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Thursday, October 10, 2019

Laura Kenny, the most decorated female track cyclist in the history of the Olympic Games, will race at Phynova Six Day London 2019 and Six Day Manchester 2020.

Dagenham's Billy Adams celebrated a win on England duty at the weekend.

Rising Essex tennis star Oliver Beadle will be hoping for more international success when he makes his debut at next week's INAS Global Games.

The NFL returned to London for another year on Sunday, bringing with it the start of a new era for the sport in London.

Dagenham Boxing Club had members in action on three successive days during a busy weekend.

Seven Toshi Kazoku Judokwai (TKJ) Club members took part in a green belt and under competition in Harlow over the weekend.

Toshi Kazoku Judokwai members have enjoyed a busy few weeks and medal success recently.

Elite Tang Soo Do students have enjoyed their share of success at competitions during September.

Dagenham (PC) Boxing Club had mixed fortunes as the new boxing season got underway at the weekend.

Barking's Brock Whiston thought she would retire two years ago - now she can bask in the glory of two gold medals and two world records in as many nights at the World Para Swimming Championships in London.

After waiting in the wings for four days, Brock Whiston finally got her chance at the World Para Swimming Championships, and grasped it with both hands as she helped the GB quartet scoop gold in the 4x100m medley relay in world-record time.

A series of workshops aimed at coaches who want to make boxing at their clubs more inclusive is being launched later this year.

Olympic gold medallists and world record holders Katie Archibald and Elinor Barker will compete at Phynova Six Day London 2019.

Local cruiserweight rivals Lawrence Okolie and Wadi Camacho fought for British and Commonwealth belts in March, not get new title bouts against unbeaten rivals.

Mark Cavendish MBE, the greatest sprinter in the history of the Tour de France, will compete at the fifth edition of Phynova Six Day London in the capital between October 22-27.

Dagenham's Daniel Johnson believes he has lots of room to improve after finishing fifth in the K1 500m B final at the ICF Sprint and Paracanoe World Championships in Hungary.

I Am Team GB - the Nation's Biggest Sports Day - returns on Saturday August 24 as Team GB and Toyota look to get the nation moving.

Team GB and Toyota excited by return of I Am Team GB this August Bank Holiday weekend.

Collier Row swimmer Brock Whiston sets a new world record on day three of the British Summer Championships in Glasgow.

Lawrence Okolie banked 'very important rounds' at the weekend ahead of his European title bid, according to promoter Eddie Hearn.

Former Dagenham amateur Lawrence Okolie is taking the 'right steps at the right time' after a TKO victory on Saturday teed up a short at the European cruiserweight title.

Lawrence Okolie's march towards international honours continued at the O2 Arena with a TKO victory over Mariano Angel Gudino.

Four students from Elite Tang Soo Do Martial Arts Club have competed in the British Championships.

Youngsters from London joined a number of tennis stars on the Wimbledon courts as part of a children's tennis initiative.

Young and old players were the key attraction as Beanibazar Sporting Club hosted a community sports event.

Boxers, coaches, officials and volunteers at Dagenham Boxing Club ended the 2018/2019 season with their annual presentation evening at The Roundhouse in Dagenham.

Mayfield Primary School had 36 students head down to a Playball event at the London Stadium during the weekend of MLB action.

The Major League Baseball London Series was a huge success despite high scoring matches between the prestigious New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox at the London Stadium.

Dagenham Pitch & Putt Club is set to host the third European Strokeplay Championship in August.

Major League Baseball, USA Baseball and BaseballSoftballUK announced that Fun At Bat, the introductory bat-and-ball program designed for use in school physical education classes, will now be available to primary school students in Greater London and surrounding areas through 2021.

Dagenham fighter Galore Bofando picked up an impressive win in a star-studded Bellator London card at Wembley Arena on the weekend.

Five members of the Toshi Kazoku Judokwai (TKJ) club in Dagenham have competed at the London Youth Games (LYG).

Comedian Jimmy Carr returns in episode two of Major League Baseball's three-part series to uncover some of the unique traditions associated with America's favourite past time.

Dagenham Boxing Club sent four of their members to Suffolk for a show in Sudbury on Saturday.

With one in four people in the UK experiencing a mental health problem each year, 1st4sport, Mind, Sport England and UK Coaching have collaborated to create a new online training course to help.

Some 10 sailing clubs and training centres across London welcomed visitors to 'Push the Boat Out' and try sailing and windsurfing for free or low cost.

Ahead of the Mitel & MLB Present London Series 2019, Major League Baseball has unveiled comedian Jimmy Carr as the frontman of a hilarious three-part series to give a taster of what fans can expect.

Dagenham schoolboy Sampson Onuoha has been picked to represent the England under-14 basketball team.

The latest news from the Elite Tang Soo Do Martial Arts Club

The latest news from the Barking & Dagenham Cycling Club

Youngster will take on rivals from other home countries in Guernsey later this month

The inline skating federation of Great Britain is hosting the annual European masters marathon at Lee Valley Velopark on Saturday.

Dagenham Boxing Club held their final show of the season at the Roundhouse, with 11 of their members involved on a bill of 13 bouts.

The Street League Skateboarding (SLS) World Tour, the world's most prestigious street skateboarding competition, returns to London's Copper Box Arena today.

Lawrence Okolie will defend his British and Commonwealth cruiserweight titles against Jack Massey in Manchester later this summer.


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.

It's the debate fans across the UK are discussing - so where better to find out more about the iconic burger than behind the scenes in a local McDonald's restaurant?

The Exchange in Ilford has added a state-of-the-art, Savannah-themed play area, with hand painted animal sculptures, to its brand new family zone, designed by American creative agency Playtime

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