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The 10th edition of the London Open finished at the weekend, with Englishman Charles Sharpes and Egypt’s Nada Abbas emerging victorious at Cumberland Lawn Tennis Club.

Hampstead & Westminster’s men were involved in a seven-goal cracker on Sunday – but the entertainment factor was scant consolation as they lost their final game before Christmas.

Mornington Chasers Running Club have revamped their Regent’s Park 10k Series and the next edition of the race will take place this Sunday.

Hampstead-based ZFW Fencing Club have won the British Men’s Team Foil Championships for the third year running after emerging triumphant at the Leon Paul Fencing Centre in Hendon.

Stars from the Professional Squash Association will be arriving in West Hampstead on Tuesday as the London Open gets under way – and tournament director Zubair Khan hopes the event will raise the profile of a sport which has lost its presence at the Olympics, writes Ben Grounds.

Paddington’s Tin-Tin Ho secured the crucial victory as England came from behind to beat Slovenia in their first home European Championships qualifying tie on Tuesday.

Hampstead & Westminster climbed into the top four in the men’s Premier Division after securing their first away win of the season on Sunday.

Hampstead-based ZFW Fencing Club are sending three senior teams to compete in the British Men’s Team Foil Championships in Hendon on Sunday, bidding to win the title for a third successive year.

Hampstead & Westminster’s senior sides both bounced back from defeats to secure commanding home wins in their respective league clashes at the weekend.

Three players from Camden’s Samuel Lithgow Youth Centre in Stanhope Street achieved top-three finishes in the second annual Youth Club Table Tennis Festival.

Whitefield School secured their first piece of silverware after winning the Lee Valley School Festival.

Hampstead & Westminster Ladies suffered two defeats to Sevenoaks in successive days at the weekend, losing their league clash against the leaders before also being defeated in the England Hockey Cup.

Camden Swiss Cottage secured four silver medals and a bronze as they took part in an early-season competition at the London Region Winter Championships in the Olympic Park.

Six members of the West Hampstead squad suffered a home defeat against their former side on Saturday as Oxford University emerged victorious at Whitefield School.

Highgate Harriers men’s team completed a double at Kingsbury by bringing home both the North of Thames Championship and Liddiard Cup trophies.

A weakened Hampstead & Westminster men’s side were knocked out of the English Cup at the weekend, losing 2-1 away against Premier Division leaders Holcombe.

Joyce Esser struck a hat-trick as Hampstead & Westminster Ladies secured their fourth victory in a row in the Women’s Conference East, beating Harleston Magpies 4-1 and leapfrogging their visitors into the top three places.

Highgate Harriers’ quartet of runners held off heavyweight opposition to clinch a surprise victory in the Southern Senior Relay Championships at Wormwood Scrubs.

Paddington’s Tin-Tin Ho came agonisingly close to one of the biggest victories of her career before bowing out of the European Championships in Budapest.

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.

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