“I believe that a change can and will come” — Sky Sports News reporter Jaydee Dyer on diversity in the sports media

Jaydee Dyer, along with fellow reporter and presenter Paul Gilmour, was the second youngest Sky Sports News reporter ever appointed, at the age of 25, in 2018. Now aged 26, he has landed high profile and news-making interviews with the likes of Jesse Lingard, Daniel Sturridge, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and many more big names

International Women’s Day: Sports Gazette’s starting XI of female sports journalists

In results released from a 2018 report from Women in Sport, they found that women make up just over 10% of the sports journalism industry, and 40% of them feel that they still face discrimination because of their sex. Some found that it took them far longer to gain credibility and

“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