Riding into Kabul after the fall of the Taliban and facing Brett Lee and Glenn McGrath in the nets: Phil Mackie on his 26 years at the BBC

Phil Mackie has worked for the BBC since 1993, and since 1998 has been a network TV, radio and online reporter for BBC news, covering stories such as Fred & Rose West and the Cromwell Street murders, being in Kabul when the Taliban fell, and the Ben Stokes affray case. He

Grass roots pioneer Jamie Harrison on the challenges of developing cricket in the USA

With the USA’s men’s side having last week gained One day international status for the next three years, the Sports Gazette spoke to Jamie Harrison, the foremost grass roots cricket administrator and enthusiast in the world’s richest country. How big will ODI status be for cricket in the USA? “It’ll be massive,

Ledbury Wolves: the father and son who have missed just 7 Wolverhampton Wanderers matches in the equivalent of 110 years

There are fans, there are ‘Super fans’, and then there’s the Ledbury Wolves. Father and son John and Anthony Reynolds, from the small Herefordshire market town of Ledbury, have missed just seven Wolverhampton Wanderers first team matches between them since 1974, despite living over 60 miles away from their home ground. John,

The Rapid Growth of eSports

eSports, or competitive video games, have become part of mainstream TV sports coverage over the last few years, and eSports FIFA or Street Fighter competitions are now a common feature of Sky Sports' schedules. Indeed eSports has grown so quickly that the most successful players of the most popular eSports games