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Public needed to name Olympic neighbourhoods

Public needed to name Olympic neighbourhoods

A competition to name the five neighbourhoods for the future Olympic park launched yesterday.…

A football club that saves lives threatened with closure

A football club that saves lives threatened with closure

Safa Macit is Hackney FC’s version of Stephen Gerrard, I am told, with a vicious strike at his disposal and an endearing ignorance of knowing when to give up.…

Hackney designers to create Olympic torch

Hackney designers to create Olympic torch

An award winning design studio from Shoreditch has been commissioned to create the Olympic torch and celebration cauldrons for the London 2012 games.…

Leyton Orient stirs the Olympic Stadium debate

Leyton Orient stirs the Olympic Stadium debate

The future of the Olympic Stadium is in doubt again. Leyton Orient Chairman, Barry Hearn, launched a last-ditch campaign on Wednesday to prevent Premier League West Ham United from taking over the Olympic Stadium as their new home from August 2014.…

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.…