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Adam Samuel

Email: 175443@live.stmarys.ac.uk

Adam, 23, is a recent graduate of Bournemouth University, where he attained a bachelor of science degree in Sports Management.

Following this, he found his way into sports journalism, writing regularly for a football-centred website and having his articles read by over four million people.

Growing up in the London borough of Barking and Dagenham, Adam thrived on the playing fields, participating in academy-level football for several years and competing as a national level track and field athlete. Further, he flourished academically, being voted head boy by his peers in his final year of secondary school. In this role, he enjoyed his first experience in a writing capacity, contributing a weekly article to the school newsletter.

Other sports in which he holds a great interest include basketball, American football, boxing, cricket and handball to name but a few.

Having determined to forge a career in multimedia journalism, Adam is now undertaking a Masters degree in Sports Journalism at St Mary’s University.

Twitter: @adamsamuell
Email: adam-samuel@hotmail.com

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Stories by Adam

  • Sports Gazette NBA Writers Poll 17/18 Part 6: Most Valuable Player
    With the start of the NBA regular season on the horizon, the writers of the Sports Gazette have come together to provide their thoughts on the season to come. In part 6, we decide who we believe will win the Most Valuable Player award in 2017/18.
  • Sports Gazette NBA Writers Poll 17/18 Part 5: 2017/18 Champion Picks
    With the start of the NBA regular season on the horizon, the writers of the Sports Gazette have come together to provide their thoughts on the season to come. In part 5, we decide who we believe will be hoisting the Larry O’Brien trophy come the end of the season.
  • Sports Gazette NBA Writers Poll 17/18 Part 3: Number One Picks
    With the start of the NBA regular season on the horizon, the writers of the Sports Gazette have come together to provide their thoughts on the season to come. In part 3, we name the player that we would draft #1 if we were to start a team today.
  • Sports Gazette NBA Writers Poll 17/18 Part 4: Rookie of the Year
    With the start of the NBA regular season on the horizon, the writers of the Sports Gazette have come together to provide their thoughts on the season to come. In part 4, we decide who we believe will clain the Rookie Of The Year award in 2017/18.
  • Sports Gazette NBA Writers Poll 17/18 Part 1: Best Offseason Move
    With the start of the NBA regular season on the horizon, the writers of the Sports Gazette have come together to provide their thoughts on the season to come. Over a six-part series of articles, a panel of five will analyse the lay of the land, and decide who we believe will either shine or disappoint in 2017/18. In part 1, we discuss which team made the best move of the offseason.
  • Sports Gazette NBA Writers Poll 17/18 Part 2: Most Disappointing Team
    With the start of the NBA regular season on the horizon, the writers of the Sports Gazette have come together to provide their thoughts on the season to come. In part 2, we state which teams we feel have either had the most disappointing offseason, or will be below expectations this year.
  • Does she even lift though? Why yes, yes she does.
    Sports Gazette caught up with Great Britain International Weightlifter Amber Sheppard following her success at the recent British Junior Weightlifting Championships. In a wide-ranging interview, she explains her unusual path into the sport, combs over the highs and lows of her career thus far, and discusses her ambitions and motivations for the future.
  • Don't Crack Podcast: Episode 3 - Women in Sports Journalism
    In the third addition of the Don't Crack Podcast, Adam Samuel and Aramide Oladipo discuss Cam Newton's disrespecting of a journalist based on her gender, and analyse the general position of women in sport. For this episode we were joined by two special guests and Sports Gazette colleagues, Iman Alaouie and Emily Victoria.
  • 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.
  • NBA Big Threes - Predicting the most dominant trios of 2017/18
    With pre-season play now firmly on the horizon, and teams settling into styles as training camps rumble on, just which teams can lay claim to having the best ‘‘Big threes’’ in the league?
  • Don't Crack Podcast: Episode 1 - Lukaku!
    In the first ever Don't Crack Podcast, Adam Samuel and Aramide Oladipo discuss the ongoing furore surrounding Romelu Lukaku and THAT chant, which is proving so divisive in the world of football.
  • 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.
  • The Diary of a Fight Fan – Two fights, One man, and a hell of a lot of Coffee
    The Las Vegas super fight - as synonymous with boxing as a racquet is to tennis. This Sunday morning, British fight fans the land over were setting their alarms for the twilight hours in preparation for its latest iteration.