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Saturday, April 30, 2016
Arsenal's Gabriel Paulista celebrates Danny Welbeck's winner against Norwich

Arsenal 1 Norwich City 0

Jack Wilshere and Santi Cazorla of Arsenal (Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

Although they spurned the chance to win the league title, Arsenal Under-21s still have a chance to reach the top tier of second-string football via the play-offs.

James Harris in action for Middlesex

Middlesex seamer James Harris feels squad rotation is essential if the club are to successfully negotiate a punishing schedule during the coming weeks.

Local league players and officials at Market Road with coaches Sarah Cleary (right, front row) and Natasha Ademakinwa (second from right, back row).

Female coaches are backing a campaign to give Islington girls what they never had – a genuine opportunity to play competitive football in the borough.

Islington & Camden Under-15s

Islington & Camden Under-15s gained revenge for their English Schools Trophy defeat as they won 3-2 at Barnet and clinched the Middlesex championship with two games to spare.

Islington CC cyclists in action

Islington Cycling Club plan to celebrate their third birthday and continue their expansion by establishing a junior section later this year.

The Veras Academy squad at the EKF National Championships. Back row, left to right: Sensei Alton Brown, Sam Mrabet, Sensei Raphael Veras. Front row (l-r): Luan  Veras, Seyhan Cinar, Liam Veras, Luca Veras.

Islington-based Veras Academy secured a total haul of 10 medals – including one gold – at the English Karate Federation National Championships in Sheffield.

Arsenal Ladies' Leah Williamson

Leah Williamson has dismissed suggestions that Chelsea’s league victory over the Gunners will give them a psychological advantage when the teams clash again at Wembley.

Tottenham head coach Mauricio Pochettino

Mauricio Pochettino admits ‘the gap is big’ between his Tottenham side and Leicester but says they mustn’t give up on their fading Premier League title hopes.

FOOTBALL

Saturday, April 30, 2016
Arsenal's Gabriel Paulista celebrates Danny Welbeck's winner against Norwich

Arsenal 1 Norwich City 0

Thursday, April 28, 2016
Jack Wilshere and Santi Cazorla of Arsenal (Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

Although they spurned the chance to win the league title, Arsenal Under-21s still have a chance to reach the top tier of second-string football via the play-offs.

Thursday, April 28, 2016
Local league players and officials at Market Road with coaches Sarah Cleary (right, front row) and Natasha Ademakinwa (second from right, back row).

Female coaches are backing a campaign to give Islington girls what they never had – a genuine opportunity to play competitive football in the borough.

Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Islington & Camden Under-15s

Islington & Camden Under-15s gained revenge for their English Schools Trophy defeat as they won 3-2 at Barnet and clinched the Middlesex championship with two games to spare.

Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Arsenal Ladies' Leah Williamson

Leah Williamson has dismissed suggestions that Chelsea’s league victory over the Gunners will give them a psychological advantage when the teams clash again at Wembley.

Monday, April 25, 2016
Tottenham head coach Mauricio Pochettino

Mauricio Pochettino admits ‘the gap is big’ between his Tottenham side and Leicester but says they mustn’t give up on their fading Premier League title hopes.

Sunday, April 24, 2016
Sunderland's DeAndre Yedlin (left) battles for the ball with Arsenal's Alex Iwobi

Sunderland 0 Arsenal 0

Cricket

Thursday, April 28, 2016
James Harris in action for Middlesex

Middlesex seamer James Harris feels squad rotation is essential if the club are to successfully negotiate a punishing schedule during the coming weeks.

Thursday, April 21, 2016
Adam Voges batting for Middlesex. Pic: Matt Bright Photography

Middlesex captain Adam Voges has demanded that his side strive to better last year’s second-place finish in the County Championship this season.

Monday, April 18, 2016
Middlesex's Sam Robson

Skipper Adam Voges praised Sam Robson after his unbeaten century steered Middlesex into a strong position on the opening day of their County Championship season.

Friday, April 15, 2016
Middlesex's Dawid Malan bats against Essex in the 2015 NatWest T20 Blast

Dawid Malan is determined to turn around Middlesex’s Twenty20 fortunes – but he believes four-day cricket remains their main benchmark for success this season.

Thursday, April 14, 2016
James Fuller in action for Middlesex. Pics: Gavin Ellis/TGS Photo

After helping to guide your team to their first trophy in over a decade, complacency could easily be a natural inclination.

Thursday, April 7, 2016
Middlesex batsman Nick Gubbins at the team building day at Radlett CCC

Nick Gubbins is itching to recover the winning habit with Middlesex after missing out on their second-place finish in the County Championship last season.

Thursday, March 31, 2016
James Fuller of Middlesex claims the wicket of Surrey's Dominic Sibley during their pre-season friendly at The Oval. Pic: Gavin Ellis/TGS Photo

It hardly feels like anything resembling summer just yet, but Middlesex’s preparations for the new campaign are already at an advanced stage.

Rugby

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

Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Islington CC cyclists in action

Islington Cycling Club plan to celebrate their third birthday and continue their expansion by establishing a junior section later this year.

Wednesday, April 27, 2016
The Veras Academy squad at the EKF National Championships. Back row, left to right: Sensei Alton Brown, Sam Mrabet, Sensei Raphael Veras. Front row (l-r): Luan  Veras, Seyhan Cinar, Liam Veras, Luca Veras.

Islington-based Veras Academy secured a total haul of 10 medals – including one gold – at the English Karate Federation National Championships in Sheffield.

Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Islington BC's Tommy Kerrigan with his national junior cadets Under-80kg belt

Islington BC teenager Tommy ‘The Tank’ Kerrigan has been crowned a national champion despite being denied his chance to box in the final – again.

Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Murray Strain overcame an injury to run the anchor leg and secure a glorious triumph for Highgate Harriers. Pic: Dieter Perry

Murray Strain defied just that – a strain – as Highgate Harriers won a national team event for the first time in more than a century.

Thursday, April 14, 2016
London Blitz

New chairman Henry Charlton-Weedy says he will settle for nothing less than a league title as London Blitz gear up for the new season.

Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Islington BC's Sherif Musah with his North West London 91kg medal at the England Boxing Elite Championships

Islington BC heavyweight Sherif Musah progressed to the London semi-finals of the England Boxing Elite Championships with a split decision against Stonebridge’s Michael Olabridge.

Monday, April 11, 2016
Kian Thomas (right) in action during his win over Dan Carr last year. Pic: Philip Sharkey/TGS Photo

Kian Thomas says he is not worried about securing a quick title fight as he prepares to return to the ring later this month.

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