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Tuesday, July 28, 2020

North London’s Ali Jawad is excited by the prospect of another home multi-sport games.

Highly experienced forward Danny Hughes has agreed terms with Haringey Huskies for the 2020/21 season.

Local amateur boxing clubs in London have had their share of success in the ABA Senior/Elite Championships over the past 70 years or so.

Britain is blessed, at present, in terms of current world heavyweight champions with Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury holding a plethora of titles between them.

As we approach what would have been the 2020 Tokyo Olympics we have on record but three boxers who have won three gold medals at previous Games.

In the history of the modern era Olympic Games, summer and winter, three tournaments have failed to go ahead as casualties of war.

Revolutionary technology is set to transform the world of snooker as the professional sport comes to terms with the after-effects of the coronavirus pandemic.

The match schedule for the men’s and women’s hockey competitions at the delayed 2021 Tokyo Olympics have been revealed.

Everyone is familiar with the phrase “it was a very long time coming” and that was certainly the case with the decision to eventually enable women to box under amateur rules in this country.

Harriet Dart withdrew from the LTA Progress Tour Women’s Championships after failing to shake off a groin injury suffered during preparation, writes Ziad Chaudry.

Haringey Huskies have announced that local lad Ryan Payne is staying with the club for another season ahead of the 2020/21 season. The 29-year-old has come up through the Haringey junior ranks and spent majority of his spent career at Alexandra Palace despite brief spells playing for Lee Valley Lions and the now extinct Romford Fury.

Golf, like most sports, has been affected by the coronavirus pandemic this year.

After a wait of more than six months, Great Britain’s men’s and women’s teams will return to playing international fixtures in October.

Hampstead’s Harriet Dart should have been playing at the 2020 Wimbledon Championships this month, but with it postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic, she has reminisced about the past.

Haringey Sixth Form College Principal Russ Lawrance is delighted to see four students bag scholarships abroad for their impressive efforts on the basketball court.

Boxing is back, after a lockdown lasting longer than expected, with some exciting championship clashes at the BT Studios in east London on Friday.

British Olympic and Paralympic sports governing bodies have been given assurances over their short and longer-term financial future.

Three young women at north London fencing club ZFW have been honoured for their athletic endeavours with an annual award for development.

London’s gymnastics community is set to receive support from British Gymnastics, with the governing body announcing a number of significant measures to support delivery providers, participants and the wider community to return to the sport safely and with confidence.

Like with many aspects of our society, the world of sport has historically assumed a ‘male default’.

Sir Mo Farah will be making an ambitious attempt to smash the men’s world one-hour record in his long-awaited track return at the AG Memorial Van Damme Diamond League event on September 4.

Four Haringey Sixth Form College and Haringey Hawks youngsters have all bagged scholarships as they look to take their games to the next level following impressive seasons.

The all-British showdown between unbeaten heavyweights Daniel Dubois and Joe Joyce has been rearranged for October 24 at the London O2 Arena.

Britain has had some great world middleweight champions over the past 70 years or so, with the likes of Randoph Turpin, Terry Downes, Alan Minter, Chris Pyatt, Jason Matthews, Nigel Benn, Chris Eubank and Billy Joe Saunders.

Matchroom Boxing have announced the full schedule for Fight Camp – an unrivalled summer of elite boxing based at the Matchroom HQ in Brentwood, Essex starting on August 1.

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