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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’...

Clissold shines spotlight on sporting services for people with disabilities

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

Hackney star may swap sports at London Paralympics

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.