UK Sports

I'm The Only Paraplegic In The UK To Take Part In The Aspire Channel Swim This Year

Paul Greaves | Posted 17.10.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Paul Greaves

Swimming is a beautiful sport. It's therapeutic, great for your well-being and gives you a full body workout each time you get in the pool. However, for me, it's an extremely challenging task, but one that I am determined to complete.

Yes, I Take Full Responsibility For This Disease I Can't Control...

Francesca Turauskis | Posted 03.10.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Francesca Turauskis

It has crossed my mind many times that it would be much easier to just not tell people I have epilepsy. But there is always that chance of a seizure, and the risk of something going wrong - or someone doing something wrong - is reduced if we all talk about epilepsy a little bit more and encourage people with epilepsy to do more. If I've decided I can take the risk, you can too.

David Beckham Shares Adorable Videos Of Harper's First Football Lesson And She Has Serious Skills

The Huffington Post | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 29.09.2017 | UK Parents

David Beckham has shared two videos of his daughter Harper’s first football lesson and she has some serious skills. In the first clip the six-year-o...

Football Is The Most Dangerous Sport For Knees

Ian McDermott | Posted 18.08.2017 | UK Sport
Ian McDermott

With the new football season well underway, knee injuries are a threat to both active players and retired footballers. Tragically, some Premier League footballers may be forced into early retirement, most notably in the case of Owen Hardgreaves. If played with caution, the majority of players will normally be able to cope with the physical demands of high-end sport, but many won't - and they often only find out once the damage has already been done.

This Wearable Chair Is Probably Our Favourite Gadget Of The Year

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 27.07.2017 | UK Tech

We’ve all been there, stuck queuing in a line for what feels like a decade and you’re left with just one overwhelming urge: To sit down. Well we...

Disability Sport Can Help Combat Negative Attitudes

Sascha Kindred | Posted 21.07.2017 | UK Sport
Sascha Kindred

everybody banner When I was a child my mum met doctors who said that I would never be able to walk and I was verbally bullied at school because I was different from other kids. There were even swimming coaches who wouldn't train me because I was disabled - which seems so ironic now I've made a career from my sport.

This Beautiful Sportswear Campaign Celebrates Diversity And Challenges Sexism In Sport

The Huffington Post | Susan Devaney | Posted 20.07.2017 | UK Style

Under Armour is celebrating diversity and the accomplishments of female athletes in its latest advertising campaign. The American sportswear brand’...

Incredibly, Doctors Were Able To Almost Completely Reverse Severe Brain Damage In A Toddler

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 19.07.2017 | UK Tech

Doctors have successfully reversed “devastating” brain damage in a two-year-old child after she drowned in a swimming pool. Using groundbreaking...

Pippa Middleton Looks Lovely In A Tiered Floral Dress For The Final Day Of Wimbledon

The Huffington Post | Susan Devaney | Posted 17.07.2017 | UK Style

Pippa Middleton looked lovely in a delicate floral dress as she attended the men’s singles final of Wimbledon. The newly-wed was accompanied by he...

Smashing It Out Of The Park: Elite Female Sports Performance In A Male-Dominated World

Emma Beanland | Posted 11.07.2017 | UK Sport
Emma Beanland

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Teens Rushed To Hospital With Carbon Monoxide Poisoning After School Scuba Lesson

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 29.06.2017 | UK Universities & Education

Police have launched an investigation after a group of teenage boys were rushed to hospital with carbon monoxide poisoning following a school scuba di...

These Girls Prove That Football Isn't Just For Boys

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 23.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Girls can tackle, dribble, score and save goals just the same as boys can, but football is still seen by many as a “man’s game”. Research from t...

Six Women Who Play Team Sports On Why You Should Join A #GirlSquad

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 23.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Georgie Lack finishes work, grabs her lacrosse stick and jumps on the tube. She gets a few stares and remarks - “are you off to play Quidditch or ca...

Motor Sport Presenter Nicki Shields On How To Make It In A Male-Dominated Industry

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 27.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Nicki Shields spends a lot of her time around cars. The presenter has brought the latest from the pit-lane to ITV, Sky Sports F1 and BT Sport, well an...

Donald Trump's 'Shocked' Face Has Found Its Way Onto A Swimsuit

The Huffington Post | Susan Devaney | Posted 20.06.2017 | UK Style

Donald Trump’s face has found its way onto a swimsuit. Last week we brought the ‘Sexy Chest One Piece Swimsuit’ to your attention, and this wee...

Andy Murray Pledges To Give Winnings To Grenfell Tower Victims

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 20.06.2017 | UK

Andy Murray has said he will donate his winnings from this year’s Queen’s championships to help those affected by the Grenfell disaster. If the wo...

Hilarious Baseball Video Is Perfect Metaphor For PM's Election Campaign

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 10.06.2017 | UK

A piece of baseball crowd entertainment is being credited with teaching one American how “Theresa May” must feel after expecting a landslide elect...

This Vintage Pair Of Apple Trainers Are Expected To Sell For A Staggering $30,000

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 08.06.2017 | UK Tech

You might think that the prospect of Apple asking you to spend £1,000 on an iPhone 8 sounds outrageous, but wait till you see the latest price tag on...

Avoid Getting Served An Injury This Tennis Season

Ian McDermott | Posted 08.06.2017 | UK Sport
Ian McDermott

Each year, tennis courts across the country experience a surge in bookings as a result of the warmer weather and 'Wimbledon fever'. But whilst it's great that more people are inspired to pick up their racquets, they must also be wary of the injury risks the additional strain is placing on them.

What Can We Learn From The Diets Of Elite Athletes?

Rick Miller | Posted 08.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Rick Miller

People often ask me what we can learn from these phenomenal people. Is there anything we can do to enhance our own performance from following their lead?

Tackling The Gender Divide In Football

Arthur Peirce | Posted 23.05.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Arthur Peirce

It is perhaps telling of the state of gender inequality in sports, that private organisations need to be created to simply give young girls a chance of playing the sport. A sport key to the cultures of both the UK and Mexico.

Cristiano Ronaldo's Son Proves He Has The Football Gene, In Proud Parenting Moment

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 08.05.2017 | UK Parents

They say the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree, and it seems that Cristiano Ronaldo has passed on his football skills to his son Cristiano Junior...

8 Times Love Won At The London Marathon 2017

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 24.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Kenya may have taken home the first place medals in both the men’s and women’s races, but there was plenty more to celebrate at this year’s Lond...

London Marathon Runner Helps Struggling Athlete Over Finishing Line And It Was Brilliant

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 25.04.2017 | UK

👏 This is incredible! Swansea Harrier Matthew Rees helps a struggling runner cross the line at the #LondonMarathon pic.twitter.com/Fg83sBfpoo— BB...

Team GB's Germaine Mason Dies After Motorcycle Accident, Police Say

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 20.04.2017 | UK

Team GB high-jumper Germaine Mason has died following a motorcycle crash in Jamaica, police announced on Thursday. According to reports the 34-year-o...