North Middlesex batsman Evan Flowers is thrilled that the club's policy of developing and promoting homegrown players has been rewarded as the fight for the Middlesex County League title goes down to the final day.

Visually impaired tennis will not be on the Paralympic schedule in Rio but, if its popularity continues to increase at its current rate, it may not be too long before it is included.

Captain Tom Nicoll admits the excitement levels are rising after North Middlesex secured a seventh straight victory in their bid to deliver the club's first Middlesex County League title for 26 years.

North Middlesex captain Tom Nicoll is urging his players to put cricket first and prioritise the club's title bid - and he has led by example, cancelling a trip to Amsterdam this weekend.

Already standing 6ft 1in tall at the tender age of 14, Highgate Harriers' Dominic Ogbechie clearly has a knack for defying gravity - and the sky is the limit for the prodigious teenager.

North Middlesex captain Tom Nicoll has entered his name into the Middlesex County League's record books after scoring a century and taking eight wickets in a stunning individual display.

Captain Tom Nicoll hopes Joel Hughes can become a consistent all-rounder for North Middlesex after his starring role in Saturday's emphatic victory over Southgate, which ended a three-match losing streak in the Premier Division of the Middlesex County League.

Olympic dreams will be realised and dashed on the Parliament Hill athletics track on Saturday night as Britain's top 10,000m runners battle it out for seats on the plane to Rio.

A weakened North Middlesex side appeared to be staring defeat in the face as they hosted reigning champions Hampstead in their Middlesex County League Premier Division opener - but they fought back in the final hour to gain a dramatic victory.

Skipper Tom Nicoll has challenged North Middlesex's top-order batsmen to give last season's talisman Evan Flowers more support as the Crouch End club bid to maintain their progress in the Premier Division.

Alexis Sanchez secured a 2-2 draw for 10-man Arsenal against Tottenham to maintain the three-point gap between the north London arch-rivals in the Premier League title race.

Svenja Abel snatched triumph from the jaws of disaster at the weekend as she made history for Highgate Harriers at Wormwood Scrubs in the Metropolitan League.

Great Britain stand on the verge of history in the Davis Cup as they prepare for this weekend's final, bidding to win the crown for the first time in 79 years.

Highgate Harriers underlined their strength in depth as a men's team missing a number of star performers won the Southern Relay Championships.

After all the hype and excitement in the build-up to the Rugby World Cup, England are already out and the quarter-finals will take place this weekend without the hosts.

Highgate Taverners will be praying for success on their end-of-season tour after setting up a pretigious encounter with St Peter's Cricket Club in Vatican City.

Mathieu Flamini was Arsenal's unlikely matchwinner, scoring both of Arsenal's goals in his first game of the season as the Gunners triumphed 2-1 at White Hart Lane to knock arch-rivals Tottenham out of the Capital One Cup.

Camden's James Ward has reached the third round of a Grand Slam tournament for the first time after overcoming the world No45 Jiri Vesely of the Czech Republic in four sets at Wimbledon today.

Camden's James Ward is through to the second round of Wimbledon after coming from a set down to beat the Italian Luca Vanni.

North Middlesex captain Tom Nicoll is hoping to take last season's momentum into the new campaign, which starts on May 9, and push into the top three spots.

Arsenal correspondent Ben Kosky and Spurs reporter Ben Pearce give their verdicts on today's showdown at the Emirates.

Hornsey captain Michael Philipson hit his second consecutive league century in Saturday's derby against North Middlesex, but rain ruined the contest.

The concept of a time loop is not an original one and there are strong flavours of Bill Murray's Groundhog Day, Jake Gyllenhaal's Source Code and even Adam Sandler's 50 First Dates in Tom Cruise's latest sci-fi blockbuster.

EXCLUSIVE: Camden's James Ward feels he is on course for the best year of his career after making history at the French Open.

New captain Michael Philipson hopes to see Hornsey competing in the top half of the Premier Division this season after last year's narrow escape from relegation.

Oliver Giroud scored his fourth goal in five games as Arsenal beat their fierce arch-rivals Tottenham 1-0 in the north London derby at the Emirates.

A disappointed James Ward was left to ponder what might have been as he failed to set up a dream clash against Andy Murray in the second round at Wimbledon.

James Ward served up a thriller in the first round of Wimbledon, but the north Londoner was unable to overcome Yen-Hsun Lu and missed out on an all-British tie with Andy Murray in the second round.

It may not be perfect but World War Z certainly cannot be accused of false advertising - basically, Brad Pitt flies around the globe fighting zombies.

Britain's No2 James Ward hopes fortune favours him when the draw for Wimbledon is made tomorrow.

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