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Come on Barbie let’s work out! We try the new fitness...

I’m not sure if it’s meant to be ironic but reading the name of the class for the first time it dawns on me...

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...

Campaign launched for Laurie Cunningham statue

It was 1969 when Steve Jenkins first stood on the terraces at Brisbane Road. “I’ve seen quite some players in my decades watching the...

Women’s pro wrestling smacks down in London for the first time

Women's pro wrestling is coming to Hackney for the first event of its kind in London, writes Tal Fox When wrestling promoter Dann Read became a father...

Marathon man keeps Hackney hospice running

A 59-year-old business owner has run 20 consecutive London Marathons, raising more than £80,000 for a Hackney hospice. Jim Martin started running the marathon...

Victoria Park cricket nets deemed a “death trap”

Victoria Park cricket nets due to be repaired

Boxing clever: academy shows youngsters the ropes

The Boxing Academy in Hackney shows youngsters the ropes

Sport in Vane

An old chap from home often tells me the story of a rugby league player from Workington who did a shift down the mines until 6am and then jumped on the bus Wigan to take part in the final of the Rugby League North West counties cup...

Train Muay Body

The ancient hand-to-hand combat of Muay Thai is prized for its devastating blows and elite level of skill. Romil Patel joins a class at the KO Bloodline Gym in Clapton and lives to tell the tale.