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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...

Meet the London Sparrows, Hackney’s finest wheelchair basketball team

The wheelchair basketball game between London Sparrows and Brixton Ballers should have started by now, but a tardy referee has delayed the tip-off. The Sparrows’...

Copper Box to host Billy Joe Saunders world title fight

Billy Joe Saunders will make the first defence of his WBO middleweight title against Max Bursak at Hackney Wick’s Copper Box Arena on 9...

Hackney Wick’s affordable housing crisis

By Alice Johnston and Tom Witherow Residents of Hackney Wick have questioned the value of the Olympic legacy as hopes of cheap housing at...

Hackney named as one of the best places to live –...

Hackney ranked 100 out of 101 in The Sunday Times’ list

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.

Councillor slams Olympic legacy

A councillor has launched a scathing attack on the Olympic Delivery Authority for failing to improve long-term job prospects for local residents.

Authorities refuse to hand back Olympic land

Residents demand the return of their marsh with a candle-lit vigil featuring a cycle powered cinema

Meet the artist…

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

Olympic Priority for Hackney

Hackney residents are given a 48-hour head start to buy tickets for a special Olympics opening ceremony.