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Left to right: Camden Swiss Cottage's Ally Dill, Amir Castronovo, Lauren Brantley, Alexis Lambropoulos, Marliese Rittenhouse, Brandon Biss, Ella McEver, Lyelle Kahaner, Alexander Chen and Clementine Butler Brown

A contingent of Camden Swiss Cottage’s youngsters faced their biggest challenge of the season so far at the London Regional Age Group Championships, held over two weekends at Crystal Palace.

Harriet Dart

West Hampstead’s Harriet Dart won the $25,000 doubles title in Goyang, South Korea, on Saturday.

Beth Potter (right) is pursued by her British rivals Kate Avery and Jessica Andrews (second from left), who eventually won the race on the Parliament Hill athletics track. Pic: Mark Shearman

Former world record-holder Dave Bedford says Highgate Harriers’ Night of the 10,000m PBs is a “fascinating event” which is “of great value” to the world of athletics.

Great Britain's Jo Pavey won the 2014 European Championships and will be aiming to qualify for her fifth Olympics when she competes in Highgate Harriers' Night of the 10,000m PBs at Parliament Hill on Saturday

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.

Zoja Wojcik (second from right) celebrates with her New Life Taekwondo team-mates

British champion Zoja Wojcik added more silverware to her collection as Camden-based New Life Taekwondo picked up eight medals at the English Open in Manchester.

The Hall's Archie Marlow. Pic: Matt Birch Photography

Two Hampstead schools achieved two podium finishes apiece at the UK’s largest indoor skiing races of the season.

Tin-Tin Ho won all three available medals in Huddersfield. Pic: Trevor Parsons

Paddington’s Tin-Tin Ho has made history after winning all three of the available titles at the Cadet and Junior National Championships.

Richard Kruse, who coaches at ZFW Fencing Club at South Hampstead High School, is set to appear at his fourth Olympic Games

Four north London fencers will head to Rio de Janeiro this summer to aid Team GB’s quest for Olympic glory.

Dereck Chisora (left) lost on a split decision to Kubrat Pulev in Hamburg. Pic: Sebastian Heger

Promoter Kalle Sauerland believes it might be time to rethink Dereck Chisora’s career path and build him back up slowly after the Hampstead heavyweight failed to regain the European heavyweight title.

Shaun Dixon (right) in action for Highgate Harriers. Pic: Dieter Perry

Highgate Harriers’ Shaun Dixon hacked almost 10 minutes off his personal best in Sunday’s London Marathon, finishing in under two and a half hours to take 22nd place out of over 37,000 runners.

Murray Strain overcame an injury to run the anchor leg and secure a glorious triumph for Highgate Harriers. Pic: Dieter Perry

Murray Strain defied just that – a strain – as Highgate Harriers won a national team event for the first time in more than a century.

Camden Swiss Cottage's Alex Borisov won four gold medals and a silver at the London Regional Championships

Alex Borisov led Camden Swiss Cottage’s gold rush, securing four victories and a silver medal as the 2016 London Regional Championships began with a three-day event at Crystal Palace and the London Aquatic Centre.

Shaun Dixon (right) in action for Highgate Harriers. Pic: Dieter Perry

Highgate Harriers’ Shaun Dixon finished 12th out of over 12,000 runners at the World Half Marathon Championships on Sunday, recording his second best time over the distance.

Haringey’s Judith Pedersen has won the 2016 Volunteer of the Year prize at the National Badminton Awards at the All England tournament in Birmingham.

The Hampstead & Westminster's women's team. Pic: Mark Clews

Captain Annebeth Wijtenburg is already looking forward to next season after Hampstead & Westminster’s women finished their first campaign in the National League in fourth place.

Tin-Tin Ho won three titles at the National Championships. Pic: Alan Man

Paddington’s Tin-Tin Ho won a hat-trick of titles at the PG Mutual National Championships, including her first women’s singles title – and she just missed out on a fourth.

Ashley Scott-Wilson celebrates as she crosses the finish line to secure victory for Highgate Harriers

Highgate Harriers’ women achieved their best ever result in the South of England Six Stage Road Relay, winning the event for the first time since its inception 16 years ago.

Helen Cathcart

Joyce Esser scored twice as Hampstead & Westminster stayed on course for a second-placed finish in the East Conference with a 4-0 win over Ipswich on Saturday.

Hannah Viner, Highgate Harriers

Highgate Harriers’ Hannah Viner completed her first senior race as the fastest Middlesex finisher at the Inter Counties Championships near Birmingham on Saturday.

Joel Carroll

Hampstead & Westminster secured their Premier League place status after a dramatic weekend that began with a last-gasp defeat and ended with a decisive victory.

Highgate Harriers' Georgia Fear

Highgate Harriers’ Georgia Fear continued her good form with an 11th place finish in the prestigious English Schools Championships at Wollaton Park, Nottingham.

Islington BC chairman Lenny Hagland (left) receives the Henry Cooper Award from Archant London's publishing director John Cheadle at the Norwood charity boxing dinner. Pic: Sharon Green Photographic

Islington Boxing Club’s stalwart chairman Lenny Hagland has been honoured with a prestigious award at the annual Norwood and Paskin Children’s Trust charity boxing dinner, which is co-sponsored by Ham&High Property.

Iain Mackay celebrates after scoring Hampstead & Westminster's first goal against Reading on Sunday. Pic: Mark Clews

Hampstead and Westminster enjoyed a successful weekend as their men’s team eased their relegation fears by moving out of the bottom two places, while their women’s side impressively beat the league leaders.

Robert Gallucio (right) in action at the British National Pro Jiu Jitsu Championships

Camden’s Robert Gallucio has won bronze at the British National Pro Jiu Jitsu Championships.

Highgate Harriers' Andy Maud. Pic: Dieter Perry

Highgate Harriers’ men’s team underlined their status as one of the best outfits in England at the National Cross Country Championships, narrowly missing out on a place on the podium by finishing fourth.


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With The Great Pottery Throwdown captivating viewers across the nation, pottery courses at capacity, and hipsters snapping up vintage studio pieces to display their succulents in and post on Instagram, studio pottery and ceramics are definitely having a moment.

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