Mayweather apprentice to defend world title belt at Olympic Park

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...
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Anthony Yarde sets his sights on world titles

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...

‘All Stars’ scheme targets next generation of Hackney cricketers

England stars Michael Vaughan and Jonny Bairstow were on hand to inspire the next generation of Hackney cricketers at the launch of an England and Wales Cricket Board initiative at the Olympic Park on...

Leyton Orient granted a reprieve by High Court over debts

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...

Third straight loss keeps Orient in drop zone

Leyton Orient moved yet another step closer to non-league football after a heavy defeat at the hands of league leaders Doncaster Rovers. Orient boss Danny Webb witnessed his side defeated 4-1 at the Matchroom Stadium...

Leyton Orient donate signed kit to young cancer sufferer

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...

Ohara Davies: “If it wasn’t for boxing I’d be dead or in prison”

Hackney boxer Ohara Davies discusses his tough upbringing and his inspiration to get into boxing.
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Boxer Ohara Davies “enjoyed” hostile crowd at David Haye fight

Homerton-born boxer Ohara Davies said he enjoyed the hostile reception he received in Liverpool before his victory over Derry Mathews and that it is ‘partly the boxer’s job to build up the fight.’ Davies stopped...
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Exuberant Leyton Orient fans flock to crisis meeting

Hundreds of Leyton Orient fans attended a lively crisis meeting on Monday evening, with under a week until the East London football club must fight for its life in the High Court.
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Leyton Orient lose yet again and drop to the bottom of League Two

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...

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Investigation launched after police shooting in Lower Clapton

NEW: Snapchat footage appears to show police operation on Mandeville Street where a man was injured when a police firearm was discharged.