Contemporary dancer Maja Naomi Furnes: “Dancing is serious work”

Maja Naomi Furnes is currently performing a solo choreography, a multimedia dance installation, with the Tom Dale Company. I caught up with her when she returned to London from the company's trip to Shanghai. The Japanese-Norwegian dancer has a degree in modern and contemporary dance from Norway's National Academy of the Arts,

A look at the new Inglewood stadium and the trend towards “Americanising” stadiums

Architect Chi Bahtia works at HKS, a firm specialised in developing sports venues into an "Entertainment Destination Project." He discussed the plans for the new Inglewood stadium in Los Angeles and the trend towards "Americanising" sports stadiums worldwide. Increasingly, international sports clubs are looking to the US hoping to understand and

Meet Para alpine racing’s golden boy

Para elite alpine skier Jesper Saltvik Pedersen had his breakthrough season in 2017/18. The 18-year-old can introduce himself as the Paralympic giant slalom champion, the overall world cup champion, as well as champion of both the giant slalom globe and the super G globe. He also won bronze in the

Women sports pioneers

As with most areas of life that took place outside of the home, the world of sports was initially reserved for men only. This changed over the course of the 20th century. In celebration of International Women’s Day, Sports Gazette takes a look at some of the sporting world’s female trailblazers who