UK Sports

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

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'

HuffingtonPost.com | 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.