The different stages of recovering from a torn ACL with Portuguese basketball star Claudia Lomba Viana

Meet Claudia Lomba Viana, a 19-year-old basketball player that has represented Portugal at the FIBA World Championships and the FIBA U18 Women's European Championships. However, her promising career has momentarily come to a halt due to a torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL.) The 5-foot-9 forward was playing against Myerscough U18 Women’s

Santa’s Sporting Sleigh

Certain athletes evoke a particular charm whenever they step out onto the field or court. Some legends simply operate in a different space-time continuum, exhibiting a unique blend of skill and guile that takes the breath away. Some are hardy, tough bastards while others glide as if their bodies were not

“The biggest hurdle I had to overcome was the mental limitations I put on myself after my injury”: Paralympic gold medalist Alana Nichols on her recovery from her injury and competing in summer and Winter Olympics

The stereotypical tale of a sport-stars journey from plucky youngster to international megastar is one that we have become accustomed to. The overwhelming amount of original stories of individuals in sports makes it even more impressive when one of these stories stands out to the reader.  And this was the case when

Don’t Crack Podcast: Episode 2 – Why Kneel?

In the second addition of the Don't Crack Podcast, Adam Samuel and Aramide Oladipo discuss the controversy surrounding the NFL kneeling movement, and it's deeper connotations. We were joined for this episode by Sports Gazette colleague Louis Olvera, who provided a view from within. LISTEN TO PODCAST BELOW: https://soundcloud.com/user-303248527/dont-crack-podcast-episode-2 Adam Bio Adam Samuel is

Five times NBA players fell apart on social media

An accidental exposure, a third person rant and a bunch of 'hacked' twitter accounts have plagued the NBA's players in recent years. Most recently, superstar Kevin Durant has been making waves on social media , following a twitter snafu that has seen him almost unanimously ridiculed amongst his peers and fans