Olympic Games

Empowering Or Sexist: Should Pole Dancing Be Classed As A Sport?

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 18.10.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Once hidden in risqué clubs, pole dancing has transcended to high class fitness studios in recent years and now, it’s officially recognised as a sp...

Pregnant Laura Kenny On Ignoring Her Critics And Lifting Weights: ‘I’m Not Stupid, I’m An Athlete’

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 13.06.2017 | UK Parents

Laura Kenny has hit back at those who criticise pregnant women for exercising, after receiving negative comments about her fitness routine. On Instagr...

Anything Is Possible When You Believe - Pregnant Serena Williams Just Proves This

Lucy Griffiths | Posted 25.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Lucy Griffiths

When we start imagining something and start believing something, we open up pathways and new possibilities in our brain and then anything is possible. No matter how sceptical you might feel, put aside your cynicism, and be prepared to believe.

Arnold Schwarzenegger Just Destroyed A Troll Who Mocked Special Olympic Athletes

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 25.03.2017 | UK

As if hilariously taunting Donald Trump wasn’t enough, Arnie has given the public yet another reason to love him. The movie juggernaut-turned-politi...

Shocking Photos Show Rio Olympic Park Decaying After Just Seven Months

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 22.03.2017 | UK

Last summer saw Team GB enjoy their best Olympics ever, with a whopping 26 gold, 24 silver and 16 bronze medals - but those heady days will seem a lon...

Olympian Greg Rutherford Reveals His Workout Schedule And Why He Went Gluten Free

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 09.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

As the hero who won gold at the London 2012 Olympics, you’d think Greg Rutherford’s training would mainly involve being on the track and field. B...

Usain Bolt Stripped Of Olympic Gold After Team Mate Found Guilty Of Doping

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 25.01.2017 | UK

Usain Bolt has been stripped of one of his Olympic gold medals after a team mate was found guilty of doping at the Beijing 2008 Olympics. Nesta Carter...

Trailblazing Australia Women Ready For Sydney Sevens Debut

Oliver Pickup | Posted 20.01.2017 | UK Sport
Oliver Pickup

Ten months ahead of the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, where rugby sevens made its Games debut last August, only a fool would have placed a wager against New Zealand triumphing in the women's competition.

Queen's Speech Honours 'Ordinary People Doing Extraordinary Things'

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 25.12.2016 | UK

The Queen used her Christmas Day address to highlight the achievements of those who inspire others, from Olympic and Paralympic athletes to “ordinar...

Rugby Sevens Basks In Golden Olympic Afterglow

Oliver Pickup | Posted 30.11.2016 | UK Sport
Oliver Pickup

The 2016-17 HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series kicks off in Dubai this week with the sport basking in the golden afterglow of a sensationally successful Olympic Games debut that, truth be told, exceeded the expectations of players, administrators, and die-hard devotees alike.

Rugby Sevens Continues To Reach New Heights in Dubai Opener

Oliver Pickup | Posted 30.11.2016 | UK Sport
Oliver Pickup

How fitting that the 2016-17 HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series, elevated by the sport's sensational Olympics debut in the summer, begins this week in Dubai, home of the world's highest building.

The Ten Most Amazing Sports Stadiums In The World

Ross Ayling | Posted 13.09.2017 | UK Sport
Ross Ayling

Sport has never been just about playing; it's also about spectating. The start-up of the football season will see many of us yet again travel all over the country (and Europe) in support of our clubs - and we love it. If we didn't have these beautifully constructed arenas designed specifically to accommodate our live viewing experience, sport simply wouldn't be the same...

Rio 2016 May Not Have Been Perfect, But It Was Another Reminder Of How Important Sport Is To Society

David Alexander | Posted 23.08.2017 | UK Sport
David Alexander

On a global scale, the Olympic Games allowed the world to witness moments of human achievement rather than tragedy and it's no wonder that businesses large and small are keen to associate themselves with sport and why the benefits go beyond the playing field, the track or the pool.

The Olympic Tennis Was Basically Played On A Giant Green Screen

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 22.08.2016 | UK Comedy

Many of this year’s Olympic events were held in areas with bright green walls, floors and backdrops. As some internet users have noticed, this makes...

There's A Kim Jong Un Lookalike At The Olympics

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 19.08.2016 | UK Comedy

A man who looks shockingly similar to North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un has been spotted causing a stir at the Rio Olympics. The professional lookalik...

BBC Presenter Struggles To Maintain Olympics Coverage As Couple 'Have Sex' Behind Him

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 19.08.2016 | UK Comedy

BBC Sport presenter Dan Walker was left red-faced on Thursday night when a couple appeared to be having sex on the beach behind him during coverage of...

Top 10 Rio Olympics Fails (So Far)

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 18.08.2016 | UK Comedy

WARNING: Contains those gross leg and arm breaking videos The Olympics has been full of oddities this year, from the green swimming pools to ...

Usain Bolt's Cheeky Smile Is The Funniest Thing At The Olympics Right Now

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 16.08.2016 | UK Comedy

Olympic gold medallist Usain Bolt seemingly sauntered to the finish line in the men’s 100m sprint in Rio on Sunday night, and even took the time to ...

Olympic Events Are 100x Better With Added Farts

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 16.08.2016 | UK Comedy

The Olympics are one of the most exciting sporting events in any fan’s calendar, but some people who don’t take much of an interest can be left fe...

Is Olympic Nudity a Feminist Victory?

Emma Louise Pudge | Posted 16.08.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Emma Louise Pudge

With women making up 45% of all competitors and a record high of 47.5% of events open to female athletes, this year's Olympic Games in Rio is closer t...

Newsflash, Olympic Female Athletes Are Not Your Barbie Dolls

Tasha Okeke | Posted 15.08.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Tasha Okeke

These athletes sacrifice a lot to work hard and travel to Rio to compete and achieve greatness from their athletic ability which gets dwindled down to how they look. It ignores the countless hours, pain they've endured to work so hard to be recognised in their talent and craft

Ozzy Man Gives His Hilariously Blunt Narration Of The Rio Olympics

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 10.08.2016 | UK Comedy

Warning: Strong language, and that gross video of the guy breaking his leg ‘Ozzy Man Reviews’ has long ruled the internet with its unique...

All These Olympic Swimmers And Divers Look Naked

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 10.08.2016 | UK Comedy

Those pesky graphics at the bottom of the screen during the Olympics are causing some slightly naughty optical illusions. Due to the skimpiness of mal...

The 10 Greatest Olympics Tantrums That Really Don't Fit With The Games Spirit

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 05.08.2016 | UK

Athletes dedicate so much time and energy to training for the Olympics, so it’s hardly surprising that tensions are often running high. While for th...

These 11 Cringe-Inducing Olympic Fail Videos Will Get You In The Mood For Rio

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 03.08.2016 | UK

Years of preparation goes into the Olympics, but there are some things you simply can’t plan for. From “I can’t believe they did that” to “t...