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Jog On Lynne receives business accolade

Emdad Rahman LYNNE NORTHCOTT is celebrating a fantastic week after winning the Small Business of the Year 2020 Award at the British Muslim Awards. Run Leader and sports enthusiast Lynne picked up her prize at the Mercure Hotel in Manchester. Lynne is a marathon runner who ...

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England take netball nations bronze

THE ENGLAND ROSES have emerged from the Netball Nations tournament in third place, after a week of thrilling sport at The Copper Box stadium in East London. The result is somewhat disappointing, though: there are only four nations in the ...

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When sport is fun, not competition

A CITY-WIDE initiative in Birmingham is helping to revive the notion that sport, even competitive sport, can be about co-operation, not confrontation. It is linking together young people in 20 of the city’s schools. Birmingham Connect is run by the ...

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New players join the Lions

THE LONDON LIONS have added 6’2” crack defender Jules Dang-Akodo to their team – and import from City Royals, where he spent last season. Jules has a recent history of playing at international level – which has taken him to ...

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Hospices thank Leyton Orient for funds

TWO LOCAL HOSPICES – Haven House Children’s Hospice and St Joseph’s Hospice – have thanked League Two football club Leyton Orient for raising funds to support their valuable work. Staff, family, friends and volunteers came to Orient and planted themselves ...

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Britain comes home with nine medals

BRITISH CYCLISTS have come home from the European Track Championships with a creditable nine medals. The contest was held in the Netherlands over the weekend. The women shone in the Madison race, with Laura Kenny (pictured) and Katie Archibald winning ...

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Lions are a roaring success

THE LONDON LIONS emerged the winners at the All-Stars British Basketball Tournament on Sunday – before a crowd of excited supporters. The Tournament was promoted by Matchroom Multi Sport and brought fast paced excitement to the court, with 12 minute ...

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