Close

Not a member yet? Register now and get started.

lock and key

Sign in to your account.

Account Login

Forgot your password?

Sport  // Sport is a passion of mine from a young age – be it football, cricket, or rugby, as well as those further from mainstream media spotlight. I put my emphasis on a unique and personal angle to each story.

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 […]

Read more...

Maccabi Netanya players call off strike

Maccabi Netanya players call off strike

The Israeli club’s players, who were not paid their last two salaries went on strike on Sunday, making the national news. Private funders enabled the club to reach a settlement ahead of the last two relegation deciders. Maccabi Netanya F.C. players have resumed training, today, Thursday, after the club managed to pay them their last […]

Read more...

Discovered at 23

Discovered at 23

Israel national rugby union captain, Jonathan (Yoni) Shaki, spoke to the Sports Gazette’s Noy Shani ahead of their European Nations Cup encounter in Prague about how it all started for him in rugby and playing for one of Europe’s most improving sides. Jonathan, also known as Yoni, who will celebrate his 32nd birthday this Sunday […]

Read more...

The Veteran

The Veteran

Former Liverpool and Israel international Yossi Benayoun Celebrated his 35th birthday this Tuesday and the Sports Gazette took time to reflect on his rich career. Video included. Yossi Benayoun is one of those football players that was lucky enough to play for five different English Premier League clubs and one championship side. This Tuesday the Israeli […]

Read more...

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 […]

Read more...

”England have become a massive powerhouse”

”England have become a massive powerhouse”

Matt McIlwrick is determined to make it to the Kiwis senior Rugby League squad. In an interview for the Sports Gazette he speaks about life in and out of league and his view about English Rugby League. The new season of the Australian National Rugby League (NRL) is about to kick off for one young […]

Read more...

“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 […]

Read more...

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 […]

Read more...

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 […]

Read more...

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 […]

Read more...