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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

James Ward in action during his third-round match against Vasek Pospisil at Wimbledon

Camden’s James Ward has joined the world’s elite top 100 and secured a place in Great Britain’s Davis Cup team for next week’s quarter-final after reaching the third round of Wimbledon.

Gemma Rous in action for Highgate Harriers. Pic: Dieter Perry

Highgate Harriers’ Gemma Rous chose the big stage for her best run yet on Saturday.

James Ward in action against Jiri Vesely at Wimbledon

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.

Highgate School's Rory McKinnon in action during the British Formula E School Series in Battersea Park

Rory McKinnon drove Highgate School onto the podium as the first British Formula E School Series was held in Battersea Park on Saturday.

The Hall team of Luke Egerton, Andrew Smith, Michael Smith and Max Fairfull with Great Britian's leading giant slalom and ski cross racer Ed Drake (right)

The Hall School from Belsize Park won the London Schools Cup for the dual slalom at a race event held at Welwyn’s dry slope.

The Camden Swiss Cottage team

Camden Swiss Cottage’s youngest stars produced an outstanding performance to win the Division One final in the M11 Junior League.

James Ward beat Luca Vanni in the first round at Wimbledon this evening

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

The triumphant King Alfred School rounders team

The King Alfred School (KAS) rounders team has won the Barnet borough tournament.

Highgate Harriers' Matt Dore-Weeks won the 110m hurdles. Pic: Dieter Perry

Highgate Harriers made the most of their home advantage at the Parliament Hill Fields track on Saturday as they won the third round in Division Two of the Southern League.

Harriet Dart practises on the grass courts at the National Tennis Centre at Roehampton. Pic: Paolo Minoli

Most 18-year-olds are currently finishing school, looking forward to a summer break and possibly university – but West Hampstead’s Harriet Dart is no ordinary 18-year-old.

James Ward

Camden’s James Ward lost a one-set lead to fall at the first hurdle for the second tournament in a row as he prepares for Wimbledon next week.

Oriance Lungu (right) in action in last year's Haringey Box Cup at Alexandra Palace. Pic: Dieter Perry

Oriance Lungu is targeting a hat-trick of Haringey Box Cup titles as Alexandra Palace hosts the eighth edition of Europe’s largest international open boxing tournament.

Camden's junior fencing team won bronze at the London Youth Games

Camden enjoyed a successful weekend at Europe’s largest annual junior sports event, the London Youth Games.

James Ward in action during his first-round defeat at The Queen's Club

Camden’s James Ward refused to moan after being drawn against the third seed Milos Raonic in the first round at Queen’s and making an early exit on Monday.

Damani Marcano

Highgate School pupil Damani Marcano completed his first full weekend in the Volkswagen Racing Cup after competing at Silverstone.

Anne Tavierne and Madison Hookway

Julia Murphy was the head girl, scooping five gold medals, as Camden Swiss Cottage finished their most successful London Swimming Summer Championships in recent years with 12 title wins and 37 podium finishes.

Highgate Harriers' Chris Rainsford races to the finish line of Monday's Bupa London 10K race. Pic: Hazel Dunlop

Hannah Viner set a personal best over 10k for the second time in two weeks as a contingent of Highgate Harriers runners took part in the BUPA London road race.

PE teacher Jay Harris (left) with his five GCSE students, two teaching assistants and Parliament Hill Bowling Club coach Derek Mennell (right)

Parliament Hill Bowling Club has offered coaching to students from the Camden Centre for Learning as part of their GCSE PE exams.

A number of international runners were on the track at Parliament Hill on Saturday. Pic: Dieter Perry

Highgate Harriers hosted their third annual Night of the 10,000m Personal Bests at Parliament Hill on Saturday – and the club’s runners responded with top times.

Jo Pavey in action at last year's Night of the 10,000m Personal Bests. Pic: Clive Totman

Highgate Harriers will welcome the next British 10,000m champions on Saturday as their third annual ‘Night of the Personal Bests’ takes place at Parliament Hill.

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