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/ 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

Liam Walsh eased to victory against Kevin Hooper in Manchester. Picture: Sean Dempsey/PA Wire

Wonderful Liam Walsh has mark of Ricky ‘The Hitman’ Hatton in Manchester

It was fitting for Liam Walsh that he should use the power of his body punch in Ricky Hatton’s back yard to bring an end to his 10-month absence from the ring in such devastating fashion.

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Cycling See all

Chrissie Wellington. Picture: Daniel Hambury

Chrissie Wellington to be part of all-women’s team for Trois Etapes Tour in Pyrénées

Feltwell-raised Ironman star Chrissie Wellington will be part of the first all-women’s team in the Trois Etapes Tour in the French Pyrénées next month.

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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

GB, during their parade lap on Saturday, are already in the World Cup final. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Denmark win Event Two to qualify for Speedway World Cup final

King’s Lynn’s Niels-Kristian Iversen has a World Cup final to look forward to after Denmark triumphed in Sweden tonight.

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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

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

England's Laura Massaro during her women's doubles pool match at Scotstoun Sports Campus, during the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. Picture: Tim Ireland/PA Wire.

Schedule: Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambs athletes in action during day eight of the Commonwealth Games

The quest for another Commonwealth Games medal continues for Norfolk-born squash stars Laura Massaro and James Willstrop today.

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Bowls See all

Laura Massaro. Picture: PA/Martin Rickett

Schedule: Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambs athletes in action during day seven of the Commonwealth Games

Great Yarmouth’s Sophie McKinna will be thrust into the limelight this evening as she battles for shot put gold.

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Cricket See all

Norfolk v Bedfordshire cricket action from Manor Park, Horsford. Ryan Findlay bowling for Norfolk.
Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Photo gallery: Five wickets from Findlay not enough to force victory for Norfolk against Bedfordshire

Norfolk were unable to force victory on the final day of their Unicorns Minor Counties Championship clash with Bedfordshire – leaving both teams still searching for their first three-day victory of the season.

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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

SV Racing's Clio Cup car. Picture: Jakob Ebrey Photography

Late Clio Cup promotion for Norfolk teenager Adam Hatfield

Norfolk teenager Adam Hatfield is due to make his Michelin Clio Cup Race Series debut at Brands Hatch Indy Circuit this weekend.

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Squash See all

Laura Massaro. Picture: PA/Martin Rickett

Schedule: Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambs athletes in action during day seven of the Commonwealth Games

Great Yarmouth’s Sophie McKinna will be thrust into the limelight this evening as she battles for shot put gold.

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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.
 Picture: ANTONY KELLY

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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