“I love the game and I’m in love with the game”: Deta Hedman on rewriting history, darts’ gender pay gap, working nights and an elusive world title

Deta Hedman is a trailblazer. Quite simply, it is what she has always done. She laughs as she recounts the details of an extraordinary sporting career that has found space for itself in amongst a life packed full of challenges. “You could say that I’m a freak,” she says. To afford

“We just keep delivering a world class product”: PDC chief executive Matt Porter on growth, inclusion, Phil Taylor and Prince Harry

At the beginning of June, the sport of darts grew immeasurably. The rise in prize money at the PDC World Championship – now at £2.5 million – is, indeed, quantifiable. The sheer value, though, of the increase of participants – from 72 to 96 – is far more significant. It

Who are the tennis brothers?

It is a well trodden path, that of a sports star becoming a pundit. It is only natural for many retired athletes to want to continue and participate in their sport, and broadcasting is one way they can do this while earning. What the media looks for these days, though, is

Can Wimbledon do it better than the BBC?

Wimbledon take control of their own broadcasting for the first time in history. Sports Gazette reporter Emily Victoria spoke with Wimbledon's Head of Broadcasting, Paul Davies, to find out how this will impact fans watching at home, and if Wimbledon Broadcasting Services (WBS) can really live up to the BBC's

What I learned writing for the Sports Gazette

There is no better place to learn to be a sports journalist than the Sports Gazette. Or at least this is what I found out from my time as a Sports Journalism student writing regularly for the website. Not only did I become a better writer, but I also did a range

“You feel like you’ve won everything you can for them, and then you’re forgotten about”: David Weir CBE on his Academy, London Marathon victories and Mental Health

On the evening when St. Mary’s University announced a partnership with his Academy, David Weir CBE opened up to the Sports Gazette about why he decided to launch the Academy, and his battle with depression. With six Paralympic gold medals and eight London Marathon titles to his name, Weir has inspired

“I’ve found futsal players tend to be easier to talk to and build a rapport with” – FA Referees on differences between officiating football and futsal matches

In a football season where refereeing decisions have dominated the back pages for the all the wrong reasons, Sports Gazette spoke to three FA referees about their experiences in officiating both football and futsal, and why getting involved in the latter should be encouraged to the younger generation. From the introduction