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

17 Mar , 2016  

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’ moustachioed player-coach Amir is overseeing an extended warm-up while they wait. “We’re gonna have fun, but at the same time work. No one gets easy shots,” he instructs a dozen […]

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Clissold shines spotlight on sporting services for people with disabilities

25 Mar , 2010  

Clissold Leisure Centre ran a day of free sporting activities for people with disabilities to raise awareness of the services on offer.

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Hackney star may swap sports at London Paralympics

12 Mar , 2009  

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.

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