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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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Aaron Morgan defeats Grzegorz Sikorski. Pic: Philip Sharkey/TGSPHOTO

Morgan heads to Las Vegas following Camden victory

Former Islington BC captain Aarron ‘The Marksman’ Morgan scored his fourth straight professional victory inside the distance ahead of next month’s training camp in Las Vegas.

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Dereck Chisora, Frank Warren and Tyson Fury (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images)

Dereck Chisora pulls out of title clash with Tyson Fury after fracturing hand

Dereck Chisora has been forced to withdraw from his European heavyweight title showdown with Tyson Fury in Manchester after fracturing his hand during a sparring session.

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Ryan Charles (left) and Valerian Spicer are off to the Commonwealth Games

Islington boxers aim for Commonwealth Games glory in Glasgow

Islington BC’s Ryan Charles has a Commonwealth Games medal firmly in his sights – despite dropping down two weight divisions in just two months.

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Aarron Morgan

Former Islington Boxing Club captain ready for first six-round fight

Former Islington BC captain Aarron Morgan is looking forward to his first six-round contest when he takes on Grzegorz Sikorski on Friday night.

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Michael Pearl (right) defeats Zoran Cvek at York Hall. Pic: Philip Sharkey/TGSPHOTO

Islington welterweight enjoys winning start to professional career

Islington welterweight Michael ‘Mustard Mike’ Peart is itching to get back in the ring following his successful professional debut at York Hall last weekend.

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George Kean (blue) shorts loses to William Warburton

Islington fighter happy to bide his time after cancelling York Hall comeback

Islington’s Georgie Kean says he is taking a long-term approach after pulling out of his comeback fight at York Hall next week.

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Caroline Dubois

Islington Boxing Club duo strike gold in Dublin

Islington BC youngster Caroline Dubois stopped the reigning Irish schools’ champion to secure a gold medal at the Monkstown Box Cup in Dublin.

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George Groves (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)

George Groves announces return to Wembley Stadium after defeat to Carl Froch

George Groves has announced his return to the ring following his defeat to Carl Froch at Wembley Stadium in May.

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Alan Higgins (left) defeated Jason Ball at York Hall in his last outing in February. Pic: Philip Sharkey/TGSPhoto

Alan Higgins targets English title fight and showdown with Chris Eubank Jr

Former St Pancras ABC star Alan Higgins is targeting an English title fight by the end of the year and a showdown with Chris Eubank Jr after receiving treatment for a slipped disc.

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Arsenal's Tafari Moore

Arsenal right-back Tafari Moore seeks loan move to gain experience

EXCLUSIVE: Tafari Moore is seeking a loan move away from Arsenal after seeing boss Arsene Wenger sign two right-backs this summer.

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North Middlesex have won the T20 competition of the Middlesex County Cricket League for the first time

North Middlesex win T20 competition for the first time

North Middlesex have won the T20 competition of the Middlesex County Cricket League for the first time – and they now progress to the national stage.

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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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Triathlete Tim Hutchins

Former rugby player focused on Ironman target after near miss in Austria

Islington triathlete Tim Hutchins is determined to hit his 11-hour Ironman target next year after falling just short in his recent attempt in Austria.

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