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Kyle Carey

Islington teenager earns opportunity with junior England squad

Islington teenager Kyle Carey has been selected for a junior England Basketball training camp after catching the eye with his performances this season.

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Left to right: Alfie Little, Kai Ghazi-Timms, Kotaro Yamaguchi-Lam, Zack Genia-Hajithemistou and Dylan Low with the trophy

Islington school secure national boys’ table tennis title

An Islington school are celebrating their first ever national title after their boys’ Under-11 team triumphed at the English Schools’ Table Tennis Association Championships.

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Left to right: Luke Kavanagh, Luan Veras, Luca Veras, Liam Veras

Medal success for Veras brothers at national championships

Brothers Luan and Liam Veras teamed up to win five medals between them at the English Karate Federation National Championships in Sheffield.

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London Blitz's Julian Ikeme (centre) and Tom Shennan (right) in pre-season training

London Blitz chairman aims to bow out by regaining British championship

There should certainly be no lack of motivation for London Blitz as they prepare for the start of their new season next month.

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The Ken-Bu-Kan karate squad at the national championships

Islington team win 10 medals at national karate championships

Islington’s Ken-Bu-Kan school scooped a total of 10 medals at the English national championships in Sheffield.

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St Aloysius U14 basketball team

Islington boys have chance to become London champions

St Aloysius’ College’s Under-14 boys’ team can become champions of the capital later this month after qualifying for the London School Games final fours.

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Highbury Fields parkrun winner Brent Atkins

Atkins makes it three wins out of three at Highbury Fields parkrun

Brent Atkins completed a hat-trick of Highbury Fields parkrun victories with a personal best in another tight finish on Saturday.

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Syed Haider Mannan with his medal

Islington kickboxer aims to build on English Championships silver medal

Veteran Islington kickboxer Syed Haider Mannan is seeking sponsorship to help him realise his dream of winning a world title later this year.

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Sanan Aliyev

Veras Academy fighter wins six in a row to seal British Universities title

Veras Academy fighter Sanan Aliyev came through six gruelling contests to clinch a national title at the British Universities and Colleges Sport Championships in Sheffield.

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Walker holds off rivals to win Highbury Fields parkrun again

Rob Walker held off his two rivals in a hard-fought contest to clinch victory in the Highbury Fields parkrun for the 26th time.

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Mo Ahmed, Highbury Fields parkrun winner

Mo makes his mark at Highbury Fields parkrun

Mo Ahmed blazed around the five laps on Saturday to clinch his second win in two appearances at Highbury Fields parkrun.

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Girls' U13 winner Rosie Wakefield-Lynch

Islington girl through to London Schools Championships final

Islington youngster Rosie Wakefield-Lynch gained revenge for her defeat last year as she took the honours in the regional final of the London Schools’ Championships.

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Yasmin Campbell

Medal success at home and abroad for Islington academy

Holloway teenager Yasmin Campbell continued her excellent run of form as she claimed two silver medals within the space of a week.

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The Veras Academy squad in Sheffield

Islington academy scoop medal haul at national championships

Islington youngster Luan Veras teamed up with his brother to win a gold medal – before defeating him to claim another at the English National Championships.

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Yasmin Campel (left) and Bella Dmochowska

Islington pair picked in Great Britain junior team for European Championships

Two teenagers from Fighting Fit Fencing Club have been selected for the Great Britain foil team at the European Under-17 Championships next month.

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St Mary Magdalene table tennis team with Jack Petchey (front)

Islington team strike gold at London Schools finals

Four youngsters from St Mary Magdalene Academy scooped gold medals at the annual Jack Petchey Foundation London Schools team finals on Saturday.

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Barry Hearn

Russian star aims for hat-trick at Alexandra Palace

‘Magic’ Maxim Shmyrev will be determined to keep his grip on the World Championship of Ping Pong title over two days of competition at Alexandra Palace this weekend.

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You could win two members tickets and a three course lunch at Royal Windsor Horse Show 2014.

Win two members tickets and a three course lunch at Royal Windsor Horse Show

As far as venues in the South East go, it’s up there with the most spectacular and it won’t be long before the gates of Windsor Castle are thrown open.

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The pop-up will mark Record Store Day, which is on Saturday (Picture: Mike Lawrie/Getty Images)

World’s smallest disco to open in Stoke Newington

Two musicians behind the ‘90s hit Brimful of Asha are launching the world’s smallest disco in Stoke Newington this weekend.

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