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Wednesday, January 11, 2017
James DeGale and trainer Jim McDonnell during the work out at Stonebridge ABC, London.

James DeGale’s trainer, Jim McDonnell, says the Harlesden fighter’s mentality and maturity has grown during his latest camp ahead of his huge unification clash against Badou Jack next month in New York.

Wednesday, December 21, 2016
James DeGale during the work out at Stonebridge ABC, London.

James DeGale has revealed he only plans on spending a couple more years in boxing before hanging up his gloves.

Tuesday, December 13, 2016
James DeGale poses for a picture after the work out at Stonebridge ABC, London.

James DeGale admits his fear of failure has been a key factor in pushing him to his absolute limit and making him the successful boxer he is today.

Monday, November 21, 2016
Duke Micah (white shorts) got the better of Matthew Chanda in their recent title bout at York Hall. (Pic: TGS PHOTO)

Kilburn’s Matthew Chanda believes his performance against Duke Micah proves he can mix it with the best, despite his defeat to the Ghanian on a split decision in Saturday’s Commonwealth bantamweight title fight.

Monday, November 14, 2016
George Groves (left) in action against Martin Murray during their WBA International Super-Middleweight Championship at the O2 Arena, London.

Former Dale Youth ABC star George Groves is getting set for a career-defining clash with Germany’s two-time world title challenger and former European champion Eduard Gutknecht at the SSE Arena in Wembley this Friday.

Monday, October 31, 2016
Washington Redskins wide receiver Jamison Crowder (right) is tackled by Cincinnati Bengals corner back Dre Kirkpatrick during the NFL International Series match at Wembley Stadium on Sunday

Ties in the NFL are very rare, especially as overtime remains essentially sudden-death, but for the second time in three games (the penultimate one of the previous week ended at 6–6) then teams played 75 minutes and could not be separated.

Thursday, October 27, 2016
Luke Fitzpatrick was murdered outside a pub in Dollis Hill in 2012 (Pic: METROPOLITAN POLICE)

Hooks ABC will be holding their fifth annual show in memory of the late Luke Fitzpatrick tonight (Thursday).

Thursday, October 6, 2016
Jerome Campbell (right) celebrates victory over Dennis Wahome in the London Development Championship final on Sunday.

Kilburn boxer Jerome Campbell knows he needs to make his mark in the amateur ranks in the next few years if he is to turn professional in the future.

Wednesday, October 5, 2016
Hooks ABC raised nearly £1,400 after hosting a charity fundraiser on Sunday.

Hooks ABC have raised nearly £1,400 after holding a fundraising event at the weekend.

Monday, October 3, 2016
Indianapolis Colts' Phillip Dorsett runs in to score his side's third touchdown of the game during the NFL International Series match at Wembley Stadium, London.

Jacksonville Jaguars, in front of a crowd of 83,764 at Wembley, recorded their first victory of the 2016 NFL season as they held off a fourth quarter charge from the Indianapolis Colts.

Sunday, September 25, 2016
Matthew Chanda is eyeing the Commonwealth Bantamweight title. (Picture: Natalie Mayhew)

Kilburn’s Matthew Chanda admits his fight against Duke Micah for the Commonwealth bantamweight title will be the biggest of his life – but says the pressure is all on his opponent.

Saturday, September 24, 2016
Dan-Dan Keenan (right) in action during his second professional win at the 02 Arena.

Former Dale Youth ABC starlet Dan-Dan Keenan returns to the ring for his third professional fight at York Hall on Saturday.

Monday, August 15, 2016
Bradley Wiggins won a fifth Olympic gold in Rio.

Sir Bradley Wiggins reflected on his first Olympic medal in Sydney, when Sir Steve Redgrave won his fifth gold, as his career came full circle.

Tuesday, August 9, 2016
Great Britain's Nekoda Smythe-Davis (left) in action against Sabrina Filzmoser in the Women -57 kg Elimination Round of 32 at the Carioca Arena 2 on the third day of the Rio Olympics Games, Brazil.

A defiant Nekoda Smythe-Davis remains convinced she will one day achieve her Olympic dream, after her journey in Rio came to an end in the last-16 of the Judo competition.

Friday, July 15, 2016
Matty Chanda (right) is relishing taking to the ring again this Saturday at York Hall

Kilburn boxer Matthew Chanda has his eyes on a English title fight within the next couple of months, and says this weekend’s bout with Luke Fash will provide him with the perfect preparation ahead of that.

Wednesday, July 6, 2016
Hooks ABC at Powerday

British welterweight champion Bradley Skeete took time out from his busy schedule to present bursaries to eight talented London boxers at Powerday’s HQ.

Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Willesden Volleyball club

Willesden Volleyball Club put in an impressive shift as they came home with a silver medal from this year’s London Youth Games.

Saturday, June 11, 2016
Hooks ABC's Steve Newland (second right) with his victorious young fighters

Hooks ABC enjoyed another memorable weekend at the England Schools National Finals, with three of their youngsters winning national titles in Grantham.

Friday, May 27, 2016
Deion Jumah got the better of Colin Farricker in his last bout back in January at the Copper Box Arena (Pic: TGS Photo)

Former Dale Youth ABC star Deion Jumah says he has only discovered 10 per cent of his potential to date – but maintains he is the best light-heavyweight in the country.

Friday, May 27, 2016
Former Dale Youth ABC starlet Dean Richardson celebrates winning his second professional fight at York Hall on May 14.

As if it wasn’t hard enough pursuing a professional boxing career, former Dale Youth ABC starlet Dean Richardson has also been putting in some hard graft outside the ring, as he takes the final steps towards becoming a licensed black taxi driver.

Sunday, May 22, 2016
Yasmine Serwah-Fosu

Willesden youngster Yasmine Serwah Fosu’s remarkable journey in fencing continues to go from strength to strength, most recently collecting a silver medal at the British Youth Championships.

Friday, May 20, 2016
George Groves (left) in action against David Brophy in his most recent bout at the 02 Arena last month

Former Dale Youth ABC star George Groves says he is determined to make the most of the time he has left in boxing, and eventually secure that elusive first world title.

Thursday, May 19, 2016
Dale Youth ABC unveiled their new state-of-the-art training base on Friday afternoon

Dale Youth ABC unveiled their new state-of-the-art facility at a grand opening in Ladbroke Grove on Friday.

Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Former Dale Youth ABC starlet Dan-Dan Keenan is looking forward to the second professional bout of his career at the 02 Arena this Saturday (Pic: Natalie Mayhew)

Former Dale Youth ABC starlet Dan-Dan Keenan believes he made the right decision choosing boxing over football, as he prepares for his second professional outing at the 02 Arena on Saturday.

Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Former Dale Youth starlet Dean Richardson celebrates winning his second professional fight at York Hall on Saturday night

Young welterweight Dean Richardson impressed on his second professional outing as he secured a third-round stoppage victory over Ivan Duvancic.

Sunday, May 1, 2016
Neasden ABC’s Adrian Redman pictured alongside Ian Napa (left) and Ajose Olusegun (right).

Two former British and European champions paid a visit to Neasden ABC’s gym last week.

Friday, April 29, 2016
James DeGale during a recent media day at Stonebridge Boxing Club, London.

James DeGale’s trainer, Jim McDonnell, is in confident mood ahead of the Harlesden boxer’s second mandatory defence of his IBF super-middleweight championship this Saturday, but has warned him he needs to stay ‘switched on’ throughout.

Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Hooks ABC's Francie McDonagh (left) and coach Steve Newland

Hooks ABC coach Steve Newland hailed his trio of fighters who were in action at the weekend, despite seeing them all fall to defeat in their respective finals.

Monday, April 11, 2016
George Groves (left) and David Brophy during their WBA International Super-Middleweight Championship bout at the 02 Arena on Saturday

George Groves says he is determined to silence his critics once and for all in his continued quest to finally win a first world title.

Friday, April 8, 2016
Tony Greyson-Newman has been appointed brand ambassador of a new sports complex in Jamaica

Harlesden kayaker Tony Greyson-Newman has been appointed core brand ambassador for the proposed Kingston Aquatic Sport Centre in Jamaica.

Thursday, April 7, 2016
Hooks ABC's Eddie Barrett (left) alongside coach Steve Newland (second left)

Hooks ABC’s excellent year continued as three of their boxers reigned victorious at the weekend.

Tuesday, April 5, 2016
Neasden ABC's Youssef Khoumari (middle) celebrates his victory with coaches Xavier Miller (left) and Nicholas Prempeh

Neasden ABC’s Youssef Khoumari sealed his spot in the North West London finals with victory over Finchley’s Mohamed Garib on Sunday.

Tuesday, March 29, 2016
James DeGale (left) and his coach Jim McDonnell (right) during a media day at Stonebridge Boxing Club on Tuesday

Harlesden boxer James DeGale says he is fully focused on dealing with Rogelio Medina on April 30 in Washington, despite a mouth-watering unification bout with Badou Jack on the horizon after that.

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Former Dale Youth ABC duo Dean Richardson and Dan-Dan Keenan reigned victorious on their professional debuts at York Hall on Saturday.

Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Hooks ABC's Francie McDonagh (left) with coach Steve Newland after his latest victory

Hooks ABC star Francie McDonagh booked his place in the England Junior Championship semi-finals with a unanimous points decision victory over Nathan Mizos in Kent on Sunday.

Tuesday, March 22, 2016
Matthew Chanda (right) celebrates clinching the Southern Area super-bantamweight title with his coach Steve Kipps

Kilburn super-bantamweight Matthew Chanda was crowned the new Southern Area champion at York Hall on Saturday night as he defeated Jamie Speight.

Saturday, March 19, 2016

Former Dale Youth ABC duo Dan-Dan Keenan and Dean Richardson are relishing making their professional debuts at York Hall on Saturday night.

Thursday, March 17, 2016
Super-bantamweight Matthew Chanda (right) is contesting for the vacant Southern Area title at York Hall this Saturday

Matthew Chanda is on the hunt for a British title fight within the next year – something which never looked on the horizon after a horrific incident in 2009 which left him on the verge of quitting the sport.

Thursday, March 17, 2016
Hooks ABC's Francie McDonagh (left) with coach Steve Newland

Hooks ABC continue to add to their impressive trophy haul with Francie McDonagh the latest to win a title.

Thursday, March 17, 2016
Neasden ABC'S Youssef Khoumari (right) and coach Xavier Miller

Neasden ABC’s Youssef Khoumari came away from the Copenhagen vs London tournament with all the plaudits after being named best boxer on the night.

Thursday, March 10, 2016
Willesden fencer Yasmine Serwah Fosu (right) wants to represent Ghana at the Olympics in Rio

Willesden fencer Yasmine Serwah Fosu is edging ever closer to realising her dream of representing Ghana at the Olympics.

Saturday, February 27, 2016
Alan Higgins (right) pictured during his last bout against Edgars Sniezde at the Camden Centre back in December

Kilburn boxer Alan Higgins is targeting a title fight before the end of 2016 as he returns to the ring on Saturday.

Monday, February 22, 2016
Hooks ABC ace Nathan Brown (right) alongside his coach Steve Newland

Hooks ABC ace Nathan Brown had reason to be cheerful on Saturday night after successfully defending his English light-flyweight title for the first time in Sunderland.

Friday, February 19, 2016
Hooks ABC's Eddie Barrett (right) alongside coach Steve Newland (left) and heavyweight champion Tyson Fury

Hooks ABC ace Eddie Barrett battled bravely in the semi-finals of the England Youth Championships on Saturday, but eventually fell to a narrow defeat against Merridale’s Akash Tuqir.

Friday, February 5, 2016
Hooks ABC coach Steve Newland (centre) with Eddie Barrett (right) and Nathan Brown (left) at Hooks ABC's training base

Eddie Barrett continued his impressive form as he added the London Youth ABA title to his list of honours on Sunday.

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