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Hanshi Sampson Sampson (left) with Sobell Judo Club's European disabled champion Karl Summerbell.

Bouncing back in the face of adversity is a commonly-used sporting cliché – but scarcely can it have been more accurately applied than to Karl Summerbell.

Nathan Sowter has become a regular member of Middlesex's T20 side. Pic: Gavin Ellis/TGS Photo

Leg-spinner Nathan Sowter is seeking to play his part in a rare Twenty20 double for Middlesex this season.

Danny Arnold during his run to the junior ABA final with St Pancras ABC. Pic: Dieter Perry

Former St Pancras ABC star Danny Arnold has been tipped to become a professional champion by the club’s trainer CJ Hussein.

Lyon's Alexandre Lacazette

Lyon have refuted reports that they have received a second bid from Arsenal for star striker Alexandre Lacazette.

North London players celebrate a wicket from Jordan Gregory in their five-run win against Brentham. Pic: Max Flego

Captain Sam Bardon has urged North London to maintain the impetus of their seven-match unbeaten run as they prepare to face the top two sides in Middlesex County League Division Three.

Middlesex's Eoin Morgan

Eoin Morgan feels Middlesex’s impressive County Championship form has been a key factor in their recent improvement in white-ball cricket.

Dominic Ogbechie was given the Outstanding Individual Boy award at last weeks Camden Sport and Physical Activity Celebration night. Pic: Paolo Minoli

Already standing 6ft 1in tall at the tender age of 14, Highgate Harriers’ Dominic Ogbechie clearly has a knack for defying gravity – and the sky is the limit for the prodigious teenager.

Eoin Morgan batting for Middlesex

Middlesex overcame Surrey in front of a record crowd at Lord’s to strengthen their hopes of reaching the NatWest T20 Blast quarter-finals.

North Middlesex captain Tom Nicoll. Pic: Paolo Minoli

North Middlesex captain Tom Nicoll has entered his name into the Middlesex County League’s record books after scoring a century and taking eight wickets in a stunning individual display.

FOOTBALL

Tue, 18:35
Lyon's Alexandre Lacazette

Lyon have refuted reports that they have received a second bid from Arsenal for star striker Alexandre Lacazette.

Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Isledon Wolves' Nicky Marshall on the attack in their friendly against Oxford United's academy side at Market Road

Isledon Wolves coach John Powles is hoping the Under-16s’ packed pre-season schedule could bring their star players to the attention of Football League scouts.

Monday, July 18, 2016
Arsenal Ladies' Danielle Van de Donk celebrates her winning goal against Chelsea Ladies

Danielle Van de Donk believes Arsenal Ladies can realistically target a return to European football after her late winner earned them a crucial away victory at Chelsea.

Thursday, July 14, 2016
Arsenal Ladies midfielder Fara Williams (left) tangles with Katie Chapman of Chelsea. Pic: Gavin Ellis/TGS Photo

Fara Williams feels Arsenal Ladies have added a physical edge to their game as they strive to narrow the gap on the Women’s Super League leaders.

Sunday, July 10, 2016
Jordan Nobbs, Arsenal

Jordan Nobbs set up one goal and scored the other to lift Arsenal Ladies to third in the Women’s Super League table with a 2-0 win over Notts County.

Thursday, July 7, 2016
Angel Central are the new sponsors of Isledon Wolves FC

Isledon Wolves have been handed a significant boost ahead of the new season by securing a sponsorship deal with Angel Central.

Thursday, June 30, 2016
Isledon Wolves player Ethan Irvine (right) and coach Adrian Daley celebrate cup success in 2013

A decade strewn with silverware is not an achievement to be overlooked – but there are other means of gauging success at Isledon Wolves.

Cricket

07:06
Nathan Sowter has become a regular member of Middlesex's T20 side. Pic: Gavin Ellis/TGS Photo

Leg-spinner Nathan Sowter is seeking to play his part in a rare Twenty20 double for Middlesex this season.

Tue, 07:30
North London players celebrate a wicket from Jordan Gregory in their five-run win against Brentham. Pic: Max Flego

Captain Sam Bardon has urged North London to maintain the impetus of their seven-match unbeaten run as they prepare to face the top two sides in Middlesex County League Division Three.

Mon, 07:14
Middlesex's Eoin Morgan

Eoin Morgan feels Middlesex’s impressive County Championship form has been a key factor in their recent improvement in white-ball cricket.

Thursday, July 21, 2016
Eoin Morgan batting for Middlesex

Middlesex overcame Surrey in front of a record crowd at Lord’s to strengthen their hopes of reaching the NatWest T20 Blast quarter-finals.

Thursday, July 21, 2016
North Middlesex captain Tom Nicoll. Pic: Paolo Minoli

North Middlesex captain Tom Nicoll has entered his name into the Middlesex County League’s record books after scoring a century and taking eight wickets in a stunning individual display.

Thursday, July 21, 2016
Middlesex batsman Nick Gubbins

At this stage of the season, you want to make sure you’re still involved in all three competitions, and that’s certainly the case at Middlesex.

Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Middlesex's Ryan Higgins

Ryan Higgins says a new mindset in the Middlesex dressing room this season has propelled them into the hunt for a NatWest T20 Blast quarter-final spot.

Rugby

Thursday, May 26, 2016
Rugby league player Aston Stephenson

There aren’t too many boys who grow up in north London and go to university in rugby union’s heartland – and then become rugby league internationals.

Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Islington Police Warthogs RFC

Karl Latham gave Islington Police Warthogs belated cause for celebration by becoming their only try-scorer at the Commissioner’s Cup Sevens tournament on Sunday.

Wednesday, December 2, 2015
Islington Police Warthogs RFC with Haringey Rhinos Veterans

Islington Police Warthogs endured a baptism of fire in their inaugural fixture against a Haringey Rhinos veterans’ team at New River Sports Centre.

Thursday, October 15, 2015
Saracens and England fly-half Owen Farrell

After all the hype and excitement in the build-up to the Rugby World Cup, England are already out and the quarter-finals will take place this weekend without the hosts.

Friday, September 18, 2015
Newham's St Angela's School choir perform during the Welcome Ceremony for New Zealand's All Blacks at The Tower of London (pic: Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images for ER2015)

Six-week event to capture the imagination

Other Sport

12:09
Hanshi Sampson Sampson (left) with Sobell Judo Club's European disabled champion Karl Summerbell.

Bouncing back in the face of adversity is a commonly-used sporting cliché – but scarcely can it have been more accurately applied than to Karl Summerbell.

Yesterday, 17:35
Danny Arnold during his run to the junior ABA final with St Pancras ABC. Pic: Dieter Perry

Former St Pancras ABC star Danny Arnold has been tipped to become a professional champion by the club’s trainer CJ Hussein.

Friday, July 22, 2016
Dominic Ogbechie was given the Outstanding Individual Boy award at last weeks Camden Sport and Physical Activity Celebration night. Pic: Paolo Minoli

Already standing 6ft 1in tall at the tender age of 14, Highgate Harriers’ Dominic Ogbechie clearly has a knack for defying gravity – and the sky is the limit for the prodigious teenager.

Thursday, July 21, 2016
Emmanuel Nmecha, 17 (left) riding a two seater bike with support worker Harold Bennett during a disability cycle session run by Pedal Power at Emirates Stadium

Many might think that when you’ve seen one bicycle, you’ve seen them all – but a Thursday morning visit to Emirates Stadium would certainly change your mind.

Wednesday, July 20, 2016
The victorious Mount Carmel Catholic College for Girls rounders team

Hosts Mount Carmel Catholic College for Girls triumphed in the annual Islington Key Stage 3 rounders tournament with a 100 per cent record.

Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Left to right: London Youth Games Foundation chairman Mark Campbell, Islington team manager Daniel Bank, Klaudia Mitiajew, Sade Opara-Faparusi , Islington coach Sanket Shah

Archway student Klaudia Mitiajew guided Islington to a bronze medal on their first appearance at the London Youth Games finals since 2003.

Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Borys Feldman and Claudia Wilmot-Smith model the new Islington BC vests

Five-year-old O’Shea Campbell emulated his elder brother by picking up the boxer of the term award at Islington BC’s infants class.

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