“I want to help inspire the next generation of athletes” – Team England’s Dillon LaBrooy on his transition from basketball to wheelchair racing and Commonwealth Games debut

On the evening when St Mary’s University, Twickenham announced a partnership with the Weir Archer Academy, para athlete Dillon LaBrooy and his father Gavin spoke to Sports Gazette about the youngster’s wheelchair racing beginnings and his Commonwealth Games debut in Australia. To say that six-time Paralympian champion David Weir MBE has

‘They have a spirit which is hard to find’ – Las Leonas XV head coach José Antonio Barrio on the emergence of rugby in Spain, Rio 2016 impact and Six Nations absence

Spain head coach José Antonio Barrio opens up to Sports Gazette about how success in the men’s and women’s game is helping rugby emerge as a popular sport in the country, and what needs to be done to take the next step and compete at the highest level. When searching into

A Day at the Arsenal Museum

Despite a tricky couple of years on the pitch, Arsenal fans stand by their history. They became the first London club to win England’s top flight in 1931 and remain the capital’s most decorated side domestically, with 13 league titles and the same number of FA Cups.  This history is well

A look at the new Inglewood stadium and the trend towards “Americanising” stadiums

Architect Chi Bahtia works at HKS, a firm specialised in developing sports venues into an "Entertainment Destination Project." He discussed the plans for the new Inglewood stadium in Los Angeles and the trend towards "Americanising" sports stadiums worldwide. Increasingly, international sports clubs are looking to the US hoping to understand and

The jewel in British Basketball’s brittle crown: Why Barking Abbey is the dynasty you’ve never heard of

British Basketball is in a perilous state. Despite representing one of the fastest growing, and most played, participation sports in the country, crippling funding cuts have led to fears within the federation that Great Britain’s international teams could be excluded from international competition. Men’s, women’s and youth teams alike are all on

Donald Trump, the NFL and the Philadelphia Eagles: a sport brought to the brink by politics

In the words of former U.S. speed-skater Eric Heiden, "sports and politics don't mix.”  But during the time that Donald Trump has been United States President, we’ve seen players called “son’s of b*****s” by Trump, players filing lawsuits against the league over allegations of collusion and new rules implemented by the

Bull Fighting: A symbol of modern Spain

The Plaza de Toros in Madrid has been the home of Spanish bullfighting since 1929. For many Spaniards, the great beauty of the imposing building is matched on the sands of its arena, implicit in the interactions between bull and man. The tradition of pitting humans against animals in deadly combat