‘‘One day, that’s going to be me’’ – Isaac Chamberlain on a life dedicated to boxing stardom

Sports Gazette spent an afternoon with British boxing prospect Isaac Chamberlain, following his recent TKO victory over Ossie Jervier at the York Hall. In a typically charismatic interview, he explains his route into the sport, the drive behind his community involvement and a potential clash with a heated rival. Tall, stocky,

“Takam will be a tougher test than Pulev” – a first-hand view

Anthony Joshua, Kubrat Pulev, Carlos Takam; Michael Sprott has fought them all. Nick Friend spoke to Sprott ahead of Joshua's showdown with Takam to find out what kind of threat the late replacement poses, as well as what it's like to step into the ring with 'AJ'. When Anthony Joshua and

China: another planet in the world of football

Football is on the rise in China, with more and more players coming from Europe to join the Chinese Super League. But is China really developing its national football? Or does investment stop at buying up international talent? José Bourbon spoke to Ricardo Figueiredo – a young Portuguese coach currently working at the

(Sticking) Up for the Carabao Cup

The Milk/Littlewoods/Rumbelows/Coca-Cola/Worthington/Carling/Capital One/Carabao Cup, otherwise known as the League Cup, is English football’s secondary knockout cup competition, and surely its most derided. This year in particular, the trophy has been subjected to an array of criticism, mainly surrounding a couple of admittedly farcical draws. Whilst this has led many to

Kenseth, Larson Small Examples of NASCAR’s Changing Guard

Once one of NASCAR's foremost faces, Matt Kenseth is in danger of being phased out of the sport altogether solely on his age. (Jerry Markland/Getty Images photo) KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Martin Truex, Jr. won Sunday's Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway and advanced into the Round of 8 in the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs. However,

The Carabao Cup – farcical, archaic and a down right waste of time

What do you get when you mix the second most popular energy drink in Thailand, Charlton Athletic and John Salako? An absolute balls-up. In what should come as a surprise to absolutely no-one, selling the sponsorship rights to a company based well over 5,000 miles away from where the competition takes

“You can’t contain Joshua”: Johnny Nelson on Anthony Joshua’s Dominance in the Heavyweight Division

Johnny Nelson is a former British boxer who competed from 1986-2005. He is currently the longest reigning cruiserweight world champion of all time, having held the WBO title from 1999 to 2005 and making 13 successful title defenses. As he currently works as a boxing pundit for Sky Sports, Sports Gazette

“I’m not very good with names”: Carlos Sainz on what seems to be his main problem at Renault

In September, Renault Sport announced that Carlos Sainz would join their team for the 2018 season. One month later, the Spaniard found himself walking around Renault’s base in Enstone and has already taken on the US Grand Prix with the French manufacturer. Sports Gazette was able to get an insight

“I think Joshua will go undefeated for ten years”: Barry Hearn on Anthony Joshua and a lifetime in boxing

From stripping tomato plants while trying to make ends meet as a teenager to founding Matchroom Sport, Barry Hearn has done it all. The chairman of World Snooker and the Professional Darts Corporation has dramatically shifted the sporting landscape. Nick Friend went to meet him ahead of Anthony Joshua's fight