SportsBoom Authors

Here are our authors - some of the sharpest minds in the sports industry - who bring your favourite sports closer to you.

Our widely experienced and passionate authors of SportsBoom bring you the most accurate updates from the world of sports. We bring you the latest updates, insightful analysis, captivating stories, and comprehensive guides to all sports events. With a deep understanding of the game, our array of authors covers a wide range of sports disciplines and topics. We craft each article that provides a fresh perspective and helps readers to understand the intricacies of various sports. We help you to have a deeper understanding of players, teams, and strategies. Get to know our experienced professionals and be part of the exciting world of sports.

Ian Wanyeki

Ian Wanyeki

Sports Writer

0 Articles

Ian Mugo Wanyeki is based in Nairobi, Kenya. He is a sports enthusiast with vast knowledge of different sport disciplines. Ian is a graduate with a Bachelor’s of Science degree from Kenyatta University. He is a Kenyan journalist who’s worked as a sports analyst at Covenant Television Network, as a sports reporter at NTV and as a Sports Correspondent/contributor at Quartz Africa.

Naim Rosinski

Merging his passion for sports and esports, you'll always find Naim sitting and watching either of the two. With over 8 years of being a creative writer, managing editor, and content manager, Naim has published countless articles, interviewed a myriad of professionals, and edited thousands of articles. At SportsBoom, Naim makes sure that articles are sent live the most sound that they can possibly be, always employing his creative mind, while making sure that everything is nicely streamlined in terms of processes.

Kaylan Geekie

Kaylan Geekie is a sports fanatic. He attended Durban High School before moving to Scotland, where he lived for 15 years. During his time in the United Kingdom, Kaylan graduated with a first-class BA Honours Degree in Sports Journalism at the University of the West of Scotland.

Kaylan worked for nine years as the Match-Day Editor of SuperXV.com, reporting on Super Rugby, The Rugby Championship, the 2015 Men's Rugby World Cup and the 2017 British & Irish Lions series for the website.

Kaylan previously held the position of Digital Editor at Scrum Magazine, covering club rugby through to Scotland's national men's and women's teams, Glasgow Warriors, and Edinburgh Rugby.

Kaylan reported for Cricket Scotland, covering the men's and women's international sides. Kaylan covered several international tournaments, including the ICC 2014 Cricket World Cup Qualifiers, the 2015 ICC Men's CWC and the 2015 ICC T20 World Cup Qualifiers.

Precious Oham

Precious is a freelance correspondent for SportsBoom, covering the Nigerian market. He brings over a decade's wealth of experience to the team having worked as both an analyst for leading national broadcasters AIT, a media and communication officer for SKE FC in Nigeria's third division, and a writer/reporter for a host of notable digital sports media brands in Nigeria.

Mbali Sigidi

Mbali Sigidi is an ambitious Sports Journalist and Sports Presenter from South Africa, whose achieved great milestones in her career. She boasts two degrees, a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Media Studies and Sociology from the University of Witwatersrand, as well as an Honours Degree in Brand Communications from Vega school of Brand Leadership. She’s a passionate storyteller who believes authenticity connects people across cultures and boarders. One of the quotes she lives by is “Be a women with a story to tell” as she believes everyones narrative matters.

Shane MacDermott

Shane is a respected journalist who has covered a range of sports for a number of years.

Celine Abrahams 

Celine Abrahams is a dedicated and accomplished sports journalist, boasting over 7 years of experience in the sports media field. Beginning her career at the age of 19 in 2016, Celine embarked on her journey as a football writer with Africa's largest football platform, Soccer Laduma.

Ankitjit Singh

I am just a guy in his early 20s whose dream was to play cricket but now believes his job is to serve cricket. I picked the cricket bat at the age of 3, pursued science as I grew up but eventually followed my heart to come into journalism and do the second-best thing in the world after playing the sport.

Maryam Naz

Maryam is a freelance women's football writer who has been working in the sports industry since she was 19. She began her career moonlighting with The Independent and The Mirror, before finding her calling within the world of all things women's football.

Karien Jonckheere

With over 20 years of experience writing about sports across three continents, Karien is a seasoned journalist with a global perspective. She's honed her craft at leading titles in South Africa, the United Arab Emirates, and the UK, where she served as a chief writer for the official daily magazines of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Wade McElwain

Wade McElwain

Senior Sports Writer

83 Articles

Wade McElwain is our Mr. NFL, a bona fide North American sports nut who knows about NBA, NHL, MLB, PGA plus MMA boxing and more. Originally from Canada, Wade is also an international award-winning stand-up comedian; host of numerous TV game shows; and a TV producer & writer. He also runs NFL in London-the largest NFL fan group in Europe, and has hosted NFL events at Wembley and around the world. Yes, he lives alone and does nothing but watch sports.

Richard Graves

Richard began his career in local radio, commentating on matches for Leeds United. His expertise led him to cover prestigious events such as the Champions League and Europa League semi-finals. Transitioning to television, he joined Sky Sports, where he provided comprehensive coverage of Premier League football, England cricket’s Ashes and World Cup victories, Super League Grand Finals, and the NFL

Umaima Saeed

Umaima Saeed is a professional sports writer whose articles have been featured in several leading websites. She writes long-form content on sports, particularly cricket. She has a penchant for telling human-interest stories. Umaima has contributed articles on cricket to more than a dozen publications, both in print and online.

Subhayan Dutta

An M.A. in English Literature, Subhayan is an experienced journalist and sports writer. Having worked as a journalist at Hindustan Times, Subhayan covered diverse beats including sports, education, and health, showcasing his versatility and in-depth understanding of various subjects.

Luke Dalton

Luke Dalton

Content Writer

6 Articles

Luke has been a professional writer since 2016, beginning as a technical author for a POS company. He journeyed from there deeper into the world of content creation for software companies, while writing his debut fiction novel, which he self-published in early 2019.

Louis Hobbs

Louis Hobbs

Senior Sports Writer

178 Articles

Meet Louis Hobbs, our esteemed authority on all matters sports-related. With a wealth of knowledge and experience, Louis effortlessly emerges as our go-to expert. His particular expertise in the realms of darts and snooker sets him apart and brings a level of insight that goes beyond the ordinary. Louis also holds a deep affection for all things related to US sports, with a special emphasis on basketball and American football, which stand out as his particular favorites. His content may not resonate with you, if you don't consider Lamar Jackson the most skilled player in the NFL.

Dillip Mohanty

Dillip has over two decades of experience in creating sports content. As the Sports Editor of SportsBoom, Dillip brings in a wealth of experience and expertise to the role. Dillip has worked with leading sports broadcasters and sports web content portals in Asia. He is an adept storyteller and has a special liking for data stories. He has a keen interest in data analysis and uncovering insights from large datasets. He loves to tell the story with rich and compelling data visualisation.

Alex Matless

Alex Matless

Senior Betting Writer

9 Articles

Alex is a copywriter and creative writer with nearly 6 years of experience writing in the online gambling industry. He has worked for sportsbook giants bet365, as well as online casino brands under the Mansion umbrella, helping to launch the SlotsHeaven and MansionBet brands. After studying for a BA in Creative Writing and Journalism at Staffordshire University, he moved to Gibraltar to work in the sunny capital of online gambling. His passion for creative storytelling, no matter the topic, makes his articles exceptionally readable and wonderfully engaging.

John Goliath

John Goliath

Senior Sports Writer and Editor

32 Articles

John Goliath is a copywriter and editor with 20 years' experience in the sports media industry. John, a Tottenham Hotspur tragic, studied journalism in the Cape Peninsula University of Technology and has worked for two of the biggest media houses in South Africa.

Aashir Ahmed

Aashir Ahmed specializes in translating current events into engaging written pieces. With a diverse audience spanning from children to adults and native to foreign language speakers, he strives to make articles accessible to all. Aashir's goal is to ensure that readers can easily grasp the information he conveys by formatting his articles for clarity and comprehension.

Neil Goulding

Neil Goulding

Senior Sports Reporter

24 Articles

Neil has been a journalist for longer than he'd care to remember, having written for national newspapers and respected publications for over 25 years. For the last three years he has worked freelance for BBC Sport, working on the production desk as a sub-editor and also as a writer, covering a whole range of sports.

Matt Perry

Matt Perry

Sports Betting Editor

21 Articles

Matt Perry is a copywriter and content manager with over 15 years of experience in the online gambling industry. Over the course of his career, he has worked in the content marketing departments of industry leaders in poker, casino, and sports betting. He currently works as a freelance writer and content strategist.