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The British woman who does it by The Ruler

The British woman who does it by The Ruler

Not many women can claim they raised five children while at the same time running a successful sportswear manufacturing operation in one of the world’s most challenging environments for almost 30 years. Sara Hanna is one of those. She shares her story with The London Economic’s Noy Shani in an exclusive interview. Sara Hanna has […]

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“It’s about giving something to the community”

“It’s about giving something to the community”

As part of The London Economic diversity in sport series, Noy Shani takes a look at how one man’s dream and dedication is making a difference to others in the West Midlands. Birmingham City Council could not ignore the talent of one man who changed his own life and set a target to help as many people as possible through […]

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It’s never too late

It’s never too late

Sweden-born Martin Polash bagged the bronze medal in the Open Table Tennis Championship, part of the BATTAD Grand Prix series in the Waterside Table Tennis Centre in Southampton.Professional salesman Polash, who is classified as grade 7 in terms of his disability, as set by the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF), was born with diminished movement […]

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This is their time – Christchurch brought to life in the name of Cricket

This is their time – Christchurch brought to life in the name of Cricket

The 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup is almost upon us.  The London Economic and Noy Shani focus on one particular host city for whom the upcoming tournament will be extra special. I visited the Christchurch during Christmas and New Year and the excitement for the World Cup is palpable.  The new Hagley Oval hosted its […]

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The frontrunner of English deaf cricket

The frontrunner of English deaf cricket

The London Economic continues its countdown for the cricket World cup which will kick off in just two weeks time in Australia and New Zealand. Noy Shani spoke to Darren Talbot, Development Officer and Lions team manager for the England Cricket Association for the Deaf (ECAD), about the challenges England will be facing down under […]

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Icy no problem! Richmond Rink organisers refute claims of traffic and noise problems at Strawberry Hill House

Icy no problem! Richmond Rink organisers refute claims of traffic and noise problems at Strawberry Hill House

Richmond ice rink organisers are facing opposition from residents concerned about the potential noise disruption and traffic congestion caused by the winter attraction.

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Ryan Sidebottom – a new cricket academy to inspire a new generation

Ryan Sidebottom – a new cricket academy to inspire a new generation

Ryan Sidebottom’s passion for cricket never disappeared after his retirement from the international scene.  In an interview to Noy Shani, he speaks about his new coaching endeavours and England’s chances in the upcoming Cricket World Cup. I caught former England cricketer Ryan Sidebottom, for a phone chat shortly after he finished a training session at his […]

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Electricity is in the air – Formula E and the Battersea Park dispute

Electricity is in the air – Formula E and the Battersea Park dispute

This year is set to be a year of key sporting events.  The Cricket World Cup is lurking around the corner, England is hosting the prestigious Rugby World Cup in September and London will host the ninth and final round of the FIA Formula E 2014/2015 series on June 27th. The proposed location for the […]

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All I want For Christmas is…

All I want For Christmas is…

It’s that time of the year again. Your loved ones are dying for an original Christmas gift. No, no more socks, please! I come to your rescue with handy Christmas gift ideas for sports fans and enthusiasts. Given in no particular order, our top Christmas 2014 sporting gifts go to…   The “dream come true” one […]

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Leading the way for volleyball

Leading the way for volleyball

Chairman Bartek Łuszcz and squad member Tomek Lasocki talked to the Sports Gazette about the story of CBL Polonia London Volleyball Club. When Bartek Łuszcz walked almost by accident into the volleyball court two years ago, he was surprised. He saw a bunch of people training at 8 o’clock in the evening. He then found […]

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