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Former Romford junior ice hockey players Harry Gulliver and Mason Biddulph have been named in the Great Britain under-20s squad ahead of IIHF World Championships in Tallinn.

Heritage: A 17th century European tour

Friday, September 21, 2018

In his latest column, Prof Ged Martin takes us on a stagecoach journey back through the mists of time

Essex’s James Foster has written an open letter to supporters, following the news that he will leave the county at the end of his current contract.

Cricket: Essex reveal Foster departure

Friday, September 14, 2018

Essex County Cricket Club have announced that James Foster is to leave the club at the conclusion of his contract.

In the first of a two-part special, Prof Ged Martin looks at the history of the stations along the Liverpool Street line.

Romford ice hockey fans past and present welcomed back some of the greatest players to have played the sport in the town on a special night at the Sapphire Ice & Leisure Centre.

Everyone Active Raiders have revealed that world famous artist Peter Doig will be in the Legends team to take on the current squad on August 26.

The man in the beanie hat is back on a mission to kick-start Essex Eagles’ flagging Vitality Blast campaign.

Read our World Cup blog which will be featuring over the coming weeks. Lee Power reviews the second of three matches on day two of the tournament

The 38-year-old, who last played for the club in May, will go to Canada for three weeks between June 28 and July 17 to help coach at Vancouver Knights

Peter Butcher

Saturday, May 5, 2018

Every journalist will have a mentor in the early part of their career, who helps guide and shape them into the best they can be.

Everyone Active Raiders and Great Britain under-18s coach Sean Easton praised the impact of the nation’s men side after they were promoted back to ice hockey‘s elite level for the first time since 1994 thanks to an overtime win over Hungary on Saturday night.

That England could lose the final by 44 points to Australia and emerge from their post-game huddle with beaming smiles said everything about their silver medal in the Commonwealth Games women’s basketball.

England’s women will play for Commonwealth Games gold in the basketball competition after they outplayed Canada in a 65-53 semi-final win on the Gold Coast.

England’s men and women both celebrated wins in their latest matches at the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast.

England’s women made it two wins from two on the Gold Coast with success in their Home Nations battle with Wales.

When you win a medal at the World Championships on your home track, you would think that would signal a successful summer – but not for Newham & Essex Beagles’ Rabah Yousif.

BA coach Vear excited by England role

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Barking Abbey does not only have three former players involved with the England men and women’s basketball teams at the Commonwealth Games, but one of their current coaches too, writes Lee Power.

Tin-Tin Ho is competing in her second Commonwealth Games at the tender age of 19.

My first memories of the Commonwealth Games are from 1982, catching a glimpse of ‘Breakfast from Brisbane’ on TV before heading off to school.

Archant London sports reporter and former Raider of the Year Jacob Ranson jets off to Abu Dhabi to play in the Arab Cup this weekend, writes Lee Power.

No matter what else was going on in the country this week, the weather was always going to be the only talking point.

Ice hockey in Romford: Gord Jeffrey

Saturday, February 10, 2018

Former heroes welcome sport’s return to town

Former Chelsea trainee is snapped up

The National Basketball Association (NBA) has announced the Jr NBA World Championship, a first-of-its kind global youth basketball tournament for teams aged 14 and under from around the world.

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