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The Copper Box Arena's first professional sports franchise London Lions met with the venue's newest netball franchise London Pulse at the Olympic Legacy venue this week.

I don't blame anyone for wanting to buy their council house.

With England Netball winning team of the year and sporting moment of the year at the BBC Sports Personality of the Year awards on Sunday and London Pulse winning both matches in their pre-season fixtures - netball has firmly put itself on the map in 2018.

London Lions face two British Basketball League fixtures at the Copper Box Arena this weekend as they welcome both London City Royals and Sheffield Sharks.

BBL Cup semi-final: London Lions 97-85 Esh Group Eagles Newcastle

Unai Emery has revealed his secret to learning English - the Arsenal head coach watches Peaky Blinders.

Two-goal Jordan Nobbs helped make it it a magnificent seven straight wins for WSL leaders Arsenal as they beat Birmingham City 3-1 on Sunday.

WSL: Bristol City 0 Arsenal 4

Monday, October 29, 2018

Arsenal extended their perfect start to the WSL season to six games with a 4-0 win at Bristol City which put them three points clear at the top of the table.

Hackney Wick Station has reopened following a £25m overhaul.

Essex prospect Feroze Khushi believes the ECB's new South Asian Action Plan will help propel plenty more British Asian youngsters into professional cricket.

Ellen White's hat-trick rocked former club Arsenal and led Birmingham City to a 3-0 win in the WSL.

When you win a medal at the World Championships on your home track, you would think that would signal a successful summer - but not for Newham & Essex Beagles' Rabah Yousif.

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.

Reggae pioneer and co-founder of Dalston's legendary Four Aces Club Charlie Collins, aka Sir Collins, has died aged 81.

The family of the man stabbed to death at a St Patrick's Day party in Homerton have described the devastation of having to tell his two young daughters their "daddy is gone".

Some 2,900 households in the borough are without a home due to sky-high rents and pressure on housing. Emma Youle asks mayor Phil Glanville: is it time for the council to get tough and start moving people out of the borough?

Like you, I hope, I'm pretty disturbed by the reference by a top Olympic Park developer to the Traveller community as an "infestation".

Boss Joe Montemurro has backed Arsenal Women to thrive under the pressure of a Continental Cup final meeting with Manchester City.

With the eagerly-awaited Carabao Cup final on Sunday read the latest in our series detailing previous Arsenal League Cup finals by talking to the people who were there. Read on as we recall the shock upset the Gunners suffered against Luton Towin in the 1988 Wembley showpiece as Gus Caesar unfortunately wrote himself into the history books for all the wrong reasons in a crazy game.

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has been speaking ahead of the Carabao Cup final against Manchester City at Wembley on Sunday. Read on for a transcript of what he said about the showpiece final including early team news.

In the week of the Carabao Cup final read our series detailing previous Arsenal League Cup finals by talking to the people who were there. We spoke to Gunners legend Bob Wilson who kindly shared his memories of one of the biggest giantkilling acts in the history of English football as third division Swindon Town upset the odds by beating the North Londoners 3-1 in the 1969 Wembley showpiece.

For the majority of Arsenal fans a Wembley cup final is something to be savoured. However a long-serving season ticket holder from Islington, Glenn Allen is so disenchanted with Arsene Wenger he is boycotting the Carabao Cup showpiece against Manchester City on Sunday. Read on for his explanation which will shock many but perhaps strike a chord with some.

The death of Rashan Charles, and its aftermath, has tragic echoes of the case of Colin Roach. The 21-year-old was shot inside Stoke Newington police station 35 years ago, with the community convinced cops had a hand. Poet Benjamin Zephaniah was at the first protest after his death, he tells the Gazette.

Competition to grow from four leagues to 16 over the next three years

Arsenal take on West Ham in the Carabao Cup quarter-final bidding for a place in the last four on Tuesday evening.

From bruising and stubble on Lee Harvey Oswald's face, to the vivid red of the Russian flag flying over the Reichstag, or the turquoise of Bikini Atoll beneath a mushroom cloud, a new book transforms some of history's most evocative images into colour



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