Rebecca Adlington

My Swim Stars To Watch

Rebecca Adlington OBE | Posted 23.07.2014 | UK Sport
Rebecca Adlington OBE

I've had the privilege of working with the swimming team since my retirement and its exciting time for British swimming; lots of young athletes are now coming through to their peak so it will be a hard-fought battle in the pool this summer. Having competed at many international competitions, I understand what all of the swimmers will be feeling - excitement, anticipation and a sense of nervousness. I've picked out a few swimmers from each country that I think will be ones to watch for this summer...

Kimberley Shows Off Baby Bump At High Street Fashion Awards

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.05.2014 | UK Entertainment

Kimberley Walsh led the stars attending Lorraine Kelly’s first ever High Street Fashion Awards in London on Wednesday night, and proudly displayed h...

'I'm Happier With How I Look Now, But I Wouldn't Say Happy'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.04.2014 | UK Entertainment

Rebecca Adlington has spoken for the first time about having a nose job earlier this year, revealing she was sick of cruel taunts on Twitter. The O...

Who Should Join The 'Loose Women' Panel?

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 25.03.2014 | UK Entertainment

Rebecca Adlington - swimmer, Olympic gold medalist and 'I'm a Celebrity' contestant - can now add 'TV personality' to her ever-growing CV as on Tuesda...

Two More Stars Leave 'I'm A Celebrity'

Posted 04.02.2014 | UK Entertainment

'Fresh Prince of Bel-Air' star Alfonso Ribeiro and Olympic gold medallist Rebecca Adlington were booted out of the 'I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Out Of He...

I'M A CELEB: Rebecca Confounds Her Critics

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.01.2014 | UK Entertainment

Rebecca Adlington has finally proved herself in the jungle, earning an almighty ten stars for her team in 'I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here!' ...

Rebecca's Fiancé Denies Rumour

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.11.2013 | UK Entertainment

'I'm A Celebrity' star Rebecca Adlington's fiancé has been forced to deny the Olympic champ is pregnant after rumours began to swell. The swimmer ...

Are There Really Any Role Models for Our Girls?

Sharmeen Ziauddin | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sharmeen Ziauddin

In a bid for attention, female celebrities from Beyonce to Miley Cyrus have taken the feminist movement backwards by years. By wearing next to nothing in their music videos they are sending the wrong message to young girls and boys.

Adlington's Tears on I'm A Celeb Should Shame Twitter Bullies

Louise Naughton | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Louise Naughton

My heart went out for our two-time Olympic gold medal winning heroine Rebecca Adlington last night on ITV's I'm A Celebrity, Get Me Out Of Here. It was only last year that we hosted the greatest sporting event in the world and our Olympians were given their rightful place as national treasures in the press.

Jungle Tears For 'Insecure' Rebecca on I'm A Celebrity Adlington

PA/The Huffington Post | Posted 22.11.2013 | UK Entertainment

Olympic swimmer Rebecca Adlington broke down in tears on I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here! after she told model Amy Willerton she made her "insec...

Is This The 'I'm A Celebrity..' Lineup?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.11.2013 | UK Entertainment

The 'I'm A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here!' lineup appears to have been revealed by The Sun, with TOWIE's Joey Essex and Olympic swimmer Rebecca Adl...

Olympic Gold Medallist Rebecca Heading To The Jungle

Posted 08.11.2013 | UK Entertainment

British Olympic swimmer Rebecca Adlington has signed up for the new series of 'I'm A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here'. The gold medallist - who ret...

World Swimming Championships: Changing of the Guard

Mark Foster | Posted 28.09.2013 | UK Sport
Mark Foster

There can be a huge shift after an Olympic Games with many leading swimmers retiring. Michael Phelps will be particularly missed at the World Championships because he excelled in so many events... The United States will still dominate but it will be fascinating to see how Germany and especially Australia respond to very poor Olympics performances last summer.

What Was Rebecca Adlington's Big Announcement?

PA | Posted 24.03.2013 | UK Entertainment

Olympic swimming star Rebecca Adlington has taken the plunge and got engaged, she announced on Sunday. The double Olympic champion declared herself...

POLL: Vote For Celebrity Fundraiser Of The Year

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.03.2013 | UK

What do Rebecca Adlington, Nell McAndrew and Richard Herring all have in common and what have they got to do with The Huffington Post UK? They're t...

Devastated Parents Of Olympic Hopeful Remember Her Smile

PA | Posted 06.02.2013 | UK

The devastated parents of gifted swimmer Chloe Waddell, who was aiming for the Rio 2016 Olympics, said they will always remember her smile. The 16-...

Adlington Announces Retirement

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 05.02.2013 | UK Sport

Rebecca Adlington has announced her retirement from competitive swimming. The 23-year-old under-performed at the London 2012 Olympics as she took b...

Should Swimming Have Suffered A £4m Budget Cut?

PA | Posted 18.12.2012 | UK Sport

British Swimming has vowed to step up its performance in response to a cut in Swimming funding announced by UK Sport. Swimming was the major casual...

Jessica Elgot

'We're Here To Be Part Of All Those Smiling Faces' | Jessica Elgot | Posted 10.09.2012 | UK

Has there ever been a crowd in more perfect symmetry as when the parade bus with Mo Farah steamed into view of the thousands in Trafalgar Square? ...

Brogan Driscoll

“It’s Just One Of Those Things Of Being A Woman" | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 28.08.2012 | UK Lifestyle

When you read the hurtful comments made about Rebecca Adlington by the likes of Frankie Boyle, you wonder how she manages to put on her swimsuit and r...

Rebecca Adlington Hits Back At Frankie Boyle

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.08.2012 | Home

Rebecca Adlington has hit back at comedian Frankie Boyle after he said she looked like a dolphin. The Olympic swimmer became the target of fam...

Wonder Women: How Team GB's Golden Girls Have Inspired 'Strong Is The New Skinny'

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 10.08.2012 | UK

Where have these super women been hiding? From the heart-stopping determination and rock-hard abs of heptathlete Jessica Ennis, to the grit of box...

Team GB Stars First On Wish List For Reality TV Shows

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Dean | Posted 21.08.2012 | UK Entertainment

Team GB swimming sensation Rebecca Adlington has said she would "love to" compete in BBC reality show Strictly Come Dancing. Adlington, who won two...

A Heroes Welcome: Athletes To Get London Victory Parade

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 09.08.2012 | UK

Bedecked in gold, silver and bronze, Team GB's Olympic heroes will be part of a victory parade through central London to honour the athletes' record-b...

A Squash Player's Olympic Diary: Days 5-7

James Willstrop | Posted 06.10.2012 | UK Sport
James Willstrop

Apparently some badminton doubles players have been throwing matches so that they could finish in their desired place within the chosen group. Two pairs played against each other trying to lose with no subtlety whatsoever, taking it in turns to serve in to the net several times. The Badminton Federation consequently disqualified offending teams and players.