Dagenham Boxing Club had a busy weekend of action at home and abroad.
A talented teenage basketball star from Barking is celebrating after being selected for the prestigious Michael Johnson Young Leaders programme in the USA.
Former Barking Abbey Academy star Kadeen Corbin has been named in Team England’s netball squad for the Commonwealth Games in Australia.
Australian leg-spinner joins Eagles ranks for this year’s tournament
Essex County Cricket Club have announced that Australian opening bowler Peter Siddle will join the county champions for the first five Championship games of the 2018 season.
Youngster part of 12-man roster for April’s event
Jamie Porter will make his second trip of the winter to the Desert Springs Resort this weekend keen to make up for lost time with the Lions.
In an article from our ‘Year In Sport’ pullout, the next 12 months for Eddie Jones’ men are previewed
England’s failure to capitalise on opportunities in key moments of the Ashes resulted in their 4-0 loss to a “far better” Australia side, Jimmy Anderson admitted after the series drew to a close in Sydney.
Joe Root’s bravery was in vain as England slid to an innings & 123-run defeat in the final Test to complete their miserable Ashes campaign as 4-0 losers.
Joe Root’s last stand was all that feasibly stood between England and 4-0 Ashes embarrassment as they diced with a landslide innings defeat at the SCG.
Outclassed England finished Sydney’s pink Test day red in the face from thankless toil and surely a touch of embarrassment too over a looming 4-0 Ashes endgame.
England endured a frustrating second day of the final Ashes Test as Usman Khawaja eased Australia into an advantageous position at the SCG.
Dawid Malan admits he was surprised to see Jonny Bairstow come out to bat in the closing stages as Australia grabbed two late wickets to spoil England’s foothold in the fifth Ashes Test.
There was something about the way Alastair Cook celebrated his magnificent double-century in the fourth Ashes Test in Melbourne that epitomised his character.
England yet again had no answer to Steve Smith as the Australia captain took his Ashes tally to 604 runs this winter with his third century to close out a predictable stalemate at the MCG.
England head coach Trevor Bayliss revealed his side are not under any investigation over allegations of ball-tampering and believes the claims are another example of “Pommie-bashing” in Australia.
Alastair Cook admitted to being “embarrassed” by his Ashes showing before a record-breaking double-century which kept England in control of the fourth Test at the MCG.
Alastair Cook’s record-breaking double-century kept England in control of the fourth Ashes Test at the MCG.
Stuart Broad hopes Alastair Cook can turn his first Ashes century in six years into a major score and help England take complete control of the fourth Test.
Alastair Cook completed his century in the last over at the MCG as he and Stuart Broad belatedly kickstarted their Ashes campaigns to put Australia under pressure at last.
England’s tenacity brought scant reward as centurion David Warner and his Australia captain Steve Smith carried the opening day of the fourth Test.
England have lost the Ashes before Christmas despite Dawid Malan’s late, lone-hand resilience and a controversial three-hour delay after overnight rain got underneath the WACA’s leaky covers.
England were left needing a miracle in the middle or help from the elements to pull off a great escape in Perth.
Steve Smith and Mitch Marsh’s triple-century stand piled on the Perth misery to leave England on the brink of losing the Ashes.
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