Very rarely do you meet someone with quite as inspirational a story as Anthony Robles - 2011 NCAA wrestling national champion. He became a national champion despite being neglected by all top tier colleges, he was undefeated in his last two years of high school despite only starting the sport at
After a recent international resurgence and a glorious summer spent with the Lions, England international James Haskell could have been forgiven for throwing his toys out of the pram at his exclusion from Eddie Jones’ squad for the Autumn internationals. His reaction when I asked him about it couldn’t have been
With Greece facing a winner-takes-all World Cup play-off against Croatia, Matt Horsman tracked down one of the stars of the country’s incredible Euro 2004 winning campaign, Takis Fyssas, to ask him about Greece’s chances this time around and what it was like to be a European Champion. The underdog story is
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
With the Champions Cup starting this weekend, Sports Gazette’s two rugby correspondents Danny Ruddock and Matt Horsman give their predictions for the season ahead. Pool Winners Pool 1 Danny - La Rochelle Going to go with La Rochelle here. They play a fantastic brand of rugby and have picked up where they left
After Eddie Jones’ controversial squad announcement for his training camp in Oxford later this month to prepare for the autumn internationals, Matt Horsman takes a look at those players overlooked, and the depth in English rugby. Eddie’s Exiled XV 1. Alex Waller, 27, uncapped I am a huge fan of Waller.