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Gary Corcoran (left) defeated Chris Jenkinson at York Hall. Pic: Philip Sharkey/TGSPHOTO

Gary Corcoran confident he will get a title fight in September

Gary ‘Hellraiser’ Corcoran stretched his unbeaten record to 10 with a third-round stoppage of Chris Jenkinson at York Hall.

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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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Danny Maddix marking former QPR team-mate Les Ferdinand in 1996

QPR legend Danny Maddix backs new signings to keep Rangers up

Former QPR defender Danny Maddix believes Harry Redknapp has pulled off a masterstroke with the signings of Rio Ferdinand and Steven Caulker.

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Nick Gourlay (right) introduces Brazilian youngsters to tag rugby on the beach

Saracens coach introduces rugby to Brazil ahead of Rio 2016 Olympics

The FIFA World Cup has only just finished, but Brazil will be hosting another global sporting event in two years’ time – the 2016 Olympics.

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John Simpson of Middlesex. Pic: Sarah Williams

Middlesex need maximum points to keep cup hopes alive, says Simpson

John Simpson believes Middlesex must win all their remaining group fixtures to stay in the Royal London Cup after opening the tournament with back-to-back defeats.

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