Shaunagh Brown: The life of the firefighting England Rugby International

Shaunagh Brown was announced in January as one of 28 women who would be given full-time, professional contracts by the RFU. This announcement has acted as a ground-breaking moment within the history of English women’s rugby and has provided an even greater platform for the women’s game to be played on –

Adam Johnson deserves a second chance

A year ago this month Justice Secretary David Gauke delivered his first talk on prison reform. In his definition of the purpose of prison he listed three things: Protection of the public. Punishment, and rehabilitation.  Last night former Premier League footballer Adam Johnson got released from HMP Moorland in Doncaster in the

These are the three most extreme water sports in the world

Today is world water day. A day that higlights the imprtance of sustainable management of fresh water resources. To celebrate we look at three extreme water sports. Cliff diving  Originally a niche sport, cliff diving has been popularised in recent years thanks to Red Bull’s Cliff Diving World Series in 2009.   Professional Red

International News Podcast

The host Thomas Kaiser from France discusses International Sports stories from the week with his guests, Leonardo Ferreira from Brazil, Yuichi Hiramitsu from Japan, and Aritra Sen from India. This week we cover, Ichiro Suzuki's retirement, IPL T20 Cricket, Lucas Paqueta Brazil's new #10, and Speed Skiier Simon Billy. https://soundcloud.com/sgazettefootballpodcast/international-news-podcast

Are English players value for money in the IPL?

This Saturday, the noise and the drama of the IPL gets underway when the Chennai Super Kings take on the Royal Challengers Bangalore. England have finally begun to take the tournament seriously and have nine participants this year but how much have they truly added to their franchises? The IPL is

Six Football Twitter Disasters

Declan Rice was this week forced to apologise for a tweet he made back in 2015. The tweets seems to suggest Rice was sympathetic towards the IRA and because he has now switched allegiance to England, he has had to apologise. In light of this then the Sports Gazette have