Vivien Parsons (left) in the ring with Rebecca Hennessy of the Togher boxing club in Cork, Ireland

Afewee boxer Vivien Parsons wins third title

Boxer Vivien Parsons from Brixton’s Afewee club became a three-weight champion when she triumphed in the Junior A 63 kilo category at the prestigious...
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Local club to play in national volleyball league

South London teenagers will get the opportunity to compete nationally when the local Little Giants club forms both girls’ and boys’ league teams for...
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Brixton host London BMX series final

Brixton’s Brockwell Park BMX track was the scene for the final in the London BMX Series, featuring a strong attendance from all the London...

BMX is like flying – and I wanted to do that

Brixton BMX club invited people to try the sport at their Brockwell Park track – Simone Richardson went along It was a sunny Saturday when...
Chinese kick boxer Joshua Villar (left) in action

New Brixton martial arts school

Joshua Villar, the 85kg Sanda (Chinese kickboxing) national champion (and a ballet dancer in his youth) has opened a new martial arts school at...
David Batista with coach Austin Kentebe

Brixton club appeals for return of stolen wheelchair

Brixton Ballers, the inspiring local wheelchair basketball team, are appealing for the return, or information about the whereabouts, of a stolen wheelchair. All wheelchairs are...
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Brixton Immortals take dominoes to Jamaica fun day

  Brixton Immortals dominoes team were out spreading the word about their sport again at the weekend. This time, sponsored by Victoria Mutual building society and...
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From Brixton’s Ebony Horse Club to Goodwood – Khadijah rides her dream

Khadijah Mellah, an 18 year old student from Peckham in South London, is all set for the race of her life when she competes...
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Brockwell Water Polo goes Indoors

Following a successful Summer season at Brockwell, Water Polo is moving back indoors, starting Monday 5th August, to Alleyn’s Boys School just 10 minutes...
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Local club with a long tradition

As Dulwich Hamlet prepare for the new season, Olayinka Amara looks back over their history Supporters of Dulwich Hamlet Football Club still sing songs about...

Deontay Wilder a knockout with Brixton fans at Afewee

WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder visited Brixton’s Afewee boxing club today where he met youngsters from the club and posed for pictures with them...
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The bikers of Brockwell Park

Simone Richardson finds out how the kids feel about BMX biking in Brixton’s Brockwell Park Brixton BMX Club was established in 1981 at the Stockwell...
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Miguel’s Gym – I walked through these doors a different person to who I...

Alan Slingsby meets England amateur boxing champion Kheron Gilpin Kheron Gilpin, who trains at Miguel’s Gym in Brixton, became the English amateur cruiserweight (86 kilos) champion earlier...
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Brixton Immortals welcome US domino team

Brixton was the first port of call for a United States domino team on their recent visit to Britain to play an international series...
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Brixton BMX riders from 6 to 50-plus in action

Brixton BMX riders have had to deal with both dry and threatened wet conditions in recent meetings in Peckham and Merton. The London Series BMX...
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Basketball stars of the future in Brixton

Basketball history was made in Brixton Rec at the 2019 Hoopsfix All-Star Classic (HASC) as the event expanded to two days (1 to 2...

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