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Nelson Does His Duty

Victory against UEL looks to have almost guaranteed that Canterbury’s name will be etched on the BUCS South Eastern 4B trophy come the end...

Canterbury Blues for UEL

UEL men’s basketball thirds narrowly lost out to their title rivals Canterbury Christ Church in a hard-fought contest at the Sports Dock. Canterbury went into...

Genesis Suffer First Futsal Defeat

Rob Wheeler reports from the UEL Sports Dock, as Genesis show their qualities in defeat against elite opposition Genesis Futsal Club's impressive start to the...

Charlton U21’s On Verge Of Title Win

The Addicks close in on the Professional Development League 2 South title as they travel to the KC Stadium to face Hull City U21. Charlton...

Behind The Ropes

Lucas Jackson, the head booker of Dropkixx wrestling tells Alex Barmpatzidis how they have turned young hopefuls into WWE superstars Dropkixx Wrestling Academy is constantly...

Orient’s Winning Streak Continues

 Abubacarr Kamara reports as the Orient women’s side make it three wins on the spin.  Leyton Orient women extended their winning streak to three games...

Can UEL 2nds End On A High?

Alex Barmpatzidis previews UEL Men’s 2nds last game of the campaign. It is the final game of the season in this year’s BUCS Southern Eastern...
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Dagenham Wonder Kid Joins Coventry

Jodi Jones has joined the League One side on loan with view to a permanent deal, as Simon Eaves reports. Coventry City have signed the...

Highs And Lows

Kieran Baldwin reviews a topsy-turvy season for himself his UEL men's football side Another year at UEL, another season with the football team, the difference...

WCMMA 24: Davies Dismantles Nolan

Adil Sajjad reports on a night of hard knocks and come-backs at Warrior Challenge MMA 24 in east London.     Harry Davies defeated Shane Nolan in round...

Hammers Through To Cup Final

Ole Saue reports as Stephen Hendrie’s extra-time winner sent Terry Westley’s Under-21’s side to the Under-21 Barclays Premier League cup final. The young Hammers will...

Roofe Caves In On Dagenham

The Daggers failed to spring any surprises on promotion-chasing Oxford United, writes Simon Eaves. Dagenham lost 4-0 away at Oxford United as Kemar Roofe scored...

The Man Behind MMA

Adil Sajjad previews WCMMA 24 with Dave O’Donnell in the first of an exclusive two-part interview. Dave O’Donnell is a busy man. Sat in an...

The Despair Deepens Down In The Valley

Robson Friend reports on Charlton fans and their campaign against the club’s owners. Charlton Athletic, one of English football’s historic clubs, are on the...

UEL Face Uphill Battle

UEL Men’s 1st Badminton team will compete against the all-conquering UCL 3rd (RUMS) Men’s Badminton team this Wednesday as they aim to stop the...

Gateway To Glory?

Jack Cronin reports on a hugely symbolic change at the Boleyn, as the club sets its sights on Stratford. West Ham United’s move to the...

Titans To Face The Thunder

Tensions rise, as a top-of-the-table battle is approaching in local wheelchair basketball. Teri Dormer reports. London Titans will travel down to Forest Hill Secondary School...
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No NFL At The OS – For Now

The Olympic Stadium will be hosting Premier League football next season, but has the potential to invite a whole range of exciting sports, including...

‘Thanks West Ham – But My Degree Comes First’

  A highly promising women’s keeper has turned down the chance to join West Ham Ladies, as Lucy-Rose Huggins reports. For five years in a row...

‘Complacency Should Never Exist’

UEL Men’s Tennis 1st’s Championship winner Patrick Eichler, told Rukeme Casey about the team’s professional approach that earned them the BUCS title. “Being a consistent...

Unity Youth End Leyton United’s Unbeaten Run

  Leyton United’s unbeaten run in the Hackney Marshes Saturday Youth Football League came to an end at the hands of Unity Youth after they...

Payet Pivotal For Hammers’ Success Say Fans

Lane Dias examines the impact Dimitri Payet has made at West Ham, and gets the views of local supporters. Leicester City will make the majority...

West Ham On The Champions League Brink?

In a special feature, Dean Ammi gets expert views on how Slaven Bilic has turned West Ham into a side fighting for Europe. Following the...

London Titans’ European Battle

UEL students hunt for European glory with the London Wheelchair basketball team as Kieran Baldwin reports... University of East London students, Jacob Robinson and Harry...

Top Of The Local Table

It’s been a busy and exciting period for junior teams in Hackney. Rising East reporters round up the action.   Athletico DFZ Oranges Defiant in Mid-Table...

Kevin ‘The Hammer’ Bows Out

Rising East’s Conail Gallagher profiles local boxing hero, Kevin Mitchell. One of East London’s most respected boxers, Kevin ‘The Hammer’ Mitchell announced his retirement from...
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Cancellation Causes Frustration

The UEL Women's Badminton team were left sitting frustrated as their match against Canterbury Christ Church was cancelled yesterday, writes Ali Chin. On the back...

West Ham Women’s Derby Delight

It was a great night for the ladies team as they defeated their North London rivals at the Boleyn. Rising East has special reports...

The Strength of Unity

Jahin Shamsuddin reports a well-contested U-11/12 youth football match at Hackney Marshes. It was a crucial match between Leyton United and Unity Youth FC as...

Julian Dicks: “Terry Westley has done a good job”

Ole Alexander Saue gauges the opinion of the Hammers hero. West Ham’s Development Squad, coached by Terry Westley, extended their unbeaten run to 14 games...

West Ham U21 Continue Unbeaten Run

West Ham caught a lucky break as a dominant Blackburn side failed to take all three points thanks to a late penalty save from...

West Ham Ladies Take On Tottenham

It’s another big derby night in store at the Boleyn, as Dean Ammi reports. West Ham’s women will look to replicate what the men did...

‘Betrayed’ Lions’ Future Remains In The Balance

Football fans and Bermondsey residents must unite to preserve a club that has done so much for the community, writes Oliver Rudgewick Football League mainstays...

Ripoll Douton Hat-Trick Fires O’s To Herne Bay Victory

Abubacarr Kamara reports as Leyton Orient women’s claim the spoils against rivals... Leyton Orient women’s overcame Herne Bay FC 3-1 at the Mile End Stadium...

Can UEL Do The Futsal Double?

  Xavier Brown assesses UEL’s prospects ahead of a crunch game against Anglia Ruskin. This is set to be a fantastic Futsal match between two sides...

Lionhearts Hand USA Knockout Blow

Great Britain’s ‘Lionhearts’ inflicted USA Knockouts their second defeat in the World Series of Boxing last Thursday night in front of a packed York...

Hammers Fans Spur On Team For A Win

Robert Wheeler looks back with the fans at West Ham's win over Spurs on their last ever visit to the Boleyn. Pubs around Green Street before...

Ford Makes Hammers Move Permanent

Holly Davies reports on a new 17-year-old striker signing for West Ham United. Sam Ford has put pen to paper on deal that keeps him...
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UEL 1st ‘Gutted’ After Cup Knockout

Kieran Baldwin looks back at UEL’s tough semi-final Cup defeat… The University of East London missed out on a place in the final of the...

Bisping Batters Spider

  Adil Sajjad reports on a historic UFC event at the O2 Arena in east London. Michael Bisping edged out Anderson ‘The Spider’ Silva on the...
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Countdown to UFC London

Adil Sajjad previews the main fights from what promises to be a thrilling return to the UK for UFC. The biggest mixed-martial-arts organisation on the...

UEL Face Tough Test In BUCS Cup Quarters 

Kieran Baldwin looks ahead to UEL 1sts crucial Cup quarter-final tie…  The University of East London 1sts will meet league opponents, the University of Essex...

The UCMMA 46 Experience

Abu Kamarra offers an alternative look at the action from UCMMA 46. As UCMMA 46 came to a close, it became clear that it had...
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Hammers Strive For The Win

Holly Davies previews West Ham U-21s game against Wolverhampton Wanderers U-21s Monday evening... The young Hammers will aim to get back to winning ways when...

Home Form Still Crippling Daggers

Following the 2-0 defeat to Barnet on Valentines weekend, Dagenham continue to search for their first home win in the 2015/16 league campaign. Manager, John...

Johan Caney-Bryan: “We’re going to do the double”

Kieran Baldwin speaks to UEL forward Johan Caney-Bryan on his sides League success and their Cup ambitions... The University of East London first team striker...

UEL’s Loss Is Queen Mary’s Gain 

Player and journalist Kieran Baldwin reports on an afternoon of missed chances for the UEL football 3rds…  The University of East London 3rds suffered back...

Hammers Blow Against Poor Villa

The Irons secured a comfortable victory over 10-man Aston Villa, whose struggle continues.   West Ham defeated 10-man Aston Villa 2-0, to obtain a fourth...

Thurrock’s Promotion Hopes Take A Blow

Oliver Rudgewick reports on the Essex derby as Thurrock continue their push for promotion… Thurrock failed to close the gap on Ryman North leaders AFC...

Football Roundup: UEL back on the pitch

Moses Kaddu looks ahead to the UEL football sides returning to action after the winter break… The University of East London 1st return to the...

Titans Triumph Over The Cobras

Kieran Baldwin reports on a thrilling basketball game at the CopperBox... London Titans defeated Leicester Cobras 57-33 at the Copperbox arena in what proved to...

Howes Shines As Young Hammers Advance

Dean Ammi spoke exclusively to West Ham keeper, Sam Howes. West Ham advanced into the semi-finals of the Barclays Premier League U21 Cup after beating...

Hammers U21’s Reach Semis

Holly Davies reports as West Ham United defeat Blackburn and go 10 games unbeaten.   Two goals coming from in-form Djair Parfitt-Williams and captain, Reece Oxford,...

Abidou: “2016 Can Bring More Of The Same Success.”

Kieran Baldwin reports on UEL men’s football preparations ahead of their crucial League and Cup ties… The University of East London men’s 1st team head...

Deju Vu Disaster For The Daggers

Dagenham are back in the relegation zone after yet another two goal lead slipped away at Newport County on Saturday afternoon as Simon Eaves reports. For the third...

Samuelsen Dealing With The Pressure At Peterborough

Holly Davies speaks exclusively to Martin Samuelsen as the youngster gets ready for tougher challenges. Promising young hammer Martin Samuelsen is currently enjoying his loan...
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Can the Hammers do it again?

Following West Ham under 21's cup win against Fulham last week Holly Davies previews their rematch in this weekend's league fixture... This Friday, West Ham...

Raptors Victorious in NBA Thriller

Robson Friend as courtside for another hugely successful night of NBA action at the O2 Arena. Thursday night saw NBA action back at The O2...
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Hendrie Goes Out On Loan

Holly Davies reports on one young Hammer's move. West Ham United left-back Stephen Hendrie has joined Southend United on an emergency loan until Tuesday 16...
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Arsenal Claw Back for Draw with The Hammers

It was honours even in the London derby, as Holly Davies reports.   West Ham U-21s’ five-match winning streak came to an end as they were...

Vettel takes ROC crown

Oliver Rudgewick reports as four time Formula One champion Sebastian Vettel claims his first Race of Champions title at the Olympic Stadium in London... Vettel’s ROC...

‘The Best Sporting Day of My Life.’

Kieran Baldwin meets a UEL gold-medal winner. GB Junior Men's and UEL Wheelchair Basketball scholar Jacob Robinson returned home from Japan with a gold medal...

Teddy Not Ready

Robert Wheeler spoke to former Hammer Teddy Sheringham about his managerial plans - and if he will resume his playing career.   At Rush Green stadium...

Samuelsen hoping for more playtime

Ole Saue speaks to Martin Samuelsen about his loan from West Ham u21's to Peterborough... The Norwegian wonder-boy hopes that regular first-team football in League One...

Macdevitt on the attack

Moses Kaddu looks back at the eventful UEL football 1st Cup match and the in-form right back Liam Macdevitt… Hat-trick hero Liam Macdevitt admitted that...
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West Ham Up For The U21s Cup

Holly Davies previews the cup action The young Hammers face Exeter on Wednesday night after a successful away trip to Swansea earlier in the week.That...

Addicks Go Top After Five-Goal Thriller

    Kwame Kufuour sees an Inspired Josh Umerah scores twice to send Charlton under-21s top of the league and hand Crystal Palace their third consecutive...

A Lee double seals victory over league leaders

Holly Davies reports as West Ham under-21s put on a reslient display to beat Derby 3-2. A goal from Josh Cullen and two from an...

Struggling Dagenham Hope for a Miracle

Dagenham and Redbridge travel to playoff hopefuls AFC Wimbledon on Tuesday night in desperate need of a win, as Simon Eaves reports. The Daggers will...
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League Leaders Look to Avenge Saints Defeat

Kieran Baldwin looks ahead to a busy week for UEL men’s football All four teams are in league action on Wednesday afternoon. The UEL men’s...

London Lions triumphant in redemption game

Connor Mackay reports as the Lions cut down the Manchester Giants to even up the series one a piece. Lions starters Nick Lewis and Jaron Lane...

British F1 Champ Joins Race of Champions

Oliver Rudgewick reports on Jenson Button joining the Race of Champions this weekend at London's Olympic Stadium. 2009 Formula One World Champion Jenson Button will...
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MacDevitt Maintains UEL’s Football Top Spot

A winning performance keeps UEL 1st  at the top of the Southern Division, as Moses Kaddu reports… The University of East London 1st continued their impressive start...
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Japan beckons for UEL Scholar

Kieran Baldwin reports on Jacob Robinson, the Wheelchair basketball scholar with GB credentials. University of East London and London Titans Wheelchair basketball scholar Jacob Robinson...

Team Brazil set to rock the ROC

Oliver Rudgewick reports on the announcement of Team Brazil for the Race of Champions. Formula One star Felipe Massa will team up with compatriot and...
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Paralympian Cyclist Swaps Two Wheels For Four

Oliver Rudgewick reports on the Team GB cyclist set to get behind the wheel in the Race of Champions. Paralympic cyclist Jon-Allan Butterworth will...
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Caney-Bryan Hat-Trick puts UEL top of pile

Moses Kaddu reports on a successful away trip to Herefordshire for UEL 1st. The University of East London 1sts top the British University and College...
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UEL 3rds Slip Up Away At Essex

Kieran Baldwin reports on a dreary afternoon for the UEL 3rds men's football team as they travelled to Essex. The University of East London 3rds...
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Staines Stand in Os FA Cup Way

Kurtis Batchelor previews Leyton Orient’s upcoming FA Cup first round clash. Leyton Orient will be looking to bounce back from a recent dip in form...

Titans dominate at home

Kieran Baldwin watched from the side-lines as London Titans 2nd team defeated Coventry Crusaders 60-44 to maintain their unbeaten run in the league. Top shooters...

A discussion about sexism in Sport with Dr Carrie Dunn

Kwame Kafuor writes about Dr Carrie Dunn's keynote speech during UEL's inclusion week. The University of East London joined the nation to celebrate National Inclusion...

Morison Mauls Rovers at The Den

Steve Morison lead the charge as Millwall comfortably dispatched a lacklustre Doncaster Rovers side 2-0. Robson Friend reports. The game could have been over after 30...
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UEL exit Cup after dramatic shootout

Kieran Baldwin reacts to UEL 3rds action packed Cup match. The University of East London 3rd’s fell short of a place in the last 32...
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West Ham U21s Find Fulham Hard To Handle

Holly Davies sees the young Hammers slip to defeat at home.   After securing their first win of the season last Monday against a modest Wolves...
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Millwall 2-0 Doncaster Rovers – Five Things We Learned

Moses Kaddu was at The Den to see Neil Harris’ Millwall beat struggling Doncaster and move level on points with sides in the League...
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London Lions Look to Tame Giants

Seb Liggenstorfer previews the big basketball action from The Copperbox Thursday night sees London Lions take on Manchester Giants at the Copper Box. The Lions, fourth...
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F1 star confirmed for Race of Champions

French Formula One driver Roman Grosjean will compete at this year’s Race of Champions, as Oliver Rudgewick reports. The Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park will be...
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Guiver ends season on a high

Oliver Rudgewick reports from the final round of the Ducati Tri Options Cup at Brands Hatch. Despite an end of season victory, Rainham’s Rob Guiver...
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Vettel and Hulkenberg Join Forces

Oliver Rudgewick reports on exciting developments for the German Nations Cup team at the Olympic Stadium Sebastian Vettel and Nico Hulkenberg will represent Team Germany...
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Samuelsen Aims High

The young Norwegian starlet has been in impressive form for West Ham U21’s, as Ole Alexander Saue reports   West Ham could be welcoming another Academy...
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Ogboin opens account to seal narrow victory

Kieran Baldwin reports on a first win of the season for UEL 1st's men’s football   The University of East London Men’s 1st's gained a hard...
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West Ham U21’s grab first win of the season

Holly Davies reports on an important victory for the young Hammers against Wolves Thanks to goals by Enner Valencia, Marcus Browne, Manny Onarise and Martin...
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O’s Boss Delighted By Thrilling Comeback

Ian Hendon was full of praise for the character of his players, as Kurtis Batchelor reports.   Leyton Orient Head Coach Ian Hendon paid tribute to his...
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Sir Chris Hoy and Sir Ben Ainslie join the Race of Champions

Oliver Rudgewick reports on sporting superstars set to get behind the wheel at the Olympic Park. Olympic legends Sir Chris Hoy and Sir Ben Ainslie...
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Leyton Orient rescue a point against Oxford

Kurtis Batchelor reports from the stands as Orient manage a draw against Oxford United. A second half serge saved the game for Orient which saw...
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Big Names Head to the Race of Champions 2015

Oliver Rudgewick takes a look at the careers of both Daniel Ricciardo and Mick Doohan ahead of their East London appearance.   Formula One driver Daniel...
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Byrne falls short in Superbike Championship

Oliver Rudgewick reports on a thrilling final round of the British Superbike championship Lambeth’s Shane ‘Shakey’ Byrne just failed to create the miracle needed to...
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Mixed Fortunes for UEL Football

Kieran Baldwin reviews the opening fixtures for the UEL Men’s Football sides…   St Marys 2-1 UEL Mens 1st The University of East London Men’s 1sts...
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UEL 3rds Strike First

The Men’s 3rds football team started their BUCS campaign with a comfortable win, as Kieran Baldwin reports   The University of East London Men’s 3rds kicked-off...
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Champions set to battle for Stratford’s chequered flag

The elite of motorsport will soon be racing against each other at the Olympic Stadium. Oliver Rudgewick sets the scene.   Stratford is soon to echo...

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