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England’s women saw their Hockey World League Final gold-medal hopes shattered by a late New Zealand winner in their semi-final on Friday.

Two goals from Sophie Bray sent England’s women into the semi-finals of the Hockey World League Final in Auckland, New Zealand.

Boyhood Arsenal fan and NBA star OG Anunoby wants to inspire the next generation of young Great British basketball players.

England’s women proved too strong for China to book a quarter-final place at the Hockey World League Final in New Zealand.

Lakeside Hammers owner Stuart Douglas has confirmed the club are secure at Arena-Essex Raceway despite the land being sold.

Lakeside Hammers have been confirmed as joining the Championship for the 2018/19 speedway season.

Barking Abbey-based Toshi Kazoku Judokwai had a day to remember at the London Schools’ event at the University of East London.

England’s women were edged out by a solitary in their second match at the Hockey World League Final in New Zealand.

Hockey World League: England 0 Germany 2

Saturday, November 18, 2017

England’s women made a losing start to their Hockey World League final campaign in New Zealand overnight.

Children with disabilities and special needs from Barking and Dagenham missed out on gold medals by the tiniest of margins at the Panathlon South of England Multisport Final.

Dagenham Boxing Club saw three of their young fighters crowned London champions in the National Association of Boys & Girls Clubs Youth Championships on Sunday.

Pupils from Barking & Dagenham’s Valence Primary School joined other youngsters from across the capital at London 2012 legacy venue Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre for their annual disability tennis event.

Annabel Croft visited an East London school to attend a tennis programme that is proving to change children’s lives.

Boxing fans have the chance to get their hands on some famous memorabilia as items from the career of Hugh ‘Pat’ Floyd go under the hammer in December.

TKJ members perform well in Harlow

Friday, November 10, 2017

Toshi Kazoku Judokwai members combined to win a highly impressive 10 medals at the Harlow Green Belt and Under Championships, including a haul of five golds.

Fuller inspires BA to success

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Elite Academy Basketball League: Barking Abbey 75 John Madejski Academy 51

More success for Beadle

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Teenager picks up a bronze medal in singles event and gold in doubles with Adam Brownsword

Current Great Britain and England player Emily Defroand and Rio Olympic gold medalist Helen Richardson-Walsh are to be the face of a new East London hockey project in the build-up to the 2018 Women’s Hockey World Cup.

Barking Abbey’s Lloyd Gardner has been named to the Great Britain senior men’s coaching staff as assistant to Tony Garbelotto.

Rio Olympic gold medalist Helen Richardson-Walsh and current GB and England player Emily Defroand are to be the face of a new East London hockey project in the build-up to the 2018 Women’s Hockey World Cup.

The NR F1 Podcast takes to the airwaves to bring you its review of the 2017 Mexico Formula 1 Grand Prix, Lewis Hamilton’s drivers’ title win, the latest F1 news and looks ahead to Brazil.

Youngsters Justus Smitruis, Mihails Kokins and Brusk Magdenko all bagged gold medals, while Smilte Smitruis fell short picking up a silver.

Barking Abbey coach Karen Burton as been named as the new head coach of the Wales senior women’s basketball team.

BA coach has been named as one of two assistant coaches for event in Gold Coast, Australia

Joe Mullender set for a return to action at the Copper Box Arena on December 9 on Frank Warren’s show

NFL: Minnesota Vikings 33 Cleveland Browns 16

The 76ers and Celtics meet at the O2 Arena on January 11

Essex Tang Soo Doo, who train at Becontree Heath Leisure Centre, scooped a number of medals at the European Championships in Holland this week.

Lakeside Hammers Ben Morley just missed out on glory in Cradley’s Fast Golden Hammer at Wolverhampton.

NFC West: Arizona Cardinals 0 Los Angeles Rams 33

The latest news from the Toshi Kazoku Judokwai club

Howell books semi-final spot

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Local club enjoyed plenty of success in Truro and will hope for more to celebrate in Worcester this weekend

Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers will meet at the O2 Arena on January 11

Former Dagenham amateur Robin Dupre will consider his fighting future after his Commonwealth title dream died at York Hall on Saturday when he was stopped in the sixth round by Swindon’s undefeated Luke Watkins.

Barking Abbey’s Division Four men cruised to a 108-59 rout of Anglia Ruskin University at the weekend.

Kelvin Tatum praised the efforts of his Lakeside Hammers team after their season was ended by Belle Vue on Friday night.

Ever fancied doing a Triathlon, but feel you are just not fit enough to complete it in one go? Or do you simply want to develop new fitness habits? David Lloyd Clubs, Europe’s leading health and fitness group, is offering everyone the opportunity to take part in MySwimRideRun.

Dagenham Boxing Club will have four of their members in action in the national rounds of the England Development Championships later this month.

After 12 unbeaten fights spread out over five lean years as a pro fighter, Robin Dupre will finally get the Commonwealth title chance he has been chasing at York Hall on Saturday.

Defending Champions Barking Abbey improved to 2-0 on the season in the Elite Academy Basketball League with an 85-42 win over Brighton, Hove and Sussex Sixth Form College on Wednesday afternoon.

Lakeside Hammers boss Kelvin Tatum believes the pressure is off heading into their National League play-off semi-final second leg at Belle Vue on Friday (7.30).

Cycling: Barking & Dagenham duo impress

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Barking & Dagenham Cycling Club’s Iona and Calum Moir produced excellent results at the Scotland Youth National Championships.

It was an action-packed weekend at Barking Abbey with their men and women’s teams all in action.

Pupils from Dagenham’s Jo Richardson Community School and Barking’s Riverside Academy competed in Lee Valley Regional Park Authority’s fourth annual Schools’ Hockey Festival at the Olympic Park.

Families urged to ‘Love Swimming’

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Swim England and nine partners are bidding to reconnect families by swapping screens for swimming in the Love Swimming initiative.


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