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Arsenal battered 5-1 by Bayern

Ten-man Arsenal limped out of the Champions League in embarrassing style after suffering their second successive 1-5 defeat at the hands of Bayern Munich. Theo Walcott gave the hosts a first half lead but after Laurent Koscielny was sent off after the break the German side ran riot. The game was stopped inside the first

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Why not to combine jogging with community projects?

Exercise is, in principle, a selfish act; from the gym posers curling weights to the yoga-bunnies with aspirations of looking like a Kardashian, it boils down to people taking the time to make themselves healthier and change the way they look. GoodGym offers an alternative. This group of volunteers spend their Monday nights running to

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Riding to the top: Islington Cycling Club leaves no one behind

British cycling success at the 2012 Olympics was a “perfect wave” for launching the Islington Cycling Club (ICC) the following year, says club secretary David Shannon. A cold winter meant that the inaugural club run was delayed until April 2013, but it was clear from the moment the Olympic torch was extinguished that there was

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Arsenal betters Premier League by capping away tickets at £26

Gunners fans are “delighted” that in addition to the Premier League cap on away ticket prices Arsenal will provide a further £4 subsidy to their supporters. While the Premier League has confirmed the cap will come in at the start of the 2016/2017 season, Arsenal have announced their away tickets will be further subsidised at £26. Speaking

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Islington boxer Kian Thomas cancels clash over weight dispute

Promising Islington boxer Kian ‘Tec’ Thomas was forced to cancel an important clash over the weekend, after a disagreement over the weight limit.  The  slugger had been hoping to move up the British rankings with a win over Tottenham pugilist Mark McKray at York Hall arena in Bethnal Green. However, Thomas’ team felt that the fight should not

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Arsenal sunk by Rashford brace for Manchester United

Arsenal lost vital ground in the title race today after being defeated 3-2 by Manchester United, who were inspired by a brace from Premier League debutant Marcus Rashford. Here’s how it happened in real-time. The Islington outfit knew defeat today would prove detrimental to their hopes of a first Premier League title since 2004, but found

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Highbury kids score Jermaine Jenas visit

Former Premier League star Jermaine Jenas wowed children at Highbury Grove School last week on a visit to kick off a partnership. Details of the partnership could not be revealed as it is a working relationship still in its early phases. Jackie Barry, the PA to head teacher Tom Sherrington, said: “Jermaine was met by

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Could English football learn from these Highbury korfballers?

It is probably fair to say that Highbury has historic roots in a sport slightly more mainstream than korfball. But after presiding for nearly a year over London’s fastest growing club, Richard Haywood is understandably proud of the progress Highbury Korfball Club have made in his brief tenure as chairman. “We have regenerated the entire

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