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Topgolf is offering special coaching packages this winter (pic Topgolf)

Venue offering seasonal packages to keep golfers in the swing

The 2016/17 hockey season is nearing its festive break (pic George Phillipou/TGS Photo)

Chelmsford 1 Old Loughts 5

Action from the under-12 match between Gintaras and Tower Hamlets (pic Community Basketball League)

Youngsters impress in Community Basketball League derby

Sarah Campbell lin action for Essex Open

Netball squad get Regional League revenge

Joachim Gerard of Belgium celebrates after winning the men's final against Gordon Reid at the NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park (pic Charlie Crowhurst/Getty Images for LTA)

Gerard, Griffioen and Wagner all win again

Gordon Reid celebrates winning his men's semi final match against Stephane Houdet of France and becoming world number one at the NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park (pic Charlie Crowhurst/Getty Images for LTA)

Paralympic champion moves to top of rankings ahead of final

Hockey World League details revealed

Saturday, December 3, 2016
Great Britain's Ashley Jackson (centre) in action against South Korea during the 2016 Champions Trophy at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park (pic Simon Cooper/PA)

Lee Valley Hockey & Tennis Centre to host event in June 2017

Gordon Reid of Great Britain in action at the NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park (pic Charlie Crowhurst/Getty Images for LTA)

Paralympic champion meets French rival in semi-finals

Lucy Shuker celebrates winning her round robin singles match against Sabrine Ellerbrock of Germany at the NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park (pic Charlie Crowhurst/Getty Images for LTA)

Quartet book semi-final spots on day two

Joachim Gerard of Belgium in action during his match against Great Britain's Alfie Hewett on day one of the NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park (pic Charlie Crowhurst/Getty Images for LTA)

Competition underway at Olympic Park

Crostyx women hit rivals for six

Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Crostyx women score (pic Stephen Leel)

Hawes leads way with hat-trick

Paralympic wheelchair tennis gold medallist Gordon Reid at the Lee Valley Hockey & Tennis Centre (pic: Ken Mears).

Victory for the Scot at Lee Valley Hockey & Tennis Centre this week would see him finish the year as world number one

IAAF World Championships London 2017 tickets are now on sale on a first-come, first-served basis (pic: British Athletics).

Niels de Vos, Championship Director, wants to recreate more amazing memories at Olympic Stadium and have venue packed out with fans

Double defeat for Old Loughts

Monday, November 28, 2016
Old Loughts defend a short corner (pic Peter Joarder)

Women edged out by Dragons; men lose at Peterborough

Winning weekend for Essex Leopards

Monday, November 28, 2016
Darrell Bethune scores for Essex Leopards against Bradford Dragons (pic Paul Phillips)

Big Cats celebrate two tense victories

Excellent day for Essex Open women

Monday, November 28, 2016
Essex Open's Maddie Oshodi aims for the net

Top-up A team lead way in Essex Met League

Basketball England plans Development Model

Saturday, November 26, 2016
Basketball England are looking at a new development model to increase chances on the global stage

Governing body looking to enhance chances for success

The Saturday Six

Saturday, November 26, 2016
Dagenham 88 Runners Sam and Timi Veerasamy at the Valencia marathon

A look back at some of our stories you might have missed over the past wek

Leopards look for home comforts

Friday, November 25, 2016
Jamie Hayes attacks the basket for Essex Leopards

Big Cats face double-header after breaking duck

Belgium's Joachim Gerard is targeting a succesful defence of his NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters title

Belgian cannot wait to start defence at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park next week

Redbridge kids catch the eye

Wednesday, November 23, 2016
Redbridge youngsters face the camera after competing in the London Youth Games cross-country event (pic: Team Redbridge).

Local talent Daniel Bryant finishes seventh in under-13 category out of 214 competitors in north London

First league win for Essex Leopards

Monday, November 21, 2016
Essex Leopards celebrate victory at Westminster

Westminster 57 Leopards 90

Good weekend for Old Loughts

Monday, November 21, 2016
Old Loughts prepare for a short corner

Men come out on top against title rivals

Havering girls line up at the start of their cross-country race in last year's London Youth Games (pic LYG)

Borough teams ready for cross-country battles

The late Tom Wilson (right) in action against GB captain Barry Middleton (pic Peter Savage)

Old Loughts to stage special tournament

The Olympia women's handball team face the camera (pic: Olympia HC)

East London club to host both legs of third round tie with LK Zug, a first for a UK Club

Heart of Oak judoka show strength

Thursday, November 17, 2016
Heart of Oak youngsters show off their medals

Members pick up medals at British Schools’ event

Ring return for Ilford’s Yarde

Thursday, November 17, 2016
Anthony Yarde is back in action at Brentwood

Light-heavyweight back in action at Brentwood

Taylor takes top prize at Woodford x

Thursday, November 17, 2016
Louis Taylor receives the Club Champion trophy at Woodford from captain Stephen Briggs

Teenager is youngest club champion in 126 years

McCurtains retain McCullough Cup

Thursday, November 17, 2016
Thomas McCurtains celebrate after winning the McCullough Cup (pic: Claire Costello/Thomas McCurtains GAA)

A round-up of the latest news from the Goodmayes club

RG Active Race Team Essex celebrate success

Wednesday, November 16, 2016
RG Active Race Team Essex award winners (left to right) Elena Rowlands, Claire Bloom (GB), Christine Strathman (GER), Goran Raven, Rachel Brittle, Colum Sharkey, Michelle Sinclair and Dermott Hayes (pic: RG Active Race Team Essex).

Great Britain triathlete Claire Bloom, from Buckhurst Hill, picked up two awards after an excellent 2016

Canary Wharf Classic ‘sold out’

Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Crowds look on at the Canary Wharf Classic (pic Steve Line/

Essex squash star Selby among field for big London event

Bancroft's under-18 boys' hockey team won the Essex Indoor title recently

Hockey squad seal spot at regional finals

Rockets tame depleted Essex Leopards

Monday, November 14, 2016
AJ Roberts in action for Essex Leopards against Reading Rockets (pic Paul Phillips)

Essex Leopards 73 Reading Rockets 90

Alex Owumi attacks for London Lions at Leicester (pic Graham Hodges)

Leicester 67 London Lions 76

Chigwell School's under-18 hockey girls are Essex Indoor champions

Under-18s claim indoor title

ICYMI: The Saturday Six

Saturday, November 12, 2016
Schools across Havering taking part in a tag rugby competition at the May & Baker grounds

Our new feature looking at this week’s sporting stories

The Ball Crew during last year's NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters (pic: CRH Media)

East London pupils being prepared for event later this month

Old Loughts women earn Wapping win

Thursday, November 10, 2016
Wapping's Becky Hart in action against Old Loughts (pic Iain McAuslan)

Men see winning streak end

Pupils enjoy Topgolf experience

Thursday, November 10, 2016
Local pupils competed in the first School Topgolf Champions event at Chigwell recently (pic Topgolf)

Chigwell venue hosts first Primary School competition

Kevin Mitchell (left) and Jamie Williams

Dagenham fighter teams up with trainer Williams

UFC set to return to London in 2017

Wednesday, November 9, 2016
Londoner Brad Pickett (right) in action against Iuri Alcantara at UFC 204 (pic PA)

O2 Arena to host Fight Night next March

Team England's Athlete Ambassadors for the 2018 Commonwealth Games face the camera (pic Alan Walter/In Press)

Announcement reveals hopes for Australia 2018

Essex Leopards look to make changes

Monday, November 7, 2016
Jamie Hayes attacks the basket for Essex Leopards

Coach Ogunjimi considering options

Action from the Junior NBA Basketball England League in 2015/16 which will be returning again (pic: Pitch).

30 secondary schools will represent one of the 30 NBA teams and will receive corresponding NBA team branded T-shirts for their games

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