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Yesterday, 12:03

Middlesex batsman Dawid Malan feels the county’s Twenty20 fortunes would improve if the tournament were streamlined over a shorter period of time.

Hornsey's Chetan Patel (pictured) shared a 50-run partnership with Paul Weekes. Pic: Max Flego

Hornsey batsman Chetan Patel believes his side are back in the promotion race after crushing Brentham by 114 runs for their second successive win in Division Two of the Middlesex County Cricket League.

Harry Kane struck a fine first-half goal for Tottenham

Harry Kane was back amongst the goals with a fine first-half strike in Tottenham’s first public pre-season match, but Tottenham were beaten 2-1 by the MLS All-Stars in Denver, Colorado.

North Middlesex captain Tom Nicoll hit 60 and then took three wickets. Pic: Paolo Minoli

North Middlesex slipped to third in the table, dropping 14 points behind the leaders after falling agonisingly short of a victory at Southgate in the Premier Division of the Middlesex County Cricket League.

Hampstead Ladies captain Francisca Hall. Pic: Paolo Minoli

Hampstead Ladies have kept themselves busy through the ‘off season’ by participating in a series of sevens tournaments – including fielding two full squads in the popular Summer Social competition in Richmond.

Scott Shulton (left) in action for Hendon during manager Gary McCann's testimonial match against a QPR XI at Earlsmead. Pic: Refuel Performance Management

Gary McCann was hailed as “the best man-manager around” following his thrilling testimonial against a QPR XI last night.

James Franklin

It seems to be that time of the season when counties are trying to take some pressure off their main venues, and that gives us the chance to play at a few outgrounds.

Craig Gourlay hit 75 not out for Highgate as they triumphed against Harrow Town

Craig Gourlay smashed an unbeaten 75 from just 32 balls to complete a thrilling run-chase as Highgate beat Harrow Town to stretch their lead at the top of the table.

DeAndre Yedlin

Mauricio Pochettino has challenged DeAndre Yedlin to prove he is ready to be a Premier League player after the USA international joined up with the Tottenham squad in Denver.

FOOTBALL

Harry Kane was back amongst the goals with a fine first-half strike in Tottenham’s first public pre-season match, but Tottenham were beaten 2-1 by the MLS All-Stars in Denver, Colorado.

Wed, 16:47
Scott Shulton (left) in action for Hendon during manager Gary McCann's testimonial match against a QPR XI at Earlsmead. Pic: Refuel Performance Management

Gary McCann was hailed as “the best man-manager around” following his thrilling testimonial against a QPR XI last night.

DeAndre Yedlin

Mauricio Pochettino has challenged DeAndre Yedlin to prove he is ready to be a Premier League player after the USA international joined up with the Tottenham squad in Denver.

Calum Chambers of Arsenal  (Photo by David Price/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger insists defender Calum Chambers will not leave the club on loan this summer.

Tue, 13:06
Arsenal's Chuba Akpom (right) and Lyon's Mehdi Zeffane battle for the ball during the Emirates Cup

Teenage striker Chuba Akpom wants to battle for a place in the Arsenal side this season rather than go out again on loan.

Cricket

Yesterday, 12:03

Middlesex batsman Dawid Malan feels the county’s Twenty20 fortunes would improve if the tournament were streamlined over a shorter period of time.

Yesterday, 07:00
Hornsey's Chetan Patel (pictured) shared a 50-run partnership with Paul Weekes. Pic: Max Flego

Hornsey batsman Chetan Patel believes his side are back in the promotion race after crushing Brentham by 114 runs for their second successive win in Division Two of the Middlesex County Cricket League.

Wed, 19:00
North Middlesex captain Tom Nicoll hit 60 and then took three wickets. Pic: Paolo Minoli

North Middlesex slipped to third in the table, dropping 14 points behind the leaders after falling agonisingly short of a victory at Southgate in the Premier Division of the Middlesex County Cricket League.

Wed, 12:25
James Franklin

It seems to be that time of the season when counties are trying to take some pressure off their main venues, and that gives us the chance to play at a few outgrounds.

Tue, 15:25
Craig Gourlay hit 75 not out for Highgate as they triumphed against Harrow Town

Craig Gourlay smashed an unbeaten 75 from just 32 balls to complete a thrilling run-chase as Highgate beat Harrow Town to stretch their lead at the top of the table.

Rugby

Wed, 17:15

Hampstead Ladies have kept themselves busy through the ‘off season’ by participating in a series of sevens tournaments – including fielding two full squads in the popular Summer Social competition in Richmond.

Thursday, June 4, 2015
Hampstead Ladies rugby started and finished the race as a team. Top row L-R: Micha Palmer, Anita Oliver, Rachel Grovenor, Kella Kapnisi, Lilly Hunt, Irene Leardini and Delphine Tsirane. Bottom row L-R: Rachel Berry, Alex Bowtell, Kirsty Morgan, Jessica Searle, Harriet Orrell and Helena Messiter-Tooze

Hampstead Ladies have teamed up to raise more than £1,000 for charity by completing a gruelling 5k obstacle course around Saracens’ stadium in Hendon.

Tuesday, June 2, 2015
David Strettle (left) and Richard Wigglesworth celebrate with the trophy after winning the Premiership title at Twickenham

David Strettle won the Premiership title with Saracens on Saturday – and promptly announced he was leaving for Clermont Auvergne, ending any lingering hopes of playing for England in this year’s home World Cup.

Tuesday, June 2, 2015
Saracens' Jamie George breaks away to score the Hendon club's second try during the Aviva Premiership final at Twickenham

Jamie George admits he has endured a “pretty manic, pretty crazy” fortnight after replacing Dylan Hartley in England’s World Cup training squad, having initially missed the cut.

Tuesday, June 2, 2015
Saracens' Maro Itoje in action against Northampton Saints in the Premiership semi-final

Saracens’ Maro Itoje is savouring a “surreal” 12 months and the best year of his life after winning the Premiership title and being selected in England’s World Cup training squad.

Other Sport

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Cumberland Tennis Club are celebrating a doubly successful weekend after the girls’ Under-18 team won the national AEGON Team Tennis Premier Final event, while the senior women’s side remained on course for a third successive title.

Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Tin-Tin Ho

Paddington’s Tin-Tin Ho was unbeatable as she helped England to a top-10 finish in the team event at the European Youth Championships in Bratislava, Slovakia.

Thursday, July 16, 2015
Islington fencer Dominic de Almeida

Dealing with disappointment is part of every young athlete’s sporting education – and Dominic de Almeida has certainly learned that over the past nine months.

Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Camden Swiss Cottage's Chris Hopton (left) with Masters coach Wojciech Slusarczyk

A trio of Camden Swiss Cottage Masters swimmers secured two gold medals each at the Barnet Copthall Open Meet.

Thursday, July 9, 2015
Hampstead's Alex Zuckerman at the National Tennis Centre at Roehampton

Hampstead tennis sensation Alex Zuckerman is aiming to follow in the footsteps of Andy Murray by winning a title at Wimbledon after securing a return to the All England Club.

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