“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 CBE has

Pele, Marcelo and Tony O’Shea: Diogo Portela on flying the flag for Brazilian darts, worshiping Ronaldo and growing up with a Real Madrid legend

Diogo Portela is a trailblazer. Based in Barnes after growing up in Rio de Janeiro as an aspiring footballer, he became the first Brazilian to reach the PDC World Darts Championship when he took on Peter Wright at Alexandra Palace last December. He lost but impressed those who watched him

Meet Para alpine racing’s golden boy

Para elite alpine skier Jesper Saltvik Pedersen had his breakthrough season in 2017/18. The 18-year-old can introduce himself as the Paralympic giant slalom champion, the overall world cup champion, as well as champion of both the giant slalom globe and the super G globe. He also won bronze in the

“If Leicester can win the Premiership, Great Britain can finish top-two here”: Team GB look to seize huge opportunity in Budapest

Great Britain's national team are confident heading into the IIHF 2018 Ice Hockey World Championship Division 1A tournament this week in Budapest. It wasn't 10 minutes into my conversation with head coach Pete Russell before he likened Team GB's chances of finishing top-two in the tournament with Leicester City's formidable and unlikely

Niamh Moody out to prove competitive weightlifting and modeling are not incompatible

Every elite athlete lifts weights for strength and conditioning, but the sport of weightlifting is completely different. That is what Physical Geography student at Durham University, Niamh Moody, discovered when she gave up on rowing to take up weightlifting. Despite achieving a bronze medal at the National Schools championships in rowing, Moody