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Cherrelle Brown

Islington BC’s Cherrelle Brown believes her recent defeat to Chantelle Cameron was a blessing in disguise after earning a shock call-up to the England team.

Lukas Podolski scores Arsenal's winner against Anderlecht (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

Arsene Wenger insists he retains full faith in Lukas Podolski after the German forward’s late winner in Arsenal’s 2-1 Champions League victory against Anderlecht.

Arsenal's Lukas Podolski celebrates with Alexis Sanchez (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)

Arsene Wenger celebrated his 65th birthday with an enormous slice of good fortune as two late goals saved Arsenal from embarrassment and secured a 2-1 win in Brussels.

Islington Boxing Club trio (left to right) Scott Smart, Jeff Ofori and Sherif Musah with coaches (l-r) John Richards, Jackie Lee Price and Jerry Mitchell. Pic: Dieter Perry

Islington BC trio Scott Smart, Jeff Ofori and Sherif Musah are all through to the last four of the Development Championships after quarter-final victories last weekend.

Isledon Wolves U14s

Alfie Lusardi grabbed a brace as Isledon Wolves Under-14s defeated West End 3-0 to make it two wins out of two in the Camden & Islington League.

Felix Waters, Stoke Newington School

Stoke Newington’s sole representative Felix Waters did her classmates proud with victory in Monday’s Islington Schools Running League race at St Aloysius’ College.

NLS WK43 14 FC Bartlett

A solitary strike from Vincent Williams was enough to secure a winning start to the Hackney & Leyton League Premier Division season for FC Bartlett against New Kuba.

Arsenal's Danny Welbeck in action against Hull (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

Danny Welbeck’s last-gasp equaliser rescued Arsenal from their second straight defeat as they shared the points with Hull in a lively 2-2 draw.

FOOTBALL

Thu, 07:18
Lukas Podolski scores Arsenal's winner against Anderlecht (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

Arsene Wenger insists he retains full faith in Lukas Podolski after the German forward’s late winner in Arsenal’s 2-1 Champions League victory against Anderlecht.

Wed, 21:52
Arsenal's Lukas Podolski celebrates with Alexis Sanchez (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)

Arsene Wenger celebrated his 65th birthday with an enormous slice of good fortune as two late goals saved Arsenal from embarrassment and secured a 2-1 win in Brussels.

Wed, 17:15
Isledon Wolves U14s

Alfie Lusardi grabbed a brace as Isledon Wolves Under-14s defeated West End 3-0 to make it two wins out of two in the Camden & Islington League.

Wed, 17:02
NLS WK43 14 FC Bartlett

A solitary strike from Vincent Williams was enough to secure a winning start to the Hackney & Leyton League Premier Division season for FC Bartlett against New Kuba.

Cricket

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Lord’s Cricket Ground in St John’s Wood is preparing to host its second Sports Writing Festival from Thursday October 23 to Sunday October 26.

Thursday, October 9, 2014
England visually impaired captain Matt Dean

London Metro cricketer Matt Dean is aiming for glory when he leads England’s visually impaired side to South Africa for the Blind World Cup next month.

Wednesday, September 24, 2014
The eventual champions Somerset (black kit) in action against London Metro. Pic: Martin Humby

The country’s best blind cricketers demonstrated their skills at North London Cricket Club on Saturday in the county T20 finals.

Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Dawid Malan, Middlesex

Chris Rogers seems to save his very best performances for when we’re in real trouble – and Taunton last week was a classic example.

Thursday, September 18, 2014
Gareth Berg, Middlesex.

Middlesex are set to make the all-rounder’s position their top priority when they begin reshaping the squad for next season.

Rugby

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Saturday’s match at Hitchin takes on huge significance for Old Streetonians as both sides continue searching for their first win of the season.

Wednesday, October 23, 2013
Old Streetonians

Old Streetonians coach David Bailey remains optimistic that a single win can transform his struggling side’s fortunes after five straight defeats.

Thursday, February 28, 2013
Left to right: Paul Aguele, head of sport Alistair Halsall and Cecil MacCarthy

Two 16-year-olds are highlighting the benefits of the rugby programme at Highgate’s St Aloysius’ College, five years after the sport was introduced at the school.

Wednesday, November 10, 2010
Nick Barham

FROM promotion dreams at the start of the season, Old Streetonians now face the prospect of a long winter struggle against relegation, says the club’s captain Nick Barham.

Other Sport

Thu, 11:13

Islington BC’s Cherrelle Brown believes her recent defeat to Chantelle Cameron was a blessing in disguise after earning a shock call-up to the England team.

Wed, 17:19
Islington Boxing Club trio (left to right) Scott Smart, Jeff Ofori and Sherif Musah with coaches (l-r) John Richards, Jackie Lee Price and Jerry Mitchell. Pic: Dieter Perry

Islington BC trio Scott Smart, Jeff Ofori and Sherif Musah are all through to the last four of the Development Championships after quarter-final victories last weekend.

Wed, 17:06
Felix Waters, Stoke Newington School

Stoke Newington’s sole representative Felix Waters did her classmates proud with victory in Monday’s Islington Schools Running League race at St Aloysius’ College.

Thursday, October 16, 2014
John Ryder (right) in action against Theophilus Tetteh. Pic: Chris Royle/TGSPHOTO

John Ryder admits there is still plenty of room for improvement after claiming his first professional title on Saturday at the O2 Arena.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Audun Nordtveit

Norwegian international Audun Nordtveit swept to victory as Highgate Harriers took their first step towards a potential hat-trick of Metropolitan League successes.

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