Sports Gazette

by sports journalism students at St Mary's University, London

Authors

avatar for Alex BartlettAlex Bartlett

Alex did his undergraduate degree in History at the University of Leicester. A lifelong sports enthusiast, his first experience of journalism came working for his university magazine, where he went on to edit the sports section. He has also hosted a weekly football talk show for three years, discussing a wide range of to...

avatar for Alexandra IbacetaAlexandra Ibaceta

Alex Ibaceta, 24, is Chilean-American who has a BA of Philosophy from Concordia University in Montreal, Canada. Sport has been her dedication for her entire life, it has been carried around with her consistently in the five countries she has lived. Her Hispanic roots drive her strong love for football; she has played fro...

avatar for Alfredo Rodriguez RuizAlfredo Rodriguez Ruiz

Attained a double Bachelor's degree in Journalism and Business Management from Loyola University Chicago. Former sports intern at CNN en Español.

avatar for Amjad AlnourAmjad Alnour

Amjad, 34, is a professional Sudanese filmmaker based in Saudi Arabia where he runs a media production company (Black Light Films). He has a BA in Economics and Political Science from Omdurman Islamic University in Sudan. Amjad is currently pursuing a Masters in International Sports Journalism at St. Mary’s Univers...

avatar for Becky ThompsonBecky Thompson

Becky is a reporter at the Sports Gazette for 2019/2020 and moved here from Canada to do her MA in Sports Journalism at St Mary's University. She has done work in both written and digital journalism, and has over three years of commentary and broadcast experience. She has interests across all sports, and is particul...

avatar for Benjamin ChapalBenjamin Chapal

Ben is a sports journalist reporting for the Sports Gazette. He is a lifelong Gooner. Hailing from Asheville, North Carolina, he is the section editor for American Sports on the Sports Gazette. Tweet him @BChap12 about anything sport related.

avatar for Callum RoomCallum Room

Callum Room, 22, is a reporter for the Sports Gazette and a recent history graduate from the University of Leicester. Callum is a fan of many sports, especially football, rugby, tennis and cricket. He is a huge Liverpool supporter and followed them all the way to Madrid last summer. The twenty-two-year-old has played sp...

avatar for Danny ClarkDanny Clark

Danny, 23, is a graduate from his home city of Cardiff where he completed an undergraduate degree in Sport and Social Sciences. Born and raised in Wales, Danny’s main sporting passions are tennis, football and rugby union. Being a student in Cardiff for three years Danny was able to regularly attend high profile spor...

avatar for Daragh MinogueDaragh Minogue

Editorial advisor to the Sports Gazette, Daragh runs the postgraduate sports journalism courses at St.Mary's University in London. After Spurs, his sporting loyalties are divided (Scottish father, Irish mother, but grew up in England). He could have made a living as Russell Crowe's stunt double.

avatar for Emily SalleyEmily Salley

Emily, 22, was born in Ireland and has recently graduated from Cardiff University with a BA degree in Journalism. During her time in the Welsh capital, Emily worked alongside Game On Wales, a local sports charity, producing articles and a monthly newsletter whilst also contributing to the sports section of the univer...

avatar for Flavia FestaFlavia Festa

Flavia Festa, 23, recently graduated in Multimedia Journalism at Loyola University Chicago. She is a fan of many sports, especially swimming, water polo, football and volleyball. Flavia is a Napoli supporter and an #ItaliaTeam supporter. With the aspiration of becoming a Sports Journalist and of covering the Olympic Ga...

avatar for Hal FishHal Fish

Hal, 24, is currently studying a Sports Journalism Masters at St Mary’s University. English by birth, Hal emigrated to New Zealand with his family aged eleven and now speaks fluent Kiwi (not entirely dissimilar to English). Inevitably, his time spent in New Zealand left him a fan of both Rugby and Cricket; however,...

avatar for Hamish PercyHamish Percy

Rugby union and football fanatic. Wasps ultra and Liverpool fan. Hamish, 22, is a recent graduate from the University of Nottingham where he attained a first in History and was awarded a national prize for his dissertation. Hamish has always had a love for sport, growing up playing mainly rugby union and hockey...

avatar for Inam YaphiInam Yaphi

Inam Yaphi is a born and raised Capetonian, Writes about football and loves a bit of boxing.

avatar for Jake JonesJake Jones

Jake is the combat sports section head who has a background in Film, Television and Digital Production. He is an MMA enthusiast with previous experience covering Cage Warriors, BellatorMMA, FAME MMA UK and Cage Warriors South East Academy at their live events. He has also taken part in many digital based projects ran...

avatar for Julia CookJulia Cook

Following a year at Arsenal FC as a football coach and English Teacher, working both in London and in Vietnam at one of Arsenal’s international Soccer Schools, Julia completed a BSc in Sport Science at Swansea University. During this time Julia built her journalism portfolio, having articles published in Athletics We...

avatar for Kiran Tom SajanKiran Tom Sajan

Kiran Tom Sajan is a journalist who has over 10 years of experience in India. He moved to London in 2019 to chase his childhood dream of becoming a sports journalist at the hub of all sports. His main interests are cricket, football, tennis and all Olympic sports. Currently doing MA in Sports Journalism at St Mary...

avatar for Laoishe MacCanaLaoishe MacCana

A passionate, driven and enthusiastic 22-year-old with a BSc (hons) in Television & Broadcasting (First class) from the University of Portsmouth. At university a variety of journalistic roles were experienced including, gymnastics media executive, Pure Fm news team, and UPSU TV channel’s resident presenter...

avatar for Maitane Alaña PlaceMaitane Alaña Place

Maitane Alaña was born to a half Spanish and half English family, but has always lived in Bilbao, in the north of Spain. This is where her passion about football grew by playing for different teams and watching Athletic Club of Bilbao’s matches.
She completed her Journalism Degree in Bilbao and started getting experi...

avatar for Muireann DuffyMuireann Duffy

Muireann, 21, is from the West of Ireland and came to St Mary's after completing a BA in Journalism and New Media at the University of Limerick, during which time she worked with her local newspaper and radio station.
Muireann was chosen as the Irish National Press Council's student bursary recipient in 2019 for...

avatar for Olga BagatiniOlga Bagatini

Brazilian journalist. Worked at some leading sports newsrooms in Brazil and has written a blog about Women's Football at Yahoo!. Always striving for more participation of women in all areas of sport.

avatar for Pranav ShahaneyPranav Shahaney

English Literature Major. Studies MA Sports Journalism at St. Mary's, Twickenham. Has three years of experience working in the print industry working for nationals and locals and has been writing professionally about sport since 2015. Has reported on international sport for a plethora of websites spanning over t...

avatar for Sarah GlentonSarah Glenton

Sarah is a 22-year-old part-time trainee sports journalist at St Marys University. In July 2018 she graduated with a degree in English Literature from the University of Reading; during her time at Reading she was a Sports Columnist for the university newspaper, The Spark. Despite growing up in west London, Sarah ...

avatar for Sheyma MukhtarSheyma Mukhtar

Sheyma Mukhtar is a 22-year-old East African who is born and raised in London. She is currently completing a Masters in Sports Journalism, Sheyma is also a Journalism Diversity Fund recipient and has had a deep passion for football since visiting her first football match in 2009. Sheyma's other passions also include v...

avatar for Thomas ClarkThomas Clark

Thomas has been obsessively involved with sport his whole life, whether that be playing, watching or writing about it, sport has always played a huge role in his life.

Thomas has lived on four continents and has taken his love of sport with him wherever he has been, his travels have taken him to over 50 countries...

avatar for Tusdiq DinTusdiq Din

Sports writer. UK and international published work. Now trying a bit of radio.