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England Boxing-affiliated clubs are appealing for the nation’s support to #KOCOVID19 and keep clubs running after the Coronavirus shutdown comes to an end.

The Val Barker Trophy was first awarded at the Olympic Games in Berlin in 1936, with Barker presenting it to American Louis Laurie, a bronze medallist in the flyweight division.

The highly anticipated 10-part documentary series “The Last Dance” will debut on Netflix from April 20 with two new episodes weekly.

Boxers representing Great Britain have won 18 gold medals (16 men, 2 women) between 1908 and 2016 ad we look at those who have come good over these years.

Anthony Joshua’s defence of his IBF, WBA, WBO and IBO world heavyweight titles against mandatory challenger Kubrat Pulev has been postponed, it has been announced.

Sir Mo Farah is not allowing himself to worry about the cancellation of the Olympics and insists he will be prepared to race in Tokyo next year.

Islington Boxing Club was founded and known as Kings Cross ABC in January 1974, based in the community hall of York Way court close to the railway station.

Wimbledon has become the latest big sporting event to be cancelled because of the coronavirus pandemic this week.

British athletes have welcomed the decision to reschedule the Tokyo Olympics for the summer of 2021.

In recent times we have had two Olympic gold medalists at super-heavyweight level – Audley Harrison at Sydney 2000 and Anthony Joshua at London 2012.

The Tokyo Olympics will take place between July 23 and August 8 next year.

Islington Boxing Club took the decision to completely close its doors last Thursday for a period of four weeks, when the situation will be reviewed.

The British Olympic Association (BOA), British Paralympic Association (BPA) and UK Sport welcome the news of the postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

The Olympic and Paralympic Games have been postponed until summer 2021 at the latest due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has decided to withdraw any geo-blocking in place for all FIH Hockey Pro League matches from 2019 and 2020 on its free OTT platform www.FIH.live.

Chairman of the British Olympic Association Hugh Robertson says it is unthinkable that this summer’s Tokyo Games will not get postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus: Golf courses to close

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

England Golf has annouced that clubs, courses and facilities must close due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The Tokyo Olympics appear certain to be postponed until next year due to the coronavirus, as Canada and Australia said they were looking ahead to a 2021 Games.

Great Britain powerlifter Ali Jawad has urged the International Paralympic Committee to provide more transparency over health measures for the Tokyo 2020 Games amid “panic” among athletes over the threat of being immuno-compromised.

The British Olympic Association has said it is working with others to find the most appropriate outcome for the Tokyo Olympics, which are scheduled to start in late July.

Islington Boxing Club had double reason to cheer after seeing two of their members secure their progress in National Championships.

Champions Kennedy’s continued their pursuit of back-to-back titles with a 13-2 win at Nicholas Nickleby in the Archway Darts League.

In light of the ongoing effects of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and government advice, England Hockey has taken the decision to suspend its nationally run hockey activity.

In light of the constantly changing landscape worldwide, the IOC Boxing Task Force (BTF) has decided to suspend the current Boxing Road to Tokyo European qualifier in London, Great Britain, and subsequent Americas and final world qualifiers scheduled to take place in May.

Due to the changing situation with Coronavirus and concerns for public, athlete and volunteer welfare the IOC Boxing Task Force (BTF) has decided the Boxing Road to Tokyo Olympic qualifying event at the Copper Box Arena will take place behind closed doors from today.

Lightweight Caroline Dubois won her opening bout of the Boxing Road to Tokyo Olympic qualifying event at the Copper Box Arena on Saturday.

Caroline Dubois will represent GB Boxing in the first bout of the Boxing Road to Tokyo Olympic qualifying event which gets underway at the Copper Box Arena on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London today.

Research has revealed that, despite the growing profile of women’s sport in recent years, the majority of British schoolgirls wouldn’t consider a career as a professional sportswoman.

The Local Organising Committee (LOC) of the Boxing Road to Tokyo Olympic qualifying event in London has confirmed that the event will start as planned this weekend, following the latest advice provided by the Government and Public Health England on the Coronavirus situation.

Islington youngster James Crossley has received a performance bursary from the RYA’s London & South East Training Fund.

Highgate Harriers won the men’s over-50 team title at the Middlesex Veterans Cross-Country Championships at Stansborough Park, Welwyn Garden City at the weekend.

Islington Boxing Club will have four members in action at the National Amateur Elite Championships.

A break from the usual Archway Darts League action saw teams of four compete against each other in the Fours Cup.

Londoner Pardip Minhas will attempt to set a new Guinness World Record at the 2020 London Landmarks Half Marathon later this month.

Islington’s Anaconda Swimming Club enjoyed their most successful Middlesex Championships with a haul of 32 medals.

Islington Boxing Club’s Luan Veras won the London Junior Championship under-66kg title on Saturday.

Kennedy’s clinical performance dissected the N19 as they took a giant stride towards retaining the Archway League title with an 11-4 triumph.

Anthony Joshua will defend his IBF, WBA, WBO and IBO world titles against mandatory challenger Kubrat Pulev at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Saturday, June 20.

Nearly 2000 young people will race at the National Junior Indoor Rowing Championships (NJIRC) at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park on Friday.

The Archway Darts League’s Pairs Cup produced some great action and shocks as teams took a break from the title race.

Islington Boxing Club had three of their promising youngsters in action at the London Junior semi-finals at The Roundhouse, Dagenham.

London Pulse begin the new Superleague campaign with a trip to Arena Birmingham to face Strathclyde Sirens on Saturday.

ASICS London 10K has launched a brand new running initiative for children called the Weetabix Protein Youth Challenge.

Adam Finch reeled off a majestic 149 outshot to steer Doyles to an 8-7 win at fierce rivals N19 in the Archway League.

World No.1 Mohamed ElShorbagy headlines a stellar draw for the St. James’s Place Canary Wharf Classic, which will take place at London’s stunning East Wintergarden between March 8-13.

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