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Naked Sledding World Championships In Pictures (NSFW)

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | 17 February 2014 | UK Sport
The Naked Sledding World Championships took place on Saturday, but they weren't staged in Sochi. Competitors stripped in Madgeburg, Germany, to brave the cold - and the burn - on the slopes. A firefighter from Sunderland and a soldier from Eastbourne were the two British entrants.

Michael Schumacher Skiing Accident 'Not Due To Safety Breaches'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Samuel Luckhurst | 17 February 2014 | UK Sport
Authorities have ruled out any criminal wrongdoing over Formula One star Michael Schumacher's ski accident, a French prosecutor leading the investigation has said. The office of Albertville prosecutor Patrick Quincy said in a statement today that "no infraction by anyone has been turned up". Schumacher, 45,...

Manchester United Meet Diego Maradona In Dubai (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | 17 February 2014 | UK Sport
Manchester United enjoyed the company of footballing great Diego Maradona during their warm weather training in Dubai. The Argentinian icon posed for pictures with Juan Mata, David de Gea, Javier Hernández, Adnan Januzaj, Rio Ferdinand, Robin van Persie and Alexander Büttner. Wayne Rooney's Contract...

Wayne Rooney's Contract Is An Expensive Problem For Manchester United

Samuel Luckhurst | 17 February 2014 | UK Sport
Sir Alex Ferguson's autobiography dedicated a full chapter to Wayne Rooney in what was, despite the numerous platitudes, a final chance at score-settling. Perhaps the most pertinent putdown was in reference to Manchester United's title-clinching victory over Aston Villa 10 months ago.

19 Wondrous Pictures Of Sochi Shrouded In Fog

The Huffington Post | Elliot Wagland | 17 February 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 setting for Olympics. The thick fog came in over the mountains in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia on Sunday evening and was still causing delays...

Rowan Cheshire Crashes In Freestyle Ski Training At Sochi Winter Olympics (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Samuel Luckhurst | 17 February 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 Rosa Khutor Extreme Park in Sochi on Sunday night. Cheshire, 18, fell heavily on her face and, after remaining unconscious for several minutes, she was taken...

Arsenal's Olivier Giroud Could Be Disciplined Over Affair With Glamour Model Celia Kay

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | 17 February 2014 | UK Sport
Olivier Giroud could be disciplined by Arsenal after he apologised for having an affair with glamour model Celia Kay. Rodgers Feels For Suárez After Webb Rejects Penalty Appeal 'I'm Embarrassed For Him' - Wenger Dismisses Mourinho's 'Failure' Jibe Arsenal 2-1 Liverpool: Gunners...

Sheffield United 3-1 Nottingham Forest: Blades Fans' Pitch Invasion In Pictures

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | 17 February 2014 | UK Sport
Sheffield United reached the quarter-finals of the FA Cup for the first time since 2003, and their supporters celebrated victory over Nottingham Forest with a pitch invasion. Substitute Chris Porter took to the field in the 87th minute with the scores level and walked off having netted twice...

Arsenal 2-1 Liverpool: Luis Suárez 'Doesn't Get What He Deserves,' Says Brendan Rodgers

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | 16 February 2014 | UK Sport
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers was baffled referee Howard Webb didn't award Luis Suárez a second penalty in their FA Cup fifth round defeat at Arsenal. Suárez was patently stonewalled by Gunners' goalscorer Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, with the Reds 2-1 down, three minutes after...

Arsène Wenger 'Embarrassed' For José Mourinho

Samuel Luckhurst | 16 February 2014 | UK Sport
Arsenal manager Arsène Wenger says he is "embarrassed" for José Mourinho after the Chelsea boss said he was an "expert in failure" on Friday. Wenger oversaw Arsenal's 2-1 defeat of Liverpool to set up an FA Cup quarter-final...

EXCLUSIVE: Torvill And Dean, Tireless In Sarajevo, 30 Years After Olympic Gold - Why Does It Still Work?

Caroline Frost | 16 February 2014 | UK Entertainment
It’s a staggering thirty years since the joint appeal of Torvill and Dean forced 24 million Brits to stay up late on Valentine’s Night in 1984 and watch them dazzle with their skill, physical prowess and artistry on their way to Olympic gold. Their score – a...

Arsenal 2-1 Liverpool FA Cup: Gunners Thrive As Underdogs Again

Samuel Luckhurst | 16 February 2014 | UK Sport
If Somerset residents dread February for the downpours, Arsenal dread it as the beginning of their season's end. In the last seven years they have lost League Cup finals, suffered a 4-0 battering at Manchester United and watched Eduardo da Silva's leg break in half. They have been...

Tom Finney Dead: One Of England's Greatest Ever Footballers Dies, Age 91 (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | 14 February 2014 | UK Sport
Sir Tom Finney, one of England’s greatest ever footballers, has died. The former England international was 91. In a remarkable career, Finney became famous for his loyalty to his home-town club, Preston North End, appearing for the Lancashire team 433 times between 1946 and 1960. Finney was born in...

Lizzy Yarnold Wins Britain's First Gold At Sochi Winter Olympics (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | 14 February 2014 | UK Sport
Lizzy Yarnold has claimed Great Britain's first gold medal at the Sochi Winter Olympics in the women's skeleton. Yarnold set a track record of 57.91 in her third run and held her nerve in the fourth. Yarnold claimed Team GB's 10th ever...

The Winter Olympics, Floods, Valentine's Day And More: The Week In 50 Funny Tweets

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | 14 February 2014 | UK Comedy
Thought there wasn't anything funny to be found in flooding, Eric Pickles or the death of a giraffe? You haven't spent much time on Twitter. Yes, this week's round-up includes tweets about all the above - plus the Winter Olympics opening ceremony, the Lego movie, Valentine's Day and Sarah Palin....

Sports Illustrated 2014 Swimsuit Cover Revealed (PICTURES)

Samuel Luckhurst | 14 February 2014 | UK Sport
This 2014 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue has finally been revealed, with three lovely ladies adorning the front cover. Billed as the "the happiest cover in swimsuit history", it features Chrissy Teigen, Lily Aldridge and Nina Agdal scantily clad in just neon bikini...

José Mourinho Says Arsène Wenger Is 'A Specialist In Failure' (VIDEO)

Samuel Luckhurst | 14 February 2014 | UK Sport
José Mourinho delivered one of his most memorable putdowns when he claimed Arsenal manager Arsène Wenger is a "specialist in failure". The Chelsea manager responded to Wenger's remark he has a "fear to fail" ahead of the clubs' FA Cup ties this...

Davina McCall On Final Leg Of Sport Relief Challenge: 'I Don't Think I've Ever Cried This Much' (PICTURES)

Sarah Dean | 14 February 2014 | UK Entertainment
Davina McCall broke down in tears once more on the final leg of her arduous physical challenge and said: "I don't think I have ever cried this much." Davina, 46, has a full marathon distance to complete to round off her 500-mile (805km) journey under her own steam...

Torvill And Dean Recreate Bolero In Sarajevo 30 Years On (VIDEO)

Samuel Luckhurst | 14 February 2014 | UK Sport
Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean have no intention of retiring as they celebrate the 30th anniversary of their historic Olympic gold medal this week. The pair marked the landmark with an emotional performance of their legendary Bolero routine in front of 5,000 adoring spectators in Sarajevo on Thursday,...

Melanie Sykes To Front BT Sport's MotoGP Coverage

Samuel Luckhurst | 14 February 2014 | UK Sport
Melanie Sykes will front BT Sport's coverage of the MotoGP. Sykes will present race weekends alongside alongside MotoGP experts, former British and World Superbike Champions, Neil Hodgson and James Toseland. BT Sport will also be reuniting commentators Ryder and Huewen. Julian Ryder, previously Eurosport's MotoGP commentator of...
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