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Youtube's Hashtag United take on Newhaven

On October 23 Trafalgar Ground will be hosting a fixture between Newhaven U21’s and Youtube sensation side, Hashtag United.

Paul Orji

Orji goes for super heavy weight belt at Skateworld

Eastbourne Boxing Club’s Paul Orji will battle for the vacant Southern Counties super-heavyweight belt at Skateworld tonight.

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Johanna Konta

Konta keen to challenge for more titles after defeat in China Open final

Johanna Konta wants to keep progressing and challenge for more titles after climbing into the world’s top 10.

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Konta fights back and advances to semi-final at China Open

Eastbourne’s Johanna Konta advanced to the China Open semi-finals after fighting back in remarkable fashion from 4-0 down in the first set to clinch victory over home favourite Zhang Shuai.

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Connor Dugard

Eagles out to book play-off final spot at Arlington

The job is only half done - that is warning the Eastbourne IT First Eagles have received as they head into tonight’s (Friday) crucial match against Kent in the Play Off semi-final second leg.

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Callum Knight

Callum ‘Knighty’ Knight crowned featherweight champion

Eastbourne Boxing Club’s Callum ‘Knighty’ Knight has been crowned the Southern Counties Featherweight Champion.

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Konta cruises into China Open quarter-final

Eastbourne’s Johanna Konta booked her spot in the quarter-finals of the China Open with a rain-delayed 6-1, 3-6, 7-6 victory over Karolina Pliskova in Beijing.

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Finley Jakes

Flying Fin ends season with personal best

Finley Jakes, Eastbourne Rovers T44 classified athlete, finished his season at the England Athletics Age Group Championships at Bedford with a PB in the 200m.

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Action from last year's London Marathon. Picture by Phil Westlake

Sussex runners’ wait is almost over with London Marathon ballot results release

The wait is nearly over. From Monday (10 October) the 253,930 applicants for the 2017 Virgin Money London Marathon will find out if they have been successful in the ballot and have a place in the race on Sunday, April 23.

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The Plumpton side from 1967

Plumpton Rugby Club on recruitment drive as vintage 50th season beckons

With an international tour on the horizon along with a host of other social events, the 2016/17 season promises to be one to remember for players and supporters alike.

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Faye McClelland

Paralympic pride for Joe Townsend and Faye McClelland

There were no medals but Eastbourne’s paralympians delivered performances to be proud of at the Rio 2020 Paralympic Games.

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Chief executive of Brighton and Hove Albion Paul Barber

COUNTY NEWS: Match day chaos sees Albion boss intervene in Southern dispute

The chief executive of Brighton and Hove Albion has urged Govia Thameslink and the RMT union to end their dispute after fans were hit by travel chaos on Tuesday night (September 13).

Joe Townsend

Townsend eyes Tokyo 2020 Paralympics after brave Rio debut ends in exhaustion

Eastbourne’s Joe Townsend has his sights set firmly on the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games after pushing his body to the limit at Rio.

In The Running is now available from Amazon

Running back to health after brutal knife attack

Researching and writing a new book about running has proved the way back to health for Sussex Newspapers’ group arts editor Phil Hewitt after a savage knife attack in South Africa.

Johanna Konta

Tired Konta runs out of steam at Open

Johanna Konta admits she simply ran out of steam at the US Open after her shock defeat to Latvia’s Anastasija Sevastova.

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Johanna Konta

US OPEN: Konta blows Bencic away to reach last 16

Eastbourne’s Johanna Konta was at her very best to beat Belinda Bencic 6-2 6-1 and advance to the last 16 of the US Open.

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Phillip Miller and Caritiar Z, winners of the All England Grand Prix in 2015. Please credit Julian Portch Photography.

Top stars at Hickstead

Top riders line up for Hickstead’s season finale

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Johanna Konta receives treatment after collapsing on court

US OPEN: Scare for Konta as she collapses on court but goes on to win

Eastbourne’sJohanna Konta admits she pushed herself to the limit after surviving an on-court collapse at the US Open.

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Seeding boost for Konta ahead of US Open

Eastbourne’s Johanna Konta will be seeded a career high 13th in the women’s singles at next week’s US Open.

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Maddie Hinch in Rio. Picture coutersy of England Hockey Photographer

Hinch the heroine as GB women win Olympic gold

Great Britain women’s hockey team won the Olympic gold medal when they beat the Netherlands 2-0 in a penalty shoot-out.

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