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  • Alex Briggs with cheque for winning Brompton race
    World Cycling Revival set to be annual event at Herne Hill Velodrome
    11 July, 2018, Comments Off on World Cycling Revival set to be annual event at Herne Hill Velodrome

    Herne Hill Velodrome, host of the 1948 Olympics, was more recently the venue for the “World Cycling Revival”  – a fun-filled weekend celebrating 200 years of cycling. Organisers hope the […]

  • Girls football match
    South London’s own penalty shoot‑out
    4 July, 2018, Comments Off on South London’s own penalty shoot‑out

    There was more than one important penalty shoot-out yesterday – and it was a lot nearer home. Archbishop Sumner primary school girls’ football team took on Vauxhall primary in the […]

  • Brixton Fencing Chris Tidmarsh, Paul Sanchez Lethem and Dmitry Leus at Brixton Rec
    Brixton Rec to be home for new kids’ fencing project
    12 June, 2018, Comments Off on Brixton Rec to be home for new kids’ fencing project

    Imperium Investments and the Brixton Fencing Club have joined forces in a campaign to allow children across Lambeth to experience fencing. The initiative, called the Imperium Academy, is designed to […]

  • Brockwell Swimmers Relay at the Lido
    LIDO HOSTS FIRST SPRING RELAY EVENT
    12 June, 2018, Comments Off on LIDO HOSTS FIRST SPRING RELAY EVENT

    Swimming club teams from across London met for the first Brockwell Spring relays. Seven teams totalling about 100 swimmers included the home side and Spencer Swimming Team captained by Brockwell Swimmers’ […]

  • Penny-farthing riders
    Penny-farthing world record bid at Herne Hill Velodrome
    13 May, 2018, Comments Off on Penny-farthing world record bid at Herne Hill Velodrome

    A cycling record set in Herne Hill Velodrome in 1891 – the year it opened – will be under threat at the World Cycling Revival festival that takes place there […]

  • BMX start line-up in Brockwell Park
    Brixton BMX racers out in force to excel on home track
    2 May, 2018, Comments Off on Brixton BMX racers out in force to excel on home track

    Almost 40 Brixton riders took part when Brixton BMX Club’s Brockwell Park track attracted a strong attendance for Round 2 of the 250 London 2018 series races. In all, 258 […]

  • Herne Hill Heritage cycling festival limited edition bike revealed
    26 April, 2018, Comments Off on Herne Hill Heritage cycling festival limited edition bike revealed

    The P&P World Cycling Revival comes to Herne Hill Velodrome in June.  It bills itself as “the greatest celebration of the bicycle the world has ever seen – a high end […]

  • Last year's Brixton Bulls' mini festival
    Brixton Bulls to launch women’s rugby league team
    14 April, 2018, Comments Off on Brixton Bulls to launch women’s rugby league team

    Brixton Bulls community rugby club is based in South London and plans to play in the Women’s Merit League in their first season. It currently runs mixed teams at under-7, […]

  • BMX racing in Brockwell Park
    Four out of four for Brixton BMX’s Isla Radcliffe
    13 April, 2018, Comments Off on Four out of four for Brixton BMX’s Isla Radcliffe

    Brixton BMX Club rider Isla Radcliffe had an outstanding day in Round 1 of  London Series at Hayes, West London, winning all four races in the girls 8-to-10 year-old novice […]

  • Dmitry Leus at the Brixton Fencing Club
    Fencing for everyone in Brixton
    12 April, 2018, Comments Off on Fencing for everyone in Brixton

    Dmitry Leus, a former fencing champion, believes that the sport could help to bring people together as well as help children through tough times and he will be testing out […]