April 16 2014 Latest news:

Latest London news, sport & entertainment

Local Weather



max temp: 15°C

min temp: 9°C

Five-day forecast

Boxing See all

John Ryder (white shorts) defeats Jez Wilson (black shorts). Pic: Rob Newell/TGSPHOTO

Islington fighter says he must improve despite victory in British title eliminator

John Ryder admits there is plenty of room for improvement before he makes his second challenge for the British middleweight title.

Read full story »

Islington BC's Reece Shagourie (right) on his way to victory against Kingsley Okolie

Islington boxer beats Haringey rival to reach London semi-finals

Islington BC’s Reece Shagourie overcame Kingsley Okolie (Haringey Police ABC) to win his second successive divisional title at the England Boxing Elite Championships.

Read full story »

John Ryder in action against Luke Robinson (left)

Islington fighter says Saunders defeat has made him stronger ahead of British title eliminator

John Ryder is vowing to prove he has come back stronger from his defeat by Billy Joe Saunders when he faces Jez Wilson this weekend.

Read full story »

Safi Abdullah

islington boxers triumph at Poplar show

Islington BC’s Safi Abdullah was in devastating form as he overcame C Delaney (Bulmersh) on Saturday’s show at Lansbury ABC, Poplar.

Read full story »

Frankie Arnold

Arnold impresses as Lion ABC win six out of six

Lion ABC’s Frankie Arnold maintained his undefeated record with a classy display to overcome an experienced fighter on the Hoxton club’s open show.

Read full story »

Angel ABC boxer loses out in comeback fight

Angel ABC light-middleweight Lukas Zaspal was defeated on his return to the ring after a year’s absence at the Boston Dome, Tufnell Park.

Read full story »

John Ryder in action against Luke Robinson (left)

Ryder roars to Liverpool victory in warm-up for British title eliminator

John Ryder made a hastily-arranged comeback on Saturday – and says the experience has really whetted his appetite for next month’s British middleweight title eliminator.

Read full story »

Sherif Musah (right) in action against John Waterman

Islington fighter turns the tables on Waterman at Hayes show

Islington BC’s Sherif ‘The Sandman’ Musah avenged a previous defeat as he returned to the ring for the first time in four months.

Read full story »

Dereck Chisora (left), promoter Frank Warren (centre) and Tyson Fury. Picture: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

Dereck Chisora: Tyson Fury won a battle… but I’ll win the war

Dereck Chisora has vowed to end Tyson Fury’s hopes of clinching a WBO Heavyweight Championship bout with Wladimir Klitschko, despite losing his unbeaten record to the 25-year-old in 2011.

Read full story »


streetlife.com uniting neighbours in Islington

Share information, opinions and advice with people in your area on the local social network, brought to you in association with the Islington Gazette.

Join the conversation in Islington >> Join the conversation in Islington >>

Competitions See all

You could get your hands on 1 of 3 Love2Shop vouchers.

Win 1 of 3 Love2Shop vouchers

You could get your hands on 1 of 3 Love2Shop vouchers.

Read full story »

Click here to read the Digital Edition of the Islington Gazette on screen
Use our Wedding site to help you plan your big day!
At WeddingSite we know how much you have to organise for your wedding day, that's why we have designed a set of FREE, simple-to-use tools to make the planning process easy & hassle-free. FIND OUT MORE
Find a date using our online dating and friend finder
You can meet new friends, find romance or simply meet up online with people sharing similar interests and hobbies. FIND OUT MORE
Find a local business using our online directory search
Need a plumber? Or a florist? Or anything else? Search our business directory to find Islington businesses in just a few seconds. FIND OUT MORE
Family notices from the Islington Gazette, with readers' tributes
In memoriam, birthdays, weddings, anniversaries, best wishes & special days. FIND OUT MORE

Around the Web See all