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Mitchell Smith defeated Peter Cope to win the English super-featherweight title at York Hall. Pic: Philip Sharkey/TGSPHOTO

Mitchell Smith claims English title with impressive points win

Mitchell Smith sealed the English super featherweight title with an impressive points win against Hartlepool’s Peter Cope at York Hall.

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Mya Sultan

Brent schoolgirl Mya Sultan wins silver medal in table tennis at London Youth Games

Brent table tennis player Mya Sultan was left momentarily speechless after she claimed a silver medal on her first appearance at the London Youth Games.

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Gary Corcoran. Pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO

Gary Corcoran sets his sights on Southern Area title

Gary ‘Hellraiser’ Corcoran has set his sights on winning the Southern Area light-middleweight title in September.

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George Groves

George Groves set for September showdown with Christopher Rebrasse at Wembley Arena

St George Groves will return to the ring for the first time since his loss to Carl Froch in May to face Frenchman Christopher Rebrasse at Wembley Arena on Saturday, September 20.

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Alan Higgins (left) defeated Jason Ball at York Hall in his last outing in February. Pic: Philip Sharkey/TGSPhoto

Alan Higgins targets English title fight and showdown with Chris Eubank Jr

Kilburn boxer Alan Higgins is targeting an English title fight by the end of the year and a showdown with Chris Eubank Jr after receiving treatment for a slipped disc.

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Uche Ikpeazu (second from left) and Tafari Moore (fourth from left) with the Under-13 award winners and Brent Schools FA chairman Chris Ampofo (left)

Arsenal and Watford stars return to Brent for district schools’ FA awards

Former district stars Uche Ikpeazu and Tafari Moore returned to their roots for the annual Brent Schools FA awards at Capital City Academy.

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Yamile Aldama in the women's triple jump at Birmingham.

Wembley triple jumper Lia Stephenson values competing against Aldama at British Championships

Teenage triple jumper Lia Stephenson says the experience of competing against Yamilé Aldama at the British Championships has motivated her to realise her Olympic dream.

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Mitchell Smith

Mitchell Smith warms up for Peter Cope showdown with training camp in Spain

Harrow Weald’s hot super-featherweight talent Mitchell Smith has returned from training camp in Spain and is ready to bring the heat on rival Peter Cope.

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Tafari Moore, England

Kilburn’s European Championship winner targets further success with Arsenal and England

Four years ago, Ross Barkley was among the talented young prospects who steered England’s Under-17 side to European Championship glory.

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Bill O'Connor

London Marathon 2014: Queen’s Park Harriers ‘Everpresent’ prepares for his 34th marathon

Bill O’Connor is a member of a very elite group. The Queen’s Park Harriers runner is one of only 15 people worldwide to have participated in every London Marathon since its inception in 1981. On Sunday, he will take to the capital’s streets for the 34th time.

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James DeGale celebrates beating Gevorg Khatchikian. Picture: Nick Potts/PA Wire

London’s James DeGale too strong for Gevorg Khatchikian

James DeGale remained on course to become Great Britain’s first Olympic and professional world champion on Saturday night with an 11th-round stoppage of Gevorg Khatchikian in Bristol.

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James DeGale

James DeGale: ‘Envious of George Groves? No, he should be worried about me’

As George Groves prepares for his highly anticipated rematch against Carl Froch, James DeGale could be forgiven for casting a wishful glance in the direction of his bitter rival. In fact, the Harlesden fighter believes the opposite is true: “Everyone keeps asking me if I am envious of Groves, but it’s the other way round really,” he says. “I’m going to sneak in under the radar”.

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QPR chairman Tony Fernandes

QPR chairman Fernandes sets Redknapp a budget for transfer targets

QPR chairman chairman Tony Fernandes is striving for stability, survival and making sure QPR sign players who want to play for the club this season, rather than just picking up their wages.

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Saracens' David Strettle

Strettle says Saracens have got over their heartbreak after return to training

EXCLUSIVE: David Strettle says Saracens have recovered from their heartbreak and are ready to go again after returning to pre-season training.

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Paul Stirling of Middlesex. Pic: Matt Bright

Middlesex batsman confident that centuries will come in County Championship

Paul Stirling hopes a maiden four-day hundred is not too far away after marking his run in the Middlesex side with a glut of half-centuries.

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