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Cleverly clears path to Club victory

News Shopper: Club skipper Tom Bason on the charge.  Photo: Helen Watson

2:14pm Sunday 21st September 2014

Dominant opening period display gives Blackheath first victory of new campaign

Bell returns to Brands Hatch for Porsche festival

News Shopper:

11:47am Thursday 18th September 2014

Five-time Le Mans 24 Hours winner Derek Bell will be guest of honour when Porsche's illustrious history on road and track is celebrated at the all-new Brands Hatch festival of Porsche on Sunday.

Boxer all set for relaunch of career

News Shopper:

9:58am Thursday 18th September 2014

Lewisham boxer Junior Saeed is back in the ring after a five-year absence preparing for his return bout at the Camden Centre on October 10.

EPA Regional Championships

News Shopper:

2:02pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

Strong opposition from all regions across the country, saw Kent ahead on points difference in the championship after day one and just three points behind in the challenge at this stage, with five more games to play on the Sunday.

Mixed success as Gs fight for result

1:33pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

It was the big tackles in defence with Ashley Moorey leading the battle in the centre along with Chris Meddings and the back row, that prevented Westcliff capitalising on their abundance if possession.

Invictus Games double silver medalist targets Rio Paralmpics

News Shopper:

5:26pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

Anerley’s Susan Cook has set her sights on the Rio 2016 Paralympics after clinching two silver medals at the first ever Invictus Games in London.

SPORT IN BRIEF: Clarke enjoys Orpington footgolf win

News Shopper:

4:51pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

FOOTGOLF: Number two seed Ben Clarke saw off more than 75 competitors on Saturday at Orpington Golf Centre to win this stroke play tournament by 11 clear shots.

Sidcup ease to victory over Charlton Park

2:14pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

Sidcup defeated Charlton Park 27-5 on Saturday.

Skeete feeling confident ahead of Pinto clash

News Shopper: Super: Bradley Skeete is the new British Masters welterweight title holder

11:54am Tuesday 16th September 2014

Penge boxer Bradley Skeete is aiming to make it a hat-trick of knockout wins when he faces Brazilian Leandro Mendes Pinto on Saturday at the York Hall.

Combe survive brief scare to seal deserved victory

11:27am Tuesday 16th September 2014

Westcombe Park started brightly in Saturday’s 27-16 win at Tonbridge Juddians.

St Mary Cray-trained fighter Jimi Manuwa set to return to UFC in November

News Shopper:

11:46am Monday 15th September 2014

Fighting star Jimi Manuwa is set to return to the UFC in November since suffering his first defeat in March.

Blackheath & Bromley youngsters star in national finals

7:31am Monday 15th September 2014

Blackheath & Bromley can justifiably argue they are the best club in the country at U20 level down to U13s after finishing runners up in both the upper and lower UK Development League finals in Birmingham.

Late rally earns Club deserved reward

News Shopper:

5:10pm Sunday 14th September 2014

Blackheath salvage two league points despite poor start

SPORT IN BRIEF: Charlton coaching duo to guest at Bromley fans meeting

News Shopper:

4:25pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

Damian Matthew and Ben Roberts will take part in a question and answer session with fans at tomorrow evening’s Bromley Addicks meeting.

VIDEO: New Eltham fencer ends School Games career on golden high

News Shopper:

4:00pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

Jonathan “JJ” Webb admits winning gold in the men’s sabre was the perfect way to round off his Sainsbury’s School Games career.

Combe sink Channel Islanders on day one

11:37am Tuesday 9th September 2014

Westcombe Park began the new season with a display of positive, running rugby which blew away Guernsey 37-7.

One hundred years on rugby remembers

News Shopper:

8:21am Tuesday 9th September 2014

Junior teams from Blackheath and London Scottish Rugby Clubs have been invited to take place in a unique WW1 Centenary event.

Sevenoaks secure KCL title with final day win over Blackheath

News Shopper:

11:58am Monday 8th September 2014

Sevenoaks Vine were crowned Kent Cricket League Premier Division champions after defeating Blackheath by 41 runs on the final day of the season.

Club errors hand victory to Fylde

3:22pm Sunday 7th September 2014

Blackheath lose season opener

See which sports star was tucking into Nando's chicken in Bexleyheath

News Shopper:

1:53pm Sunday 7th September 2014

Staff at Nando’s in Bexleyheath were surprised to see gold-medalist Adam Gemili tucking into a trademark dinner on Thursday.

G’s season opens with a win

6:41pm Saturday 6th September 2014

Big games from the Gs front row of Cutting, Klus and Forsyth, supported by the rest of the pack, helped to win Gs an even share of the possession while Sox Stevens was on song throughout the afternoon, in defence and with ball in hand going forward.

'It's not a cricket show': Commentator Henry Blofeld on bringing Memories of Test Match Special to Kent

News Shopper:

10:41am Thursday 4th September 2014

Of the world’s most famous sports broadcasters, only one could go on a critically acclaimed tour talking about nearly half a century behind the microphone and not focus on what happened on the field.

Tandy and Ashburn triumph in epic Brands Hatch race

News Shopper:

1:12pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

Nick Tandy and David Ashburn completed a dream return to the British GT Championship with victory in the two-hour race at Brands Hatch on Sunday.

Footgolf comes to Bromley: Weird sport is sweeping the nation

News Shopper:

10:00am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

The UK’s fastest growing sport, footgolf, has arrived in Bromley. Hatty Collier visits a course in Downe to try out a hole new ball game.

Hartley keep championship dream alive

News Shopper:

12:00pm Monday 1st September 2014

Hartley and Sevenoaks Vine both recorded victories in the Kent Cricket League Premier Division to ensure the title race will be decided on the final day of the season this weekend.

Bluewater to host televised boxing final

News Shopper:

11:44am Thursday 28th August 2014

British light heavyweight champion Bob Ajisafe is set to take on current English title holder Travis Dickinson at Bluewater this autumn for the first ever MaxiNutrition knockout final.

Medals haul exceeds expectations for Dartford gymnast

News Shopper:

2:14pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

Dartford gymnast Giarnni Regini-Moran insisted he had surpassed all expectations after leaving the Youth Olympic Games with five medals to his name.

Dartford school beat northerners at their own game again

News Shopper:

1:42pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

The girls from Dartford’s Leigh Academy rugby league team turned in a superb performance to win the Champion Schools Year 10 title in Richmond on Friday.

Orpington youngster learns vital lessons from Youth Olympics

News Shopper:

3:44pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

A medal might have eluded Henry Choong at the Youth Olympic Games, but the Orpington modern pentathlon starlet insists he will be better for his Nanjing adventure.

Godsell takes European title

7:38am Tuesday 26th August 2014

Blackheath & Bromley Harriers duo Katy Ann McDonald and Helen Godsell have been in fine form.

Hartley set to battle it out with Sevenoaks for KCL title

News Shopper:

12:57pm Monday 25th August 2014

The Kent Cricket League Premier Division title race took a significant turn this weekend with Hartley and Sevenoaks Vine overhauling previous leaders Blackheath.

VIDEO: Greenwich basketball player Dan Clark speaks ahead of GB v Iceland

News Shopper:

5:03pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Greenwich basketball player Dan Clark is set to represent Great Britain tonight against Iceland.

Summer stages rally sure to draw Brands Hatch crowds in

News Shopper:

3:57pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Summer rallying returns to north Kent for the first time since 2012 on Sunday, with more than 80 cars entered for the Brands Hatch summer stages.

Swimmer enjoys national triumph at Sheffield

News Shopper:

3:47pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A young swimmer from Welling recently became the national open water champion in her age group in Sheffield.

Footgolfers flock to Orpington

News Shopper:

3:32pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Orpington Golf Centre staged its second footgolf ranking competition on the venue’s recently opened dedicated nine-hole footgolf course.

Sidcup Ladies Golf Team

News Shopper: Sidcup Ladies Golf Team

1:07pm Monday 18th August 2014

Having won the coveted Kent Pearson Trophy at Royal Cinque Ports in Deal, Sidcup Ladies then went on to win the prestigious Four Counties Final at Muswell Hill Golf Club.

Gemili and Asher Smith star at European Championships

8:05pm Monday 18th August 2014

Two golds for Adam and a British record for Dina

Ball lives up to his name with stunning bowling figures for Bexley

News Shopper:

11:33am Monday 18th August 2014

Adam Ball recorded sensational figures of 6-16 as Bexley defeated fellow relegation fighters Bromley in the Kent Cricket League Premier Division on Saturday.

O'Dowds flying high

11:56pm Sunday 17th August 2014

The final week of the South London & Kent Pool Alliance summer season and it was still all to play for at the top of Tier Two East, with O'Dowds Flyers just two points ahead of Glenmore Arms A with four to play fo

Gravesend cyclist in top form

News Shopper:

4:20pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

Anthony Westwood is certainly the current man of the moment at Gravesend Cycling Club.

Chislehurst's former boxing promoter Kellie Maloney hints possible return to the sport

News Shopper: Boxing promoter Frank Maloney

12:40pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

Chislehurst’s Kellie Maloney has reportedly hinted at making a return to boxing after having a sex change.

Bexley get back on track with Blackheath success

News Shopper:

2:07pm Monday 11th August 2014

Bexley bounced back from their painful one run loss to Hartley with an impressive four wicket victory over title contenders Blackheath in the Kent Cricket League Premier Division on Saturday.

Rebels leave it too late

3:32pm Saturday 9th August 2014

In the last week of the South London & Kent Pool Alliance, Elite League there was a possibility that Pickwick, Foots Cray Social Club Rugrats and Rileys Rebels could all fill the remaining relegation spot, but with all three teams winning this week, Rebels keep the spot and drop into TierTwo.

Crystal Palace weightlifter proud of Commonwealth Games top five finish

News Shopper: CROY Weightlifting champion is nominated as Croydon Champion

11:49am Thursday 7th August 2014

A member of Crystal Palace Weightlifting Club has spoken of her pride after finishing fifth in the Commonwealth Games.

Lotus Festival set to thrill Brands Hatch enthusiasts

News Shopper:

11:27am Thursday 7th August 2014

Britain’s most charismatic sports car marque will be celebrated at Brands Hatch later this month when the Lotus Festival takes place on August 17.

Top six finish is best yet for Biggin Hill motorcyclist

News Shopper:

5:37pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

Biggin Hill motorcycle racer Chris Threadgill headed to Thruxton Motorsport Centre last weekend to compete in the fifth round of the Triumph Triple Challenge.

VIDEO: Greenwich basketball player fighting fit at last for Great Britain

5:18pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

Greenwich basketball player Dan Clark admits his preparations for the upcoming EuroBasket qualification matches have been far from ideal.

Crayford gymnast aiming to raise the bar in China

3:58pm Tuesday 5th August 2014

Giarnni Regini-Moran is determined to make the most of his opportunity to follow in the footsteps of his idols after being selected for this month’s Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing.

Orpington competitor targets Youth Olympics success

3:49pm Tuesday 5th August 2014

Orpington modern pentathlete Henry Choong insists he heads into the Youth Olympic Games full of confidence thanks to his European title.

Hartley just hold on in Bexley thriller

News Shopper:

12:00pm Monday 4th August 2014

Hartley continued their fine form in the Kent Cricket League Premier Division on Saturday with an exhilarating one run victory over Bexley at Manor Way.

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