Angling See all

John Bailey on the remodelled Glaven. Can it host sea trout in the future?

Calculating price of Norfolk’s yard of silver – 40 years later

It was in my first incarnation as a writer for the Eastern Daily Press that, getting on for 40 years or so ago, I wrote about sea trout under the title, A Yard of Silver.

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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/ actionphotography.co.uk

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

Craig Poxton in action on Saturday's show. Photo: Steve Adams

Lowestoft’s Craig Poxton sends out message to title rival

Craig Poxton sent out a statement of intent to title rival George Jupp with a true No Mercy victory.

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Cycling See all

Matthew Baker (Great Yarmouth CC), from Norwich, pictured on his way to his first win in the Youth Race at the Eastern Cyclo-Cross League meeting at Mistley. Picture: Fergus Muir

First and second for Norfolk duo at Eastern Cyclo-Cross League meeting near Manningtree

Matt Baker (Great Yarmouth CC) scored his first Eastern Cyclo-Cross League win after an exciting race at Mistley in which five different riders held the lead at various stages of the race.

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Formula One See all

Jolyon Palmer gives some wannabe a few tips at Snetterton four years ago. Photo: Adrian Judd/EDP library

Jolyon Palmer hoping his GP2 route into Formula One still exists

Anyone signing up for a seat in Formula One for 2015 will be extremely thankful – because those queuing up to join or rejoin the grid would form a lengthy line.

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King's Lynn Stars Speedway See all

Sailing See all

Junior Open at Beccles ASC. Pic Glen Curtis

Swing Bridge Race at Beccles ASC

The summer sailing schedule continued last weekend at Beccles Amateur Sailing Club as preparation for this years August regatta took place along side the final week of sailing school before twenty three helms enjoyed a sometimes slow and painful sail down to the old swing bridge and back.

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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

Talented youngsters at the British junior open 10-pin bowling at Bowthorpe over the weekend. Photo: Bill Smith

Norwich Youth Bowling club strike gold when hosting British Junior Open

Some of the hottest talent from the world of tenpin bowling converged on Norwich for the British Junior Open at the Namco Funscape bowling alley in Bowthorpe.

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Athletics See all

City of Norwich Athletics Club volunteers (from left) Keith Yellop, Helen Stubbs, Tania Spurling (England Athletics) and Mike De Silva have received awards for their service.

England Athletics recognise volunteers from City of Norwich Athletics Club

Three City of Norwich Athletics Club (CONAC) members have received special awards for their service as volunteers.

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Bowls See all

Jake Willgress. Picture: James Bass

Acle A stay in pole position of Norfolk CIBA County Bowls League Division One after win

Acle A have maintained their position at the top of Division One of the Norfolk CIBA County Bowls League, sponsored by Granite Transformations, with victory at home to Pentney A by 104 shots to 60, writes David Perry.

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Cricket See all

Norfolk v Bucks, Minor Counties Championship, July 2013, Callum Taylor. Picture: Tim Ferley

Australia and India beckon as Norfolk starlet Callum Taylor aims for the top

With the prospect of training in India and a tour of Australia fast approaching, Norfolk batsman Callum Taylor would appear to have the cricket world at his feet.

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Equestrian and Horse racing See all

Shelley Day and her family at Great Yarmouth Racecourse, after she scooped a four-figure win on the back of a £6.40 stake. Picture: submitted

Shelley’s first flutter wins big at Great Yarmouth Racecourse

A lucky holidaymaker galloped to a great win at Great Yarmouth Racecourse after scooping more than £3,400 - from a £6.40 bet.

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Golf See all

Norfolk PFA matchplay champion Mark Spooner (left) and runner-up Ian Ellis.

Bawburgh’s Mark Spooner praised after beating Ian Ellis in Norfolk PGA matchplay final

Ian Ellis shrugged off a rare setback as he prepares for another big challenge in what has been an exciting season.

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Motorsport See all

Tristan Cliffe, left, faces the camera.

Rare night race at Snetterton will decide Lotus Cup UK Championship winners

Snetterton’s only night race of the season takes place on Saturday when the Lotus Cup UK Championship will be settled in a two-hour night-time event.

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Squash See all

England's Jenny Duncalf and Laura Massaro (left) celebrate their Silver medal in the Women's Doubles Squash at Scotstoun Sports Campus, during the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. Picture: David Davies/PA Wire.

Laura Massaro happy to settle for second silver at Commonwealth Games

Laura Massaro insists she will have no complaints about Glasgow 2014 despite failing at the second time of asking to secure squash gold.

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Tennis See all

The annual Norfolk junior county tennis awards have been presented, including to (from left) Alex Mcnaughton, Tom Watkinson, Scott Whiting, Danni Long Martinez and Emily Barrett.

Young tennis players are assessed for future Norfolk team selections

Over 75 young tennis players have been assessed for Norfolk team selections at East Anglia Tennis & Squash Club in Norwich.

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