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BBC Reel and producer Cagney Roberts have paid tribute to former Fashion/Beauty Promoter 102 year old Mrs Ethel Kerr – see story also on page Golden Times


Isaac Chamberlain, South London hero … has the chance to crash into the top of the international cruiserweight rankings when he defends his Commonwealth Boxing Council title against Jack Massey at the Selhurst Park Football Ground, Crystal Palace, on Saturday 15th June. Isaac is seen here with gym-colleague with rising amateur star and international representative Vivien Parsons who has just been accepted onto the Team GB programme.  
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West Indies challenge … the West Indies team to play England in three Test Matches this summer led by Kraigg Braithwaite expects much from the most exciting fast bowling attack – Kemar Roach, Jayden Seales, Alzarri Joseph, Shamar Joseph, Jason Holder – since the famed pace batteries of the earlier era. It is more difficult, however, to see from where the runs will be coming. Former captain Jimmy Adams returns as assistant coach. Full team players and management unit.
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Dina Asher Smith won gold ….. in the 100 metres of the European Athletics Championships in Rome. With lightning in the sky and rain in the air Dina recovered from a slow start to win in 10.99 seconds with Ewa Svoboda (Poland) and Zaynab Dosso (Italy) in the silver and third positions. Because of the pandemic and injuries it was 28 year-old Dina’s first major championships victory for five years. (Picture: EuropeanAthletics-via-Getty-Images)

Tony Becca

The field is full of shades …. Tony Becca and Tony Cozier will be missing when West Indies take on England at Lord’s, Nottingham and Birmingham this summer. They were the voice and the pen of West Indies cricket, and, since their passing, their places have not been filled.
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Clayton Goodwin

Letter From London … for some 30 years Clayton Goodwin contributed regularly to the New African magazine about current events, sport and entertainment as seen from London. Most recently this column was called Letter From London. Now that publication of the New African is less certain, Clayton has moved this regular monthly column to Caribcommx. He starts with a look at the UK General Election, scheduled for 4th July, and gives some idea of the way he may be voting, and why. Read more …

Team gold at Rome …. The 4 x 100 metres women’s relay team comprising Dina Asher Smith, Desiree Henry, Amy Hunt and Daryll Neita gave Great Britain and Northern Ireland a golden send-off from the European Championships by finishing in 41.91 seconds, ahead of France and the Netherlands. The victory which has been described as a superlative performance. augurs well for the Olympic Games art Paris in just a few weeks times. (Picture: EuropeanAthletics-via-Getty-Images)



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