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Hopes rise for Eagles’ return to home ground

Hopes rise for Eagles’ return to home ground

The Eagles’ hopes are high for a return to their original home, following the backing of the West Ham stadium bid.…

Croydon Athletic chairman charged

Croydon Athletic chairman charged

The chairman of Croydon Athletic Football Club, Mazhar Majeed, has been charged with conspiring to cheat bookmakers over the Pakistan spot-fixing scandal last summer.…

East End boxing exhibition opens [Video]

East End boxing exhibition opens [Video]

An exhibition examining the East End’s boxing history has opened at Hackney Museum.…

Olympic Stadium set to scupper the Eagles’ plans

Olympic Stadium set to scupper the Eagles’ plans

Crystal Palace FC’s plans to move into their new stadium may be in peril as Premiership teams make a dash for the Olympic Stadium.…

The Eagles have landed £50m stadium plan

The Eagles have landed £50m stadium plan

After 86 years at Selhurst Park, Crystal Palace Football Club could be returning to its original home at the National Sports Centre in Crystal Palace Park.…

Olympic Stadium at centre of football row

Olympic Stadium at centre of football row

Tottenham Hotspur fans in Hackney have denounced plans to take legal action against the football club if they move to the Olympic Stadium and retain their name.…

Sports scheme gets funding boost to help women keep active

Sports scheme gets funding boost to help women keep active

Women in Tower Hamlets are to benefit from a new scheme aiming to boost their participation in sport. Sports4Women has been given almost £262,000 to help women  overcome some of the hurdles that stop them from keeping active. The scheme, which was developed through local consultation, identified cost, timing of…

Relief as Government backtracks on axe for school sports

Relief as Government backtracks on axe for school sports

School sports coordinators expressed relief this week that the  School Sports Partnerships (SSP) will stay in place until the summer . Instead of facing £162 million worth of cuts in March, School Sports Partnerships, which help to co-ordinate sport and P.E. in schools, will now be given £47 million to…

School sports and Olympic legacy under threat due to funding cuts

School sports and Olympic legacy under threat due to funding cuts

Community groups have appealed to Prime Minister to stop 'ill-conceived' changes…

Sports club receives grant to train gymnasts

Sports club receives grant to train gymnasts

A gymnastics club in Croydon has been awarded a generous grant for to fund training for new coaches The Croydon School of Gymnastics, in Thornton Heath, was handed £1000 by the ‘Cash 4 Clubs’ funding scheme, which it will use “to put staff on training courses, to assist in development…