Angling See all

Ben Pointer holds his 27lbs 9oz catch from Billingford Lakes

League action hits jackpot as the Thurne strikes again

The scenes on the banks of the River Thurne on Saturday were perhaps reminiscent of Billingsgate fish market during the reign of Queen Victoria.

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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

Dougal Toms (Streetlife) in the Davy Down round of the Eastern Cyclo-Cross League (PHOTO BY SHELTON PELL)

Danny Parker takes win in King’s Lynn CC’s road race

King’s Lynn CC’s first road race promotion for many years saw Danny Parker of Greenwheel Cycles win after breaking away, first with Nigel Hobday (Cambridge CC) and, after Hobday faded, with Tom Trimble of CC Ashwell.

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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

Ove Fundin, 79 year old former world speedway champion and Norwich Stars rider, at Horham Community centre to support the bid to relaunch the Norwich Stars team.

Ove Fundin reveals his success in Norwich Stars Speedway

It was 60 years ago when a young unknown and shy Swedish speedway rider made his way to Norwich by train, pushing his bike, held together with bits of old wire and string, between stations.

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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

First day of mixed triples at the Great Yarmouth Festival of Bowls. Picture: Brian Grint

Reigning trio seal mixed triples progress at Great Yarmouth Festival of Bowls

The Great Yarmouth Festival of Bowls mixed triples tournament started yesterday with 180 competitors enjoying bright unbroken sunshine.

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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

Barford Primary School headteacher Judith Tigerschiold accepts a cheque for £100 from the Auto Cycle Union following pupil Kenzie Cossey's (centre) performance at the British Youth Grass Track Championships. Kenzie was joined by King's Lynn Stars rider Robert Lambert (right) for the presentation.

Auto Cycle Union reward Norwich New Stars rider for British Youth Grasstrack Championships success

Young grasstrack racer Kenzie Cossey has earned a financial boost for his school following success at the British Youth Grasstrack Championships.

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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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