All posts in Sport

  • 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 […]

  • Brockwell Lido free for all
    1 March, 2018, 1 Comment

    (sponsored Blogpost) For those who only know the Brockwell Lido as a place for a summer dip, you are invited to get to know it indoors as well as out. […]

  • BIGKID charity raises funds for Christmas presents
    20 December, 2017, Comments Off on BIGKID charity raises funds for Christmas presents

    South london-based youth charity BIGKID Foundation has been raising funds from the local community to buy Christmas presents for young people in Lambeth who might otherwise go without. BIGKID supports […]

  • Father and son Jerome and Nando Lewis, PURE UWR members
    The safe full-contact sport with a challenging three dimensional element
    8 December, 2017, Comments Off on The safe full-contact sport with a challenging three dimensional element

    Eleanor Sharples meets two Brixton residents with an unusual sporting interest (and she joined them in the pool to take film a video) Nando (left) and Jerome Lewis, members of […]

  • Kings College London Alumni Netball club
    Netball club scores new training coach
    17 November, 2017, 1 Comment

    Kings College London Alumni Netball club, in Brixton, have been able to fund a new training coach thanks to a grant from UK Power Networks. UK Power Networks, which delivers […]