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Go Ski Go Board

Ceri Tinley | Posted 11.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Ceri Tinley

Just five months ahead of the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia, a campaign has been launched to actively encourage more people in the UK to become involved in snowsports.

PICTURES: Look Who's Back At Arsenal

Elliot Wagland | Posted 29.08.2013 | UK Sport

Former Arsenal midfielder Mathieu Flamini has rejoined the club on a free transfer after being released by AC Milan. The 29-year-old Frenchman, mad...

Meet Romilly, The Teen With Her Sights Set On Olympics

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 22.08.2013 | UK Universities & Education

A leading showjumper is hoping success in her GCSEs will spur her on to win a place at the Olympic Games. Romilly Simmons gained three As, three Bs...

Squash for the Olympics: Decision Time

James Willstrop | Posted 20.10.2013 | UK Sport
James Willstrop

We want the Olympics to be squash's ultimate sporting event. We have a spectacle to offer, which will provide millions more people an opportunity to discover and take part in a fun, sociable and healthy sport. We have left it all out there now. Our cards are on the table. We've little else to give.

Philadelphia 76ers Go Beyond Sport

Nick Keller | Posted 20.10.2013 | UK Sport
Nick Keller

Scott O'Neil, the CEO of the Philadelphia 76ers, has seen sport change lives in more than one city. As president of Madison Square Garden Sports he led the transformation of that famous arena, but they pale in comparison to the transformation of so many New York lives by the city's sports teams.

Sheikh Surpasses Abramovich In The Yacht Stakes

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 14.08.2013 | UK

Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich has been ousted as the owner of the world's largest mega-yacht by Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al-Nahayan, the presid...

Dietary Supplements in Sports: Cautious Consumption

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 13.10.2013 | UK Sport
Preetam Kaushik

There is a raging debate, not just within the sporting community--since these supplements are available over-the-counter to the general public, about the nature of the problem, what standards govern the industry, and the future of the supplements market (a $28 billion business in the US).

New York Yankees Go Beyond Sport

Nick Keller | Posted 12.10.2013 | UK Sport
Nick Keller

The unique position sports teams hold in a community is well established, but their role in that community has undergone something of a transformation in recent years.

Britain's Medal-Winning Deaflympics Heroes Deserve Recognition, Not Silence

Charlie Swinbourne | Posted 07.10.2013 | UK Sport
Charlie Swinbourne

Why haven't we heard these stories? There's no doubt that Britain's deaf athletes suffer not only from the chronic lack of funding but also from the lower profile of the Deaflympics. I argued after last summer's games that the Paralympics were a missed opportunity for deaf athletes, but we've just seen another missed opportunity in the lack of coverage in mainstream media for these Deaflympics.

'The Matrix', With Touchdowns

Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.10.2013 | UK Tech

You might think Sky Sports' touchscreen is still cool - but the reality is that American sports get all the futuristic toys. Take NFL. Not only ha...

An Unlikely Saviour?

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Bywater | Posted 31.07.2013 | UK Sport

Australian Ashes hopes appear to be over, and with three Tests still to be played, they face a near impossible task. What Australia badly need is r...

Sports Fan Paradise: 10 Must-see Sports Venues

HomeAway.co.uk | Posted 11.09.2013 | UK Sport
HomeAway.co.uk

Most sports fans are staunch supporters of their team and the venue it calls home, but there are some sports venues around the world that are worth visiting for their history, grandeur, and amazing atmosphere.

You Cannot Be Serious! Brit Wins Wimbledon

Sir Peter Westmacott | Posted 10.09.2013 | UK Sport
Sir Peter Westmacott

Needless to say, expectations are high of another successful run here at Flushing Meadows next month. Rugby followers may have noticed that two days before Andy Murray's achievement the British and Irish Lions won their first Test series victory since 1997, in Australia. So after a long drought we Brits are beginning to enjoy the taste of victory.

Melbourne - 5 Things to Do for Sports Lovers

Ben Whitmarsh | Posted 27.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Ben Whitmarsh

Melbourne is a place that likes to think of itself as the sporting capital of Australia. Given the Aussies obsession with anything that runs, jumps or plays with a ball, that probably makes Melbourne the sporting capital of the world.

Who Do You Trust? Well, Don't

Nick Abbot | Posted 26.08.2013 | UK
Nick Abbot

Well, this is a nice to-do and no mistake. The constant eye-popping revelations about the people and institutions that we used to cherish and respect ...

Tennis Player Bids To Break 'Google Glass' Ceiling At Wimbledon

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 23.08.2013 | UK Tech

An American tennis star is bidding to become the first player to wear Google Glass at Wimbledon. Bethanie Mattek-Sands - who is ranked number 58 in...

It's Time to Talk About Doing Good

Jane Asscher | Posted 29.07.2013 | UK Sport
Jane Asscher

As a global brand FIFA is recognising its obligations towards society, making a commitment to tackling social issues such as health and education by investing over 1% of its revenues in CSR programmes an investment that will increase over time.

On the Merry-Go-Round That Is Football Management

Chris Mayhew | Posted 28.07.2013 | UK Sport
Chris Mayhew

If there was one club that summed up how farcical the situation has become in recent years then it would be Blackburn Rovers.

Lucy Sherriff

'Two Warriors, A Credit To Their Sport'

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 29.05.2013 | UK Sport

Carl Froch finally wreaked his revenge on long-time rival Mikkel Kessler in a stunning, hair-raising fight at the O2 on Saturday, in a dual sure to ra...

The End Game: Coaching and Retirement

Bev James | Posted 15.07.2013 | UK Sport
Bev James

Olympic athlete Chris Hoy, 37, recently announced his retirement from competitive cycling after winning 11 world titles. Retirement is often treated as a taboo subject in the world of sport so what happens to sports figures when they retire and why do so many struggle to cope?

We Needed the Wigan Underdog Story -Their Relegation Doesn't Matter to Us

Troy Campbell | Posted 13.07.2013 | UK Sport
Troy Campbell

So why do we love the Wigan underdog story? And interestingly, why does a Wigan relegation not bother us? Well, no matter whether you are right or left of center, work for Microsoft or Apple, or are a janitor or CEO, you most likely see yourself as somewhat of an underdog.

Mayweather V Guerrero: Another Cart Horse against THE thoroughbred of boxing will do nothing to enhance the sports reputation.

Rob Blakeman | Posted 30.06.2013 | UK Sport
Rob Blakeman

When Juan Manuel Marquez fought Floyd Mayweather back in September 2009 at a heavier weight than he had competed at before his physique was somewhat '...

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