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

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

Meet the artist…

Singer songwriter, Ruairidh Anderson, is releasing songs about the Olympic host boroughs every week until the Olympic games. VIDEO INCLUDED

Olympic hospital admits having no extra beds for athletes

As well as Olympians, the hospital said it is expecting a rise in patients from Hackney and overseas during the Games. But the number of beds will remain unchanged since last year, with a total of 491.

House-boaters have a sinking feeling

The friends are part of east London’s floating population, currently docking their canal boats in Hackney’s portion of the River Lea.

Schoolboy rower hopes to make Rio 2016 Olympics

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

West Ham: We still want Olympic Stadium

West Ham want to move into London’s Olympic Stadium, even if an athletic running track has to remain, the Hackney Post can reveal.

Hackney athletes’ training ground not up to scratch

East End councils have not done enough to nurture athletics talent ahead of the Olympics, the Head Coach of Victoria Harriers Athletics Club has claimed.

Dave Hill, the hack whose heart is in Hackney

Dave Hill is hot on new media. He writes and manages three London themed blogs, including one for the Guardian. But meeting the Twitter and YouTube fanatic, one thing is apparent; his heart is with Hackney.