Category: Other Sports

Essuman Wins At Wembley

The big news from Wembley Stadium last night may have been that Tyson Fury knocked out Dillian Whyte to retain his WBC heavyweight title, before pronouncing plans to retire from… read more Essuman Wins At Wembley

Engine To Roar Into Wembley

Nottingham based boxer Ekow ‘The Engine’ Essuman was supposed to be fighting in a fortnights time at York Hall for the defence of his IBF European, Commonwealth & BBBofC British… read more Engine To Roar Into Wembley

Hughes Hopeful Of Boxxer Success

As a late March outing with Birmingham’s Lee Glover was shelved, Beeston’s lightweight fighter, Joe Underwood Hughes, 7-0 (1), under the guidance of Scott Calow, quickly announced that he would… read more Hughes Hopeful Of Boxxer Success

Rushcliffe To Fund Olympic Hopefuls

Elite level locally based athletes with ambitions for national and international success have been given vital funding through Rushcliffe Borough Council and their Elite Sports Grant. The Rushcliffe.gov.uk site state… read more Rushcliffe To Fund Olympic Hopefuls

Wildcats Back On Track With Win

A hugely impressive performance by Nottingham Wildcats this afternoon severely dented visiting opponents Sevenoaks Suns title ambitions but more importantly in this neck of the woods put back on track… read more Wildcats Back On Track With Win

Solent Too Strong For Hoods

The Playoff dream for Nottingham Hoods is over but what a fabulous year it’s been for a team who in 2020/21 finished bottom of the NBL Division One table. Resurged… read more Solent Too Strong For Hoods

Tour Of Britain To Visit Notts

The UK’s biggest elite cycling race the Tour of Britain will pass through Nottinghamshire later this year as well-renowned cyclists from across the globe take on the county’s streets for… read more Tour Of Britain To Visit Notts

Golf Club Review: Oakmere (Apr 2022)

I’m not denying I’m a fair-weather golfer. I played once in December and scrapped January off completely, a couple of pleasantly dry days in Feb meant I dusted off the… read more Golf Club Review: Oakmere (Apr 2022)

Hoods Reach Playoff Semi-Finals

A win against Worthing Thunder at the weekend assured Nottingham Hoods joined NBL Division One regular season winners Team Solent Kestrels, second placed Thames Valley Cavaliers and sixth spot Hemel… read more Hoods Reach Playoff Semi-Finals

Bendigo v Big Ben – 19th Century Fight Trilogy

As boxing trilogies, the one from way back, between two of Nottingham’s earliest prizefighters, could easily have been more recognised, after all, the pair shared an impressive 190 rounds, yes,… read more Bendigo v Big Ben – 19th Century Fight Trilogy

Bradley Ready To Step Up In 2022

Double combat sport specialist, Calverton’s Jordan Bradley (Crabtree), is preparing to step up through the gears in 2022 and see where professional boxing takes, alongside his other specialist subject, that… read more Bradley Ready To Step Up In 2022

NTU Honorary Degrees For Local Sports Stars

Nottingham Trent University (NTU) has announced the latest recipients of honorary degrees and awards which will be presented during graduation ceremonies at University Hall from 4-13th April 2022. Nottingham born… read more NTU Honorary Degrees For Local Sports Stars

Nottingham Croquet Club Awarded For Diversity

HRH The Earl of Wessex, President of the Sport and Recreation Alliance (SRA), presented Nottingham Croquet Club with the prestigious Inclusion and Diversity Award at its annual celebration of grassroots… read more Nottingham Croquet Club Awarded For Diversity

Anderson Wins In Nottingham

Two-time champion Gary Anderson won all three matches in a night for the first time this season as he beat Michael Smith at the Motorpoint Arena to take the St… read more Anderson Wins In Nottingham

Amos Aiming For Midland Title

Big things are expected of Clifton’s super welterweight ‘King Punisher,’ Ryan Amos this year, the 7-0, undefeated fighter getting back into the swing of things after time away due to… read more Amos Aiming For Midland Title

Hoods Face Tough Derby Test

Nottingham Hoods travel to the Noel Baker Academy in Alvaston on Saturday as they face local rivals Derby Trailblazers in the NBL Division One with the winner potentially closing the… read more Hoods Face Tough Derby Test

Sugden In ‘Peak Condition’ For World Title Fight

After a successful amateur career, one which would see him win world championship gold in Spain (2009), the ISKA English title, and two, Five Nations Championships, the Nottinghamshire town of… read more Sugden In ‘Peak Condition’ For World Title Fight

What Next For Wood?

If the writers of Rocky wanted to make a modern day 2022 version of their famously renowned film, few scenarios could fit better than the one we saw on Saturday… read more What Next For Wood?

Wood Retains Title In Style

An electric Nottingham stood to a fight of the year contender as ‘Leighthal’ Leigh Wood won an amazing contest to keep his WBA Featherweight Belt at the hands of an… read more Wood Retains Title In Style

Wood Taking Centre Stage

On Saturday night at the Motorpoint Arena Nottingham, local boxer Leigh Wood (25-2) will defend his WBA featherweight title against Irishman Michael Conlon (18-0) in an enthralling sell-out encounter that… read more Wood Taking Centre Stage