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Georgie Kean (white shorts) defeats Duane Green at York Hall. Pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO

Islington fighter eyes slot on Fury and Chisora undercard

Islington light-middleweight Georgie Kean is hoping to force his way onto the ‘Bad Blood’ blockbuster show in November after his victorious return to action last weekend.

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George Groves beat Christopher Rebrasse on points at the SSE Arena in Wembley

George Groves targeting world title fight with Anthony Dirrell

EXCLUSIVE: George Groves is targeting a world title fight with American star Anthony Dirrell after making a winning return to the ring at the SSE Arena in Wembley on Saturday night.

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George Groves celebrates his victory over Christopher Rebrasse  (Photo by Scott Heavey/Getty Images)

George Groves calls out Carl Froch again after winning Wembley return

George Groves made a winning return to action in his first fight since losing to Carl Froch in May by outpointing Frenchman Christopher Rebrasse at Wembley Arena.

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Islington fighter aims to rediscover winning habit at York Hall

Islington light-middleweight Georgie Kean says recapturing the winning habit is his main priority when he returns to action this weekend at York Hall.

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Left to right: Lenny Hagland (Islington BC chairman), Tracy Quirke, head of PE at Mount Carmel School, Duncan Skelton of Sport England, Islington BC coach Anthony Wright, Islington Cllr Janet Burgess. Pic: Dieter Perry

Islington Boxing Club win Sport England award for their work at girls’ school

Islington Boxing Club have been recognised for their work at a nearby girls’ school after winning a prestigious award from Sport England.

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Former Dale Youth amateurs George Groves (left) and James DeGale (right). Pic: Nick Potts

George Groves keen on James DeGale rematch - but only for a world title

George Groves says he would fight fellow Dale Youth graduate James DeGale again, but only if the former Olympic champion wins a world title.

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Aarron Morgan (right) with Floyd Mayweather Sr

Former Islington Boxing Club captain gains confidence from Las Vegas training trip

Former Islington BC star Aarron Morgan says his first taste of training in Las Vegas has given him the confidence to compete at a higher level.

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Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez celebrates scoring his side's third goal with hat-trick hero Danny Welbeck (left)

Turkey trip will be tougher, warns Arsenal boss after Champions League win

Arsene Wenger believes his Arsenal side will face a sterner test when they meet Galatasaray again at the climax of the Champions League group stage.

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The eventual champions Somerset (black kit) in action against London Metro. Pic: Martin Humby

North London hosts best blind cricketers in county T20 finals

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

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Georgie Kean (white shorts) defeats Duane Green at York Hall. Pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO

Islington fighter eyes slot on Fury and Chisora undercard

Islington light-middleweight Georgie Kean is hoping to force his way onto the ‘Bad Blood’ blockbuster show in November after his victorious return to action last weekend.

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Highgate Harriers president Henry Dodwell (right) presents Ben Pochee with a certificate of honorary life membership

It’s au revoir as Highgate Harriers coach Ben Pochee departs

Highgate Harriers’ young athletes bade farewell to coach and club stalwart Ben Pochee with a ceremonial lap of honour at Parliament Hill Fields.

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Fans devastated after Drake cancels Wireless London festival

Rapper Drake has pulled out of his headline appearances at this weekend’s Wireless Festival in London, leaving fans devastated.

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