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Friday, October 18, 2019

London Lions have confirmed that Londoner Sam Toluwase, who has been with the team for the last week, has been signed on for the season.

Wapping's men moved up to second in Conference East with a 3-1 win at local rivals Old Loughts.

East London's women had to battle for their 1-0 win over St Albans seconds.

Newham's Christine Ohuruogu had more to celebrate as she was inducted into England Athletics' Hall of Fame.

London Lions won their second British Basketball All-Stars Championship in three years, beating Braun Sheffield Sharks 39-33 in the final at the Copper Box Arena.

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.

Wapping's men recorded back-to-back wins in Conference East with a 2-0 success at Bedford.

Hockey: East London women going well

Thursday, October 10, 2019

East London's women made it three wins in a row to stay top of the table following a 7-0 rout of Bedford seconds.

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

London Lions travelled across the Thames to face capital rivals London City Royals and their merry contingent of Lithuanian fans in the second round of the BBL Cup.

Hockey: GB 3 India 1

Thursday, October 3, 2019

Great Britain's women put in a solid showing to defeat India in the second of three Test matches as preparations for the Olympic Qualifier matches next month continue.

Wapping's women produced a five-star display to beat Bedford seconds in their first home match of the new season.

East London's women made it back-to-back wins in the East League Premier Division with success over Norwich City.

British Heavyweight Champion Daniel Dubois secured the Commonwealth Title on Friday with a sensational first round knockout win over Ebenezer Tetteh.

Wapping's men are back in National League action in Conference East in 2019/20, bolstered by a series of promotions across the club.

Hockey: Wapping Kidds continue to grow

Friday, September 27, 2019

Wapping Kidds launched in January 2016 after the laying of a new surface at John Orwell Sports Club.

Basketball England made a huge step forward with the announcement of our game-changing network of Regional Talent Hubs across the country including the University of East London.

Wapping's women got the new season off to a winning start with a 1-0 victory at Norwich City.

East London's men and women got the new season off to a superb start with wins in their respective East League Premier A matches at the weekend.

British heavyweight champion Daniel Dubois has the chance to win the Commonwealth title on Friday night when he fights Ebenezer Tetteh.

Euro bronze for Facey Thompson

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Newham's Ashley Facey Thompson won a team bronze medal at the European Para Table Tennis Championships in Sweden.

BBL Cup: Worcester 92 London Lions 67

Saturday, September 21, 2019

Short-handed London Lions fell on the road to Worcester Wolves in the opening pool game of the revamped BBL Cup on Friday.

Despite picking up three singles meedals in 2019, Newham's Ashley Facey Thompson admits he has struggled to find his best form so far this season.

London Lions sign centre Weaver

Thursday, September 12, 2019

London Lions have secured the services of centre, Trent Weaver, ahead of the start of the new season.

Mighty Mo Farah completed an unprecedented sixth successive Great North Run victory on Sunday as he managed a new best time for the event.

The London Lions were back in action, this time against Champions League qualifiers, Bakken Bears current Danish Champions on Monday evening.

Newham's Ashley Facey Thompson struck gold at the PTT Czech Open in Ostrava on Sunday.

Great Britain's men and women have discovered the opposition who stand between them and a place at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

London Lions have announceed the acquisition of six foot nine inch centre, Jordan Jackson ahead of the new season.

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

London Lions returned to the Copper Box on Friday as they began pre-season action by hosting Cal Poly State from NCAA Division 1.

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

Defending BBL champions London Lions have confirmed the return of guard Andre Lockhart for his fifth season in the capital.

Sprinting has been the tour de force this summer for the Newham & Essex Beagles with two of their young stars leading the way for the club and in the UK.

Plashet Park completed a superb summer with victory in the Beckett Trophy at the Group 5 Finals at Old Dagenham on Sunday, writes Dave Evans.

London Lions have announced the return of two-time BBL MVP Justin Robinson for a third year, as the BBL champions set out to defend their title.

Youngbloods celebrated a double at the London Basketball Challenge Cup at the weekend.

London Lions captain, Joe Ikhinmwin, makes it seven straight seasons after the club confirmed he will return for the 2019-20 season.

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

Newham & Essex Beagles star Asha Philip ensured a World Championships spot in Berlin on Sunday, writes Ziad Chaudry.

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.

Anthony Yarde was beaten - and then boosted - by WBO light-heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev after a thrilling title battle in Russia on Saturday.

England's women were beaten by Spain in a shootout in the bronze medal match at the EuroHockey Championships in Belgium.

Britain's Anthony Yarde produced a brave fight against Sergey Kovalev before being knocked out in the 11th round of their WBO light-heavyweight title fight in Chelyabinsk on Saturday night.

EuroHockey: England 3 Scotland 0

Saturday, August 24, 2019

England's men retained their position in the top tier of European hockey after beating Scotland in Belgium.


Meet NewVIc alumni Anastasija as she reflects on her journey from sixth form to her first year at university.

"Newham Music is the award-winning Music Education Hub for Newham, striving to ensure that all children and young people have the opportunity to make music," says Jill Meredith, Development and Communications Officer at Newham Music Academy.

"Don't underestimate the importance of what a musical education can do for your child. Music creates a positive, vibrant culture for young people in schools and communities and is a great way of celebrating their abilities and achievements, as well as supporting and enhancing their learning" added Jill as she explains how taking part in musical activities can help children develop socially and exposes them to a host of opportunities they wouldn't find elsewhere.

Ana Lissa, who is progressing onto her level 3 course at NewVIc, says : "You'll be amazed with all it has to offer"

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