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Ennis Was 'Too Small For Heptathlon'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 08.11.2012 | UK Sport

Olympic gold medallist Jessica Ennis was told the heptathlon "might not be the right event" for her when she was younger and says despite her sporting...

No Team GB Football Team For Rio 2016

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 09.10.2012 | UK Sport

There will not be a men's Team GB football team at the 2016 Rio de Janiero Olympics, the Football Association's general secretary Alex Horne confirmed...

WATCH: Team GB Hero Sir Chris Hoy Answers Fans' Questions

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.10.2012 | UK Sport

After his gold medal heroics at the London 2012 Olympic Games, Sir Chris Hoy has reflected on 17 extraordinary days for Team GB and the country via a ...

STRICTLY: Has Victoria Forgotten How To Use Her Brain?

PA | Posted 02.10.2012 | UK Entertainment

Olympic Gold medallist Victoria Pendleton says she is struggling on Strictly Come Dancing, because she has forgotten how to use her brain. The form...

Sarah Dean

'We Get No Money'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sarah Dean | Posted 02.10.2012 | UK Sport

"Every time there is an England game it should be advertised, like it was in the Olympics," says England and Team GB captain Casey Stoney. Seven w...

Got Milk? Team GB's Olympic Heroes Have

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.09.2012 | UK Sport

Team GB's London 2012 Olympic legacy has propelled medal heroes Laura Trott, Jade Jones and Nicola Adams to the front of the 'make mine Milk' campaign...

Quadruple Gold Medallists David Weir And Sarah Storey Will Be Closing Ceremony Flag-Bearers

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.09.2012 | UK

Quadruple gold medal winners David Weir and Sarah Storey will be flag-bearers for Sunday's closing ceremony, organisers said on Sunday. Wheelchair ...

An Athlete's Life Is a Tough One

Layla Anna-Lee | Posted 04.11.2012 | UK Sport
Layla Anna-Lee

I'm intrigued by the athletes we so quickly forget. The ones who spent the last four years sacrificing with one goal in mind... and missed.

Boo to George Osbooooooorne!

Tiernan Douieb | Posted 03.11.2012 | UK Politics
Tiernan Douieb

I won't lie. I was starting to give up on humanity. I was feeling generally miserable about recent reports of record amounts of melting ice in the Arctic, Mitt Romney's eternally moronic campaign in the US and our current situation of ever rising economic destruction and damning of human rights by the Coalition.

GB Paralympic Cyclist Loses Cool Over Disqualification

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.08.2012 | UK

An angry and distraught Jody Cundy protested and boos rang around the London 2012 velodrome after the 2008 Paralympic champion was denied a restart in...

The First Of Many? Colbourne Wins GB's First Paralympic Medal Of London 2012

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 30.08.2012 | UK Sport

Mark Colbourne won Great Britain's first medal of the XIV Paralympic Games at the London 2012 velodrome this afternoon, with silver in the C1-2-3 one-...

Countdown to 2015: The Race Has Started...and Disabled People Across the World Should Be Among the Winners!

Dominic Haslam | Posted 29.10.2012 | UK Sport
Dominic Haslam

Given the levels of attention and excitement in the country over the Olympic Games, the Paralympics could easily have been overlooked. Instead it appears to have been embraced with as much enthusiasm as the Olympics. But, with all this, I can't help but wonder what The Games' lasting legacy will be?

Girl Power! The Success of Female Athletes at the Games

Adrian Moorhouse | Posted 29.10.2012 | UK Sport
Adrian Moorhouse

In the first Olympic Games in the modern era (1892) there were no female competitors and it has taken until 2012 for the historic moment to arrive when every nation competing in the Olympic Games have fielded female athletes (44% of all athletes).

Can We Forget the Recession Until the Paralympic Games Are Over?

Mark Hillary | Posted 28.10.2012 | UK Sport
Mark Hillary

Sometimes the line between patriotism and nationalism can seem paper-thin. When I stood in the crowd at the Rebellion punk festival in Blackpool last month, the St George's flags and swastikas were clearly visible, yet the same crowd roared with approval when a Jamaican, Usain Bolt, won the 100m sprint final.

My Olympic Story and Why I'll Be Supporting Our Paralymic Hopefuls All the Way

Ashleigh Ball | Posted 29.10.2012 | UK Sport
Ashleigh Ball

On the brink of the Paralympic Games, I'm appreciating this exciting event without any of the pressure and nerves I felt on the day of the Opening Ceremony for the Olympics just a few weeks ago. It's very easy to look back on the Games with rose-tinted glasses with bronze medal in hand...

PHOTOS: From Abbey Road To Stratford

PA | Posted 29.08.2012 | UK

As dawn was breaking across London, the Paralympic torch was being carried through the capital towards the Olympic Park, where tonight it will ignite ...

PICTURES: Tweddle Goes Wingwalking

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 28.08.2012 | UK Sport

Olympic bronze medallist Beth Tweddle has swapped her high-flying bars routine for aerobatics wingwalking as she starts to enjoy the new-found freedom...

The Post-Olympic Blues

Christopher Beanland | Posted 20.10.2012 | UK Sport
Christopher Beanland

Donald Saddington - depressed journalist, 57 year-old widower, and recent migrant to East London - finds that everyone but him seems to be coasting on an Olympic feel good factor.

Gone in 9.63 seconds...

Susie Beck | Posted 17.10.2012 | UK Sport
Susie Beck

It's taken a few days for me to get my head round the fact that it's all over. After seven years of waiting, all the training and finally kicking it all off with a stunning Opening Ceremony and the London 2012 Olympic Games went in a flash.

Being Young and Irish: Ireland's Civic Revolution

Paddy Duffy | Posted 16.10.2012 | UK Politics
Paddy Duffy

Given the incredible success of Team GB during the Olympics and morale boost of the Diamond Jubilee this year, it seems young people's pride in what it is to be British is as high and as clearly defined as it's ever been. Across the pond, Ireland too is searching its soul for what it means to be young and Irish, and the charge is being led from the front.

WATCH: Pearce Psychos Up In Go Compare Ad

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.08.2012 | UK Sport

Stuart Pearce's undistinguished coaching career has taken in the plight of England's Under-21 footballers and an underwhelming Team GB performance at ...

'Whole Town' Turns Out To Welcome Home First Member Of Team GB To Win Medal

PA | Posted 16.08.2012 | UK

Cycling champion Lizzie Armitstead, the first member of Team GB to win a medal at London 2012 has been welcomed home by what appeared to be the whole ...

An Open Letter to Britons in the Last Two Weeks

Yousif Nur | Posted 13.10.2012 | UK Sport
Yousif Nur

Well done. Kudos to every single one of you. I knew we had it in us to be united as a proper United Kingdom for the first time, pretty much, ever and get behind the Olympics, Team GB and the sense of occasion of being involved in something so very, very special.

Bidding Farewell to the London 2012 Olympic Games

Layla Anna-Lee | Posted 14.10.2012 | UK Sport
Layla Anna-Lee

The London 2012 Olympic games have been a huge success, something Great Britian can remain forever proud of, and for those of you who are panicking about what on earth to do with our time now that the Olympics are over? Don't panic, the Paralympics are coming!

More Than A Third Of Team GB Medallist Were Privately Schooled

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.08.2012 | UK Universities & Education

More than a third of Team GB's medallists were educated at private school, new figures show. Among those who claimed gold in their sport, more than...