Bankers and lawyers saw their stock fall further after being outclassed by a team of talented teenage footballers.
Fears that the London 2012 media centre could be left disused after the Olympics have been allayed after a major newspaper publisher expressed strong interest in the site.
Lapton hero Dean Robinson believes his side will go on to lift the Dickie Davis cup for the first time after beating fierce rivals Clapton Rangers to reach the quarter finals.
Former Hackney White Fire basketballer, Pops Mensah-Bonsu, played 17 minutes and scored 5 points as his new NBA team Toronto Raptors slid to another narrow defeat. They have now lost six games in a row, and are just one place off the bottom of the NBA Eastern Conference.
Hackney sports star Dervis Konuralp has revealed he may swap his swimming cap for a cycle helmet ahead of the Paralympic Games in London in 2012. Konuralp, who has won 35 major medals in the pool, said he had done a trial on the track and was waiting to hear if he would be invited by British Cycling to start a training programme.
A sports team of local disabled and able-bodied people will make its first ever tournament appearance this weekend in the Hackney Wheelchair Basketball Tournament. No Limits was set up earlier this year with the aim of encouraging disabled and able-bodied people to play sports such as basketball and badminton together.
Anne Keothavong, Britain's number one-ranked female tennis player, will hear tomorrow whom she will face in the first round of the BNP Paribas Open in California. Hackney-based Keothavong, ranked 48th in the world, will play her opening match on Wednesday. The 25-year-old is currently preparing for the tournament in Los Angeles.
Basketballer Pops Mensah-Bonsu will be looking to build on a solid start as he attempts to help his new NBA team reverse a run of five successive defeats. Mensah-Bonsu, who started his career at Hackney White Heat, was snapped up by Toronto Raptors last week following his release from a short-term contract at high-flying San Antonio Spurs.