Grass roots pioneer Jamie Harrison on the challenges of developing cricket in the USA

With the USA’s men’s side having last week gained One day international status for the next three years, the Sports Gazette spoke to Jamie Harrison, the foremost grass roots cricket administrator and enthusiast in the world’s richest country. How big will ODI status be for cricket in the USA? “It’ll be massive,

“You mean I get permission to punch my mum in the face every day? I love it!” A look at Cory McKenna’s incredible journey so far

Cast your mind back to when you were 19 years old — what were you doing? I was ‘studying’ during my first year at university, though my thoughts were largely dominated by going out and all the other external factors that enter a teenager’s brain. Cory McKenna goes against the stereotypes

Bingham buoyant ahead of World Snooker Championship

Former champion Stuart Bingham spoke of his excitement ahead of this year’s World Snooker Championship, but warned the nature of the sport’s blue riband event will play a big part in determining who is victorious at the Crucible. Bingham, 42, currently sits 12th in the world rankings and is an outside bet to claim snooker’s

Ledbury Wolves: the father and son who have missed just 7 Wolverhampton Wanderers matches in the equivalent of 110 years

There are fans, there are ‘Super fans’, and then there’s the Ledbury Wolves. Father and son John and Anthony Reynolds, from the small Herefordshire market town of Ledbury, have missed just seven Wolverhampton Wanderers first team matches between them since 1974, despite living over 60 miles away from their home ground. John,

Ladies European Tour needs a facelift in order to fight against the gender pay gap in golf – this week’s Jordan Mixed Open will be a stepping stone towards that

The first quarter of 2019 has come to its end. At this point, it is a good time to analyse the progress (if any) of professional golf through the lenses of equality. The game is the same. The equipment is the same. The rules are the same. The money is

The reluctant trailblazer: Julie Welch reflects on being Fleet Street’s first female football reporter

On August 25, 1973, two concurrent events occurred. Not only did Tottenham Hotspur lose 1-0 away to Coventry City in the first game of the Division One season, but Julie Welch became Fleet Street’s first female football reporter as she was sat in the old Highfield Road press box covering

‘Let’s see if Katie Taylor can top a sky box office event – I don’t see why not’ – Adam Smith on the progression of female boxing

Female boxing has experienced an astronomic rise in both representation and awareness in recent years, largely spearheaded by the enigmatic Katie Taylor. This was epitomised on March 15, when Katie defeated Rose Valentine to unify the lightweight division, claiming three of the four belts. Female boxing has experienced an astronomic rise

Sports and Politics: Five athletes who became politicians

There are many fans and athletes that will vehemently argue for the separation of sports and politics. These practitioners and followers of our favourite pastimes argue that the purity of sporting triumphs and athletic endeavours are sullied by the intrusion of Machiavellian meddling and sordid scheming from shadowy figures in

“I believe that a change can and will come” — Sky Sports News reporter Jaydee Dyer on diversity in the sports media

Jaydee Dyer, along with fellow reporter and presenter Paul Gilmour, was the second youngest Sky Sports News reporter ever appointed, at the age of 25, in 2018. Now aged 26, he has landed high profile and news-making interviews with the likes of Jesse Lingard, Daniel Sturridge, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and many more big names