Angling See all

Nature conspires to set Yare matchmen a challenge

Extra terrestrial forces combined with the earth’s rotation turned the tides of expectation on the River Yare match venue at the weekend.

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Badminton See all

Devon Minnis (left) reached the quarter-finals of the English National Badminton Championships alongside Nicola Gresty. Picture: Alan Spink/

Norfolk junior Devon Minnis reaches doubles quarter-finals of English National Badminton Championships

Great Yarmouth’s Devon Minnis may be young in years but she’s shown she can battle it out on the big stage after plotting a course to the quarter-finals at the English National Badminton Championships.

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Boxing See all

Anthony Ogogo celebrates his victory over Wayne Reed.

Anthony Ogogo ready for ‘step up’ after Liverpool masterclass

Anthony Ogogo feels he’s ready for a step up in class after easing to an impressive victory over Wayne Reed in Liverpool.

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Cycling See all

Norwich's Emma Pooley celebrates her Queen of the Mountains green jersey success on the final podium of this year's Giro Rosa. Photo: Ianuale

Norwich’s Emma Pooley completes Giro Rosa stage hat-trick and green jersey win

Norwich’s Emma Pooley underlined her form with the Giro Rosa green jersey and a weekend to remember.

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Formula One See all

A perfectly timed picture - and a pair of interesting expressions - on the Hockenheim podium at the weekend.

Lewis Hamilton will need to keep it all crossed over Formula One championship gap

The controversy nightmare surrounding Fric was avoided at Hockenheim – which meant the racing could do the talking. Therefore, it’s probably worth sitting down for a moment and reflecting on exactly what Lewis Hamilton’s Mercedes said to him and the rest of us over the course of this year’s German Grand Prix.

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King's Lynn Stars Speedway See all

Stars' no 1 Niels-Kristian Iversen. Picture: Ian Burt

“I think he robbed us of the meeting. It was completely unprofessional” – King’s Lynn Stars rider rages about referee after defeat at Poole

Furious King’s Lynn top gun Niels-Kristian Iversen says referee Dave Robinson “robbed” his side of victory at Poole after he was controversially excluded from a last-heat decider as Pirates pipped Stars 48-42 in Dorset.

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Sailing See all

A member of Norfolk Punt Club in action. Picture: ROBIN MYSERCOUGH.

Edwards family fiesta at solo Wroxham Broad meet

Seven Solos made a rare appearance for the first Solo Open meeting on Wroxham Broad for many years, most of whom were visitors.

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Table Tennis See all

Table tennis Wensum C

Top two pull away in Norwich and District Table Tennis League Premier B

A mid-table clash in Premier A of the Norwich and District Table Tennis League saw Wensum C take three points off UEA A with a 6-4 win. CEYMS B beat third-placed Gothic A 7-3. CEYMS A clinched all four points in their 8-2 victory against Briston.

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Youth sport See all

Oliver Bailey playing football, one of the Norwich School pupils likely to apply for the Young Norfolk Sports Academy.

Sports academy launched to develop Norfolk’s talent

Ten Norfolk youngsters are being invited to apply for a place at a new sports academy which is being launched in conjunction with Norwich School.

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Athletics See all

The Red Arrows fly over Celtic Park, during the 2014 Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony, as seen from the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome roof, in Glasgow. Picture: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire.

Schedule: Today’s Commonwealth Games action for Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambs athletes

The competitive action is under way in Glasgow after the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games was held last night – and there are plenty of local hopes to watch out for.

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Bowls See all

Jamie Chestney and Natalie Melmore pictured in the spectators' gallery in Paphos last year during the Atlantic championships

Norfolk ace Jamie Chestney ready to ‘go it alone’ at Commonwealth Games in Glasgow despite support

Debutant Jamie Chestney has expert advice available at every turn ahead of his Commonwealth Games bow.

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Cricket See all

The final day of Norfolk against Cumberland in the Norfolk Festival of Cricket. Norfolk batsman Lewis Denmark in action. Picture: Denise Bradley

Debut half century from Lewis Denmark not enough to save Norfolk

Norfolk’s first home match of their Unicorns Minor Counties Championship season ended in defeat.

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Equestrian and Horse racing See all

Ryan Moore on his way to winning the 4.10 Greene King Festival at Yarmouth Racecourse Handicap on Genius Boy at Yarmouth yesterday. Pictures; Nick Butcher

Royal success helps Ryan Moore complete Great Yarmouth treble

Ryan Moore completed a superb treble at a windy Great Yarmouth yesterday landing the £7,000 feature race and a royal victory in the process.

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Golf See all

Marston’s Beer Company PGA Summer Classic winners Curtis and Mike Few are flanked on the left by Ken Potts (Sheringham captain) and Richard Saunders of Marston’s Beer Company

It’s a family affair at Marston’s Beer Company PGA Summer Classic in Norfolk

Father and son Mike and Curtis Few mastered the elements to secure victory in the Marston’s Beer Company PGA Summer Classic.

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Motorsport See all

Dan Zelos

Norfolk driver Dan Zelos pockets third podium in Ginetta Junior Championship

Dan Zelos once again belied his rookie status as the fiercely-contested 2014 Ginetta Junior Championship travelled to Croft, tallying a third podium finish of what has so far been a remarkable maiden car racing campaign.

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Squash See all


Title-chasing East Anglia beat champions to storm clear at top of Norfolk Premier Division

East Anglia have moved into a 10-point lead over Diss at the top of the Premier Division of the Norfolk SRA Squash League following their 17-5 victory this week over champions Potters.

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Tennis See all

The Aegon Summer County Cup tennis competition at Cromer. Norfolk captain Barry Fulcher playing against Berkshire on Monday.

Norfolk battling to avoid drop in Summer County Cup at Cromer

Norfolk’s men suffered a second loss in a row as they fell 6-3 to promotion chasing Derbyshire on day three of the Summer County Cup at Cromer.

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