UK Sports

People Can't Decide Whether Manchester United's New Women's Shirt Is Sexist

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 03.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Manchester United football club has come under fire after its new women's replica kit for fans was revealed - sporting a low-cut neckline. The kit ...

Fiji Has Never Won an Olympic Medal but Rio is Their Best Chance Yet - Exclusive Interview

Layla Anna-Lee | Posted 31.07.2015 | UK Sport
Layla Anna-Lee

For those of us who haven't yet been formally introduced to rugby 7's and for those of you who are hardened fans of the sport I spoke to Ben Ryan, coach of the world's number one ranked rugby 7's team Fiji, to find out exactly how he feels about the upcoming Olympic games...

Incredible One Shot Footage Of Mountain Biker Riding Scenic Trail

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 30.07.2015 | UK Sport

This single shot footage of a mountain biker is definitely up there in the most beautiful extreme sports footage ever. There's no editing and no b...

Life After the Final Whistle

Louis Saha | Posted 27.07.2015 | UK Sport
Louis Saha

Fame and wealth can be temporary. A football career isn't likely to last as long as one would like and therefore, the importance of planning ahead can't be stressed enough; although sometimes a difficult reality to accept.

Action Pro-Cyclist On Why Women Should Enter More Races

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 09.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle

If you imagine a race like Formula 1, but with bikes, you're some way towards understanding what Red Hook Crit is. The cycling event is hardcore -...

Adidas' New Trainers Are Rubbish, Quite Literally In Fact

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 06.07.2015 | UK Tech

Adidas has unveiled a pretty special pair of trainers made entirely out of rubbish from the ocean. As one of the founding members of Parley for the...

BBC Hasn't Had A Single F***ing Complaint Over All The Wimbledon Swearing

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 30.06.2015 | UK

While temperatures are set to sizzle on the courts of Wimbledon, the language has already reached boiling point with four different players losing the...

Why Pro Athletes May End Up Broke

Louis Saha | Posted 25.06.2015 | UK Sport
Louis Saha

Although the public will revel in blaming the player's demise on a lavish lifestyle few can afford, many downfalls are a result of impressionable young athletes taking advice from supposedly reputable advisors who in reality have the ethics of a common criminal.

Lucy Sherriff

MLB Players Want To Come And Play Baseball In London. So Why Don't They?

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 22.06.2015 | UK Sport

Next year, the International Olympic Committee will vote on whether baseball should be re-introduced for the 2020 Tokyo Games. The sport is growing wo...

Girls Pose In Fierce Frozen-Themed Sports Team Shot (And It's Amazing)

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 06.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle

This Frozen-themed shot of an all-girls softball team is nothing short of brilliant. Pro-photographer and mum, Betsy Gregory, took the fierce shot ...

Time to Kick Politics Out of Sports

Jo Simmons | Posted 11.06.2015 | UK Sport
Jo Simmons

It's high time sportsmen take sports back from the clutch of statesmen. This is how the FIFA scandal should have been seen: not as a parable for capitalism, but as a lesson of what happens when sports become shorthand for politics.

Serena Williams Takes A Cheeky Selfie After Winning 20th Grand Slam Singles Title

AP | Posted 06.06.2015 | UK

Serena Williams won her 20th Grand Slam singles trophy at Roland Garros with a victory over Lucie Safarova on Saturday. The No. 1-seeded Williams ...

Lack of Transparency Brings Nasty Surprises to the Sports Industry

Louis Saha | Posted 29.05.2015 | UK Sport
Louis Saha

Interestingly, it's not until a major incident happens, such as the Fifa arrests, that people start getting involved with the transparency debate and why the sports industry needs to address the lack of it urgently. Looking at the Qatar scandal and the refusal of Fifa to publish the whole Garcia report, which most certainly suggested that some level of corruption was taking place within the organisation, yet the severe allegations about potential corruption died off fairly quickly and again, the issues that should have been addressed on the back of this was buried once again.

FA Cup Final Will Kick Off In Near Perfect Conditions At 5.30pm Saturday

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 29.05.2015 | UK Sport

It's a showdown for football's most coveted cup silverware - the FA Cup - and at 5.30pm on Saturday, a few hours before the sun goes down, the Gunners...

Guy's Peaceful Paddle Boarding Session Interrupted By Bitey Killer Whale

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 22.05.2015 | UK Tech

When Luke Reilly decided to go on a nice calm paddle boarding session off the northern coast of New Zealand, the last thing he expected was to have an...

The Second Topshop X Adidas Collection Is Here And It's Selling Out Fast...

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 04.05.2015 | UK Style

Sportswear is having a moment and one of the most hotly anticipated high street collaborations of 2015 has just hit stores. The second Topshop X Ad...

Should We Encourage Our Children to Take Up Dangerous Sports?

Ed Fletcher | Posted 30.06.2015 | UK Sport
Ed Fletcher

Plans by the Rugby Football Union (RFU), backed by the Culture Minister, to encourage participation in school rugby have been met with a strong reaction from the medical fraternity concerned about the risks to children of contact sports.

UFC Star Banned After Fleeing Hit-And-Run With Pregnant Woman

Huffington Post UK/AP | Steven Hopkins | Posted 29.04.2015 | UK Sport

One of the world's toughest athletes, Jon Jones, has been stripped of his UFC light heavyweight title and suspended indefinitely following his arrest ...

Meet The Woman Who Started A Business At 23 And Sold It For £20 Million

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 17.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Lara Morgan set up a toiletries business aged 23. Seventeen years later she sold it for a jaw-dropping £20 million. To add to her impressive busin...

An Age Old Agreement, The Same Old Story

Helena Eccles | Posted 29.05.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Helena Eccles

We still live in an education system that is geared towards and favours men; be that reserving a place for an Etonian at King's College, or providing a boy's school with more funding. Now that we have equal educational rights, these age old agreements need to be revised, reformed and ultimately repealed.

Blown Away

Verity Smith | Posted 27.05.2015 | UK Sport
Verity Smith

My horse Szekit and I recently had our first competition for the National Summer Dressage Qualifiers, and the fact that the date of the competition was Friday the 13th did set off a few alarm bells in my head. Nevertheless putting superstition aside and with entry fees paid, my final preparations began.

P&O Ferries Ban Cardiff Uni Rugby Team After Student 'Urinated On Family's Dinner Table'

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 20.03.2015 | UK Universities & Education

A rugby team at Cardiff University has been banned from P&O Ferries after one of its members reportedly urinated on a family's table while they were e...

It Wasn't Me, It Was My Chimp

Katie Leach | Posted 17.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Katie Leach

This model explains why you react a certain way in certain situations. It's not how you the human would behave, but the inner chimp or computer takes over and you carry out an action based on jumping to a conclusion rather than the human side of the brain that would look for facts.

Adventure 78° North in Spitsbergen

Kerry Christiani | Posted 15.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Kerry Christiani

Named after its characteristic pointed peaks, Spitsbergen is riven with fjords, covered in two thirds ice and buckled with mountains bare of vegetation. Beyond the main settlement of Longyearbyen lie epic landscapes and wildlife ripe for the discovery.

This 'Sexist' Washing Label Will Make Your Blood Boil

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 09.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A sportswear company has come under fire after printing a "sexist" message on its clothing labels. Indonesian clothing company, Salvo Sports - who ...