UK Sports

Wayne And Coleen Rooney Announce Birth Of Son

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 24.01.2016 | UK Parents

Proud dad Wayne Rooney, 30, has announced the birth of his third son Kit Joseph Rooney with the following tweet: 'Our gorgeous little boy arrived ...

The Nano Science Advance That's Improving The Lives Of Arthritis Sufferers

The Huffington Post Uk | Shihab S Joi | Posted 04.02.2016 | UK Tech

Talk about a New Year’s Revolution. Instead of injections, steroids or anti-inflammatory drugs, you simply rub on an ointment, and the pain in your ...

Lineker Rubbishes Story About Him 'Spending' £1k On Wine - Although Doesn't Dispute Cost

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 18.01.2016 | UK

Gary Lineker has hit out at The Sun after it printed a story claiming he spent £1,000 on a single bottle of wine while "dining with two women," a wee...

War by Other Means, Peace by All Means: A Century of Sport and War

Stephen Cooper | Posted 05.01.2016 | UK Sport
Stephen Cooper

In October 2009, I set out on a rugby tour to France with thirty teenage boys. I had uncovered the sad story at our London club, Rosslyn Park, of a lost Great War memorial; a 1919 press clipping stated 72 had died, but no names. Some 109 names of men who lived, loved, played, fought and fell have now emerged from club records and lost memory.

High Fat, High Protein or High Carb?

James Haskell | Posted 29.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle
James Haskell

10 years ago, most people had never even heard of 'macros' (macronutrients). These days, we're letting ourselves be defined by them. But with so many different styles of eating out there, how do you know who to listen to?

Does the BBC Now Stand for Bolshie, Brazen and Contemptuous?

Rob Blakeman | Posted 14.12.2015 | UK Sport
Rob Blakeman

We really shouldn't be surprised at how the BBC has ignored the opinions of over 135,000 people who want the Boxer Tyson Fury removed from the BBC Sports Personality of the Year shortlist.

Boy Singing National Anthem Through Case Of Hiccups Proves Anything Is Possible

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 23.11.2015 | UK

A boy has warmed the hearts of thousands after bravely persisting through a case of the hiccups to perform the Australian national anthem. Seven-ye...

'Playboy' - The Naked Truth

Amy Christophers | Posted 14.10.2015 | UK
Amy Christophers

Yesterday, Playboy has decided it will no longer publish nude photos. For me, as a model who spent 10 years in the world of glamour - this is a sad day. It's a sad day because doing nude photos for me, was a choice, a decision I made in my career and one, which I am still incredibly proud of. However, the news breaking has made me think.

Rugby World Cup Technology Is Showing What Football Is Lacking

Louis Saha | Posted 30.09.2015 | UK Sport
Louis Saha

A key difference that's been discussed a lot over the last few weeks is the way rugby has embraced technology... The technology is there so why not use it? Businesses are constantly pushing the tech boundaries and there's no reason why football shouldn't be doing the same.

Female UFC Champion, Ronda Rousey, Reckons She Could Beat Floyd Mayweather In A Fight

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 12.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Female UFC champion Ronda Rousey has proven she's badass once again, after saying she'd beat Floyd Mayweather in a "no rules" fight. Rousey has pre...

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 30.07.2016 | 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 27.07.2016 | 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 25.06.2016 | 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 07.04.2016 | 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 10.06.2016 | 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.

Lack of Transparency Brings Nasty Surprises to the Sports Industry

Louis Saha | Posted 29.05.2016 | 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...