Last year’s Sports Gazette co-editors — Nick Friend and Matt Horsman — have been shortlisted for the National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ) Student of the Year and Young Sports Journalist of the Year awards respectively. The NCTJ Awards for Excellence recognise a crop of the most promising young
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
The founder and director of the Sports Journalism programme at St Mary’s University in London, Dr Daragh Minogue, has been shortlisted for a prestigious new National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ) award. The industry training award “recognises the outstanding work of individuals, educators and employers who promote equality, diversity
Before Richard Lenton started teaching on the International Sports Journalism course at St Mary's University, he worked in Singapore and presented live football on Eleven Sports Network. Today, the award-winning sports journalist was the guest editor at Sports Gazette, taking charge of the weekly editorial meeting and giving feedback on story pitches.
The St. Mary’s Scorpions were crowned National University Champions after their impressive performance in last year’s ICC [International Cheer Coalition] competition. Sports Gazette joined the cheerleaders ahead of next month’s Nationals to discuss stereotypes, routines and plans to retain the title. Pom-poms, tiny outfits and catchy chants – the stereotypes
Ultimate Frisbee, otherwise known as Ultimate, is fairly new to most people’s consciousness, but it is not to be taken lightly, argues St Mary’s University men’s team captain, Alex Dickinson. He explained how this lack of knowledge causes people to underrate Ultimate. Dickinson explained that people often asked him: "Ultimate Frisbee?
After a presentation to the MA in Sports Journalism students of St Mary’s University, Sports Gazette talked with Marina Izidro. A former St Mary’s student, Marina is currently a London correspondent for SporTV, the biggest sports channel in Brazil. Marina talked about many sporting and social issues like the difference in