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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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Times ABC head coach Dave Ryan with new arrivals Zak Chelli (left) and Yahia Chelli

Chelli brothers leave Dale Youth to join Times ABC

Times ABC head coach Dave Ryan hopes the arrival of two national champions can spearhead a transformation of the Kings Cross club’s fortunes.

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Left to right: Troy Smart, Charlotte Briant and Sherif Musah with their gold medals

Islington fighters claim hat-trick of gold medals at Haringey Box Cup

Charlotte Briant overcame her Swedish opponent to claim the first gold medal in an Islington BC hat-trick at the Haringey Box Cup.

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Arsenal's manager Arsene Wenger before the pre-season friendly at Boreham Wood

Arsenal boss has no plans to follow Sanchez and Debuchy deals by signing striker

Arsene Wenger has indicated that he does not plan to add another centre-forward to his squad ahead of the new season.

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Sam Bardon top scored for North London with 47. Pic: Max Flego

Defeated North London can’t put their plan into Acton

North London succumbed to a second successive defeat after a disappointing batting display away at second-placed Acton in Division Three of the Middlesex County Cricket League.

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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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Brandon Drew

Islington teenager wins chance to play at Wimbledon

Islington starlet Brandon Drew will be aiming to succeed where Andy Murray failed this year after booking his spot at a prestigious Wimbledon tournament.

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