UK Sports

Watch Neville Give Wilshere A Telling Off For Listening To Some Tunes

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 19.11.2014 | UK Sport

Arsenal star Jack Wilshere was strutting around Celtic Park wearing earphones ahead of last night's England match against Scotland. Assistant coach...

Will the Kiwis Pass the Ball Yet?

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 13.11.2014 | UK Sport
Preetam Kaushik

When one looks at the stats of New Zealand having arrived on the world rugby scene, it must fill the heart of a sports fan with pride. This country, which has simply one quarter of a population of London, get there to conquer the field?

Oscar Pistorius and the Fault in Our Sports Stars

Libby Blanchard | Posted 07.11.2014 | UK Sport
Libby Blanchard

Everybody likes a good story of courage and overcoming the odds. But we are misguided to assume that excellence in a sport or in a public forum also means excellence in life, in living, and in the task of being human. What is truly courageous, basketball star Charles Barkley once said, is "a father or mother who gets up every morning to go to work to put food on the table for his family."

Royal Ramblings Meets Sheamus

Danny Stone | Posted 06.11.2014 | UK Sport
Danny Stone

As WWE began their UK tour, the Royal Ramblings team was fortunate enough to be granted some time with "The Celtic Warrior" Sheamus. Intelligent, passionate and determined, the superstar shared his thoughts on WWE's future and his hope that Wrestlemania might one day come to Dublin...

Attention Every Student Ever: There Is Now A PES University League

The Huffington Post | Natalie Tipping | Posted 29.10.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Finally, university students have something to put all those spare hours outside of lectures into, as Konami has announced a Pro-Evolution Soccer (PES...

Just How Outdoorsy Is London?

Will Ross | Posted 29.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Will Ross

It's 8pm on a Thursday night and on the ninth floor of 207 Old Street, the Jaeger bombs have just started to drop. This 'Street to Peak' fixture is one of kind, held in the clouds at one of London's newest tech spaces to exhibit several successful outdoors startups.

This Is What You Should Do If You're Bored At A Game

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.10.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Watching sport can be one of the most exhilarating, electrifying, fingernail-biting things ever. But.. *whispers* it does get kinda boring sometim...

65 Glorious Pictures Of Arsène Wenger

The Huffington Post | Elliot Wagland | Posted 22.10.2014 | UK Sport

Arsenal manager Arsène Wenger celebrates his 65th birthday today. The Frenchman can also celebrate being the club's longest-serving manager and mo...

One Year of Sportswomen

Anna Edwards | Posted 09.11.2014 | UK Sport
Anna Edwards

As we head towards our first anniversary, Sportswomen returned to the all new Sky Sports News HQ studio for a third series today at the new time of 11.30am. This series of the show promises to showcase the very best in women's' sport and there couldn't be a better time for us to return! This summer produced some of the best ever results in women's sport and we're excited to be able to celebrate key successes.

Is This the Sportiest Resort in the Alps?

William Gray | Posted 04.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
William Gray

Anyone familiar with Wii Sports Resort will instantly feel at home in Tignes. The French alpine resort could almost have been the inspiration for the video game where just about every sport and leisure activity is available in one purpose-built, picture-perfect resort.

Regardless of GCSE Results There's Now a Real Opportunity for Educational Reform

Charlie Rigby | Posted 26.10.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Charlie Rigby

GCSE results alone provide a narrow and confusing measure of success with no real consideration of the overall benefits to children of their time at school... under new Education Secretary Nicky Morgan, there is a real opportunity to take an approach which not only provides a strong academic grounding but also instils character values in students.

RIP James Alexander Gordon, The Man Whose Intonation Made Your Weekends

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 18.08.2014 | UK Sport

James Alexander Gordon, the BBC broadcaster whose voice was synonymous with the classified football results on the radio, has died at the age of 78. ...

The Gender Gap in School Sport: The UK Needs Transparency, Not a Title IX

Alexandra Kyrke-Smith | Posted 15.10.2014 | UK Sport
Alexandra Kyrke-Smith

School sport is exactly where we should be looking to address the discrepancy between male and female participation rates... We know that participation rates among girls are lower, but until we use data to identify and clarify the reasons behind this imbalance, it is difficult to address the problem.

Big Season for Lamela

Jamie Currie | Posted 15.10.2014 | UK Sport
Jamie Currie

He is Tottenham's club-record signing, but his first season at White Hart Lane didn't go to plan for himself or the club... he's yet to get off the mark goalscoring wise in competitive action, he certainly has a point to prove - not only to the fans but maybe even to himself as next season fast approaches.

Book Review: Wounded Tiger: A History of Cricket in Pakistan by Peter Oborne

Faisal Hanif | Posted 14.10.2014 | UK Sport
Faisal Hanif

As I write this, the man widely considered as the best spin bowler in the world and Pakistan's main wicket-taking-force, is facing an investigation into his bowling action.

Triathlon Training Advice

Jo Scott-Dalgleish | Posted 14.10.2014 | UK Sport
Jo Scott-Dalgleish

It's important to emphasise carbs in the meal and snack before your training session. If you're training in the middle of the day, breakfast should be very substantial. If you're planning an evening training session, you should make lunch the big one.

England's World Cup Hopes Will Be Put to the Test by Ireland

Vicky Chan | Posted 11.10.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Vicky Chan

England will face Ireland in the Women's Rugby World Cup semi-final on Wednesday 13 August. Some might brush off Ireland and predict an easy English victory, however with the unpredictable twists and turns the tournament has taken so far, it won't be so black and white with who proceeds to the final on Sunday 17 August.

How Women Are Making a Bigger Impact in Sport and Beyond

Nicci Roscoe | Posted 30.09.2014 | UK Sport
Nicci Roscoe

Times have changed and girls as young as eight are becoming more conscious of their body image. Encouraging more physical activity can give them opportunities to look at things beyond worrying about their hair and make-up... Encouraging participation in sport in all areas can lead to happier, healthier women.

Time for La Tour?

Tom Mellor | Posted 29.09.2014 | UK Sport
Tom Mellor

The women's Tour has been beset by problems since its creation in 1984. Whilst initially set up to run alongside the men's event as "La Grande Boucle Féminine", financial problems and interruptions ultimately led to its demise in 2009.

Player Social Responsibility

Tom Mellor | Posted 28.09.2014 | UK Sport
Tom Mellor

For a player to create a lasting legacy they must look beyond the quick buck and and build something that can bring about real change for the long term. With the growing power of sport and celebrity we will be hoping that the amazing endings are not solely for comic books.

Celebrating Our Nation's Favourite Sporting Personalities With Plants

Kenneth Freeman | Posted 20.09.2014 | UK Sport
Kenneth Freeman

With a number of sporting events taking place in the UK this summer, Ambius wanted to celebrate some of the top British athletes involved - in our own unique way... The 'plant art' was designed by students and teachers at the academy and have been made entirely out of natural plants and flowers.

Should Daniel Wallace Have Shouted 'Freedom'?

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 28.07.2014 | UK

Gold medal winning swimmer Daniel Wallace has back-stroked on his cry of "freedom!" when he touched home first at the Commonwealth games, insisting it...

Why Lionel Messi Deserved to Win the World Cup's Golden Ball

Chris Deeley | Posted 17.09.2014 | UK Sport
Chris Deeley

Messi is judged more harshly than any other player on the planet. If he doesn't single-handedly win the game for his side, or produce a wonder-goal, he's said to have disappointed... But a poor game for Messi is still better than most people on earth could ever hope for.

Can NFL London Be A British Affair?

Carrie Armstrong | Posted 16.09.2014 | UK Sport
Carrie Armstrong

It can be challenging as an adult Association Football fan to adjust to watching Gridiron Football at first... It's a beautiful sport, just witnessing that many different varieties of athlete on one field. You ever seen a 6'7" 26 stone bloke playing midfield on Match of the Day highlights next to a 5'5" 10 stone lad? Whilst both wear leggings?

1D Louis 'Gutted' To Not Get To Buy His Own Football Team

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 18.07.2014 | UK Sport

One Direction star Louis Tomlinson said he was "absolutely gutted" that his bid to buy the Doncaster Rovers football club fell through due to a failur...