UK Sports

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 01.05.2015 | 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 02.04.2015 | 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 Now that we have equal educational rights, these age old agreements need to be revised, reformed and ultimately repealed.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 28.03.2015 | 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 ...

As Rio 2016 Draws Closer, When Will Discrimination End For Sportswomen In Saudi Arabia?

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 08.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Lacking the motivation to partake in an active lifestyle? Spare a thought, then, for women in Saudi Arabia who are actively discouraged - and even...

Risk and Reward: A Sliding Scale in Sports

Will Ross | Posted 28.04.2015 | UK Sport
Will Ross

As professional sports continue to enter new realms of performance, a priority of safety is more pressing than ever. Emphasising athletes as people both ensures their welfare and introduces a new mould of performer, one that is already being filled by influencers and the secrets behind baked goods.

I Will Not be Labelled a Lazy Student

Katie Palmer | Posted 20.04.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Katie Palmer

As far as some people believe, when students are not studying they are reclining back watching Netflix with a large sharing bag of crisps, which they definitely aren't sharing. You are most probably right, in some cases.

Ok, This Is Definitely The Most Ridiculous Dive Ever

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 09.02.2015 | UK Sport

Can you even call it a dive if it's this bad? During last night's African Cup Of Nations final, Ghana defender John Boye and Ivory Coast player Eri...

8 Incredible Sporting Comebacks

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 19.02.2015 | UK Sport

As coach of the Boston Celtics, Doc Rivers led his team to the 2008 championship in what became the greatest comeback in the history of the NBA Finals...

Diving Is Making It Ridiculously Difficult for Defenders to Do Their Job

Joe Difford | Posted 23.03.2015 | UK Sport
Joe Difford

You cannot deny how talented the likes of Eden Hazard and Raheem Sterling are, however, their ability to run rings round defenders with the ball stuck to their feet has only been emphasised due to their exploitation of the 'if there is contact go down' penalty system.

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 12.01.2015 | 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 06.01.2015 | 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 05.01.2015 | 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 28.12.2014 | 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...