LGBTQ in sport: A colourful future

Although Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transsexual and Queer (LGBTQ) people have long had a presence in sport that presence has evolved significantly in recent times. Jose Bourbon, Matthew Bowers, Louis Olvera and James Pike look at the status of LGBTQ acceptance and inclusion across sport in the U.K. and beyond.   Gay

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

“Male journalists still claim women use sexual methods to get exclusive information”: Dibradoras’ founder on Brazil’s perception of women sports journalists 

“The sports female journalist is evaluated, first and foremost, for her beauty and her capacity to understand the sport. They are usually classified as hot or with little knowledge about football for the simple fact of being a woman,” said Roberta Cardoso. Roberta is one of the four Brazilian journalists

Is the idea the Premier League is the most competitive League a myth? CIES Football Observatory study may help to answer this

The Premier League is often considered to be the most competitive domestic League in the world. However, if we measure competitivity according to the percentage of matches with a three-goal gap and average goal difference that is far from being true. This, according to the most recent study of CIES

“The idea that women can’t be as good as a man at driving a Formula One car is purely socially constructed.” Dr Paolo Aversa on why there are no female drivers in F1

One more Formula One season starts tomorrow and once more, there are no women competing on the circuit. The Formula One world is a male-dominated sport. How many women do you remember making it into F1? I will help, six. Only six women have driven during Prix weekends and of those just two participated in the

Would you cycle the full length of America for a good cause? This former soldier is and has already broken a World Record

Fourteen countries and fourteen thousand miles in less than 117 days and five hours: this is the Pan-American Highway 2018 challenge that Dean Stott is determined to achieve. Is also the actual Guinness Record set by the Mexican cyclist Carlos Santamaria Covarrubias in 2015. Dean Stott, a forty-year-old former UK

“Since 2008 almost one third of the world’s viewers have left the sport”: Dr Paolo Aversa, on why F1 ban grid girls

March 25th Melbourne, Australia. The new Formula One season is around the corner, but in the last months, Formula One's world has not been focusing all their attention on the upcoming races, but grid girls. Grid girls, who for the first time, will not work on the F1 circuit, after being replaced by kids. The decision was taken by the new owners of Formula One – Liberty Media. Putting

Everything you need to know about Guildford Flames Ice hockey team after the 3-0 win against Dundee Stars

The Guildford Flames are currently playing in the Elite Ice Hockey League – the highest level of ice hockey in the UK – for the first time in their history. Last night (March 21),  they defeated the Dundee Stars, who already have no chance of reaching the playoffs. They finished with

“Neither of male and female identities felt right for me”: Hannah Newman on Limitless – the UK’s first non-gender binary sports competition

Professional sports competitions are segregated by gender. No matter where you're from, it is always like this. There is no mixing: men to one side, women on the other. However, if this idea was before seen as unquestionable by some journalists, now the British media has started to question whether this way