Brentford 2-0 Leeds United: Whites automatic promotion hopes dealt a blow with defeat at Bees

Sergi Canos inspired Brentford to an impressive victory at Griffin Park that leaves Leeds with a huge mountain to climb in the fight for automatic promotion to the Premier League. Neal Maupay struck his 27th goal of the season on the stroke of half-time, before the impressive Canos doubled their lead shortly after the hour

Bingham buoyant ahead of World Snooker Championship

Former champion Stuart Bingham spoke of his excitement ahead of this year’s World Snooker Championship, but warned the nature of the sport’s blue riband event will play a big part in determining who is victorious at the Crucible. Bingham, 42, currently sits 12th in the world rankings and is an outside bet to claim snooker’s

Lessons From Leppings Lane: Hillsborough. Thirty Years On

96. The number that will forever be bonded to the city of Liverpool. This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster. When, on April 15th 1989, 96 people were crushed to death in Britain's worst sporting disaster. Three decades of pain, grief and injustice. Ahead of the anniversary the SportsGazette spoke

Royals relegation worries eased with Brentford victory

Reading 2 – 1 Brentford Yakou Meite scored twice in the opening fifteen minutes at the Madejski to move Reading four points clear of the Championship relegation zone. The Ivorian international now has four goals in four games for the Royals as their patchy form continues. The visitors pulled a goal back before

Colouring outside the tramlines: Do we need shorter Tennis formats?

The International Tennis Federation has recently announced changes to the Olympic Tennis Event, shifting the men’s singles gold medal match to a shorter, best of three set format. Changes have also been announced for doubles events, with men’s and women’s matches to be decided by a match tiebreak to 10 points when level at one-set

Gary Hunt: A man at the height of his powers

You walk forward. Stop. You close your eyes. Take a deep breath. And another. Visualise. Another breath. Your mind a whirlwind of thought. Go. Jump. Do it.  You do it, you jump, from twenty seven metres in the air, down into the dark blue abyss below. Squeezing three perfectly executed flips

Women’s boxing: The biggest fight in history

An historic moment in women's boxing has truly emerged, ready to dive onto our screens on Saturday night. Claressa Shields and Christina Hammer are set to put their undefeated records on the line squaring off in an IBF/WBA/WBC/WBO middleweight unification bout headlined on Showtime in a fight dubbed as the biggest