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Highgate Harriers’ senior men’s A team were ninth out of 82 clubs in the National Six Stage road relay in Sutton Coldfield on Saturday.

Haringey’s Ali Jawad says he feels like he won gold in Rio after finishing as the runner-up in his powerlifting event and winning an elusive Paralympic medal at the third attempt.

Having endured heartbreak in 2008 and 2012, Haringey powerlifter Ali Jawad hopes it will be third time lucky in Rio next month and that he can add an elusive Paralympic medal to his collection of international prizes.

Already standing 6ft 1in tall at the tender age of 14, Highgate Harriers’ Dominic Ogbechie clearly has a knack for defying gravity – and the sky is the limit for the prodigious teenager.

Most parents are able to wait until their children are 17 years old before seeing them get behind the wheel and reach speeds of 60 to 70mph.

Five children from Haringey have taken steps towards fulfilling their sporting ambitions after being offering year-long scholarships.

A Haringey fitness instructor will be aiming her realise her Olympic dream on Sunday when she competes in the British 100m trials in Birmingham.

Haringey Police ABC boxer Steven Makoko has gained valuable experience after winning a silver medal at the Haringey Box Cup, according to the club’s founder and coach Gerry Willmott MBE.

Highgate Harriers’ Andy Maud impressed on the international stage by finishing as the second fastest British 10,000m runner at the European Cup final in Turkey.

Former world record-holder Dave Bedford says Highgate Harriers’ Night of the 10,000m PBs is a “fascinating event” which is “of great value” to the world of athletics.

Olympic dreams will be realised and dashed on the Parliament Hill athletics track on Saturday night as Britain’s top 10,000m runners battle it out for seats on the plane to Rio.

Murray Strain defied just that – a strain – as Highgate Harriers won a national team event for the first time in more than a century.

Highgate Harriers’ Shaun Dixon finished 12th out of over 12,000 runners at the World Half Marathon Championships on Sunday, recording his second best time over the distance.

Highgate Harriers’ women achieved their best ever result in the South of England Six Stage Road Relay, winning the event for the first time since its inception 16 years ago.

Highgate Harriers retained their Metropolitan League men’s title and clinched the prestigious Howard Williams Trophy to complete a triumphant day after the final race at Alexandra Park.

Haringey Aquatics teenager Renat Samur recorded a double as the club collected a total of five gold medals at the ASA Middlesex Age Group Championships.

Highgate Harriers’ Under-11 boys romped to victory in round four of the North West London Young Athletes League at the Bannister Stadium on Saturday.

Shaun Dixon and Ben Noad helped Highgate Harriers to repeat their 2012 success with victory in the South of England Championships on Saturday.

London Haringey Racers began the new year in style, scoring 20 goals to win two league games in two days and move up to third place in NIHL South Two East.

Gary Anderson is eagerly anticipating his return to Alexandra Palace to begin the defence of his PDC World Championship title tonight (Thursday).

Josh Abbott and Daniel Clayton both hit hat-tricks as Haringey Racers overcame Bristol 7-5 to go top of their NIHL Challenge Cup South group.

Haringey Aquatics’ Under-13 boys relay team took pride of place in the London Region Arena League, winning every race in which they competed over three months.

Svenja Abel snatched triumph from the jaws of disaster at the weekend as she made history for Highgate Harriers at Wormwood Scrubs in the Metropolitan League.

Highgate Harriers’ boys’ team completed a double success in the North West London Young Athletes League on Sunday at a muddy Trent Park.

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