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Jacksonville Jaguars have announced they will be hosting a 7v7 flag football tournament for the third year in a row with tickets to Superbowl LIII for the winners.

Barking Abbey London Lions have confirmed the returns of exciting young talents Teresa Da Silva and Macy Spinks for the new WBBL season.

Lakeside Hammers moved to the top of the Championship table with a 52-37 home win over rivals Ipswich on Friday night.

Lakeside Hammers boss Will Pottinger admitted it was “frustrating” to come away from Ipswich without a point on Thursday night.

England’s hopes of winning the Hockey World Cup on home soil are over following a quarter-final defeat to defending champions the Netherlands.

England’s Laura Unsworth is looking forward to facing the Netherlands in their Vitality World Cup quarter-final at the Lee Valley Hockey & Tennis Centre tonight (Thursday, 8.15pm).

Lakeside Hammers remain hopeful of running speedway despite the news breaking that the Arena Essex Raceway landlors are opting not to continue into 2019.

Lakeside Hammers boss Will Pottinger wants his side to maintain their momentum when they head to Ipswich on Thursday (7.30pm).

England will take on world number one the Netherlands in the last eight of the Vitality Women’s World Cup on Thursday, after beating South Korea in their crossover match at Lee Valley Hockey & Tennis Centre.

England’s Hollie Pearne-Webb felt they were deserving winners against Ireland in the Vitality Women’s Hockey World Cup at the Lee Valley Hockey & Tennis Centre on Sunday.

England finally got the win they had been craving in their home World Cup, but they were made to wait by a dogged Ireland side before Giselle Ansley’s penalty corner found the net with less than eight minutes left.

Lakeside Hammers produced a remarkable comeback to beat reigning champions Sheffield 52-38 in their own back yard on Thursday night.

Captain Alex Danson netted her 62nd England goal on her 200th appearance for her country as the USA held the Vitality Hockey Women’s World Cup hosts to a draw at Lee Valley Hockey & Tennis Centre on Wednesday night.

Lakeside Hammers resume their league programme when they travel to reigning champions Sheffield on Thursday (7.30pm).

Loren Christie and Charlotte Ellmore have been named in preliminary squad

A group of youngsters from Barking Abbey-based Toshi Kazoku Judokwai took part in the Bishop’s Stortford team competition.

A late strike from Lily Owsley saw England come from behind to grab a point in their Vitality Hockey Women’s World Cup opener with India.

Lakeside boss Will Pottinger admitted they just “didn’t have enough” to go all the way to the Championship Pairs final.

NBA Crossover runs from August 10-12

England hockey keeper Maddie Hinch has been put through her paces ahead of this summer’s World Cup in London — albeit in fairly unusual circumstances.

Dagenham (Police & Community) Boxing Club celebrated their most successful boxing season in 15 years at their annual awards presentation at the Roundhouse, Dagenham.

Cruiserweight beat Swedish rival at Grays Civic Hall

Three members of Barking Abbey-based Toshi Kazoku Judokwai represented the London region at the National Team Championships in Cardiff recently.

Lakeside Hammers boss Will Pottinger hailed top duo Nick Morris and Richard Lawson as they helped the Hammers secure a comfortable home win over Sheffield on Friday night.

More children than ever across Barking and Dagenham and the surrounding areas are getting the chance to take part in the Lawn Tennis Association’s (LTA) hugely successful Tennis for Kids programme and pick up a tennis racket for the first time, thanks to an increase in the number of places available for children in London and the South East.

Lakeside Hammers return to full strength when they host reigning Champions Sheffield at the Arena-Essex Raceway on Friday (8pm).

Henry Green Primary School’s girls’ football team have been on a great run of success, writes Daniel Freeland.

Four Barking Abbey players have been named in the final twelve Great Britain under-20 men’s squad to compete at the Division A European Championships starting on Saturday in Germany.

The NR F1 Podcast reviews the 2018 British Formula 1 Grand Prix – won by Sebastian Vettel, thrown away by Lewis Hamilton and livened up by Kimi Raikkonen.

Barking & Dagenham Cycling Club’s under-14 girls had a clean sweep in week nine of the Spring in the Park Series at Cyclopark.

Lakeside Hammers heat-leader Adam Ellis says he can’t wait for the Hammers to be back together again when the host Sheffield on Friday (July, 13, 8pm).

Lakeside Hammers promoter Jon Cook is looking forward to getting his side back on home shale when reigning Champions Sheffield come to town on Friday (8pm).

Five youngsters from the Barking Abbey-based Toshi Kazoku Judokwai club were in action at the tough Kent International competition recently.

Seven Barking Abbey players, past and present, have been selected to the final Great Britain Under-20 Women’s squad.

Lakeside Hammers boss Will Pottinger admitted that his side were “so near but so far” from grabbing a result at Glasgow after the Essex side went down 51-38 at Ashfield despite a sensational display from the top three.

Lakeside Hammers travel to Glasgow on Friday in another key clash towards the top end of the Championship (7.30).

Jon Hughes, chief executive of the London Youth Games, has called on the capital’s leaders and businesses to come forward and safeguard its future.

England have named their 18-strong squad that will compete at the Vitality Hockey Women’s World Cup on home soil in London between July, 21 and August, 5.

Barking & Dagenham Cycling Club youngsters went up against the best in the country at the National Youth Championships.

Lakeside Hammers team boss Will Pottinger admitted it was a great effort to make the Championship Fours final.

Lakeside Hammers boss Will Pottinger admits they were beaten by the better side as they went down 52-38 in their top-of-the-table clash at Peterborough.

Lauren Jones and Fayomei Abidekun both won golds while representing Barking & Dagenham

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