Professional Slapping Is The World’s Greatest Sport
You do not want to get into a slap fight with the Russian man known as Dumpling.
A Fiery Attack on Gender Norms | TCP Meets Cassils
Personal trainer-turned-performance artist Cassils gives us a window into how strict physical training tests the limits of not only endurance, but empathy.
The Creators Project
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.
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.
kenyan athletes stranded in rio
Kenyan Olympic Captain Posts Video Showing Team’s Favela Accommodation, Claims “Gunshots Heard All Night”
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."
Usain Bolt Just Cemented His Place 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."
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.
pulling a fast one
The Cult: Marion Jones
Marion Jones was one of the world’s best athletes, until a doping scandal brought her low. She was at her best when she failed valiantly, and at her worst when she succeeded through deceit.
Why Is There No ‘Proper’ Olympics Video Game in 2016?
We get Mario and Sonic cavorting around Rio, but no game in which we can play as Usain Bolt. After decades of realistic Olympic tie-ins, what's up with that?
mangar makur chuot
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 the Nation: 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.