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

Boxer in residence, Cromer boxer Liam Walsh who is staying at the Oaklands hotel, Thorpe St Andrew in preparation for his Commonwealth Title fight. Photo: Steve Adams

Boxer Liam Walsh aiming to impress on Manchester undercard

Cromer’s Liam Walsh says he needs to catch the eye when he returns to action in Manchester this weekend.

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Cycling See all

England's Victoria Williamson during the Womens 500m Time Trial at the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome during the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. Picture: David Davies/PA Wire.

Norfolk cyclist finishes seventh in women’s 500m time trial at Commonwealth Games

Victoria Williamson was determined to accentuate the positives after making a Commonwealth Games debut that seemed unlikely just a few weeks ago.

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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

British rider Tai Woffinden. Picture: Ian Burt

It’s showtime! Norfolk Arena in King’s Lynn ready to host Speedway World Cup Event One tonight

The day all speedway fans in Norfolk have been waiting for since last summer is finally here as the World Cup returns to our county.

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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 Jamie-Lea Winch (left) Sian Gordon, Wisbech-born Ellen Falkner and Sophie Tolchard (right) during their match against Canada in  the Women's Fours at the Kelvingrove Lawn Bowls Centre during the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. Picture: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

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

Day two of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow brings more action for athletes from Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire.

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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 captain Chris Brown, who is injured, brings on a spare glove for batsman Lewis Denmark. Picture: Denise Bradley

Captain could make return from injury for Norfolk against Bedfordshire

Norfolk captain Chris Brown could return from injury for his side’s vital second match of the Norfolk Festival of Cricket.

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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


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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