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Mayweather apprentice to defend world title belt at Olympic Park

25 Mar , 2017  

Floyd Mayweather’s apprentice is to defend his world title at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis, 22, is to defend his IBF super featherweight world title against Britain’s Liam Walsh, 30, on 20 May at the Copper Box Arena. Both are undefeated, but Davis goes into the bout as the betting favourite largely […]

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Anthony Yarde sets his sights on world titles

23 Mar , 2017  

As the afternoon Texas sun beat down on the handful of spectators looking for their seats in the enormous AT&T Stadium, Hackney-born Anthony Yarde strode out to the ring for his first fight on American soil. This was in September, 2016, and Yard ’was first on the card.   Because the main event, involving Mexican […]

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Leyton Orient granted a reprieve by High Court over debts

20 Mar , 2017  

Leyton Orient owner Francesco Becchetti has paid the initial tax bill to HMRC to avoid an immediate winding-up order, but must pay off the remaining debts or sell the club. The club’s Italian owner is now facing calls from fans to sell the club as soon as possible. Mr Becchetti was given until 12 June […]

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Leyton Orient donate signed kit to young cancer sufferer

16 Mar , 2017  

Leyton Orient have donated a signed shirt and goalie gloves to a cancer sufferer looking to raise money for the John Hartson Foundation (JHF) for testicular cancer. Alex Stedman, 22, was diagnosed with a localised form of testicular cancer in February and since then he has coupled battling the disease with collecting signed kit from […]

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Leyton Orient lose yet again and drop to the bottom of League Two

15 Mar , 2017  

Leyton Orient have dropped to bottom of the League Two table following a 0-5 drubbing away to Accrington Stanley. The Os now languish in 24th place and face the prospect of relegation to the National League for the first time in their history. The home side snatched the lead in the closing stages of the […]

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8 great places in Hackney for fitness and sports

14 Mar , 2017  

  Do you want to get off the sofa, shut down your Netflix and do some sports this weekend? We selected eight different activities going on in Hackney. There are sports for all tastes, from terrible footballers to scuba divers.   Hackney Downs welcomes a new football team, whose emphasis is …Are you ‘terrible’ at […]

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Hackney artists take big apple by storm

27 Oct , 2016  

Two Hackney artists are bringing the British wind and rain to the Big Apple. Contributing to Exchange Rates, an international biennale exposition in New York City, the married founders of Campbell Works, Harriet Murray and Neil Taylor, will be filling a gallery with fog, wind and rain. “We were originally thinking about smoke and fog […]