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An Interview With Boxer Anthony Crolla

Sammy Sultan | Posted 08.05.2013 | UK Sport
Sammy Sultan

I recently interviewed the boxer Anthony Crolla. I had always wanted to interview a boxer. There were questions I had always puzzled over. Such as whether Hollywood really depicts the life of a boxer correctly: drinking raw eggs at the crack of dawn springs to mind.

Golf Arrives in Bulgaria

Stuart Forster | Posted 05.05.2013 | UK Sport
Stuart Forster

A decade ago Bulgaria didn't have a single 18-hole golf course. That though, has changed, and from 16-19 May the Thracian Cliffs course will host the Volvo World Match Play Championship, featuring 24 of the world's top players.

Gareth Bale Diving: Is The Tottenham Midfielder Turning Into The Next Tom Daley? (PICTURES)

Posted 08.03.2013 | UK Sport

Tottenham midfielder Gareth Bale could potentially grow to be one of the best players on the planet, but there's other parts of his game he needs to w...

PICTURES: Man Utd Train Ahead Of Real Madrid Clash

Posted 04.03.2013 | UK Sport

Manchester United were back in training on Monday ahead of Tuesday's showdown with Cristiano Ronaldo and his Real Madrid teammates. Wayne Rooney wa...

Aiming to Become the Ultimate Triathlete - First Step, the Abu Dhabi International Triathlon

Alistair Brownlee | Posted 01.05.2013 | UK Sport
Alistair Brownlee

In the build up to race week I've been training in Al Ain which is not too far from where the main event will be taking place. It's been good to get some training done in the desert to help with acclimatisation and get some miles in on quiet roads.

FA's Anti Racism Campaigner Resigns After Being Racist

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.04.2013 | UK Sport

The Football Association has accepted the resignation of anti-racism campaigner Paul Elliott from all his positions within the organisation after he m...

Canyoning, The Azores, and a Glorious Descent Into Ignorance

Ben Whitmarsh | Posted 24.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Ben Whitmarsh

Walking along rivers and streams, rappelling, jumping and sliding to overcome natural obstacles, this is canyoning. In the Azores there are exceptional geo-morphological conditions for the practice of this sport.

Get Ready for Match Play Madness at Dove Mountain

Sarah Stirk | Posted 21.04.2013 | UK Sport
Sarah Stirk

Match play is the ultimate head to head battle, a fierce gladiatorial contest. There's passion, focus, rivalry, excitement, tactics, strategy, and dare I say it (in the most gentlemanly of sports) sometimes a sprinkling of gamesmanship.

Lukas Podolski Visits London's Famous Tourist Attractions (PICTURES)

Elliot Wagland | Posted 13.02.2013 | UK Sport

Arsenal striker Lukas Podolski yesterday decided to share his whistle stop tour of London's famous sights with his 255,216 Twitter followers. Podo...

What Makes a Person So Up Themselves That They Turn Into a Complete Idiot?

Xavier Toby | Posted 07.04.2013 | UK Comedy
Xavier Toby

It's as if Mundine is trying to be Muhammed Ali, but even mentioning those two names in the same sentence leaves me feeling dirty. Ali did pick on his opponents, but with such flair and intelligence it became less about his opponent and more about the theatre of the whole thing.

Lance Armstrong's Only Sin was Getting Caught

John Wight | Posted 23.03.2013 | UK Sport
John Wight

The furore over Lance Armstrong's confession to Oprah, and by extension the world, that he used performance enhancing drugs and blood doping to help him win his seven Tour de France titles, says more about the mass ignorance that surrounds the issue than it does about the integrity of Lance Armstrong.

Swansea's Ballboy Incident Highlights the Growing Lack of Respect in Football

Tom Davies | Posted 26.03.2013 | UK Sport
Tom Davies

Whilst Charlie Morgan was only doing as would any other 17-year-old in front of a stadium full of home fans, his behavior is symptomatic of a growing lack of respect in modern football.

A Shock as Jean-Pierre Dick Loses His Keel

Alex Thomson | Posted 24.03.2013 | UK Sport
Alex Thomson

Enough is enough, the keels need to be made of solid steel and last the life of the boat, before someone gets hurt.

'Football Mode' Sound System Can Remove Commentary From Sports TV

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 24.03.2013 | UK Tech

Sony has unveiled a new sound system which it says can remove the commentary from football matches. Its top-of-the-range BDV-N7100W Blu-Ray system ...

Consider Yourself in Lance Armstrong's Shoes, Then Get Off Your High Horse!

Mette Poynton | Posted 20.03.2013 | UK Sport
Mette Poynton

We are ALL flawed and this is what we should remember when we jump on to our high horses and pass judgment on others.

The Best Action Sports Photography Competition Returns For 2013

Tahira Mirza | Posted 19.01.2013 | UK

The world's greatest action and adventure sport photography contest is back. Now in its third edition, The Red Bull Illume Image Quest attracts the...

Charlie Thomas

JD Sports Hits The Target With Solid Christmas Sales

HuffingtonPost.com | Charlie Thomas | Posted 10.01.2013 | UK

Sportswear retailer JD Sports has reported like-for-like sales for the seven-week period ending 5 January were up 3.2%. Peter Cowgill, executive ch...

McIlroy on Fame, Fortune and Why He May Miss the 2016 Olympics in Rio

Emily Stacey | Posted 06.03.2013 | UK Sport
Emily Stacey

What was obvious from the documentary was just how much the pressure of being number one has had an impact on McIlroy's everyday life.

Arsenal Beat Newcastle United In Ten Goal Thriller

The Huffington Post UK | Elliot Wagland | Posted 28.02.2013 | UK Sport

Arsenal defeated Newcastle United 7-3 on Saturday evening at the Emirates Stadium, with the Gunners putting seven past the Magpies. Theo Walcott ba...

Arda Turan and Theo Walcott - Complimenting or Replacing?

Abhinav Kini | Posted 26.02.2013 | UK Sport
Abhinav Kini

Whatever happens, we are in store for one of the most important and exciting January transfer windows in Arsenal history. Let's hope it has an even bigger magnitude than the 2009 winter window where a certain Andrei Arshavin was signed on deadline day.

Charlie Thomas

Rangers FC Successfully Floats On The AIM

HuffingtonPost.com | Charlie Thomas | Posted 19.12.2012 | UK

Fans of Scottish football club Rangers will be able to buy shares in their team from today, after it was admitted to the AIM market of the London Stoc...

Naked Calendar: Liberation Gone Too Far?

Layla Haidrani | Posted 10.02.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Layla Haidrani

Why aren't women allowing themselves to be proud to show off their mental capacity such as academic ability but have chosen the route of posing naked? After all, there are more women at university than men.

Team GB Honoured At Glittering Ball (PICTURES)

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.01.2013 | UK Sport

The Olympic ball was attended by Team GB Olympians from all 26 summer sports and over 70 London 2012 Olympic medallists including Rebecca Adlington, A...

Throw Them Out Of Sport

Nick Keller | Posted 27.01.2013 | UK Sport
Nick Keller

Nothing surprises me about the ignorance, stupidity and aggression of some fans. What shocks me is the inability of the governing bodies, teams and federations to respond with any sort of intention of stamping this behaviour out.

Few Fighters Can Dodge Losing the 'Eye of the Tiger' - Ricky Hatton Joins the List

Martin Newman | Posted 25.01.2013 | UK Sport
Martin Newman

For Ricky Hatton, it has taken the past 42 months of thinking about leaving on a high note to get him back in the ring, but once there, he knew he no longer had the heart for it.