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YJA’s Kobe in the Spotlight

YJA’s Kobe in the Spotlight

Now in his final year at Priory LSST, Kobe Tong has proved a remarkable ambassador for The Young Journalist Academy. I first met him some five years ago when he was a Year 8 applying for admission into the school’s first-ever YJA team. During that first interview, whilst he came across a shade on the […]

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Jenson Button’s exit is a sad moment for F1

Jenson Button’s exit is a sad moment for F1

After a qualifying session that saw world champion Lewis Hamilton storm to pole position, Formula One received some sad news. McLaren driver Jenson Button announced that he is taking a one-year hiatus from the sport. However, while this may seem brief, many pundits are of the belief that this is his final season in the […]

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Lampard has saved his MLS career

Lampard has saved his MLS career

Just two months ago, Frank Lampard’s ‘American Dream’ appeared firmly on the ropes. The English midfielder had hoped for a quiet end to his career with a spell in the States, but received quite the opposite. However, it appears in recent weeks that Lampard has turned his fortunes around. It’s proven a resurgence that has […]

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1996 Olympics: Centenary celebrations

1996 Olympics: Centenary celebrations

1996 Summer games Host: Atlanta, United States of America  Medal table winner: United States of America       Held between July 19th and August 4th, the 1996 games saw the centenary celebrations of the modern Olympic games. As the last tournament in the 20th century, Atlanta was chosen as the city to hark back […]

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1992 Olympics: Spanish sporting spirit

1992 Olympics: Spanish sporting spirit

1992 Summer Games Host: Barcelona, Spain Medal table winner: Olympic unified team   Held between July 25th and August 9th, the 1992 games saw Spain host as the Olympic carnival shuffled towards the new millennium. With the Iberian nation hosting the games for the very first time, Barcelona proved the hub of a successful albeit […]

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Messi’s Argentina retirement is shameful

Messi’s Argentina retirement is shameful

In Argentina, the retirement age for men is 65 years. Nonetheless, Lionel Messi has decided to end his services for his country at just 29-years-old. On the back of defeat to Chile in the Copa America final, the Barcelona superstar has turned his back on international football. It’s proven a decision that has divided Argentina […]

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Euro 2016 Group Stage Overview (Part 2)

Euro 2016 Group Stage Overview (Part 2)

  Having sunk my teeth into the teams comprising groups A, B and C, it’s time to complete my overview of Euro 2016’s gripping group stage…   Group D Croatia (8/10): The tournament’s dark horses have certainly lived up to the billing by overcoming Spain to top the group. With Ivan Rakitic and Luka Modric […]

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Liverpool must retain Joe Allen this summer

Liverpool must retain Joe Allen this summer

  If you’ve read the headline of this article, you’re probably thinking that I’ve inherited an impossible argument, but hear me out. Joe Allen has been unfairly treated during his Liverpool tenure. The Welsh midfielder is regularly peppered with mockery on social media, as shown by the admittedly hilarious work of Darren Farley. Moreover, his […]

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1988 Olympics: Controversy in Seoul

1988 Olympics: Controversy in Seoul

  1988 Summer Games Host: Seoul, South Korea Medal table winner: The Soviet Union         Held between September 17th and October 2nd, the 1988 games saw the Olympic carnival travel to the Far East for its 21st edition. Over the past two tournaments, the hosting had swung between the two Cold War […]

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Inside Paris: Part 7

Inside Paris: Part 7

Ellen Lavelle became a Young Journalist during her time at The Priory Academy LSST. Since then, she’s finished her A-levels and completed a second year at the University of Warwick, studying English and Creative Writing. Ellen’s currently in Paris, studying at Paris-Sorbonne IV for a year. This series of articles provides a useful insight into what it’s […]

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