirit that made the Olympics such a success two years ago is still very much alive today in Britain"...

PM Channels Olympic Spirit To Tell Scots: 'We Want You To Stay'

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 07.02.2014 | UK Politics

David Cameron evoked his own family's Scottish heritage as he set out an economic, political, cultural and emotional case for Scotland to remain part ...

Boris Discusses Smart Cities and Economies of the Future

Jonathan A.J. Wilson | Posted 30.12.2013 | UK Politics
Jonathan A.J. Wilson

Day two of the 9th World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF) has passed - and delegates are loving London. But what 'brand' should we be pushing - cities, countries, or islands?

Not Just for New Parents: Flexible Working Should Be a Right for All of Us

Scott Dodds | Posted 18.01.2013 | UK Politics
Scott Dodds

Nick Clegg's support for flexible working for parents is welcome and overdue but, arguably, his plans don't go far enough.

G4S Directors Resign Over Olympic Security Shambles

PA | Posted 27.11.2012 | UK

Two G4S directors have resigned in the wake of an independent review into the company's botched Olympic Games contract. Chief operating officer Dav...

Comedy Was 'Censored' During The Olympics

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Dean | Posted 27.09.2012 | UK Entertainment

Comedian Russell Howard has spoken out against the "censorship" of comedy during the London 2012 Olympic Games. He told Digital Spy: "I was quite u...

The Summer of Sport a Turning Point in British Work Culture?

Peter Boucher | Posted 13.11.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Peter Boucher

As this fantastic sporting summer draws to a close, there has been a lot of talk about legacies. As well as lifting the public mood and, hopefully, bringing about a "fitter" nation, this summer's sporting events may have also had a dramatic impact on the business world.

Where's The Legacy?

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.08.2012 | UK Universities & Education

The government has been criticised after ministers relaxed the rules that set out the minimum amount of outdoor space schools have to provide for team...

Workfare Not the Olympics is the Legacy of Britain in 2012

John Wight | Posted 11.10.2012 | UK Politics
John Wight

For the past two weeks Britain has been engaged in something akin to a group hug over the success of the London Olympics and the achievement of Team GB in amassing enough medals to make us seem a nation of winners.

Paul Vale

US Win Gold With Victory Over Spain | Paul Vale | Posted 13.08.2012 | UK Sport

Spain failed to halt the continued dominance of the US men’s basketball team on Sunday, losing 107-100 to the stars of the NBA. The victory mark...

Tom Daley Wins Bronze In Men's Diving 10m

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.08.2012 | UK Sport

British driver Tom Daley has won bronze after a dramatic men's 10m final, losing out to America's David Boudia and China's Qiu Bo. Daley was grante...

Bolt Wins Third Gold In Men's 4x100m

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 11.10.2012 | UK Sport

Usain Bolt increased his London 2012 haul to three gold medals, while helping his Jamaican teammates to a gold each in the men's 4x100m final on Satur...

Cool Hand Luke Wins Gold

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 11.08.2012 | UK Sport

Battling boxer Luke Campbell earned Team GB another gold after a noisy Anglo-Irish tear-up at London 2012. Campbell, 24, from Hull, overcame Irelan...

US Land Gold In Women's 4x400M

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 11.10.2012 | UK Sport

The US has picked up another gold medal, winning the women's 4x400m relay on Saturday evening. The team of DeeDee Trotter, Allyson Felix, Francen...

Faradise City

The Huffington Post UK | Stephen Hull | Posted 13.08.2012 | UK Sport

Mo Farah has made sporting history yet again after running to victory in the 5,000m in the Olympic stadium - his second gold medal in a single games. ...

London's Sporting Spirit

Paul Vale | Posted 10.10.2012 | UK Sport
Paul Vale

Orwell called sport an "unfailing cause of ill-will". It might seem strange to attach that pejorative to a Games so clearly enjoyed by so many, but witness the Twitter reaction after the US beat Japan in the basketball, or the innuendo thrown at 16-year-old Chinese swimmer Ye Shiwen.

Cam And Becks Spotted At BMX Final

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 13.08.2012 | UK

David Cameron and David Beckham enjoyed an afternoon in the London sun on Friday, with politician and footballer spotted sitting together at the BMX t...

How to Survive Post Olympics

Trevor Davies | Posted 10.10.2012 | UK Sport
Trevor Davies

The Olympics will soon be over for another four years. How will you survive without it? Well, don't wait for the closing ceremonies. Wipe away your tears now - and do sport.

Tom To Become TV Presenter?

Posted 10.08.2012 | Home

The Olympics are coming to an end and that means we won't be spending our evenings on the sofa ogling fit Olympians while trying to disguise it as ent...

Good Luck Tom! A Shameless Picture Special

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.05.2013 | UK Entertainment

As Tom Daley launches his bid for an Olympic gold medal in the preliminary rounds of the individual Men's 10m Platform tonight, we lend our support in...

Spiritual Care - As Fortifying as the Roar of an Olympic Crowd!

Tony Lobl | Posted 09.10.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Tony Lobl

Head to Stratford for London 2012 and you'll find one thing that's almost as noisy as the home crowd egging on the Team GB athletes.

Jade Jones Wins Gold In Taekwondo

PA | Posted 10.08.2012 | UK Sport

Welsh fighter Jade Jones on Thursday made history by becoming Britain's first Olympic taekwondo champion. The 19-year-old, from Flint, North Wales,...