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Thursday, June 23, 2016
Middlesex's Dawid Malan

Skipper Dawid Malan struck an unbeaten half-century to lead Middlesex to a thrilling victory over Somerset in a rain-reduced T20 clash at Lord’s.

Jordan Nobbs, Arsenal Ladies

Jordan Nobbs says Arsenal Ladies must replicate their performance level from last month’s Wembley success to get their league campaign back on track.

Middlesex batsman Nick Gubbins

It’s a shame Chris Gayle won’t be coming to Lord’s when we take on Somerset – in a way it would have been fun to play against him.

Islington BC's gold medal winners at the Haringey Box Cup, left to right: Amy Broadhurst, Lamin Conteh and Amy Andrew. Pic: Dieter Perry

A trio of Islington BC fighters maintained the club’s excellent record in the Haringey Box Cup with three gold medals at Alexandra Palace.

George Bailey batting for Australia

Middlesex coach Richard Scott is predicting a “seamless transition” when George Bailey replaces Brendon McCullum as the club’s overseas player next week.

Shotokan Karate London students recorded a 100 per cent pass rate with their gradings

Shotokan Karate London celebrated a 100 per cent pass rate as a total of 23 students successfully navigated their grading examinations.

Access2Sports U16 players Jason Prince (left) and Rio Murray-Webster in action

Rio Murray dominated the closing stages to ensure that Access2Sports defeated Kensington & Chelsea Knights 70-29 and clinched a place in the Community Basketball League Under-16 play-off final.

Islington sprinter Shania Umah with one of her medals at the London Schools Championships

Sprinter Shania Umah was Islington’s star performer as she collected two medals in the London Schools Championships at Battersea Park.

Paul Weekes hit an unbeaten half-century as Hornsey beat Barnes by seven wickets

Skipper Paul Weekes led from the front again as Hornsey triumphed against Barnes to set up a top-of-the-table clash with Finchley this weekend.

FOOTBALL

Thursday, June 23, 2016
Jordan Nobbs, Arsenal Ladies

Jordan Nobbs says Arsenal Ladies must replicate their performance level from last month’s Wembley success to get their league campaign back on track.

Thursday, June 16, 2016
Old Aloysians FC veterans' team

Old Aloysians are aiming to complete a hat-trick of trophies this weekend when they travel to Lilleshall for the national Veterans’ Cup final.

Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Leicester City's Jamie Vardy scores against Arsenal last season

Jamie Vardy will be facing an early return to the King Power Stadium if he opts to join Arsenal this summer.

Saturday, June 11, 2016
Viv Anderson (right) and Terry Butcher show their delight after reaching the finish line of the Football to Amsterdam bike ride (pic: Prostate Cancer UK).

Ex-Arsenal and England defender Viv Anderson, who recently completed Prostate Cancer UK’s Football to Amsterdam bike ride, has given his backing to Roy Hodgson.

Thursday, June 9, 2016
England's Jamie Vardy during a training session at Stade de Bourgognes, Chantilly.

Jamie Vardy’s apparent desire to delay a decision on his future until after the European Championship finals gives Arsenal fans plenty to ruminate on during the coming weeks.

Wednesday, June 8, 2016
Pro Touch Under-11s (blue) with their MK Galacticos opponents at Northampton Town

Kristian Kondo grabbed a last-minute winner as Pro Touch Soccer Academy Under-11s edged out MK Galacticos 3-2 in the Iber Cup tournament at Northampton’s Sixfields Stadium.

Thursday, June 2, 2016
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger's office. Pic: Stuart MacFarlane / Arsenal Football Club.

The secrets of Arsene Wenger’s inner sanctum will be revealed to fans on tours of Emirates Stadium for the first time this summer.

Cricket

Thursday, June 23, 2016
Middlesex's Dawid Malan

Skipper Dawid Malan struck an unbeaten half-century to lead Middlesex to a thrilling victory over Somerset in a rain-reduced T20 clash at Lord’s.

Thursday, June 23, 2016
Middlesex batsman Nick Gubbins

It’s a shame Chris Gayle won’t be coming to Lord’s when we take on Somerset – in a way it would have been fun to play against him.

Wednesday, June 22, 2016
George Bailey batting for Australia

Middlesex coach Richard Scott is predicting a “seamless transition” when George Bailey replaces Brendon McCullum as the club’s overseas player next week.

Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Paul Weekes hit an unbeaten half-century as Hornsey beat Barnes by seven wickets

Skipper Paul Weekes led from the front again as Hornsey triumphed against Barnes to set up a top-of-the-table clash with Finchley this weekend.

Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Joel Hughes took 7-62 for North Middlesex in a match that went down to the last ball. Pic: Max Flego

Joel Hughes took seven wickets for North Middlesex in a thrilling draw in the Premier Division of the Middlesex County League, with both teams going into the final over with a shot at victory.

Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Jordan Gregory took four wickets for North London in their win at Kenton

North London returned to the scene of last year’s great escape – and triumphed again to climb into the top half of the Middlesex County League Division Three table.

Thursday, June 16, 2016
Mitch McClenaghan (left) celebrates the wicket of Essex's Callum Taylor with team-mates Dawid Malan and John Simpson (right). Pic: Gavin Ellis/TGS Photo

It is unlikely anyone in the Middlesex camp will be getting caught up in a wave of unbridled optimism over their T20 prospects just yet.

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

Thursday, June 23, 2016
Islington BC's gold medal winners at the Haringey Box Cup, left to right: Amy Broadhurst, Lamin Conteh and Amy Andrew. Pic: Dieter Perry

A trio of Islington BC fighters maintained the club’s excellent record in the Haringey Box Cup with three gold medals at Alexandra Palace.

Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Shotokan Karate London students recorded a 100 per cent pass rate with their gradings

Shotokan Karate London celebrated a 100 per cent pass rate as a total of 23 students successfully navigated their grading examinations.

Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Access2Sports U16 players Jason Prince (left) and Rio Murray-Webster in action

Rio Murray dominated the closing stages to ensure that Access2Sports defeated Kensington & Chelsea Knights 70-29 and clinched a place in the Community Basketball League Under-16 play-off final.

Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Islington sprinter Shania Umah with one of her medals at the London Schools Championships

Sprinter Shania Umah was Islington’s star performer as she collected two medals in the London Schools Championships at Battersea Park.

Friday, June 17, 2016
Islington BC's Amy Broadhurst

Islington BC newcomer Amy Broadhurst has 13 Irish titles to her name – but she is aiming to box for England in the near future.

Thursday, June 16, 2016
GB Ultimate Frisbee player Niamh Delaney from Islington

Preparing to try and win a world championship on your own doorstep is a testing enough assignment in itself.

Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Anaconda Swimming Club duo Tommy Donovan (left) and Elena Dewhurst with head coach Wayne Lock

Anaconda SC duo Elena Dewhurst and Tommy Donovan will compete in national tournaments later this summer after their impressive displays in recent qualifying races.

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