The National Basketball Association (NBA) has announced the Jr NBA World Championship, a first-of-its kind global youth basketball tournament for teams aged 14 and under from around the world.
England’s women were left empty-handed at the Hockey World League Final after losing their bronze medal play-off to Korea in New Zealand on Sunday.
The 17-year-old returned to his Chadwell Heath roots this week and also dropped in on his old school before firing England’s under-17s to World Cup glory
Shenfield and Essex’s latest international representative, Jack Plom, almost missed his initial call-up for England duty when he ignored the insistent ringing of his mobile phone.
Hindus celebrating the Navratri Bathukama festival lit up Barking Town Square last week with a colourful display of traditional dress, food and dancing.
A Dagenham magician who performed for world leaders, appeared on television and rubbed shoulders with a-list celebrities has passed away, aged 86, after leading an extraordinary life.
Bollywood comes to Barking next week, courtesy of dance group Community Concord.
Hampstead & Westminster’s Harry Martin included in 18-man party
England 4 India 1
England 4 Malaysia 1
England 0 Netherlands 2
England 4 Canada 2
England’s men will face Canada for a place in the 2018 World Cup at the Olympic Park’s Lee Valley Hockey & Tennis Centre on Thursday evening (8pm).
England 3 Argentina 3
England 7 Malaysia 3
England 2 China 0
Global hockey event to get underway at Olympic Park
England international buoyed by Rotterdam experience
Hosts to be led by three-man team on pitch this summer
A fast-moving roller coaster of a journey through some of the greatest songs of the 50s, 60s and 70s is coming to Barking.
Great Britain 4 Australia 3
2018 World Cup qualification on the line this summer
New Zealander praises Porter and Beard after first day against Lancashire
One of Barking’s most famous former residents Dame Vera Lynn is 100-years-old today.
River ward councillor Peter Chand, 51, tells Jon King how his mum inspired him to serve the borough he has lived in and loved all his life.
See our stunning interactive timeline tracking the history of West Ham from the Boleyn Ground to the Olympic Stadium, featuring brilliant videos and pictures, and try our fiendish Hammers quizzes.
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