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Valerian Spicer (right) in action against Northern Ireland's Alanna Audley-Murphy at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Islington boxer sets new targets after Glasgow disappointment

Islington BC’s Valerian Spicer will turn her focus to future opportunities to wear the Dominican vest following her disappointment at the Commonwealth Games.

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Valerian Spicer

Islington Boxing Club’s late starter sets her sights on Commonwealth Games medal

Islington Boxing Club’s Valerian Spicer never dreamt she’d make a Commonwealth Games team.

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Ryan Charles (right) in action against Australia's Jordan Samardali at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Islington Boxing Club star dismayed by controversial Commonwealth Games exit

Islington BC light-heavyweight Ryan Charles’ Commonwealth Games medal hopes ended in controversy on Friday night.

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Islington BC's new senior captain Jeff Ofori (left) and junior captain Christy McCarthy

New Islington Boxing Club captains among winners at annual awards

Islington BC’s new captains were both included on the honours board as the club rounded off the season with their annual awards on Sunday.

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Germany's Lukas Podolski celebrates with the FIFA World Cup 2014 Trophy

Should all Arsenal’s German internationals have been given so much time off?

It’s become a popular guessing game in recent weeks: when might one of Arsenal’s World Cup winners actually pull on a Gunners shirt again?

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Ravi Patel, Middlesex

Middlesex cricket column: Positive Spin with Ravi Patel

I was ecstatic to be picked for the England Lions recently, but there is still a way to go before I can think about playing international cricket.

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Valerian Spicer (right) in action against Northern Ireland's Alanna Audley-Murphy at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Islington boxer sets new targets after Glasgow disappointment

Islington BC’s Valerian Spicer will turn her focus to future opportunities to wear the Dominican vest following her disappointment at the Commonwealth Games.

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Great Britain's Desiree Henry crosses the line to win the women's 4x100m relay final during day six of the 2014 European Athletics Championships at the Letzigrund Stadium, Zurich. By Adam Davy/ PA

Islington teenager Desirèe Henry wins European gold in 4X100m

A teenage Islington sprinter has helped Great Britain to it’s greatest ever European Championships medal haul.

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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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