UK Sports

Rugby's Ben and Tom Youngs and Other Great Siblings in Sport

Ben Whitmarsh | Posted 01.07.2013 | UK Sport
Ben Whitmarsh

In no particular order, here are a group of people that probably made their parents and grandparents sob many a bucket's worth over the years...

Queering the Game

B.J. Epstein | Posted 30.06.2013 | UK Sport
B.J. Epstein

As tennis player and gay rights activist Billie Jean King has suggested, this news item is great, but it's also a shame in a way - it would be better if people didn't need to come out, and if instead everyone were accepted for who they are. We shouldn't have to defend ourselves, but since the world isn't yet at that stage, unfortunately we still need people such as Jason Collins.

Bringing Together Sport and Social Media: A Chat With the Founders of Sportlobster

Musa Okwonga | Posted 18.06.2013 | UK Sport
Musa Okwonga

Earlier this week I attended the launch of Sportlobster, a social media platform where sports fans can have all the finely-tuned information that they might want at their fingertips. In an area that is set only to grow, it sounded like an original concept, and so I caught up afterwards with its co-founders

Drugs in Sport, Part II: Why Do We Care?

Marek Doyle | Posted 09.06.2013 | UK Sport
Marek Doyle

I play devil's advocate here only to drive home the point: we need biological manipulation to make sport a spectacle. In fact, I will rephrase that: sport IS biological manipulation. The more pertinent question is to what extent is biological manipulation fair? And can we justify accepting certain forms but not others?

Sport Pictures Of The Week (GALLERY)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.04.2013 | UK Sport

Andy Murray was the master in Miami as he beat David Ferrer in the Miami Open final while Serena Williams took the ladies' title. The Champions League...

WATCH: College Basketball Star's Horrific Leg-Break (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 02.04.2013 | UK Sport

Kevin Ware's horrific leg break during one of the most closely watched US college basketball games of the year reduced his teammates and coach to tear...

Impressed, Landon?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.03.2013 | UK Sport

LA Galay were back at the White House to celebrate another championship season with President Barack Obama along with ice hockey outfit LA Kings, maki...

Why Women Apparently Don't Cycle... According to The Telegraph

Lucy Sherriff | Posted 25.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Lucy Sherriff

Meet cycling enthusiast Cathy Bussey, who, on Monday, wrote a piece for the Telegraph. Apparently, "it's not just high heels and road safety fears that stops normal women from getting on bikes". Take note the young influential teenage girl who may be reading this: if you don't wear high heels, you're not normal, ok?

Cameron Unveils New Funding For School Sport

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 16.03.2013 | UK Politics

Cameron has been showing off his rugger skills at a club in Millwall, east London, on Saturday as it was announced school sport is to get a £150 mill...

Lucy Sherriff

'It's Burning Inside Me' | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 20.03.2015 | UK Sport

In case you've been hiding under a rock recently, one of Britain's finest boxers Carl Froch is gearing up for a pretty big fight against his long-stan...

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.