Olympic Games

UK Athletics Official Labels Ennis 'Fat', According To Coach

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 25.05.2012 | UK Sport

Jessica Ennis was labelled "fat" by a senior official at UK Athletics, according to her coach Toni Minichiello. A "high-ranking person" at the gove...

GALLERY: Team GB's Ladies Volleyball Team In Westminster

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 24.05.2012 | UK Sport

Members of the Great Britain Beach Volleyball team took to Parliament Square to show some front ahead of the London 2012 Olympic Games. Denise ...

PICTURES: Drogba Carries Olympic Torch

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 23.05.2012 | UK Sport

Didier Drogba bowed out of Chelsea with style, and now his long goodbye has extended to carrying the Olympic Torch ahead of London 2012. The Bl...

WATCH: Exclusive Video Of Olympian Ben Ainslie's Three Amazing Days

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 28.05.2012 | UK Sport

"Three Amazing Days" shows triple Olympic Gold medalist Ben Ainslie, as he takes his 10th World Championship title and is the first Official Torch bea...

Is This The First Olympic Lane?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.05.2012 | UK

Preparations for London 2012 appeared to be another step closer to completion on Wednesday when one of the first Olympic lanes appeared just outside t...

Smile, You're At The Olympics

PA | Posted 22.05.2012 | UK

British bobbies are being told to put on the "happy face of policing" at the Olympics. Summer leave has been slashed by half at Scotland Yard, with...

POLL: Giggs Reaffirms Team GB Desire

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 22.05.2012 | UK Sport

Ryan Giggs has reaffirmed his desire to represent Team GB at the London 2012 Olympics, despite qualms from the Welsh Football Association. Giggs ha...

Olympic Torch To Be Replaced By Comedy Relighting Candle

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 21.05.2012 | UK Comedy

Following embarrassment after the Olympic torch went out on just its third day, London 2012 Olympic Games organisers have replaced it with a giant tri...

Olympic Torch Officially In British Hands

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.05.2012 | UK Sport

The Olympic Flame was officially handed over to London in a ceremony at Athens' Panathenaic Stadium on Thursday. The historic event took place in a...

Frankie Boyle Slammed Over 'Autistic' Comment

Chortle | Posted 17.05.2012 | UK Comedy

Frankie Boyle has been condemned after criticising 2,100 schoolchildren who formed the Olympic rings to raise money for charity....

How The Torch's Journey Has Changed Since 1948

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.05.2012 | UK Sport

As the Olympic flame, lit in Olympia last week, is brought over to the UK and relayed around Britain, it will be on a very different journey to London...

GALLERY: Will Smith Does Sport

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 16.05.2012 | UK Sport

Will Smith's athletic frame has frequently shone on the big screen, but the actor limbered up to showcase his sports skills on Wednesday ahead of the ...

Beckham To Be Present For Olympic Torch Handover

PA | Posted 16.05.2012 | UK Sport

David Beckham is to make a special guest appearance at the official handover ceremony of the Olympic Flame in Athens and bring it back to Britain for ...

Scotland, Wales And Republic Of Ireland Consider Euro 2020 Bid

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 15.05.2012 | UK Sport

Scotland, Wales and the Republic of Ireland are considering launching a joint bid to stage the 2020 European Championship. The deadline for initial...

Olympic Stadium Decision Delayed

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.05.2012 | UK Sport

A decision on the future of the Olympic Stadium faced fresh delay on Monday as the competition to find tenants was extended by eight weeks. The gro...

United Striker Hernandez To Miss Olympics

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 10.05.2012 | UK Sport

Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez will not participate for Mexico at the London 2012 Olympic Games. The 23-year-old, who will be 24 when t...

GALLERY: Olympic Torch Lit In Olympia

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 10.05.2012 | UK Sport

The quadrennial lighting of the Olympic Torch has taken place in Olympia, Greece, ahead of the torch relay's start prior to the London 2012 Games. ...

Argentinian Ad Man Zylberberg To Miss Olympics

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 09.05.2012 | UK Sport

Fernando Zylberberg, the Argentinian hockey player who appeared in a provocative Falklands advert, is to miss the Olympics. Zylberberg filmed the a...

London 2012: Babies Are Go! Well, Almost

PA | Posted 08.05.2012 | UK Sport

Babies will be able to go to the Olympics without having to get a ticket, London 2012 chief executive Paul Deighton has announced. The organisers h...

One Million London 2012 Tickets To Go On Sale Friday

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 08.05.2012 | UK Sport

Olympic attendants will be given one more chance to nab a seat at London 2012 when almost one million tickets go on sale on Friday. Seats for all 2...

Chambers: 'I Made A Massive Mistake And I Am So Sorry'

The Daily Telegraph | Posted 08.05.2012 | UK Sport

Dwain Chambers sits in a Kingston hotel lobby and pauses before deciding on the message he would like to convey to the nation about his divisive prese...

PHOTOS: Olympic Boat 'Made From Hendrix's Guitar' To Set Sail

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.05.2012 | UK

A boat crafted from 1,200 pieces of wood, including fragments from the Mary Rose and Jimi Hendrix's guitar, will be launched today as part of a nation...

Next Reveals Team GB Formal-Wear

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 04.05.2012 | UK Sport

Stella McCartney's Team GB kit designs generated a lukewarm reception, so what will British fans make of Next's formal wear for participants at the Lo...

British Wrestler Fails Drugs Test

BBC Sport | Posted 03.05.2012 | UK Sport

Britain's Olympic Greco-Roman wrestling medal hope Myroslav Dykun has failed a doping test....

WATCH: Argentinian Advert Shows Olympic Athlete Training In Falklands

Posted 03.05.2012 | UK

With less than 100 days to go to the opening ceremony of the London Olympics, the Argentinian government has screened a controversial advert which sho...