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ee-jun16-tennis4.jpgIt's that time of year again. Against a sound track of the steady thwack of tennis balls we are obliged to tuck into a bowl of strawberries, yell at the television and make a well meaning resolution to locate that racquet.

Wimbledon kicks off on Monday and in the spirit of the most English of sporting competitions, I headed to Blackheath Lawn Tennis Club to be put through my paces.

lee142.jpgTomorrow will be a day of nostalgia for Charlton when the club commemorates a dark day in its history.

On September 21, 1985, the Addicks beat Stoke City 2-0 in what everyone connected with the club feared would be the last game ever played at the stadium, with financial trouble forcing them into exile.

ff-jul15-Denisehead.jpgWest Ham should not be allowed to move into the Olympic Stadium after the 2012 Games.

That's the view of 2000 Olympic heptathlon champion Denise Lewis, who echoed the views of many other British athletes, including fellow heptathlete Kelly Sotherton, that the Stadium should remain primarily an athletics venue.

AA-dec3-Beckham142.jpgThe David Beckham Academy in North Greenwich is set to close at the end of the year.

Beckham has a five-year lease on the state-of-the-art football coaching facility, which is owned by AEG Europe, and will not renew it when it expires next year.

FF-26Nov-JLewsey05B.jpgThe boot was on the other foot for World Cup-winning rugby star Josh Lewsey when he visited the Isle of Dogs this week.

The former England international, critical of the national coaching set-up last week, was running his own coaching session as part of his Rugby Academy at Cubitt Town Junior School on Monday.