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Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Hampstead & Westminster men continued their unbeaten start to the new Premier League season with a 5-1 victory over East Grinstead.

James McDonnell, affectionately referred to as “Jimmy Mac” among the capital’s boxing fraternity, was born on September, 12, 1960 and hailed from Camden Town.

Hampstead & Westminster Ladies’ suffered a narrow 2-1 defeat to East Grinstead at the Lee Valley Hockey & Tennis Centre in east London.

Hampstead & Westminster Ladies slipped to defeat against Loughborough Students in the Premier League on Saturday.

Talented Wood Green teenager Brandon Abraham took top honours and booked himself a place in the grand finals with a lights to flag victory, after taking pole position in qualifying in The Logitech McLaren G Challenge regional final.

Hampstead & Westminster’s women and men got the 2020-21 hockey season off to winning starts at the weekend.

Wood Green youngster Brandon Abraham unfortunately crashed out in the latest race at Silverstone.

Londoner and two-time Commonwealth Games bronze medallist Ali Jawad has revealed how his formative school years in north London helped him develop both his education and physical talent to reach the highest levels of powerlifting.

Talented Wood Green teenager Brandon Abraham had everything but the kitchen sink thrown at him but still managed to earn 59 championship points at Donnington on the weekend.

Hampstead & Westminster have announced a host of new signings ahead of the 2020-21 hockey season.

This weekend will see the new Women’s Super League season kick off with Aston Villa taking on Manchester City opening the new 2020-21 campaign on Saturday before the likes of Arsenal, West Ham and Tottenham start the following day.

Hampstead’s Harriet Dart got ‘stuffed’ by Emma Raducanu but denied accusations of creating tension between the pair in their UK Pro Classic semi-final.

Former Finchley and Islington BC fighter Shannon Courtenay says she is ready to justify her hype when she takes on Rachel Ball over eight rounds in a Super-Bantamweight contest at Matchroom Fight Camp this Friday August 14 in Brentwood, Essex, live on Sky Sports in the UK and DAZN in the US.

Wood Green youngster Brandon Abraham was finally back out on the race track after months without action due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.

Harriet Dart is back fighting fit and revelled in getting off to a flyer in her first match at the UK Pro Series in Weybridge.

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.


With winter fast approaching, it is now more important than ever for us all to carry on following COVID-19 precautions to help stop the spread of the virus by always observing the three-tier local restrictions and remembering three key words – Hands, Face, Space.

The NHS COVID-19 app can make a real difference to how we all tackle the pandemic, protecting our loved ones and those most at risk from coronavirus. Everyone aged 16 and over across England and Wales can download the app for free and play their part in combating the pandemic.

The way the UK does business with Europe changes from January 1, heralding a new start for the small and medium-sized companies. Let’s get businesses ready to take advantage of new opportunities...

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