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I pick myself up and go higher than before

The Afewee boxing gym in Brixton Rec is home to many great fighters. Ben White spoke to one of them – Annamaria Cordella Women’s boxing...

Brixton Rec users warn of Hondo tower impact

Brixton Rec Users Group (BRUG) has complained that it was not consulted about plans for a20-storey office tower on Pope’s Road and says Lambeth...

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...

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...

Afewee junior Vivien Parsons on England boxing talent programme

Brixton amateur boxer Vivien Parsons, 15, from the Afewee club was scouted by England coaches during her impressive performances at the recent England Boxing...

Brixton’s Afewee at the Palace of Westminster

A government minister made time on one of the busiest days in the recent history of Parliament to meet three coaches from Brixton’s Afewee...

Brixton teen wins national boxing contest

A Brixton teenager who dreams of emulating Britain’s top boxers has become the first person at his local boxing club to win a national...

Olympians’ surprise for young boxers in Brixton

Olympic boxer Josh Buatsi teamed up with fellow Team GB pugilist Joe Joyce to support dozens of youngsters attending a boxing awards ceremony in...

Afewee: We aim to inspire as many kids as we can

A TALENTED Lambeth-bred footballer who trained at Afewee Academy in Brixton has signed for Premier League juggernauts Manchester United. Joshua Bohui, a 17-year-old winger who...

Pop Fields celebrates summer of sport

Pop Brixton is launching a new temporary project, Pop Fields, that it hopes will become a focal point for sports and fitness. An empty...

Millwall Lioness from Brixton gets England nod

The FA Women’s Super League (WSL) season kicks off in March with teams such as Arsenal Ladies, London Bees and Chelsea Ladies competing for...

Inspirational talks at TEDxBrixton 2015

On 10 October over 600 people gathered at Brixton Rec for TEDxBrixton, a day of talks on a broad range of contemporary issues. Barney...

Why I swapped my office job for the boxing ring

Bobby Miltiadous used to spend his days selling theatre tickets in Vauxhall until he decided to swap his desk job for a pair of...

Stockwell boy Clyne shines on England debut at Wembley

Southampton’s Nathaniel Clyne gained his first England cap on Saturday in the national team’s 3-1 Euro 2016 qualifier victory over Slovenia. It was a...

Public to be consulted on Brixton Rec refurbishment

New opportunities could be opened up for local footballers, boxers, sports lovers and even local artists in the multi-million pound refurbishment for the Brixton...

Boxing club launched at Brixton Rec following campaign

By Owen Pinnell A boxing club is to be launched at the Brixton Recreation Centre (Rec) following a successful community campaign. The club was given the go-ahead...

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