Beer bellies, bad boots and fist fights – A day at Hackney Marshes

View the Hackney Marshes photo gallery above It hits you the second you step foot on Hackney Marshes. The smell. The wafts of freshly churned mud from a no-nonsense tackle, meandering up your nostrils and transporting you back to your youth. You’re an 11-year-old again, when nothing else mattered apart from football. The days

London’s Winter Sports

With temperatures back home in London currently peaking at 30C, common sense would suggest that now is not a time for Winter Sports in the capital. However, this couldn’t be further from the truth. Whilst the success of Lizzy Yarnold and Laura Deas in the Skeleton, and the continual strength

A Day at the Arsenal Museum

Despite a tricky couple of years on the pitch, Arsenal fans stand by their history. They became the first London club to win England’s top flight in 1931 and remain the capital’s most decorated side domestically, with 13 league titles and the same number of FA Cups.  This history is well

Johnny Nelson: “I think the loser of this fight retires but the winner possibly will go on to fight another big name in the heavyweight division”

Saturday marks the long awaited rematch between David Haye and Tony Bellew at London’s 02 Arena.   The rematch, which was due to take place on 17th December last year, was postponed due to Haye suffering, what he labelled, a “freak” accident.   The rematch comes after Bellew upset the odds by a long margin

“I was still in the mindset of being a girly-girl and not worried about winning or losing.” Chloe Collins on turning professional and the influence her mum had on her career

With summer just around the corner, Sports Gazette got in touch with professional volleyball player Chloe Collins to give you an insight into what it takes to be an expert in the sport and the difference between playing in America and Europe. Collins started playing volleyball in the States before deciding

“Most rowers have no desire to deal with the ‘elite’ aspects of the sport”: Cambridge rower James Letten debunks its myth of elitism

The Boat Race is an annual rowing contest between the Oxford and Cambridge Boat Clubs. Ahead of the event Saturday, we spoke with James Letten about the misconceptions around the sport, its funding, and more. James Letten is the tallest rower to ever compete in the storied University Boat Race, and

“The British Basketball League is very underrated”: London Lions owner and head coach Vince Macaulay on the state of British basketball and how the game can grow in the UK

Vince Macaulay was introduced to basketball as a teenager in Liverpool. He never planned for the sport to impact his life; all he ever aspired to do was work with film. Instead, Macaulay is now once again coaching the team he owns, the London Lions. Macaulay founded the Lions in 1997

The Best FIFA Football Award

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=He8qwsMh15Y The Best FIFA Football Awards will be staged in London’s Palladium Theatre this year on 23rd October . Football’s biggest names will be present in the hope of winning football’s most prestigious awards. The main headliner will be the men’s player award. Cristiano Ronaldo, who won the inaugural award last year,

The Price I Paid for Being a Fresher

My first week in England has been quite calm - at least compared with other 'freshers' - but I couldn’t pass up an invitation I received from Ben, a classmate and fanatic Dortmund fan. “I have tickets for Tottenham vs Dortmund on Wednesday, does anyone want to join me?” he asked.