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Feature Writing  // Feature writing is my main strength. Over the years I have written many features covering sports, business and travel.

Formula-E out to step it up a notch

Formula-E out to step it up a notch

The second Formula-E season started in Beijing on 24th October, and it promises to be an even greater showpiece, building on last year’s success. For the first time in Motorsport history, different cars will have different technologies, said CEO Alejandro Agag ahead of the season’s curtain-raiser. View image | gettyimages.com The idea is that this […]

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You shall remember, remember the fifth of November

You shall remember, remember the fifth of November

For ten young British athletes, this 5th November will be more than just Bonfire night after they were shortlisted for the prestigious SportsAid One-to-Watch Award. Previous winners of the award, which was launched in 2006 include diver Tom Daley and skeet shooter Amber Hill, who was also crowned BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year. […]

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The voice of growth hacking

The voice of growth hacking

How did a once-anonymous Londoner become a successful speaker and content entrepreneur who helps other start-ups succeed? One day in 2012, Vincent Dignan woke up after having a dream. The then-average-man, far afield from any spotlight, had a vision to start an online magazine where the writers are the stars, instead of musicians. Vincent, 29, […]

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Does mayoral candidate Rashid Nix have the solution for the London housing crisis?

Does mayoral candidate Rashid Nix have the solution for the London housing crisis?

Mayoral candidate and Green Party member Rashid Nix reckons he has the winning formula to beat the London housing crisis. Beaming with confidence in a recent talk in Denmark Hill, Southwark, Nix spoke enthusiastically about his mission. “There is a link between mental health, mental well-being, and housing. The plan is deliverable and has already stirred […]

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Formula-E London ePrix: The thrills and the twists

Formula-E London ePrix: The thrills and the twists

This weekend a new champion was born and many more fans were won over as the inaugural season of Formula-E reached its culmination in a thrilling double bill in Battersea Park, London.  The London Economic’s Noy Shani was there to report. I have to admit – I am not a typical motorsport fan.  Watching cars go […]

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England v New Zealand – A day at the T20: a spectator’s experience

England v New Zealand – A day at the T20: a spectator’s experience

The London Economic’s Noy Shani was in Old Trafford on Tuesday to watch the international T20 between England and New Zealand, witnessing the hosts see the tourists off in style with a smashing comeback. It was a more than worthwhile evening at Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester.  An evening that re-established England as a cricket power to […]

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Combating match-fixing

Combating match-fixing

Match-fixing awareness is on the increase, and a multitude of organisations are now involved in tackling the problem. The London Economic’s Noy Shani was at a special match-fixing seminar at Birkbeck, University of London and came back optimistic. New-found optimism was at its peak. Just ten minutes before the panellists and guests took their seats […]

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Then and now: 30 years since the Heysel disaster

Then and now: 30 years since the Heysel disaster

Thirty years ago, 39 football fans lost their lives before the European Cup final between Liverpool and Juventus, a tragedy that led to English clubs’ suspension from club competitions for five years. The Sports Gazette remembers and reflects on how fan culture and facilities have progressed since. On that fateful night, David Lacey, reporting for […]

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Locals sceptical of Rugby World Cup legacy

Locals sceptical of Rugby World Cup legacy

This autumn, England will host one of the most anticipated sporting events of the year, the Rugby World Cup, and the borough of Richmond and its surroundings are getting all revamped. Or are they? Local residents and politicians voice their concerns. Watch this story’s accompanying video feature on YouTube. The tournament will be played in 13 venues […]

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Israeli rugby: the pride of Zion

Israeli rugby: the pride of Zion

Former professional player, Nathan Amos, knows one or two things about rugby, but representing Israel in European competitions always keeps exciting the 36-year-old. Rugby runs deep in the veins of Amos, a personal trainer and assistant manager of a gym at the University of Tel Aviv, Israel. His grandfather and uncle played rugby, and Amos […]

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