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Lee Valley Lions were edged out on home ice by London rivals Haringey (pic; Patrick Ayling)

Lions lose derby thriller

National League Div 2SE: Lee Valley 5 Haringey 6

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Raiders forward Jacob Ranson on the attack in the last meeting against Invicta (pic; John Scott)

Raiders ‘can’t blame the kit’

London Raiders forward Jacob Ranson is writing a blog during the 2014/15 season

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UEL's netball team started their campaign

Draw for UEL netball squad

University of East London 21 University College London 21

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UEL made a winning start to the new BUCS hockey season (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

UEL hockey men trump King’s

BUCS Hockey: King’s III 0 UEL 1

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UEL's volleyball second team made a winning start to the new BUCS season

UEL serve up another win

Volleyball second team succeed in Kent

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Wheelchair basketball proved popular during the London 2012 Paralympic Games (pic: John Walton/PA)

Great Start grant for Wild

Coach gets funding for wheelchair basketball career

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UEL's volleyball second team made a winning start to the new BUCS season

Volley good start for UEL men

Squad win on BUCS Premier League debut

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Brentwood's Dougie Bennett is back at UEL for a fourth year to play for the basketball squad

UEL basketball captain targeting more success

Dougie Bennett wants to win everything and has Commonwealth Game ambitions

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London Raiders AJ Smith (pic: John Scott)

Raiders ‘worst performance’ yet

Captain Smith reflects on Solent slump

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London Raiders forward Jacob Ranson (pic: John Scott)

Getting my skates on

London Raiders forward Jacob Ranson is writing a blog during the 2014/15 ice hockey season

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Raiders player-coach Danny Marshall and former team-mate Juraj Huska share a joke at Lee Valley (pic: John Scott)

Marshall wants Raiders to rally

Player-coach confident of success at Solent

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Raiders captain AJ Smith battles it out with former teammate Juraj Huska, now of Invicta (pic: John Scott)

Raiders captain keeping positive

Smith: Games were closer than scores suggest

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Frankie Harvey made his first appearances of the season as the London Raiders slipped to defeats against Invicta and Chelmsford (pic: John Scott)

Derby defeat for Raiders

National League: Chelmsford 7 Raiders 3

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Former Raiders forward Juraj Huska attacks for Invicta (pic: John Scott)

Old boys rock Raiders

NL Cup: Raiders 4 Invicta 9

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London Raiders forward Jacob Ranson goes close against Oxford (pic; John Scott)

One big weekend for Raiders

London Raiders forward Jacob Ranson is writing a new blog for the 2014/15 season

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London Raiders player-coach Danny Marshall (pic: John Scott)

Marshall relishing Raiders test

Player-coach prepares for first double-header

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Former Raiders defenceman Julian Smith (left) celebrates winning the National League cup with Danny Marshall in April 2013 (pic: John Scott)

Former Raider expects tough test

Chieftain Smith ready for first derby of season

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London Raiders defenceman David Oliver (left) celebrates a goal with team-mates against Oxford (pic: John Scott)

Raider Oliver ready for tough weekend

Defenceman relishing renewing rivalries

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London Raiders captain AJ Smith in action against Oxford (pic: John Scott)

Raiders captain on cloud nine

Smith happy with high-scoring win over Oxford

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Tom Davis netted twice in London Raiders win over Oxford (pic; John Scott)

Raiders shoot down Stars

National League: London Raiders 9 Oxford 6

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Olympia HC's women began the new season with a win (pic courtesy of Olympia HC)

Mixed start for Olympia

Handball club split double-header

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London Raiders captain AJ Smith keeps his eye on the puck (pic; John Scott)

Raiders ‘showing their spirit’

London Raiders forward Jacob Ranson is writing a new blog during the 2014/15 season

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Wapping's women began the new season against Old Loughts (pic: Peter Joarder)

Membership boost for Wapping

Hockey club attracts newcomers Back to Hockey

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Wapping's Charlotte Keizer hits out against Old Loughts (pic: Peter Joarder)

Dogged debut for Wapping women

Premier Division bow ends in brave defeat

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London Raiders captain AJ Smith netted twice in the win at Solent (pic: John Scott)

Smith delighted to see Raiders rally

Captain reflects on victory at Solent

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Raiders forward Jakub Klima on the rush (pic: John Scott)

Raiders rebound on coast

National League: Solent 1 London Raiders 4

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A new handball season gets underway at Barking's Sporthouse this weekend

Handball’s back in Barking

Sporthouse to stage season openers

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Raiders forward Jacob Ranson fights for the puck against Bracknell (pic: John Scott)

Small rink, big test for Raiders

London Raiders forward Jacob Ranson is writing a new blog during the 2014/15 season

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Raiders captain AJ Smith looks to make a pass, as Phil Manny looks on (pic: John Scott)

Raiders skipper in Solent warning

Smith expects tough battle on south coast

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JJ Pitchley fights for the puck in front of the Raiders net (pic: John Scott)

Pitchley praise for Raiders

Bracknell forward impressed with old club

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Raiders assistant captain David Oliver (pic: John Scott)

Oliver low after Raiders loss

‘Defeat hard to take’ says defenceman

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New Raiders import Vaclav Drabek netted twice against Bracknell (pic: John Scott)

Raiders stung by late Hornets winner

National League: London Raiders 5 Bracknell 6

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Danny Marshall (left) looks on from the crowd with Michael Gray and Frankie Harvey (pic: John Scott)

Raiders coach relishing return

Marshall to ice against Bracknell after ban

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East London's Sam Cox in racing action (pic: John Goodman)

Cox’s title hopes hit

East London racer slips down standings

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Raiders Jacob Ranson

Ranson relishing Raiders practice

Forward focused on gaining full fitness

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Diabetic cyclists will race to Tower Hill on September 14

Diabetics cycle to Tower Hill to show condition doesn’t slow them down

Diabetic cyclists will race through the borough next week as part of a Tour of Britain to show their condition need not slow them down.

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Great Britain's Mo Farah celebrates with his gold medal after winning the men's 10,000m final at the European Championships (pic: Adam Davy/PA)

Beagle Farah lands Euro gold

Olympic and world champion adds another title

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Boxing See all

Eddie Hearn (left) alongside James DeGale

DeGale is set for Wembley Stadium date in 2015

Promoter Eddie Hearn is confident James DeGale will be back fighting at Wembley Stadium next summer if he can come through the challenges ahead of him between now and next June.

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Kevin Pietersen has released a book. (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images)

Kevin Pietersen book: The gaps in his story and the unanswered questions

James Anderson had the best response to Kevin Pietersen’s autobiography in saying that it was ‘sad’.

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Chris Robshaw (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Harlequins’ Chris Robshaw retains England captaincy... but Saracens star Chris Ashton dropped from squad

England have confirmed that Chris Robshaw will remain captain for next month’s autumn internationals at Twickenham.

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Lee Valley Lions were edged out on home ice by London rivals Haringey (pic; Patrick Ayling)

Lions lose derby thriller

National League Div 2SE: Lee Valley 5 Haringey 6

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