Housing development plans for Udney Park divide Teddington residents and local sports clubs

London's housing crisis is putting increased pressure on local councils to allow property developers to build on green spaces.  Take the proposed developments at Udney Park in Teddington, for example.  In 2015, the land was sold by Imperial College London to Quantum Group, a “retirement living specialist”, who plan to build 107

“You feel like you’ve won everything you can for them, and then you’re forgotten about”: David Weir MBE 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 MBE 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

“I think a lot of people just have no idea what it is”: Iain Ballentine on Rollerskiing in Hyde Park

Team GB won five medals at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang earlier this year, setting a new record. Another was set in the broadcasting figures of the games: more than 30 million people in the UK watched the BBC’s coverage alone. But in a country where our environment certainly isn’t

“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 MBE has