Most people know about American baseball, but did you know that there is a Finnish version of the game? And no, it doesn’t involve snow or wife carrying.
Finnish baseball, Pesäpallo, also known as Pesis, was created in the 1920s by Lauri Tahko Pihkala at the same time that Babe Ruth
The first quarter of 2019 has come to its end. At this point, it is a good time to analyse the progress (if any) of professional golf through the lenses of equality.
The game is the same. The equipment is the same. The rules are the same. The money is
The squash world has recently been rocked with the news that despite a fourth successive bid for inclusion, the sport will not feature at the Olympic Games in Paris in 2024.
With a host of talented French players spearheading a bid which seemed to be ticking all the boxes set
Today is world water day. A day that higlights the imprtance of sustainable management of fresh water resources. To celebrate we look at three extreme water sports.
Originally a niche sport, cliff diving has been popularised in recent years thanks to Red Bull’s Cliff Diving World Series in 2009.
In a 2019 PGA Tour season full of change, Rory McIlroy will
be eyeing up a similar break from tradition in his bid to close out the career
Grand Slam with victory at The Masters next month.
The Northern Irishman’s dramatic win at The Players last
weekend was indicative of the form he has
The culture changing career that all started with a little white lie. Michaela Tabb is widely renowned as a pioneer for equality in snooker, and rightly so. The Scot became the first woman to referee a final of a world-ranking snooker event when she took charge of the Welsh Open
Bryony Frost’s win yesterday at the Cheltenham Festival has brought women jockeys into the spotlight, so who are the other leading women jump jockeys at the moment, who else has made an impact in the past and who are the up and comers to look out for in the future?
What a difference a year makes.
When these Wigan Warriors travelled to Warrington Wolves at the start of the 2018 Super League season, the boot was firmly on the other foot. The Warriors were unbeaten and the Wolves had lost their first two games, and struggling to get their season going.
With the Cheltenham Festival taking place this week the Sports Gazette spoke to amateur jump jockey Zac Baker about his career in the saddle.
SG: What’s your earliest racing memory?
ZB: I’d say when Dad used to shoe a lot of horses at Bath Racecourse [Zac’s father was a blacksmith] that was the
This is fourth in a multi-part series on women in sport. Chapter 1 explored the early days of the Olympic movement, Chapter 2 grapples with the struggles of sexual identity and Chapter 3 looks at the influence of the media on gender views.
Chapter 4: Sexualisation of Women's Sport (part 1 of 2)