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The latest news from the Thomas McCurtains GAA club

Newham youngster is off to the Gold Coast for biggest meeting of her life

Only two ladies for Newham at Wormwood Scrubs

There were plenty of medals for Newham athletes at the South of England Indoor Championships

Wapping’s women came up short in their second outing of the new year at East League Premier Division rivals Canterbury.

East London All Stars booked a place in the last four of the National Shield with victory over Barking Abbey at UEL on Sunday.

Basketball: Youngbloods Lions double up

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Newham Youngbloods Lions under-18s celebrated a weekend double against Solent and Southwark in the Premier Division.

Calverton Primary School and teacher Rob Cooper received British Tennis awards last week.

Youngbloods Lion Cubs made a superb start to the new year with a convincing 98-40 win over Baddow Eagles at St Bonaventure’s School.

Double-doubles for Justin Robinson (21 points, 10 assists) and Brandon Peel (16 points, 11 rebounds) saw the London Lions to victory at the Copper Box on Friday.

NBA London Game 2018: Philadelphia 76ers 103 Boston Celtics 114

Wapping began the second half of the East Premier A season in style with a 2-1 win over title rivals Peterborough.

British legend believes clash at The O2 will be on for fans to enjoy

Competition to grow from four leagues to 16 over the next three years

Hockey: Wapping women draw positives

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Wapping’s women had to settle for a share of the spoils with East League rivals Sevenoaks on their return to action at the weekend.

76ers host Celtics at The O2 on Thursday night

Newham All Star Sports Academy (NASSA) bagged two wins over the weekend against Sussex Bears and Solent Kestrels.

Celtics forward missed the weekend win over Brooklyn Nets with a sore knee

Double-doubles for Brandon Peel (22 points and 10 rebounds) and Jack Isenbarger (15 points, 12 rebounds) helped power the London Lions back to winning ways, after a festive period that has seen them lose two games and a head coach.

BBL: London Lions change coach

Friday, January 5, 2018

London Lions have announced that Mariusz Karol has stepped down as head coach in mutual agreement with team management.

UFC Fight Night London takes place at The O2 on March 17

London Lions return to their Copper Box Arena base to host Sheffield Sharks on Sunday (4pm), looking for a boost in the BBL.

BTM Basketball’s Battle in the Capital ‘17 was one of the most memorable junior tournaments held in the UK in recent memory, featuring over 200 players competing for 19 teams across three categories.

BBL: Glasgow Rocks 76 London Lions 69

Sunday, December 31, 2017

London Lions suffered the worst start in their history to go 18-0 down on their way to year-ending defeat in Scotland.

Speedway: Hammers welcome new boss Will

Thursday, December 28, 2017

Lakeside Hammers have announced that Will Pottinger will take over as team manager of the club in 2018.

BT Sport and NBA League Pass broadcasting five games on December 25, including Bostik Celtics against Washington Wizards

BBL: London Lions 95 Plymouth 67

Saturday, December 23, 2017

London Lions had a successful return to the Copper Box and BBL action as they handed below-par Plymouth Raiders a thumping 28-point defeat on Friday.

Barking Abbey London Lions got into an early hole as they went down 69-49 to WBBL rivals Nottingham Wildcats at the Copper Box Arena on Friday.

Bobby George is one of sport’s larger-than-life characters and when he talks about darts everyone listens.

Speedway: Lakeside Hammers given boost

Thursday, December 21, 2017

Lakeside Hammers have been handed a further boost ahead of the exciting new Championship season.

Okolie to fight at O2 Arena in February

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

London cruiserweights to meet in capital on February 3

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.

London Lions bounced back from their BBL Cup exit in style, as they dominated Manchester Giants to set up a clash with Falkirk Fury or Loughborough Student Riders in the BBL Trophy.

Newham & Essex Beagles runner finally gets hands on prize, but has moment of glory cut short by technical glitch

Lisa Wilson spoke of her late son Tom’s decision to donate his organs this week as health secretary Jeremy Hunt launched a new opt-out plan in England, writes Lee Power.

Canning Town’s Peacock gym power-punching duo Anthony Yarde and Daniel Dubois will look ahead to 2018 with plenty of confidence after ending the current year in explosive form.

Phil Taylor is determined to close out his illustrious career with a 17th world title at Alexandra Palace, writes Ziad Chaudry.

Hockey: Wapping beat freeze to earn wins

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Wapping saw six of their teams beat the big freeze to pick up five wins and a draw at the weekend.

Darts legends back Prostate Cancer UK bid

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Darting royalty Dennis Priestley, Martin Adams and Bobby George have stepped up to the oche in the fight against prostate cancer, attending an exclusive event at a pub that has signed up as a Men United Arms venue in London.

National Under-14s League: London Youngbloods Lions Cubs 109 Norwich Iceni 36

Lakeside Hammers fans can grab the perfect Christmas present – a full season of Championship speedway.

Hockey: East London men enjoy 15-0 romp

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

East London men’s sixth team moved to the top of the Division Seven South East table after a 15-0 romp against Saffron Walden.

London Lions completed a miserable weekend as Cheshire completed a 13-point comeback win at the Copper Box Arena to qualify for the 2018 BBL Cup Final.

NASSA under-12s recorded a 61-55 win over their local rivals on Sunday

BBL: Leicester 78 London Lions 77

Sunday, December 10, 2017

London Lions faced adversity all the way but went down by a single point at Leicester Riders.

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