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Caitlin Foord says she is ‘enjoying life at Arsenal’, having started the season on fine form.

Jose Mourinho hailed the understanding between Harry Kane and Son Heung-min after the pair helped Tottenham return to winning ways in the Premier League with a hard-fought battle at Burnley.

Danielle Van de Donk scored a brace as the Netherlands secured their spot in Euro 2022 after a 7-0 win over Estonia.

Hackney’s Tao Geoghegan Hart should use his unexpected triumph in the Giro d’Italia as a springboard towards becoming Britain’s next cycling sensation, according to Sir Bradley Wiggins.

Leyton Orient head coach Ross Embleton knows they’re not the finished article yet but is way more pleased with progress after their 2-0 victory over Stevenage.

Hackney’s Tao Geoghegan Hart has become the fifth Briton to win a Grand Tour with victory in the Giro d’Italia, but his will go down as the most remarkable entry on the list to date.

Tottenham Hotspur Women joint-manager Karen Hills is self-isolating after coming into contact with someone who has since tested positive for Covid-19.

Athletics

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Like with many aspects of our society, the world of sport has historically assumed a ‘male default’.

FOOTBALL

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Caitlin Foord says she is ‘enjoying life at Arsenal’, having started the season on fine form.

10:00

Jose Mourinho hailed the understanding between Harry Kane and Son Heung-min after the pair helped Tottenham return to winning ways in the Premier League with a hard-fought battle at Burnley.

Yesterday, 16:00

Danielle Van de Donk scored a brace as the Netherlands secured their spot in Euro 2022 after a 7-0 win over Estonia.

Cricket

Thursday, October 22, 2020

Middlesex Cricket, the professional club that plays at Lord’s and governing body for the recreational game in north and west London, has announced its clear intent to improve cricket’s diversity within the county and make a greater contribution to social cohesion across the capital.

Thursday, October 1, 2020

Middlesex’s talented crop of youngsters can expect more first-team opportunities in 2021 according to head coach Stuart Law.

Sunday, September 20, 2020

Shaheen Shah Afridi took four wickets in four balls as his five-wicket haul made sure Hampshire ended their horror Vitality Blast campaign with victory over Middlesex.

Friday, September 18, 2020

George Garton had a day to remember with four wickets and a match-winning cameo of 24 from just nine balls as Sussex Sharks beat Middlesex by three wickets to keep their quarter-final hopes alive in the Vitality Blast.

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Tom Helm was the bowling hero as Middlesex dented Kent’s Vitality Blast qualification hopes by landing a tense two-run win over the former south group leaders in Canterbury.

Boxing

Thursday, October 15, 2020

Local boxing fans, especially those following the amateur code, will be saddened to learn of the death of local man Roy MacDonald who sadly passed away after a two-year illness which involved him suffering severe lung complications.

Thursday, September 10, 2020

From rising basketball star to one of Hackney’s great boxers, Terry Dunstan had a strange journey into the sport and became a historic figure.

Thursday, September 3, 2020

This weekend will see the new Women’s Super League season kick off with Aston Villa taking on Manchester City opening the new 2020-21 campaign on Saturday before the likes of Arsenal, West Ham and Tottenham start the following day.

Thursday, September 3, 2020

Born in Jamaica in August 1969 and having already established a decent amateur record in the Caribbean, Bruce Scott moved to Hackney in pursuit of fame and fortune in the professional boxing ring.

Wednesday, July 22, 2020

The London Borough of Hackney has produced many professional boxing champions, both British and Commonwealth, also European and indeed some fine World champions too.

Rugby

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

The British & Irish Lions and SA Rugby have confirmed the 2021 tour to South Africa will go ahead as scheduled.

Friday, July 3, 2020

Premiership Rugby clubs can return to contact training on Monday in “significant milestone” towards the league’s planned resumption on August 15.

Thursday, June 18, 2020

The Rugby Football Union is undertaking a review into the “historical context” of Swing Low, Sweet Chariot – a favourite song among England supporters which has roots in American slavery.

Saturday, June 13, 2020

Lord Myners has warned rugby union players it would be “foolhardy” to feel they need to go on strike after his review prompted clubs to announce a substantial cut to the salary cap from next season.

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

Premiership rugby stars could go on strike over contractual issues arising from the league’s expected confirmation of a reduction of next season’s salary cap by up to 25 per cent.

Other Sport

Yesterday, 14:00

Hackney’s Tao Geoghegan Hart should use his unexpected triumph in the Giro d’Italia as a springboard towards becoming Britain’s next cycling sensation, according to Sir Bradley Wiggins.

Yesterday, 12:00

Hackney’s Tao Geoghegan Hart has become the fifth Briton to win a Grand Tour with victory in the Giro d’Italia, but his will go down as the most remarkable entry on the list to date.

Wednesday, September 30, 2020

London’s first ever Olympic-sized twin-pad venue set to offer a broad range of community activities beyond ice sports with a decision on planning to be made next week

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

London Lions suffered FIBA Basketball Champions League heartbreak as they missed out on the next stage with a narrow 77-73 defeat to Lithuanian side Neptunas Klaipeda in the first qualifying round.

Monday, August 31, 2020

London Lions are edging closer to competitive action with the Champions League final four qualifications confirmed and the British Basketball League (BBL) announcing it’s plans to start.

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