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Thursday, December 4, 2014

Paddington Academy student Chloe O’Sullivan Healy has kicked her way to a gold medal at the Commonwealth Championships in Edinburgh, while former pupil Moatez Jomni has been invited to join the GB Paralympic team.

Mirelle Geervliet scored Highbury's first goal. Pic: Richard Hayward

Swiss Cottage-based Highbury Korfball Club were given a lesson from an experienced Trojans II side, losing 20-7 in the London Regional League.

Ryan McKinlay of Highgate Harriers. Pic: Dieter Perry

Ryan McKinlay roared to second place as a depleted Highgate Harriers side secured a top three finish in the North London Cross-Country Championships at Alexandra Park.

Tin-Tin Ho (left) and her partner Maria Tsaptsinos defended their girls’ doubles title at the junior national championships. Pic: Steve Parkin

Paddington’s Tin-Tin Ho won two doubles titles at the junior national championships but missed out on the singles title for the second year in a row.

Highgate Harriers' Ryan McKinlay (right) finishes in a dead heat with his good friend Tom Beedell. Pic: Martyn Loach

Highgate Harriers’ Ryan McKinlay made a passionate plea to be allowed to enter a “historically significant race” on Sunday – and he ended up coming joint first after a dead heat with his good friend Tom Beedell.

Alan Clyne of Scotland is the second seed at the London Open squash tournament, which will be held at Cumberland in Hampstead

Cumberland Lawn Tennis Club will host the annual international London Open squash tournament next week, with $20,000 (£12,800) of prize money up for grabs.

Jade Doran (right) practises with her brother Daniel

Black belt Jade Doran collected a gold and a silver medal at the UK Open Taekwondo Championships in Guildford.

Hampstead's Richard Alexander slides to keep the ball in play against Brooklands at Paddington Recreation Ground. Pic: Mark Clews

Hampstead & Westminster dropped to seventh place in the table after suffering a 1-0 home defeat against struggling Brooklands MU in the Men’s Premier Division.

Highgate Harriers' victorious men's team, left to right: Jonny Laybourne, Fergal Smithwick, Ryan McKinlay, Dom Smith. Pic: Dieter Perry

Highgate Harriers completed a double on home soil as their men’s and women’s teams both won gold medals in the London Cross Country Championships at Parliament Hill Fields.

Hampstead & Westminster's matchwinner Richard Alexander (centre). Pic: Mark Clews

Richard Alexander’s second-half goal was enough to ensure Hampstead & Westminster returned to winning ways in the men’s Premier Division with a 1-0 victory over Southgate at Paddington Recreation Ground.

Will Burns

Real tennis star Will Burns is in confident mood ahead of the Neptune British Open after coming through two qualifiers unscathed at Hampton Court last weekend.

Hannah Viner

Hannah Viner defied blustery conditions to guide Highgate Harriers’ women’s team to victory in the second Metropolitan League meeting of the season at Stevenage.

Will Tiddy (left) in action for Highbury Korfball Club. Pic: Richard Hayward

Highbury Korfball Club lost their unbeaten league record after a 15-7 defeat away against Croydon II in the London Regional League, but the Swiss Cottage-based side still find themselves top of the fledgling table.

Highgate Harriers' bronze medallists at the national cross country relay championships: (left to right) Ben Noad, Danny Russell, Shaun Dixon, Audun Nordtveit. Pic: Dieter Perry

Highgate Harriers’ men made history on Saturday, finishing third in the national cross-country relays to record their best ever result in the competition.

The jubilant Highgate Harriers squad

Highgate Harriers swept the board with a devastating display at the North of Thames cross-country championships in Kingsbury on Saturday.

Highbury Korfball Club captain Moses Hutchinson-Pascal (right). Pic: Richard Hayward

Captain Moses Hutchinson-Pascal struck seven goals as Swiss Cottage-based Highbury Korfball Club cruised to a comfortable 19-9 home win over Mitcham.

The Hall School sent six teams and 22 boys to the British Independent Schools ski race at the Hemel Hempstead ski dome

The Hall School enjoyed a fine performance in the British Independent Schools ski races at the Hemel Hempstead snow dome, entering three teams who all competed strongly.

Hampstead's players (in blue and white) are despondent as East Grinstead players celebrate at Padidngton Recreation Ground. Pic: Steph Kalber

Hampstead & Westminster conceded three goals in four second-half minutes as they suffered a 6-3 home defeat against unbeaten East Grinstead in the men’s Premier Division on Sunday.

Moses Hutchinson-Pascal (left). Pic: Richard Hayward

Captain Moses Hutchinson-Pascal scored a last-minute equaliser as Highbury came from behind three times in the closing stages to secure a 19-19 draw with Croydon in their opening fixture of the England Korfball Promotion Division.

Ana Rocha (right) in action for Highbury Korfball Club

Highbury Korfball Club emerged victorious against reigning champions Bec II in their opening fixture of the season, triumphing 16-12 in the London Regional League.

Audun Nordtveit

Norwegian international Audun Nordtveit swept to victory as Highgate Harriers took their first step towards a potential hat-trick of Metropolitan League successes.

Tin-Tin Ho

Paddington’s teenage table tennis star Tin-Tin Ho made the most of her late call-up to the Europe Youth Top 10 event as she won five matches out of nine to finish fifth in the junior girls’ event.

Hampstead's Richard Alexander (right) and Will Naylor (left) celebrate with Andy Hayward after the New Zealand international opened the scoring in the draw at Beeston. Pic: Josh Dixon

Summer signing Andy Hayward scored his sixth goal from a penalty corner in four games as Hampstead & Westminster drew 1-1 away against last year’s champions Beeston in the men’s Premier Division.

Shaun Dixon (centre) in action for Highgate Harriers

Highgate Harriers achieved their best ever result in the men’s national six-stage road relay, coming second at Sutton Park near Birmingham.

Highgate Harriers president Henry Dodwell (right) presents Ben Pochee with a certificate of honorary life membership

Highgate Harriers’ young athletes bade farewell to coach and club stalwart Ben Pochee with a ceremonial lap of honour at Parliament Hill Fields.

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