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Friday, October 21, 2016

Hampstead & Westminster captain Toby Roche has set his side the target of joining club hockey’s European elite after emerging as the league’s surprise package this season.

Andy Maud finished second on his Metropolitan League debut to lead Highgate Harriers to victory in their opening race of the season at Claybury.

Hampstead & Westminster’s men returned to the summit in the top flight after Rupert Shipperley secured a late 2-1 victory over Brooklands MU with just four minutes left.

Highgate Harriers’ senior men’s A team were ninth out of 82 clubs in the National Six Stage road relay in Sutton Coldfield on Saturday.

West Hampstead twice lost the lead and then fought back from behind on two occasions before eventually sharing a 4-4 draw with Blackheath in Southern Premier Division Two on Saturday.

Crouch End’s Max Hanson has been selected to represent Middlesex at the National Inter County Championships in Sheffield later this month.

Paddington’s Tin-Tin Ho secured sixth place at the Europe Youth Top 10 event in Prague after winning her final two matches.

Centre forward Tom Bullock has been at West Hampstead since 2008, but this season feels different and there is a palpable sense of excitement and ambition.

New player-coach Kwan Browne struck twice as Hampstead & Westminster cruised to a 4-1 home win over newcomers Loughborough Students at the Paddington Recreation Ground on Sunday and moved up to third place in the men’s Premier Division.

Teenage speedster Brandon Abraham narrowly missed out on his third Rookie Trophy in the final race of the British Super One Series.

Three Haringey Police boxers have made it through to the finals of the London Development Championships, which are taking place this Sunday.

Cumberland’s men’s team have been crowned Middlesex champions.

Summer signing Matt Guise-Brown struck twice on Saturday, taking his tally to five goals in two games – but Hampstead & Westminster threw away a two-goal lead and were held to a 2-2 draw in their London derby against Surbiton.

Boy racer Brandon Abraham faces a date with destiny this weekend as he aims to win the rookie title in the Super One British Karting Championships and secure free entry to next year’s competition.

Two of Hampstead & Westminster’s debutants scored hat-tricks as the men’s team started their Premier Division campaign in style, securing a comprehensive 7-2 victory over Canterbury at Paddington Recreation Ground.

A brother and sister from Hendon Golf Club both won their events in the 11th round of the Shires Junior Golf Tour in Bedfordshire.

Paddington’s Tin-Tin Ho has been called up to the England squad that will compete at next month’s European Championships in Hungary.

Paddington Sports Club in Maida Vale are inviting members of the public to visit this weekend and try the facilities for free.

Brondesbury have been named the Club of the Year by Middlesex Squash, rewarding the success of their first team and their growing membership.

Haringey’s Ali Jawad says he feels like he won gold in Rio after finishing as the runner-up in his powerlifting event and winning an elusive Paralympic medal at the third attempt.

Visually impaired tennis will not be on the Paralympic schedule in Rio but, if its popularity continues to increase at its current rate, it may not be too long before it is included.

Like most 16-year-olds, Laura Hirai’s primary concern today (Thursday) is her GCSE results. But four days after the end of the Rio 2016 Olympics, when the baton was passed to Tokyo and a new four-cycle began, the teenager is also dreaming about being involved in the 2020 Games.

Great Britain’s 52-year wait for an Olympic fencing medal continues after their men’s foil team, who developed their skills in north London, suffered a 45-43 defeat to Russia in the opening round - the quarter-finals.

Richard Kruse’s coach believes his protégé effectively won an Olympic bronze medal after finishing fourth in Rio – and he hopes the 33-year-old’s run to the semi-finals will inspire a new generation of British fencers.

A Royal Free doctor has spoken of his pride after his 13 year-old daughter became the youngest athlete to compete in the Rio Olympic Games.

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