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  • Balham Skier Chloe Competes at National Ski Championships in Italy

    By aloquifique at 11:40 on 17/01/12
    Balham Skier Chloe Sharples
    Twenty six year old Balham resident Chloe Sharples is in the Italian Alps this week, competing as one of a seventy three strong delegation of British skiers with learning disabilities. Chloe is representing her region, the South East Ski Group, in the Great Britain Special Olympics National Alpine Ski Championships and will compete for medals as well as the chance to be selected for the Special Olympics World Winter Games in...
  • Balham Sporting Heroes - Nominate Now!

    By aloquifique at 11:41 on 16/01/12
    2010 Active Wandsworth Award Winners
    Do you know a local sporting hero in Balham?  To celebrate the London Olympics 2012 Wandsworth Council is asking residents to nominate a coach, volunteer, sports person, club or team to receive Active Wandsworth Awards.   The awards, which celebrate sport and physical activity in the borough of Wandsworth, aim to give nominees recognition for their hard work, dedication or achievement in 2011.  The council is encouraging...
  • Mo Raja wins on points in first boxing outing

    By Croydon Advertiser at 07:45 on 07/12/11
    DYNAMO Boxing Training members turned in some impressive displays at Balham. In his first ever outing, junior Mo Raja won a hard fought points decision. Taking this fight at the last minute, James Penfold had gone to Balham to cheer on his younger brother but got offered a contest on the night. Not wanting to let the show down, he took the fight but lost on a split decision with a gutsy effort. Junior Bayou had recently won the...
  • Early start for Rugby World Cup kick off tomorrow in Balham

    By aloquifique at 23:56 on 08/09/11
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    OK, die hard Rugby fans.  I don't need to tell you that the World Cup kicks off at 9:30 tomorrow morning in The Regent, Balham and until the final on Sunday 23rd October, 21 games will be played. The Regent will be screening all games, as you'd expect, even the early kick offs when they'll open 30 minutes in advance.  Breakfast, brews and alcoholic drinks will be served throughout all games. For a full listing of which games...
  • Balham's shop boom continues with launch of B Sports

    By aloquifique at 14:31 on 24/03/11
    B Sports, 7 Bedford Hill, SW12 9ET, Balham
    B Sports has it's grand opening in Balham on Friday 25 March 2011.  The new sports store on Bedford Hill opens for business at 11 am with a host of local sporting enthusiasts, topped by the Mayor of Wandsworth to cut the red tape. There'll be a weekend only 20% off opening offer and if you can pop in at any time tomorrow you'll get a glass of something fizzy and canapes courtesy of the wonderful patisserie Des Lys.  I'm...

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