“Wheelchair Tennis is still not deemed as newsworthy” — Why media coverage of parasport desperately requires a shift in narrative

The majority of people will know who Roger Federer is.  A tennis champion, he has won a total of 20 grand slams. Do the same people, though, know of wheelchair tennis player Shingo Kunieda? Also a champion of the same sport, Kunieda has won 22 Grand Slam singles titles. Two more than

Boxing Day 1963: One of Football’s Greatest Ever Days

Many sympathise for footballers who have to get back on the pitch the day after Christmas, as part of a gruelling December Premier League fixture timetable. While most of us are feeling a bit worse for wear, eating leftover turkey, and trying on the sweater that granny knitted for us

A cultural problem: The need for education in English football

When it comes to educating young talented footballers, the UK is woefully behind other European heavyweights. In Spain and Italy, there is a common understanding that education must go hand and hand with those pursuing a football career. In England, though, football seemingly takes priority. But what happens to young players who