‘Chi-Town:’ A review of how Keifer Sykes is making a difference through basketball

It's no surprise that people use sports to escape reality, but for some athletes their love of a sport can save their life. 'Chi-Town,' a documentary film, recently premiered at the Raindance film festival in central London. This film — directed by Nick Budabin — tells the story of Keifer Sykes

‘The Man Inside the Machine:’ Marathon runner Steve Edwards on his record-breaking achievements and the quest for 1000 marathons

He’s broken four world records. He’s completed 843 official marathons. He is 'The Man Inside the Machine,' according to the title of his recently published autobiography.  Coventry-born Steve Edwards works in the I.T. sector by day, but by night he morphs into 'The Godfather of Marathon Running,', and his next mission

Lewes FC board director Charlie Dobres on the club bridging the gender pay gap

Women’s football is currently experiencing a period of exponential growth in the UK. This comes after a summer revamp that has injected the female footballing pyramid with a new lease of life. Clubs must now meet specific off-field criteria to secure their place in the top two tiers, namely the FA

Seattle Seahawks at Oakland Raiders: Jon Gruden & Pete Carroll on form, improvement & adapting to London

The first of three NFL games in London kicks off Sunday 14th October, as the 1-4 Oakland Raiders meet the 2-3 Seattle Seahawks at Wembley Stadium. While the second coming of Jon Gruden — he was initially Raiders head coach from 1998 to 2001 — has not yet resulted in the smooth revival

From the M62, through Europe, to Toronto: David Lawrenson on the globalisation of rugby league

While the champagne was being uncorked in the visitors' dressing room after a 4-2 defeat in the Million Pound Game against the London Broncos, Toronto Wolfpack had to reconcile the fact that they would not be taking part in next season's Super League. However, for a team thousands of miles

What’s Next for Rugby League’s Latest Success Story?

In some parts of the country, rugby league is seen as the poor relative of the favoured rugby union. In Warrington however, league is engrained in the town’s culture, with the beloved Warrington Wolves a source of pride for locals. It is no surprise then that Warrington and the wider rugby

Sri Lanka v England ODI series: Former SL all-rounder Dinusha Fernando on the problems in Sri Lankan cricket

England find themselves in the unusual position this month of being favourites for a series in Asia.  On the back of Trevor Bayliss and Eoin Morgan's  continuing success in white ball cricket they arrived in Sri Lanka as the number one ranked ODI side in the world, travelling to a side who

Meet Kelly Lindsey: The American trying to build Afghan women’s football from the top down

Afghanistan. A country devastated by war. A breeding ground for extremism and terror. A nation with an unwavering association to Osama Bin Laden and Al-Qaeda. A politically unstable landscape eternally engulfed in both domestic and international turmoil. These are the thoughts most frequently invoked in any discourse of Afghanistan, and one