UK Sports

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 | Posted 11.09.2013 | UK Sport

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' | 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

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...