Competitive Slapping Is the World’s Greatest Sport

You do not want to get into a slap fight with the Russian man known as Dumpling.
Mack Lamoureux

This Might Be the Most Daring Tennis Stunt Yet

Swedish sports brand Björn crosses borders—literally—in a new spot.
Emerson Rosenthal

Matthew Barney's Early Work Is a Metaphysical Gut-Check

Gladstone Gallery's ongoing presentation of works from Barney's 'OTTO' trilogy has us seeing stars.
Emerson Rosenthal
transcending disability sport

Britain's Most Underrated Athlete: In Conversation With Paralympian Richard Whitehead

Ahead of defending his 200 metres title this weekend, Paralympian Richard Whitehead remains Britain’s most underrated sporting champion.
Barney Cullum
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Kenyan Olympic Captain Claims Team is Stranded in a Favela in Rio

Kenyan athletes have been stranded in Rio since the end of the Games, with Team Kenya allegedly waiting for “a cheap flight” before bringing them home.
UK Sports Staff

Team USA's First Trans Athlete on the Future of Equality in Sports

"It's one thing for me to address the issue at a national level, but in many cases for the local level, it takes a student to challenge it, and that takes a lot of courage."
Madeline Moitozo
Rio 2016

Last in their Olympic Heat; First in Olympic Spirit

Kiwi Nikki Hamblin and American Abbey D'Agostino gave the Rio Olympics its ultimate feel good moment.
Ben Stanley
Rio Olympics

Usain Bolt Just Cemented Himself As The Greatest Sprinter Of All-Time

“It was brilliant. I didn’t go so fast but I’m so happy I won. I told you guys I was going to do it,” said Bolt.
Jed Smith

A Definitive Ranking of Every Olympic Sport and Whether It Is Cool or Not

Yes, the Olympics are cool, but they also legitimise rowing. So six of one, half a dozen of the other.
Joel Golby
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South Sudanese Refugee Deselected Ahead of Rio 2016, Coach Calls For Formal Investigation

Despite being the reigning South Sudanese 200m champion, Mangar Makur Chuot has been controversially rejected by his country’s Olympic committee.
UK Sports Staff
yes of course we ask him about the mobot

The Man Who Can Unite Britain: We Spoke to Mo Farah Ahead of Rio 2016

With Rio 2016 only a few weeks away, we spoke to Mo Farah about dealing with pressure, recapturing the spirit of London 2012 and becoming one of the most recognisable athletes in world sport.
Nathan Copelin
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Russian Runner Liliya Shobukhova Told To Repay £377,000 to London Marathon Organisers

The 38-year-old was banned for doping in the aftermath of her 2010 London Marathon win, and has now been ordered to give back her winnings.
UK Sports Staff