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Victoria Pendleton Talks Fitness And What She Likes To Eat Now She's Retired

HuffingtonPost.com | Poorna Bell | Posted 11.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

HuffPost UK Lifestyle has a new crush: Victoria Pendleton. Yes, we're aware we have to fight off quite a few other admirers, but since she retired fro...

Jo Whiley Falls Off Treadmill During Sport Relief Challenge (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 21.03.2014 | UK Sport

Radio 2 host Jo Whiley stumbled at the finish of a "life-affirming" 26-hour treadmill challenge, which ended with a £260,000 boost from supporters Co...

Nick Kicks Off Sport Relief Cycling Challenge

Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 17.03.2014 | UK Entertainment

Radio 1 presenter Nick Grimshaw has been joined by a host of famous faces including McBusted, Danny Dyer and Davina McCall as he rushes to complete a ...

Vic Gets Hitched

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 09.09.2013 | UK Entertainment

Olympic hero and former 'Strictly Come Dancing' contestant Victoria Pendleton has married a former member of her training team. The cyclist tied th...

The Olympic Legacy: Fact or Fiction?

Chris Mayhew | Posted 27.09.2013 | UK Sport
Chris Mayhew

The phrase 'Olympic legacy' has been reverberating around the ears of every British citizen, and by now it is beginning to make a bit of a racket. And as we arrive at the one year anniversary of what was an awe-inspiring event and survey the scene, everyday inhabitants of this fantastic island are forced to question the reality of said legacy.

The Queen Meets Queen Vic

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 26.03.2013 | UK Sport

Olympic champion Victoria Pendleton received her CBE at Buckingham Palace today. Pendleton's honour comes following a glittering career as a track ...

Team GB Honoured At Glittering Ball (PICTURES)

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.01.2013 | UK Sport

The Olympic ball was attended by Team GB Olympians from all 26 summer sports and over 70 London 2012 Olympic medallists including Rebecca Adlington, A...

'I'd Become The Ann Widdecombe'

PA | Posted 27.11.2012 | UK Entertainment

Victoria Pendleton says her lack of dancing skills made her this year's Ann Widdecombe on 'Strictly Come Dancing'. The Olympic gold medal-winning c...

2012's Mountain of Bike Books for Christmas

Mark Perryman | Posted 25.01.2013 | UK Sport
Mark Perryman

There is no sign that British cycling's success story will end on 31 December 2012, nor much denting of cycling's growing popularity as a participation sport exercise. These books will not only liven up your seasonal reading but act as a testament to what it has taken for British cycling to become such an incredible success story

RESULTS: Whose Time On The Dancefloor Is Up?

PA | Posted 26.11.2012 | UK Entertainment

Olympic gold medal-winning cyclist Victoria Pendleton has become the latest celebrity to leave 'Strictly Come Dancing'. She and her partner Brendan...

On Your Bike! Halfords Receives Boost From 'Wiggins Effect'

Charlie Thomas | Posted 21.11.2012 | UK

Car parts and bicycle retailer Halfords has suffered a sales slump of 1.9% despite expectations that a "summer of sport" would boost revenue. Half-...

'My Days Are Numbered'

PA | Posted 20.11.2012 | UK Entertainment

Victoria Pendleton has admitted she feels her days are numbered on 'Strictly Come Dancing'. The retired Olympic star avoided the dance-off this wee...

STRICTLY COME DANCING: The Highest Score Of The Series

PA | Posted 18.01.2013 | UK Entertainment

'Strictly Come Dancing' has lit up Wembley Arena with "jewel of the Nile" Denise Van Outen achieving the highest score of the series. Along with he...

STRICTLY: Victoria Enlists Brendan's Help For Her Wedding

PA | Posted 05.01.2013 | UK Entertainment

Victoria Pendleton plans to enlist 'Strictly Come Dancing' partner Brendan Cole to help with her first dance at her wedding. Olympic cycling's gold...

STRICTLY: 'It's Hard Pretending To Love Brendan'

PA | Posted 29.12.2012 | UK Entertainment

'Strictly Come Dancing' star Victoria Pendleton has admitted that she struggles to pretend she is in love with dance partner Brendan Cole during their...

Victoria Pendleton Swaps the Track for the Tango

Stephen Milton | Posted 26.12.2012 | Home
Stephen Milton

While Pendleton's stock on the track has been evident for years, less well known is the fact she's a devotee of high fashion and a staunch fan of Jimmy Choo shoes, Gucci heels and almost anything in Stella McCartney's range.

PREVIEW: What's In Store For Strictly's Halloween Special?

PA | Posted 26.10.2012 | UK Entertainment

Victoria Pendleton is to play a corpse bride in this weekend's Halloween-themed edition of 'Strictly Come Dancing' - just months before she is due to ...

Strictly Goes to Hollywood!

Emma Pollard | Posted 22.12.2012 | UK Entertainment
Emma Pollard

Another amazing week on the dance floor, but sadly saw the end of our favourite long legged diva, Jerry Hall.

Pendleton Reveals Dramatic Change In Shape

PA | Posted 23.10.2012 | UK Entertainment

'Strictly Come Dancing' star Victoria Pendleton has revealed she is having to dump her old clothes barely three months after quitting cycling due to h...

STRICTLY: What Could Help Victoria Pendleton Win?

The Huffington Post UK | HuffPost Staff | Posted 16.10.2012 | UK Entertainment

What is she famous for? Cycling around at lightning speeds. Olympic Gold medal winner Victoria Pendleton MBE is the golden girl of British cycling....

STRICTLY: Victoria Pendleton's 'Pride In Tatters'

PA | Posted 16.12.2012 | UK Entertainment

Victoria Pendleton says competing on 'Strictly Come Dancing' has stripped her of her pride. Olympic cycling's golden girl came bottom of the leader...

PICTURES: Hypnotising Hips? 'Strictly' Reviewed

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Dean | Posted 13.10.2012 | UK Entertainment

'Strictly Come Dancing' stepped up a notch on Saturday night, as all 14 dancers showed off what they've been practising - with various levels of succe...

Let The Strictly Battle Commence!

Emma Pollard | Posted 10.12.2012 | UK Entertainment
Emma Pollard

Well we weren't let down were we? The opening live shows of Strictly provided everything we could have asked for and more, the drama, the tears (thank you Victoria), the mood swings of Craig and - it's fair to say - a ridiculous number of 'yahs' courtesy of new judge Darcey Bussell.

Victoria Pendleton Wants 'Tougher' Dancefloor Coaching

PA | Posted 09.10.2012 | UK Entertainment

Strictly Come Dancing star Victoria Pendleton has given Brendan Cole permission to get tougher with her on the dancefloor. The Olympic gold medal w...

STRICTLY: Lisa Steals The First Show

The Huffington Post UK | HuffPost Staff | Posted 07.10.2012 | UK Entertainment

Strictly Come Dancing has put its contestants through their paces for the first time this year, and it's former soap star Lisa Riley who has impressed...