Marco Tardelli pays tribute to hero Gaetano Scirea: “At the World Cup in 1982 he was our key player“

Marco Tardelli is one of Italy's most decorated footballers who was an integral figure in each of Juventus' five Serie A titles in the 80's. The defensive midfielder was also on the pitch in the 1985 European Cup when Juventus beat Liverpool at the Heysel Stadium in Brussels, where thirty-nine people

“If Leicester can win the Premiership, Great Britain can finish top-two here”: Team GB look to seize huge opportunity in Budapest

Great Britain's national team are confident heading into the IIHF 2018 Ice Hockey World Championship Division 1A tournament this week in Budapest. It wasn't 10 minutes into my conversation with head coach Pete Russell before he likened Team GB's chances of finishing top-two in the tournament with Leicester City's formidable and unlikely

Niamh Moody out to prove competitive weightlifting and modelling are not incompatible.

Every elite athlete lifts weights for strength and conditioning, but the sport of weightlifting is completely different. That is what Physical Geography student at Durham University, Niamh Moody, discovered when she gave up on rowing to take up weightlifting. Despite achieving a bronze medal at the National Schools championships in rowing, Moody

“The biggest hurdle I had to overcome was the mental limitations I put on myself after my injury”: Paralympic gold medalist Alana Nichols on her recovery from her injury and competing in summer and Winter Olympics

The stereotypical tale of a sport-stars journey from plucky youngster to international megastar is one that we have become accustomed to. The overwhelming amount of original stories of individuals in sports makes it even more impressive when one of these stories stands out to the reader.  And this was the case when

It is more than just Totti and the Colosseum now. Has Rome dethroned Milan as the capital of Italian football?

Roma defied pre-match odds off 66 /1 to overturn a 4-1 first-leg deficit and send Barcelona packing from the Champions League thanks to a 3-0 win that saw them advance to the semi-finals on away goals. In truth, not even the most realistic Roma supporter out there imagined that such a

When David beats Goliath: The best comebacks from underdogs in the Champions League

  Last Tuesday there was one of those rare moments where the unexpected happened and the team considered to be worse - Roma - came back against a supposedly way better team - Barcelona, when few thought that was possible. I decided to look back at other times in which the

“I was still in the mindset of being a girly-girl and not worried about winning or losing.” Chloe Collins on turning professional and the influence her mum had on her career

With summer just around the corner, Sports Gazette got in touch with professional volleyball player Chloe Collins to give you an insight into what it takes to be an expert in the sport and the difference between playing in America and Europe. Collins started playing volleyball in the States before deciding

“I didn’t really know what the heptathlon was”: Niamh Emerson on being hailed a rising star, British heptathlon success and a better junior record than Jess Ennis-Hill

Denise Lewis, Kelly Sotherton, Jessica Ennis-Hill, Katarina Johnson-Thompson – it is quite the line of succession. British sporting royalty one and all, following that quartet of heptathletes comes with a level of expectation unrivaled across the all-encompassing sphere of track and field. For Niamh Emerson, however – comparatively embryonic as an

Arsenal 4-1 CSKA Moscow: Five things we learned as a phenomenal Aaron Ramsey inspires hosts to crucial win

Arsenal have moved a step closer to reaching the semi-final of the Europa League after a ruthless 4-1 victory over CSKA Moscow at the Emirates Stadium yesterday night. Right from the start, the Gunners were on the front foot and there was the feeling that Arsene Wenger's men could open up