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Hundreds of people packed Amy’s Park in Harold Hill tonight to pay tribute to Jodie Chesney who died in the park two weeks ago.

Sir Alastair Cook: career in numbers

Monday, December 31, 2018

Sir Alastair Cook retired from Test cricket in style in 2018 with a century in his final England innings at The Oval against India.

Just months after walking away from the grind of international cricket, Alastair Cook’s record breaking efforts in an England shirt have been recognised with a knighthood.

Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) has today opened the public ballot for 2019’s international Test Matches at Lord’s, including the second England v Australia Specsavers Ashes Test.

Alistair Coleman, author of the hit book Angry People in Local Newspapers, has been speaking with Layth Yousif about the cult publication about to reach the bestsellers lists...

Dagenham 88 Runners were at the London Cross-Country Championships on Hampstead Heath’s Parliament Hill at the weekend.

Cricket: Essex reveal Foster departure

Friday, September 14, 2018

Essex County Cricket Club have announced that James Foster is to leave the club at the conclusion of his contract.

Essex will welcome a new face into the ranks for this week’s trip to Trent Bridge to face Nottinghamshire in the Specsavers County Championship clash.

Cricket: Essex add Indian batsman Vijay

Saturday, September 8, 2018

Essex County Cricket Club have announced the signing of Indian batsman Murali Vijay until the end of the 2018 Specsavers County Championship campaign.

Essex County Cricket Club have announced that Peter Siddle has signed a two-year contract with the club.

Peter Siddle took 5-48 with some typically accurate bowling as Essex’s claimed their fourth Specsavers County Championship of the season by beating Hampshire by an innings & 52 with 14.3 overs left on the final day.

Essex seamer Peter Siddle is hoping to help the defending county champions to victory against Hampshire on Saturday.

Essex beat Middlesex by six wickets with four balls remaining after chasing down the home side’s victory target of 211 at a packed Lord’s on Thursday evening.

England’s hopes of winning the Hockey World Cup on home soil are over following a quarter-final defeat to defending champions the Netherlands.

England’s Laura Unsworth is looking forward to facing the Netherlands in their Vitality World Cup quarter-final at the Lee Valley Hockey & Tennis Centre tonight (Thursday, 8.15pm).

Essex Eagles are set for back-to-back matches this week when the Vitality Blast campaign continues.

The widows of two of the London Bridge attackers have launched bids for anonymity over reprisal fears, a pre-inquest hearing was told.

Dagenham 88s youngster Joseph Grange currently holds the fastest global parkrun time for his age group after a fine display at Raphael Park.

With the group stage of the World Cup in the books, how much can you remember about the opening round of games?

Essex Eagles begin their Vitality Blast campaign with two home fixtures at The Cloudfm County Ground this week, starting with a visit from the Sussex Sharks tonight (Wednesday).

Essex’s overseas recruit for the Vitality T20 Blast, Adam Zampa, has spent five weeks acclimatising to English conditions, immersing himself in the local club scene, getting to know his new team-mates, and acquiring a taste for Guinness.

Read our World Cup blog over the coming weeks. Lee Power previews the second round of matches

Read our World Cup blog over the coming weeks. Lane Dias reviews one of the early games on day 13 of the tournament

Read our World Cup blog over the coming weeks. Lane Dias reviews game one on day eight of the tournament

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