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#Team GB

# team-gb - Thursday 21 January, 2021

The medical student who has made sporting history for Ireland
# Pioneer
From The42
# Pioneer

The medical student who has made sporting history for Ireland

Jan 21st 2021, 7:15 AM 8,842 Views 2 Comments

Elsa Desmond is the first woman to represent the country internationally in luge.

# team-gb - Sunday 12 July, 2020

UK Sport deny using London Olympians as 'guinea pigs' for DeltaG drink
# Team GB
From The42
# Team GB

UK Sport deny using London Olympians as 'guinea pigs' for DeltaG drink

Jul 12th 2020, 1:46 PM 5,586 Views 2 Comments

An investigation by the Mail on Sunday says that 40% of athletes give the drink in 2012 reported side effects.

# team-gb - Friday 27 July, 2018

Talented young British snowboarder dies aged 18
# Rest In Peace
From The42
# Rest In Peace

Talented young British snowboarder dies aged 18

Jul 27th 2018, 12:05 PM 15,157 Views 3 Comments

Ellie Soutter won a bronze medal for Great Britain at the 2017 Youth Olympic Winter Festival.

# team-gb - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

Tearful moment as British athlete is told she's getting an Olympic medal - nine years later
# Long Time Coming
From The42
# Long Time Coming

Tearful moment as British athlete is told she's getting an Olympic medal - nine years later

Apr 25th 2017, 8:12 PM 8,922 Views 4 Comments

Kelly Sotherton is set to finally become a three-time Olympic medallist.

# team-gb - Thursday 20 April, 2017

British Olympic silver medallist Germaine Mason killed in motorcycle accident
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

British Olympic silver medallist Germaine Mason killed in motorcycle accident

Apr 20th 2017, 3:38 PM 23,383 Views 2 Comments

The 34-year-old former high jumper died when his vehicle crashed in Jamaica.

# team-gb - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

Two lads with fake medals blag their way onto Team GB's Olympic 'Heroes' parade
# Imposters
From The42
# Imposters

Two lads with fake medals blag their way onto Team GB's Olympic 'Heroes' parade

Oct 18th 2016, 3:40 PM 24,985 Views 17 Comments

The cheeky pair got past security and onto the women’s hockey team’s float.

# team-gb - Thursday 13 October, 2016

'I want to leave my sport on a high': Jessica Ennis-Hill announces retirement
# Multi-discipline
From The42
# Multi-discipline

'I want to leave my sport on a high': Jessica Ennis-Hill announces retirement

Oct 13th 2016, 9:42 AM 5,769 Views 6 Comments

The heptathlon star twice claimed Olympic medals and was a double world champion.

# team-gb - Wednesday 24 August, 2016

This photo of Olympians collecting their luggage at arrival is an absolute disaster
# Team GB
From The Daily Edge
# Team GB

This photo of Olympians collecting their luggage at arrival is an absolute disaster

Aug 24th 2016, 8:14 AM 10,122 Views 4 Comments

We’ve all been there.

# team-gb - Wednesday 17 August, 2016

A BBC Olympics commentator is copping serious flak for this ‘sexist’ tea comment
# Laura Trott
From The Daily Edge
# Laura Trott

A BBC Olympics commentator is copping serious flak for this ‘sexist’ tea comment

Aug 17th 2016, 10:43 AM 7,251 Views 5 Comments

Trott has won FOUR GOLD MEDALS.

A BBC Olympics commentator is copping serious flak for this ‘sexist’ tea comment
# Row
From The42
# Row

A BBC Olympics commentator is copping serious flak for this ‘sexist’ tea comment

Aug 17th 2016, 10:10 AM 3,005 Views 4 Comments

Trott has won FOUR GOLD MEDALS.

# team-gb - Tuesday 9 August, 2016

Battle for bronze: 'It was windy, it was cold and we were two points behind the Germans'
# Rio 2016
From The42
# Rio 2016

Battle for bronze: 'It was windy, it was cold and we were two points behind the Germans'

Aug 9th 2016, 12:03 AM 7,463 Views 0 Comments

At 22 years of age, Daley is an elder of his sport.

# team-gb - Tuesday 2 August, 2016

Team GB cyclist wins appeal against ban for missed doping test, cleared for Rio
# Olympic Games
From The42
# Olympic Games

Team GB cyclist wins appeal against ban for missed doping test, cleared for Rio

Aug 2nd 2016, 8:40 AM 5,044 Views 10 Comments

London 2012 silver medalist and reigning world champion Lizzie Armitstead missed three tests, but maintained it was down to an administrative error.

# team-gb - Monday 15 June, 2015

Somehow, Team GB Kayak duo managed to accidentally jump ship metres from the finish line
# Baku
From The42
# Baku

Somehow, Team GB Kayak duo managed to accidentally jump ship metres from the finish line

Jun 15th 2015, 9:44 PM 6,442 Views 1 Comment

And not a wave in sight.

# team-gb - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

Team GB scrapping their football teams for the Rio Olympics
# 2016 Games
From The42
# 2016 Games

Team GB scrapping their football teams for the Rio Olympics

Mar 31st 2015, 6:00 AM 4,962 Views 1 Comment

The English FA has failed to received support from the other countries’ associations.

# team-gb - Monday 17 February, 2014

Here's how 18-year-old Rowan Cheshire looks after crashing on Sochi halfpipe
# Banged Up Abroad
From The42
# Banged Up Abroad

Here's how 18-year-old Rowan Cheshire looks after crashing on Sochi halfpipe

Feb 17th 2014, 1:04 PM 5,463 Views 1 Comment

The Team GB athlete tweeted this image from her hospital bed this morning.

# team-gb - Monday 2 December, 2013

Olympic medallist Tom Daley comes out on YouTube
# Happy
From The42
# Happy

Olympic medallist Tom Daley comes out on YouTube

Dec 2nd 2013, 10:34 AM 37,797 Views 111 Comments

‘Of course I still fancy girls,’ the 19-year-old says, ‘but right now I’m dating a guy and I couldn’t be happier.’

# team-gb - Wednesday 31 July, 2013

Jessica Ennis-Hill is the latest star to pull out of World Athletics Championships
# Athletics
From The42
# Athletics

Jessica Ennis-Hill is the latest star to pull out of World Athletics Championships

Jul 31st 2013, 3:02 PM 2,231 Views 3 Comments

The Olympic champion rules herself out after failing to recover from an Achilles injury.

# team-gb - Thursday 3 January, 2013

'If I could play for Northern Ireland I would' - McIlroy ponders opting out of Olympics
# Undecided
From The42
# Undecided

'If I could play for Northern Ireland I would' - McIlroy ponders opting out of Olympics

Jan 3rd 2013, 3:17 PM 17,869 Views 145 Comments

The County Down golfer has revealed that he may give the Rio Games a miss altogether in a BBC documentary which will air tonight.

# team-gb - Monday 31 December, 2012

Farah detained in United States under suspicion of being a terrorist
# Profiling
From The42
# Profiling

Farah detained in United States under suspicion of being a terrorist

Dec 31st 2012, 2:26 PM 3,009 Views 2 Comments

It is not the first time the double Olympic champion has been targeted by the American authorities.

# team-gb - Saturday 29 December, 2012

Olympic connections dominate Queen's list of New Year honours
# Honours List
# Honours List

Olympic connections dominate Queen's list of New Year honours

Dec 29th 2012, 1:06 PM 6,711 Views 19 Comments

Cyclist Bradley Wiggins and sailor Ben Ainslie are knighted, as all 29 British gold medallists from London 2012 receive an honour.

# team-gb - Sunday 21 October, 2012

54% want Rory McIlroy to declare for Ireland
# Decision 2016
From The42
# Decision 2016

54% want Rory McIlroy to declare for Ireland

Oct 21st 2012, 11:18 AM 6,303 Views 59 Comments

A new poll has shown the majority of Irish people want the world’s best golfer to choose Ireland at the 2016 Olympic Games.

# team-gb - Wednesday 8 August, 2012

I need to refocus quickly, admits Taylor ahead of historic Olympic decider
# Boxing Clever
From The42
# Boxing Clever

I need to refocus quickly, admits Taylor ahead of historic Olympic decider

Aug 8th 2012, 4:09 PM 8,670 Views 32 Comments

I’ll try my best to have a good night’s sleep but we’ll see how we go,” said the Bray woman afterwards.

# team-gb - Saturday 4 August, 2012

Olympic Village: Day Eight, wrap
# London 2012
From The42
# London 2012

Olympic Village: Day Eight, wrap

Aug 4th 2012, 10:24 PM 8,030 Views 5 Comments

Annalise Murphy and Paddy Barnes keep the medal dreams alive while Phelps snatches his 22nd.

# team-gb - Wednesday 1 August, 2012

Paul Kimmage: Irish cyclists put in worst Olympic performances I've ever seen
# Saddle Sore
From The42
# Saddle Sore

Paul Kimmage: Irish cyclists put in worst Olympic performances I've ever seen

Aug 1st 2012, 10:51 AM 15,461 Views 45 Comments

The award-winning author and Tour de France participant was critical of the London 2012 efforts of Nicolas Roche and Daniel Martin.

Preview: Wiggins' confidence 'sky high' ahead of bid for seventh medal
# Pedigree
From The42
# Pedigree

Preview: Wiggins' confidence 'sky high' ahead of bid for seventh medal

Aug 1st 2012, 7:45 AM 429 Views 0 Comments

A podium finish in today’s time-trial would make the Tour de France winner Britain’s greatest Olympian.

# team-gb - Tuesday 31 July, 2012

Wait a minute: Why was that Japanese coach handing a wad of $100 bills to a gymnastics judge?
# Money Money Money
From The42
# Money Money Money

Wait a minute: Why was that Japanese coach handing a wad of $100 bills to a gymnastics judge?

Jul 31st 2012, 3:21 PM 3,476 Views 2 Comments

Don’t tell me it’s just the cost of photocopying these days.

Teenager arrested over Twitter abuse of Team GB star Tom Daley
# London 2012
# London 2012

Teenager arrested over Twitter abuse of Team GB star Tom Daley

Jul 31st 2012, 8:24 AM 18,703 Views 53 Comments

Police in Dorset have arrested a 17-year-old in connection with the abuse aimed at the Olympic diver

# team-gb - Monday 30 July, 2012

Adlington: Winning gold is not as easy as picking up a drink
# London 2012
From The42
# London 2012

Adlington: Winning gold is not as easy as picking up a drink

Jul 30th 2012, 2:20 PM 833 Views 0 Comments

The swimmer, who won bronze in the pool on Sunday, has tempered the gold medal ambitions of Team GB supporters.

# team-gb - Saturday 28 July, 2012

Cavendish left stranded as Vinokourov takes road race gold
# London 2012
From The42
# London 2012

Cavendish left stranded as Vinokourov takes road race gold

Jul 28th 2012, 4:53 PM 1,941 Views 9 Comments

David McCann was the best of the Irish in 54th place with Nicolas Roche and cousin Daniel Martin finishing side by side down the field.

# team-gb - Friday 27 July, 2012

Video: British culture secretary Jeremy Hunt suffers ‘bell malfunction’ [updated]
# Bell-end
From The Daily Edge
# Bell-end

Video: British culture secretary Jeremy Hunt suffers ‘bell malfunction’ [updated]

Jul 27th 2012, 1:15 PM 4,516 Views 17 Comments

Jeremy Hunt lost control of the end of his bell earlier today.

# team-gb - Thursday 26 July, 2012

London 2012: Senegal spoil Britain party, Brazil survive Egypt fightback
# MATCH REPORTS
From The42
# MATCH REPORTS

London 2012: Senegal spoil Britain party, Brazil survive Egypt fightback

Jul 26th 2012, 10:48 PM 1,301 Views 3 Comments

Team GB managed a disappointing 1-1 draw in their Opening match at the Olympics.

New gaffe as Welsh star described as 'English'
# Oops
From The42
# Oops

New gaffe as Welsh star described as 'English'

Jul 26th 2012, 8:25 PM 1,520 Views 2 Comments

Welsh midfielder Joe Allen was described as “English” in a team programme.

# team-gb - Wednesday 25 July, 2012

Gareth Bale is too injured to go to the Olympics - but fit enough to score against the LA Galaxy last night
# Sick Note
From The42
# Sick Note

Gareth Bale is too injured to go to the Olympics - but fit enough to score against the LA Galaxy last night

Jul 25th 2012, 10:52 AM 938 Views 0 Comments

Watch this video, because something doesn’t quite add up.

Giggs says gold would be career highlight
# London 2012
From The42
# London 2012

Giggs says gold would be career highlight

Jul 25th 2012, 10:39 AM 377 Views 0 Comments

“This is a big challenge because of the quality that is there in the tournament,” admits the Manchester United winger.

# team-gb - Monday 23 July, 2012

Triple bypass: Injury threatens Idowu's Olympic bid
# London 2012
From The42
# London 2012

Triple bypass: Injury threatens Idowu's Olympic bid

Jul 23rd 2012, 8:09 PM 538 Views 0 Comments

Idowu, who won triple-jump silver in Beijing, is suffering a hip injury and has not travelled to Portugal with the rest of Team GB.

# team-gb - Friday 20 July, 2012

VIDEO: Brazil show Team GB the gold standard
# Masterclass
From The42
# Masterclass

VIDEO: Brazil show Team GB the gold standard

Jul 20th 2012, 10:29 PM 1,197 Views 0 Comments

Goals from Sandro and Neymar helped Brazil secure a 2-0 victory this evening.

# team-gb - Thursday 19 July, 2012

London 2012: Hoy won't defend individual sprint title
# Golden Boy
From The42
# Golden Boy

London 2012: Hoy won't defend individual sprint title

Jul 19th 2012, 6:45 PM 435 Views 0 Comments

The Olympic champion is “obviously disappointed” after Team GB bosses put forward Jason Kenny in the individual sprint contest.

# team-gb - Tuesday 17 July, 2012

VIDEO: Poor start for Pearce as Team GB fails to gel in Mexico warm-up
# Rusty
From The42
# Rusty

VIDEO: Poor start for Pearce as Team GB fails to gel in Mexico warm-up

Jul 17th 2012, 5:05 PM 1,289 Views 1 Comment

How come nobody had heard about this game until after it had been played?

# team-gb - Friday 13 July, 2012

Your female footballers preparing for Olympics in a tank picture of the day
# London 2012
From The42
# London 2012

Your female footballers preparing for Olympics in a tank picture of the day

Jul 13th 2012, 5:38 PM 710 Views 0 Comments

What better way to prep for a tough match against Brazil than ripping up the Leicestershire countryside in a tank?

Sprint finish: Millar captures Stage 12 but Team Sky ensure Wiggins stays top
# Tour De France
From The42
# Tour De France

Sprint finish: Millar captures Stage 12 but Team Sky ensure Wiggins stays top

Jul 13th 2012, 4:34 PM 3,101 Views 3 Comments

The British cyclist found energy reserves to win a sprint finish after a stunning breakaway from a five-man pack

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