LEYTON ORIENT, OLYMPICS, SPORT

Leyton Orient might be forced out of the Matchroom Stadium

22 Mar , 2013  

The Matchroom Stadium, on Brisbane Road, has been home to Leyton Orient since 1937. It has survived the Blitz, the Iron Curtain and the financial crisis. But now, it could be “crushed” by Sam Allardyce’s premiership side.

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FEATURES, OLYMPICS, SPORT

Christine Ohuruogu: “London Olympics was the hardest thing I have dealt with”

21 Mar , 2013  

A calm, composed Christine Ohuruogu tells Charlie Morgan about the silver lining to her manic summer.

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FEATURES, NEWS, OLYMPICS

Olympics prostitution myth further debunked

18 Oct , 2012  

Residents are worried about resurgent prostitution on Shacklewell lane after the Olympic crackdown

MONEY, NEWS, OLYMPICS

Olympic Park Regeneration Plans Announced

18 Oct , 2012  

Olympic Park receives new regeneration plans from the London Legacy development Corporation.

OLYMPICS, SPORT, TOP STORY

School Paralympic legacy under threat

14 Mar , 2012  

Britain’s largest sports event that brings together disabled and non-disabled athletes, the School Sports Championship, may be forced to close due to lack of funding.

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OLYMPICS, SPORT

Money is tight but business is good for long-jumper JJ Jegede

8 Mar , 2012  

British long jumper JJ Jegede has just jumped over three Mini Coopers — that’s six metres, two metres less than he will need to jump to qualify for the Olympics. But Hackney’s hopping hope was so nervous he didn’t even tell his coach his plans. “He would not have allowed me to do it,” JJ […]

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MONEY, NEWS, OLYMPICS

Architects reveal floating cinema for Olympic build-up

15 Mar , 2011  

Designs for a floating cinema that will tour the canals and rivers of East London have been unveiled by architects. The project is part of an Olympic-backed initiative and will launch this summer.

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NEWS, OLYMPICS, SPORT, TOP STORY

MP warns Hammers boss over stadium plans

9 Mar , 2011  

‘Fail to deliver on your promises and you’ll have me to deal with’ Meg Hillier tells Karen Brady

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NEWS, OLYMPICS, TOP STORY

Unemployment reaches 11-year high despite Olympic pledge

9 Mar , 2011  

Jobseekers claiming benefits increased again last month, raising questions over the Olympics’ promise to provide jobs for local people.

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OLYMPICS, SPORT, TOP STORY

Schoolboy rower hopes to make Rio 2016 Olympics

17 Mar , 2010  

17-year-old Hackney rowing champion Liam Downes hopes for sucess at Brazilian games

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