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Great Scott! What Might A 'Yes' Vote Mean For British Sport?

Joe Pennell | Posted 12.11.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Joe Pennell

But what if, on Thursday 18th September, the Scots were to cut their ties with the United Kingdom, taking their sporting stars with them? Were we to imagine a future where, as in many professional international sports such as football, rugby, lacrosse or golf, all sporting ties in Great Britain were forgone in favour of national representation; what would that then mean for British sport?

Samuel Luckhurst

Scottish Independence: How Will Sport Be Affected? | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 17.09.2014 | UK Sport

England and Scotland's raucous friendly at Wembley last year, their first meeting in almost 14 years, has intensified the excitement ahead of their re...

Hanging Out With Those Who Inspired a Generation!

Martyn Sibley | Posted 04.11.2014 | UK Sport
Martyn Sibley

I was lucky enough to visit Queen Elizabeth Park in Stratford for National Paralympic Day 2014. A celebration of all things Paralympic, this annual festival saw the stars of London 2012 returning to the stadiums to compete once again, and in the case of the races in the London Aquatics Centre, take part in the first international swimming competition that the centre has seen since London 2012.

How Swimming Helps Improve Sleep, Wellbeing And Positivity

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

It doesn't take a rocket scientist to work out that swimming is a great for your body (just feast your eyes on Michael Phelps in ESPN's 2014 Body Issu...

Goodbye Andy Murray, Team GB Hero

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 09.05.2014 | UK

Remember those wonderful scenes at Wimbledon when the country joined in celebration as Andy Murray won Olympic gold? Well, forget them. That's beca...

WATCH: London 2012 Hero Rutherford Breaks British Long Jump Record (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 25.04.2014 | UK Sport

Greg Rutherford has set a new British long jump record of 8.51 metres in Chula Vista, San Diego. The Olympic champion, who had equalled Chris Tomli...

Britain Claim First Ever Winter Paralympic Gold Thanks To Gallagher And Evans (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 10.03.2014 | UK Sport

Visually-impaired skier Kelly Gallagher earned Great Britain their first ever gold medal at the Winter Paralympics. Six Nations 2014: England 29-18...

UK Sport Missing Lessons of Recent History

Abdullah Mahmood | Posted 28.04.2014 | UK Sport
Abdullah Mahmood

Obviously it would have taken time to really create success at the top level and this is not to say that GB Basketball would have become the new British Cycling but UK Sport, by narrowing their focus on short-term success, seemed to have missed the lessons that recent history and success could have taught them.

Team GB Return Home From Sochi Winter Olympics (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.02.2014 | UK Sport

British curling star Eve Muirhead insisted representing Great Britain is "extra special" after being questioned about her position in future competiti...

Sad Scottish Fans React To Curling Humiliation (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.02.2014 | UK Sport

Great Britain were battered 9-3 by Canada in the Winter Olympics men's final at the Ice Cube Curling Center. Curling Rules: Sochi 2014 Winter Olymp...

Sochi Winter Olympics: Men's Curling Final Live Blog

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst and Stephen Maunder | Posted 21.02.2014 | UK Sport


Darling Of The Ice: Team GB's Women's Skip Muirhead (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.02.2014 | UK Sport

Eve Muirhead hailed a "dream come true" after Great Britain's women curlers ended a 12-year-wait for Winter Olympic success by beating Switzerland 6-5...

What Time Is The Men's Curling Final On?

Posted 20.02.2014 | UK Sport

The Sochi Winter Olympics 2014 will climax, well for the Brits at least, with Friday's curling final which starts from 1.30pm. David Murdoch and hi...

Team GB Women's Curlers Clinch Bronze

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.02.2014 | UK Sport

Team GB's women's curling team have claimed bronze at the Sochi Winter Olympics following a 6-5 win over Switzerland. Curling Rules: Sochi 2014 Win...

Team GB's Men's Curling Team Reach Final

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.02.2014 | UK Sport

Great Britain's men's curling team reached the final at the Sochi Winter Olympics in dramatic fashion on Wednesday evening. After the GB women's te...

Farewell To Norway Curling Team's Trousers (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.02.2014 | UK Sport

So farewell to the Norway men's curling team, whose garish trousers were at least more memorable than their efforts at the Sochi Winter Olympics. T...

PHOTOS: Sochi Shrouded In Fog

The Huffington Post | Elliot Wagland | Posted 17.02.2014 | UK Sport

It was only a few days ago that Sochi was basking in Mediterranean-like temperatures but now the fog has descended, creating a winter wonderland style...

Team GB Medal Hope Cheshire Suffers Concussion (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 17.02.2014 | UK Sport

British halfpipe skier Rowan Cheshire remained in hospital overnight under observation after she suffered a concussion in a training accident at the R...

Brit Hopeful Summerhayes Takes A Tumble

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.02.2014 | UK Sport

Katie Summerhayes missed out on a Winter Olympic medal after a disastrous tumble in the freestyle skiing final. The teenager was billed as one of T...

Summerhayes To Shine In Winter? Team GB's Medal Hope Profiled

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.02.2014 | UK Sport

Katie Summerhayes is one of Britain's brightest hopes at the Sochi Winter Olympics, where she will compete in the ski slopestyle final on Tuesday morn...

GB Miss Out As Whelbourne Crashes Out (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 10.02.2014 | UK Sport

Jack Whelbourne's hopes of a Winter Olympics medal slipped away as the Briton crashed out of the 1500 metres short track final in Sochi. Whelbourne...

Speed Slkater Eley Gets GB Flag Honour At Sochi

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 06.02.2014 | UK Sport

A speed skater who began learning at just 18 months has been chosen to carry the flag for Great Britain in tomorrow's opening ceremony of the 2014 Soc...

Sochi 2014: Britain's 9 WInter Olympic Golds In Pictures

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 05.02.2014 | UK Sport

The expectation is the Sochi Winter Olympics will be Great Britain's most successful yet, with athletes predicted to yield six medals in February. ...

Women Finally Achieve Equality at Sochi Winter Olympics

Karen Ruimy | Posted 06.04.2014 | UK Sport
Karen Ruimy

Many people are putting the success of the women down to their training alongside their British male counterparts. This younger generation of athletes don't see any differentiation between men and women, they train side-by-side as equals.

Team GB Told Not To Wear Kit At Sochi Winter Olympics

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.02.2014 | UK Sport

British athletes competing at the Winter Olympics have been advised not to wear their official team kit in Sochi. The British Olympic Association (...