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England Boxing is set to launch a series of free 30-minute online mental health awareness sessions called ‘Box In Mind Bitesize’.

London charity Greenhouse Sports, which provides free sports coaching and mentoring to thousands of disadvantaged children living in the capital, reopened the Greenhouse Centre as a Food Bank this week in response to the Coronavirus pandemic.

British Rowing has today launched a Row to the Moon challenge, following the success of the recent One Minute Challenge.

A fixture list outlining meetings to the end of June will be published by the British Horseracing Authority on Friday, with 72-hour declarations employed until further notice.

British Gymnastics has launched a #PresentForPounds fundraising campaign to recognise and support the NHS during the coronavirus pandemic.

Eddie Hearn has revealed ambitious plans to bring back boxing in July by staging a series of shows at his Matchroom headquarters in Brentwood.

Barking & Dagenham Cycling Club was forced in 2012 after identifying talented young cyclists from local school bike clubs.

The Tokyo Olympic Games might not be happening this year, but Movember’s inaugural Quarantine Games may still satisfy your thirst for competition.

There are 13 countries who have secured just one medal – either silver or bronze – in the Olympic boxing ring.

The European Games had their inaugural meeting in 2015 as an international multi-sport event in the Olympic tradition contested by athletes from the continent.

British Rowing, Rowing Canada Aviron, Rowing Australia and Rowing New Zealand have announced the One Minute Challenge, a joint initiative for indoor rowers across the respective nations.

Anthony Joshua’s promoter Eddie Hearn says he does not want to stage the world heavyweight champion’s next defence of his title behind closed doors.

London will not host an NFL game this year for the first time since 2006 after plans to stage four matches in the capital were shelved due to the coronavirus pandemic.

London’s swimming coaches and clubs are set to benefit from grant funding being offered from The Swimathon Foundation who have launched a scheme to help those who are experiencing short-term financial hardship due to the impact of coronavirus.

The European Amateur Boxing Championships is the highest competition for men and women amateurs in Europe.

You are never too old to become an Olympic ring legend; nor are you too young either.

Dagenham Boxing Club have been working hard behind the scenes during the UK lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic.

With the inclusion of women’s boxing for the first time at the London 2012 Olympics, the Commonwealth Games Federation followed suit at their 2014 Games in Glasgow.

Who are the best women amateur boxers in history?

England Boxing’s #KOCOVID19 campaign has smashed through the £100,000 barrier – just three weeks after being set up.

Great Britain’s boxing medal record has been very good at the three summer Youth Olympics held so far, with three golds and three bronze leaving them behind Cuba and Russia.

There may well be a fair way to go until life gets back to normal, but an array of golfing and sporting personalities have teed up their support for a new golf fundraiser from Prostate Cancer UK.

As with all major international championships, English male boxers have not found it easy to secure medals at the AIBA Worlds which have been with us now for nearly 50 years.

The father-and-son team of Bob and Steve Kipps finally called time after 38 years, predominantly spent as boxing coaches at the Crown & Manor Club in Wiltshire Row, Hoxton in February 2015.

Royal Ascot will take place behind closed doors this season, if it goes ahead as planned in June.

The remainder of the London Youth Games 2020 season has been cancelled due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

The Open Championship will not take place at all this year.

Fighting Fit, a brand-new health and fitness series produced by Matchroom Boxing and Sky Sports, will land on TV screens this week, with the box set available via Sky Sports On Demand from Monday April 6.

Some years ago around the boxing scene I used to often hear this view, if you win an ABA title, you have a good chance of having a successful professional career.

England Boxing-affiliated clubs are appealing for the nation’s support to #KOCOVID19 and keep clubs running after the Coronavirus shutdown comes to an end.

The Val Barker Trophy was first awarded at the Olympic Games in Berlin in 1936, with Barker presenting it to American Louis Laurie, a bronze medallist in the flyweight division.

The highly anticipated 10-part documentary series “The Last Dance” will debut on Netflix from April 20 with two new episodes weekly.

Boxers representing Great Britain have won 18 gold medals (16 men, 2 women) between 1908 and 2016 ad we look at those who have come good over these years.

Anthony Joshua’s defence of his IBF, WBA, WBO and IBO world heavyweight titles against mandatory challenger Kubrat Pulev has been postponed, it has been announced.

Coronavirus: Wimbledon cancelled

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

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 www.FIH.live.

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.

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