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Sunday, April 22, 2018

Royal Victoria Docks will play host to the British leg of the UIM F1H2O World Championship in June.

London Lions bounced back to winning ways, defeating the Leicester Riders and taking the head to head against the BBL champions on Friday.

Chestertons, one of London’s top estate agents, are giving away 1,000 tickets to see a historic match at Lord’s to celebrate its new sponsorship of the Middlesex women’s cricket team.

Hackney’s Olympic Karate Club won five medals at the Kyoji Kai Open Championships at Redbridge Sports Centre.

The London Lions eight-game unbeaten run in the BBL came to an end at the hands of Worcester Wolves at the Copper Box on Sunday night.

Tracey Neville’s England won Commonwealth Games gold with a last-gasp win over world champions Australia which was reminiscent of her brothers’ Champions League win 19 years ago.

England’s men followed in the footsteps of the women’s team by beating India to claim bronze at the Commonwealth Games in Australia.

That England could lose the final by 44 points to Australia and emerge from their post-game huddle with beaming smiles said everything about their silver medal in the Commonwealth Games women’s basketball.

England’s women will have a shot at netball gold at the Commonwealth Games for the first time after a thrilling semi-final win over Jamaica on the Gold Coast.

Push The Boat Out returns

Saturday, April 14, 2018

RYA’s annual initiative to encourage more people onto the water is back

England’s women bounced back from their semi-final penalty shuffles heartbreak to bag a bronze medal at the Commonwealth Games.

London Lions recorded their highest-ever winning margin over Leeds Force on Friday defeating them by 84 points in the BBL Championship at the Carnegie Sports Centre.

England’s women will play for Commonwealth Games gold in the basketball competition after they outplayed Canada in a 65-53 semi-final win on the Gold Coast.

England’s hockey men were left to battle for bronze after being edged out by hosts Australia in their semi-final at the Commonwealth Games.

When the 2017/18 season ended, I never thought I’d be jetting off to play in a special tournament in Abu Dhabi – for an Algerian team.

Over 100 schoolchildren from east London clubs were at Lee Valley Hockey & Tennis Centre with four Olympic gold medalists to celebrate the 100-day countdown until the start of the Vitality Hockey Women’s World Cup.

England captain Alex Danson admitted her team were devastated to have lost their semi-final to New Zealand at the Commonwealth Games.

England’s women face a battle for the bronze medal at the Commonwealth Games in Australia on Saturday after suffering penalty shuffles heartbreak in their semi-final.

Olympic gold medalists Shona McCallin, Georgie Twigg and Nicola White will join 100 local schoolchildren at Lee Valley Hockey & Tennis Centre today to celebrate the 100-day countdown until the start of the Vitality Hockey Women’s World Cup 2018.

England’s men face a tough semi-final against hosts Australia at the Commonwealth Games after suffering a last-gasp defeat in their final group game.

London table-tennis star Tin-Tin Ho had more success on day seven of the Commonwealth Games in Australia.

England’s hockey men came from two goals down at half-time to beat Wales and book a place in the semi-finals at the Commonwealth Games in Australia.

University of East London’s Ali Jawad won another para-powerlifting medal for England at the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast.

England’s women booked their place in the semi-finals of the Commonwealth Games hockey tournament with victory over Malaysia on Monday.

London Lions kept their BBL winning streak alive in the most dramatic way possible, with a one-point, last-gasp victory against the Sheffield Sharks on Saturday night.

England’s men and women both celebrated wins in their latest matches at the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast.

England’s women made it two wins from two on the Gold Coast with success in their Home Nations battle with Wales.

Stoke Newington darts player suffered heart attack on Thursday night and later died

Archant London sports reporter and former London Raiders forward Jacob Ranson is guesting for Algerian side HC Alger Corsaires at the 2018 Arab Cup in Abu Dhabi and writing a blog about the experience.

Harry Martin was among the goalscorers as England’s men beat Malaysia 7-0 in their opening match at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

Former UEL student Aimee Willmott was one of two English underdogs with Scottish ties to shock favourites from Scotland and take Commonwealth Games gold on Thursday.

A first half double-double for Brandon Peel (22 points, 13 rebounds) helped power the London Lions to their sixth league win in a row, against Plymouth at the Copper Box on Wednesday.

Romford Town Swimming Club’s David Ebanks is competing at his second Commonwealth Games – for the Cayman Islands.

England co-captain says Hampstead & Westminster midfielder is ‘a joy to play with’

Hackney basketball star Orlan Jackman said it’s always special no matter how many times you wear the England jersey, when speaking ahead of the Commonwealth Games.

Archant London sports reporter and former London Raiders forward Jacob Ranson is guesting for Algerian side HC Alger Corsaires at the 2018 Arab Cup in Abu Dhabi and writing a blog about the experience.

London Lions captain Joe Ikhinmwin is honoured to be representing England at the Commonwealth Games in the Gold Coast this month.

BA coach Vear excited by England role

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Barking Abbey does not only have three former players involved with the England men and women’s basketball teams at the Commonwealth Games, but one of their current coaches too, writes Lee Power.

Midfielder represented Queens Park Rangers and Leyton Orient among others in a lengthy career

When it comes to netball, the Commonwealth Games really is the sport’s Olympics and former Barking Abbey Academy pupil Kadeen Corbin is going for gold.

Havering’s Emily Defroand says England’s women want a medal at the Commonwealth Games, but knows they have to focus on each step of their journey.

Tin-Tin Ho is competing in her second Commonwealth Games at the tender age of 19.

A combined haul of 57 points Cory Dixon (25) and Jordan Spencer (32) was not enough to give London Lions a sixth win in a row as Lithuanian side BC Vytautas took the spoils in an exhibition match at the Copper Box Arena.

Commonwealth Games Federation boss David Grevemberg believes the event has never been more ‘relevant’ than it is now – because it has finally stopped trying to be a mini Olympics.

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