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Why Gary Lineker's Wrong About The Olympics!

Gordon Bryan | Posted 31.08.2016 | UK Sport
Gordon Bryan

So Gary, dear Gary, yes you might think it dull to hear yet again that people find that watching other sports shows up how obnoxious the cheating and time wasting is in football, but the reason it's said every time, is because it's still just as true now as it was the last time, and as it will be the next time too.

Rio Olympics Represents So Much More Than Just The Medals

Johnny Luk | Posted 31.08.2016 | UK Sport
Johnny Luk

To me sports breaks down social barriers because it strips everything to the basic level. It leaves little to interpretation. You are measured by your ability, not skin colour and that authenticity is both refreshing in an increasingly wishy-washy world, and motivating for those who want it enough.

The Rubik's Cube Of The UN Global Goals

Margaret Batty | Posted 29.08.2016 | UK
Margaret Batty

One year on from the adoption of the UN's new Sustainable Development Goals, they look something akin to a Rubik's Cube. The 17 Goals, and 169 targets within those, applicable to 193 countries, are a colourful and immensely challenging combination puzzle. One cannot be solved without the others; they are inter-dependent.

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...

French Olympic Walker Poos Himself Mid-Race But Carries On Like A Boss

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 19.08.2016 | UK

A French competitive walker has defecated mid-race at the Olympics without even breaking a step. Yohann Diniz, the favourite to win the race, had the ...

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 ...

Rio2016 Round-Up: 'CopacaBanter' And A Deepening Robbery Mystery

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 18.08.2016 | UK

After the slew of victories over the last week, day 12 of the Rio 2016 Olympics was a rather quieter affair - on the sport side of things anyway. Ther...

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...

Britain Wins Gold In Women's Team Pursuit

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 13.08.2016 | UK

Team GB have won gold in the women’s team pursuit at the Rio Olympics. Laura Trott, Joanna Rowsell-Shand, Katie Archibald and Elinor Barker broke th...

7 Olympians With Unexpected Post-Games Careers

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 13.08.2016 | UK

An Olympian spends years regimenting their exercise, sleep, diet and almost every other aspect of their life towards a few seconds, minutes or hours t...

How The Olympics Could Be Boosting An 'Epidemic' In Child Sex Trafficking

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 17.08.2016 | UK

On beaches near Olympics venues in Rio, children’s bodies are being sold. Girls as young as eight are used as child prostitutes in Brazil, in what e...

Michelin-Starred Chef Transforms Olympic Leftovers Into Three-Course Feasts For The Hungry

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 11.08.2016 | UK

Leftovers from the Olympic Village in Rio are being used to create three-course meals at an “avant-garde soup kitchen” from one of the world’s b...

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 Most Embarrassing Olympic Live News Bloopers Of All Time

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

The Olympics are upon us, and the sheer amount of media coverage from around the world means there’s a lot of things that could go wrong. Broadcasts...

Adam Peaty Smashes World Record, Still Has Enough Breath To Urge On The Next Generation

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 06.08.2016 | UK

Rather than just do enough to win his first 100m breaststroke heat and keep some energy in reserve for later, Adam Peaty decided he would smash the wo...

The Actual CIA Turned The Olympic Opening Ceremony Into A Giant Quiz

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 06.08.2016 | UK

Perhaps America’s foremost intelligence agency were confident the evil-doers of the world would be preoccupied with watching the Olympic opening cer...

Your Step-By-Step Guide To The Incredible Rio Opening Ceremony

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 06.08.2016 | UK

Britain had the NHS, the industrial revolution, JK Rowling and rings forged from steel. Rio - obviously - did things a little differently. After one ...

Get Ready for Rio This Summer!

Alexia Cowley | Posted 11.04.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Alexia Cowley

Are you one of the lucky ones who happen to be flying over to Rio to watch the Olympics and Paralympics this summer? But not entirely sure as to how to prepare for it? Well, here are some excellent tips which will help you stay as safe, healthy and street-wise as possible during your time in Brazil!

Nicola Adams Has An Inspiring Message For LGBT People In Sport

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 12.02.2016 | UK

Beaming with pride as she walks through the door, Nicola Adams has an air of confidence as we meet on level 42 of the Leadenhall building in the heart...

From Cachaça to Wine, a Gastronmic Tour of Brazil

Vinicius Lummertz | Posted 30.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Vinicius Lummertz

When planning a trip, one of the first things that we usually do is make an itinerary of the museums to visit, the best beaches to stroll on, the historical sites that we want to discover or even a list of the shopping we intend to do. But an important part of the tourist experience is related to food and drink, including deciding where to eat out.

A Guide to Rio Carnival

BarChick | Posted 14.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
BarChick

In Britain the start of Lent is marked with paltry pancakes. In Brazil, the whole country throws one of the biggest parties known to this planet, and we are quivering like a whippet at a racetrack in excitement. Baby, it's carnival time, and here's how to do it.