Category Archives: Sport

The evil of racism has no place in football says Hudson-Odoi

A full international at the age of 18, Callum Hudson-Odoi has this week opened up about the bigoted abuse faced by him and fellow England players such as Raheem Sterling, and what it’s like to go to school in South … Continue reading

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Palace provide a party to thank homeless shelter volunteers

More than 100 volunteers who helped rough sleepers at cold weather homelessness shelters were thanked at a special event staged run by Crystal Palace FC last week. Each autumn and winter, organisations across the borough, from faith groups to national … Continue reading

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Local runner has Sense of success after his marathon effort

Amish Patel completed his first London Marathon last Sunday, raising money for national charity Sense, having been inspired by his mother, who is registered blind. Patel, 34, from Croydon, a compliance analyst in finance, battled his way around the 26-mile … Continue reading

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Croydon BMX sessions, Norbury Park, every Saturday

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Carshalton in play-off as they pursue back-to-back promotions

Our veteran non-league football correspondent, BRIAN GRANVILLE, on play-off success for one local club Carshalton Athletic’s stellar end-of-season form has transformed what has otherwise been a very disappointing season for non-league football in and around Croydon. Tonight, Carshalton face Merstham … Continue reading

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Badminton players wanted, Russell Hill Purley, every Monday

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Badminton sessions, Academy Arena, every Wednesday

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