“One of the things we are doing this year is really setting our sights on Europe” — London Mets manager Drew Spencer on how their season can impact British baseball

California-born manager of the London Mets, Drew Spencer, is aiming for much more than another national title when they take on the Dublin Hurricanes on April 6th. This London-based baseball club is only one of many in the British Baseball Federation (BBF). However, the London Mets previously set a record of

From the early female football pioneers to the female face of e-sports — Chapter 2

This is the second in a series on women in sport. Chapter 1 explored the early days of the Olympic Games. Chapter 2: The 'Lesbian Stereotype' in sports We live in a society where female athletes may be subject to stereotypes depending on the sport they play. As stated in 'The International Journal of Sport and Society' female athletes can be stereotyped for either playing a ‘masculine sport’ or having a ‘masculine

“Now that I’ve had that feeling, I know how much I don’t want it in this next fight” — Pro boxer Kirk Garvey prepares to fight Miles Shinkwin for the English light-heavyweight title

Light-heavyweight Kirk Garvey is aiming to bounce back from the disappointment of losing a Southern Area title challenge when he fights for the English title against the experienced Miles Shinkwin on March 2nd. Garvey was outpointed by Andre Sterling last November at the iconic York Hall, Bethnal Green, and returns to

International NBA players to watch on Christmas Day

Everyone has a different Christmas tradition, but for basketball fans this means watching the NBA on Christmas. This year, there are five festive treats on Christmas Day, the biggest of which is the LeBron James/Steph Curry match-up during L.A. Lakers' game with Golden State Warriors.  However, there are other players that

“I simply can’t make peace with the way I was treated and I never will,” former New England Patriots Cheerleader, Lyndsey Raucher, speaks out about the pressures of being an NFL cheerleader

Some American girls want to become a ballerina or a dancer, but Lyndsey Raucher decided to take a chance on becoming a cheerleader for the New England Patriots. However, that decision soon turned into a nightmare as the reality proved to be a tale of mental health agony, eating disorders,

“I think it’s very intriguing to young people because you’re always using your mind” — Former football coach Danny Hibbert brings a new sport to London

Football and basketball are established sports popular among athletes. But have you ever heard of Switch? A new sport emerging in London. Switch Sports is a sport combined of football, basketball, volleyball, netball and handball. Local former football coach, Danny Hibbert, created this hybrid sport after watching the London 2012 Olympics

‘Chi-Town:’ A review of how Keifer Sykes is making a difference through basketball

It's no surprise that people use sports to escape reality, but for some athletes their love of a sport can save their life. 'Chi-Town,' a documentary film, recently premiered at the Raindance film festival in central London. This film — directed by Nick Budabin — tells the story of Keifer Sykes