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Wimbledon has become the latest big sporting event to be cancelled because of the coronavirus pandemic this week.

Smaller clubs in Essex could struggle to survive

British athletes have welcomed the decision to reschedule the Tokyo Olympics for the summer of 2021.

In recent times we have had two Olympic gold medalists at super-heavyweight level – Audley Harrison at Sydney 2000 and Anthony Joshua at London 2012.

The Tokyo Olympics will take place between July 23 and August 8 next year.

East London’s Romain Simon wants to see how far he can take his new-found passion for table tennis, as he says playing allows him to forget the stresses of managing his permanent spinal cord injury.

The Olympic and Paralympic Games have been postponed until summer 2021 at the latest due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has decided to withdraw any geo-blocking in place for all FIH Hockey Pro League matches from 2019 and 2020 on its free OTT platform

Chairman of the British Olympic Association Hugh Robertson says it is unthinkable that this summer’s Tokyo Games will not get postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus: Golf courses to close

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

England Golf has annouced that clubs, courses and facilities must close due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The Tokyo Olympics appear certain to be postponed until next year due to the coronavirus, as Canada and Australia said they were looking ahead to a 2021 Games.

Great Britain powerlifter Ali Jawad has urged the International Paralympic Committee to provide more transparency over health measures for the Tokyo 2020 Games amid “panic” among athletes over the threat of being immuno-compromised.

Robert Clack School’s girls’ rugby squads had more to cheer at the London Youth Games recently.

The British Olympic Association has said it is working with others to find the most appropriate outcome for the Tokyo Olympics, which are scheduled to start in late July.

Barking & Dagenham Cycling Club youngsters impressed at the iconic Velopark in Stratford on Saturday.

In light of the ongoing effects of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and government advice, England Hockey has taken the decision to suspend its nationally run hockey activity.

In light of the constantly changing landscape worldwide, the IOC Boxing Task Force (BTF) has decided to suspend the current Boxing Road to Tokyo European qualifier in London, Great Britain, and subsequent Americas and final world qualifiers scheduled to take place in May.

Due to the changing situation with Coronavirus and concerns for public, athlete and volunteer welfare the IOC Boxing Task Force (BTF) has decided the Boxing Road to Tokyo Olympic qualifying event at the Copper Box Arena will take place behind closed doors from today.

Lightweight Caroline Dubois won her opening bout of the Boxing Road to Tokyo Olympic qualifying event at the Copper Box Arena on Saturday.

Caroline Dubois will represent GB Boxing in the first bout of the Boxing Road to Tokyo Olympic qualifying event which gets underway at the Copper Box Arena on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London today.

Research has revealed that, despite the growing profile of women’s sport in recent years, the majority of British schoolgirls wouldn’t consider a career as a professional sportswoman.

The Local Organising Committee (LOC) of the Boxing Road to Tokyo Olympic qualifying event in London has confirmed that the event will start as planned this weekend, following the latest advice provided by the Government and Public Health England on the Coronavirus situation.

Mayfield School-based Toshi Kazoku Judokwai enjoyed success at three different competitions over two days.

Barking & Dagenham Cycling Club’s Amy Harvey celebrated a fine race win at Milton Keynes on Saturday.

Barking & Dagenham Cycling Club members enjoyed a busy weekend of action.

Dagenham Boxing Club’s Billy Adams became a three-time National champion at the England Boxing Youth Championships at Birtley on Sunday.

Dagenham Boxing Club’s Billy Adams heads to the North East to compete in the rearranged semi-finals of the National Youth Championships this weekend.

London Pulse begin the new Superleague campaign with a trip to Arena Birmingham to face Strathclyde Sirens on Saturday.

Dagenham Boxing Club’s Billy Adams booked his place in the semi-finals of the England Boxing Youth Championships with a classy display – only for the event at Coventry’s Sports Connexion Centre abandoned.

World No.1 Mohamed ElShorbagy headlines a stellar draw for the St. James’s Place Canary Wharf Classic, which will take place at London’s stunning East Wintergarden between March 8-13.

Jeff Jones recalls the memories from his east London upbringing which sparked a lifelong fascination with his local boxing scene and culminated in his debut book East End Born & Bled: The Remarkable Story of Boxing in London.

OnTee golf app making booking easier

Thursday, February 13, 2020

OnTee is on a mission – a mission to make booking golf sessions as accessible and as easy as possible, to as many people as possible.

Dagenham Boxing Club’s Michael Omokayode celebrated a win while guesting for Islington BC in Jersey at the weekend.

The world’s premier professional skateboarding series, Street League Skateboarding (SLS), returns to the Copper Box Arena later this year.

Dagenham Boxing Club youngsters were celebrating after earning success in the Regional Youth and Cadet Championships held at The Roundhouse at the weekend.

Eastbury School’s Maliha Baig won the under-16 girls’ title at the East London final of the Jack Petchey Schools singles championships on Sunday.

Tickets for the Boxing Road to Tokyo Olympic Qualifying event in London are now on sale at

Elite Tang Soo Do’s Danielle Paddon picked up four medals in her final competition of the year in Warwickshire.

Dagenham Boxing Club ended the year with a mixed set of results at three different shows over the weekend.

Elite Tang Soo Do members impress

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Elite Tang Soo Do Martial Arts Club members have impressed during a couple of busy weeks.

Silver lining for Toshi Kazoku Judokwai

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Toshi Kazoku Judokwai saw two of their students win silver medals at the British Championships at the Institute of Sport in Sheffield.

Dagenham Boxing Club’s Billy Adams struck gold at the International Olidevas Box Cup in Portugal.

Dagenham Boxing Club had two of their members in action at the Fight for Peace Academy in Woolwich on Saturday.

If Barking’s Rosemary Allen trains anywhere near as hard as she studies, she’s certainly in for a successful badminton career.

Six TKJ club members represented their schools in the London Area British Schools Championships qualifiers held at the University of East London at the weekend.


Cauldron Foods’ comedy night will give vegans the last laugh as Vegan comics dispel vegan myths.

To celebrate the launch of Connected Communities, Crowdfunder has teamed up with Trust For London to award £5,000 to five projects making a difference in Barking & Dagenham.

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