UK Sports

Twitter's Retweet Record Could Be Broken By A Guy Who Wants Free Nuggets

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 07.04.2017 | UK Tech

If you’ve never had a Wendy’s chicken nugget before then honestly, you have our sympathies. In the great ranking of chicken nuggets around the wor...

How Sport Can Tackle Disability Stigma

Anne Wafula-Strike | Posted 07.04.2017 | UK Sport
Anne Wafula-Strike

And it is a sad fact that children with disabilities are more than twice as likely to be denied a school education. This has historically been an under prioritised area by the development sector, but with UK leadership this is starting to change. Sport can be a powerful tool to empower people with disabilities in developing countries; helping to tackle stigma and discrimination.

England Defender Alex Scott Has An Empowering Message For Women Who Doubt Themselves

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 06.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Alex Scott isn’t one to let gender stereotypes stop her from pursuing her dreams. The England defender and Arsenal captain is one of the most decora...

Kylie Jenner Looks Fierce AF In Puma's Latest Campaign

The Huffington Post | Susan Devaney | Posted 04.04.2017 | UK Style

Kylie Jenner is wearing some ultra cool kicks in Puma’s latest campaign. Collaborating with the sportswear brand again and promoting their new F...

Joey Goldman To Face Off With Eric Monkman In 'Legendary' University Challenge Finale

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 03.04.2017 | UK Universities & Education

University Challenge fans rejoiced tonight after it was revealed Joey Goldman will face Eric Monkman in what has been predicted to be a “legendary...

Student Darts Competition Abandoned As Fights Break Out And Chairs Thrown

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 03.04.2017 | UK Universities & Education

A darts competition between two rival universities had to be abandoned after it descended into violence, with fights breaking out between spectators a...

Let's Help Team GB's Paralympians Fulfil Their Dreams In Tokyo

Sudhir Choudhrie | Posted 29.03.2017 | UK Sport
Sudhir Choudhrie

UK Sport's decision to strip Wheelchair Rugby of its £750,000 a year funding was a chastening reminder that disabled sport in Britain remains a poor relation, struggling to keep its head above water.

The Different Masks That We Wear

Marcus Brown | Posted 29.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Marcus Brown

Oscar Wilde said, "Be yourself; everyone else is taken." Although it's a great idea to just be ourself, one of our greatest fears is to show our true ...

Brilliant Pictures Of Bradley Lowery Leading Out England With Jermain Defoe

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 26.03.2017 | UK

Bradley Lowery, the five-year-old who is bravely fighting a rare form of cancer, was given the honour of leading out England at Wembley with his favou...

Ruby Rose Stars In Nike's Latest Campaign And Looks Incredible

The Huffington Post | Susan Devaney | Posted 23.03.2017 | UK Style

Nike Air Max Day is pretty much the Christmas of trainer enthusiasts. And the 26 of March has just been made even more awesome by Ruby Rose who is par...

More Women’s Sport Is Set To Air On TV Than Ever Before, But Will 2017 Really Be A Game-Changer?

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 20.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

This summer sports stadiums will roar with noise, newspapers will allow sports coverage to escape from the back pages and pubs will be packed with eag...

Gender Inequality In Sport Is Rife, But Korfball Could Help

Ben King | Posted 22.03.2017 | UK Sport
Ben King

So here's a rallying cry for organisations like Nike, Sport England and the BBC looking to champion gender equality in sport -- why not explore the burgeoning world of mixed-gender sports?

Burgeoning Chinese Social Media Landscape Opens New Revenue Streams For Sport Stars

Rebecca Hopkins | Posted 17.03.2017 | UK Tech
Rebecca Hopkins

The Chinese in-territory hunger for content from sports stars is vast, however only a handful of international sports personalities have, so far, embraced this potential. The combined elements of market size and a more relaxed approached to brand promotion and advertising, the revenue streams that can be generated are set to be big.

Teenager Who Died In Jamaica Yacht Accident Was A 'Ray Of Sunshine'

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 16.03.2017 | UK

A teenager has died after reportedly falling from the mast of a luxury yacht in Jamaica. Bethany Smith, 18, was working as a junior deckhand on German...

Ellie Goulding Reveals The Sport That Helped Her Overcome Anxiety And Panic Attacks

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 14.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Ellie Goulding has revealed that taking up boxing and kickboxing helped her manage anxiety and overcome panic attacks she experienced before performin...

Bugatti's Astonishing $4m Yacht Is So Rare You'll Probably Never See It In Real Life

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 21.03.2017 | UK Tech

Bugatti, not content with making some of the most exclusive and technologically advanced cars in the world, are now in the yacht-building business. Wh...

Mental Health Stigma: People With Depression Are Weak

Marcus Brown | Posted 09.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Marcus Brown

The irony of this stigma is that the actual weakness is not being of weak mind, it is being too strong in the mind. But real strength needs to come from flexibility not from being fixed and unmovable.

The Importance Of The Balance Between A Healthy Mind And A Healthy Body

Marcus Brown | Posted 09.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Marcus Brown

In the fitness world I believe that what we can physically see, gets more positive attention than what we cannot tangibly see occurring in the mind.

HuffPost Entertainment's Staff Picks Of 2016

The Huffington Post | Matt Bagwell | Posted 20.12.2016 | UK Entertainment

It’s been another eventful twelve months in showbizland, but which TV, film, music and celebs tickled the HuffPost Entertainment team’s fancy in 2...

Andy Murray Wins BBC Sports Personality Of The Year 2016

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 19.12.2016 | UK

Andy Murray has won the BBC Sports Personality of the Year award for 2016. The odds-on favourite this year won Wimbledon, Olympic gold and became worl...

Majestic Jerseys And A Virtual Trip To Petco Park, San Diego - Welcome To The MLB Pop-Up Store

Brooke Roberts-Islam | Posted 14.12.2016 | UK Style
Brooke Roberts-Islam

Wanting to dig a little deeper into the sport and technical aspects of the clothing, I asked about the differences between the commercially available jerseys and the ones the baseball players wear.

Ex-Darts Champion Eric Bristow Loses Sky Sports Role Over Football Sex Abuse Comments

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 29.11.2016 | UK

Eric Bristow has lost his role with Sky Sports after suggesting on Twitter that football abuse victims were “wimps”. A Sky spokesman told the BBC:...

Is Technology The New Performance Enhancing Drugs?

Sam Lewis-Hargreave | Posted 23.11.2016 | UK Tech
Sam Lewis-Hargreave

But there is another thing that could be just as unfair and just as advantageous, and it's being used in sports everywhere: technology. So should the public aim some of their outrage at technology like a donor of toxin-free urine aiming into a bottle? Let's see how tech is used in sports to find out.

The Future Of Sports Broadcasting - Are We Switching Off Our TVs?

Lenah Ueltzen-Gabell | Posted 21.11.2016 | UK Tech
Lenah Ueltzen-Gabell

When it comes to monetisation, sure, live broadcasting is arguably the last bastion of televised sport, but video platforms and social apps are making a beeline for the pot of more than $200bn of ad spend put into it by brands and advertisers. Facebook, Yahoo and Twitter are all eyeing sports media rights as a way to swell engagement - and therefore their coffers - on their platforms.

MMA Fighter Reveals Brutal Reality Of Sport With Black Eye Selfie

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 22.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter Anastasia Yankova has offered fans an insight into the brutal reality of the sport. Yankova, 25, sported a swollen f...