Michael Parkinson

Ian Thorpe Says: 'Yes, I'm Gay'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.07.2014 | UK Entertainment

Ian Thorpe has revealed he is gay in an emotional interview with Michael Parkinson for Australian television. The former Olympic champion broke hi...

Michael Parkinson Asks Ian Thorpe THAT Question

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.07.2014 | UK Entertainment

For years, the question mark over Ian Thorpe's sexuality has threatened to overshadow his unquestioned sporting achievements in the swimming pool. ...

Everything You Need To Know About Prostate Cancer

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 07.10.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Prostate cancer, according to the Office of National Statistics is the most common cancer for men, accounting for 26% of all cancer cases. It is es...

Parkinson Reveals Cancer Battle

PA | Posted 07.07.2013 | UK Entertainment

Chat show host Sir Michael Parkinson has revealed he has cancer. The television legend, 78, is currently undergoing radiotherapy for prostate cance...

'Rod Hull Used Emu Puppet To Molest Fans', Claims Eric Bristow

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 18.11.2012 | UK

Late children's entertainer Rod Hull has been branded a "pervert" who used his sidekick puppet Emu to molest fans. Darts champion Eric Bristow, wh...

A Day to Remember

Michael Parkinson | Posted 21.11.2012 | Home
Michael Parkinson

Muhammad Ali came with a legend surrounding him. I interviewed him four times and was fortunate to map out the rise and fall of this fascinating man. He was an extraordinary man, and a great athlete, with charisma; nobody I have ever met had that in such abundance as he.

Parky Backs Out Of Retirement

PA | Posted 23.02.2012 | UK Entertainment

Chat show king Sir Michael Parkinson is to return to TV interviews four years after his retirement with a new series for Sky. Parky, as he is popul...

Sport Relief Still Matters 10 Years On

Kevin Cahill | Posted 21.04.2012 | UK
Kevin Cahill

Nelson Mandela furnished us with a quote that summed up our purpose to perfection: 'Sport has the power to change the world, the power to inspire, the power to unite people in a way little else can... sport can create hope where there was only despair... it is an instrument for peace'. If the great man had said it then it must be true - our firmly held view had a ringing endorsement.