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

Emma Pooley wins Giro Rosa stage six in 2014. Picture: Nicola Ianuale/Photo Ianuale

Norwich cycling hero Emma Pooley to retire after Commonwealth Games

Olympic silver medallist Emma Pooley has announced Sunday’s cycling road race at the Commonwealth Games will be her last.

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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

Former Star Mads Korneliussen. Picture: Matthew Usher.

King’s Lynn Stars duo will sit out Denmark’s Speedway World Cup opener in Sweden

Last year’s runners-up Denmark kick-start their quest for 2014 World Cup glory in Sweden this evening.

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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

Norfolk marksman Aaron Heading during qualification for the Trap Men at the Barry Buddon Shooting Centre in Carnoustie, during the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games. Picture: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire.

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

Dereham wheelchair racer Will Smith begins his Commonwealth Games campaign today.

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Bowls See all

The Great Yarmouth Open Triples Bowls Tournament taking place over the weekend.

Picture: James Bass

Photo gallery: Players line up for triple bowls on Great Yarmouth seafront

Almost 150 people are competing in the inaugural Open Triples outdoor bowls tournament on Great Yarmouth seafront.

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Cricket See all

Norfolk batsman Sam Arthurton scored 166 against Bedfordshire yesterday. Picture: Denise Bradley

Knock of 166 from Sam Arthurton puts Norfolk on top against Bedfordshire

Sam Arthurton’s unbeaten 166 helped Norfolk to completely dominate day two of their Unicorns Minor Counties Championship match against Bedfordshire at Manor Park.

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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 lost out in the final to Nicol David.

Norfolk duo Laura Massaro and James Willstrop reach squash singles finals at Commonwealth Games

Norfolk squash stars Laura Massaro and James Willstrop will be going for gold on Monday after both won their singles semi-finals tonight.

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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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