Angling See all

Tom Daly with a 3lb 8oz rainbow taken from Blackdyke.

Harleston angler Wayne Chapman sets new county record at Bergh Apton

Five hours of strenuous match fishing left a Norfolk angler with aching arms after heaving out more than his own weight in carp.

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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

Anthony Ogogo recuperating after the operations on his Achilles tendons. Photo: Bill Smith

I’ll have the last laugh on critics, says Anthony Ogogo

Boxer Anthony Ogogo can’t wait to make his critics look “silly” as he takes his first steps to recovery from an operation on his Achilles tendons.

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Cycling See all

Steve Arnold. Picture: Roger Keller / Help for Heroes

Double amputee from King’s Lynn is keen to shine at inaugural Invictus Games

Hand cyclist Steve Arnold wants to use the Invictus Games as a springboard to realising his Paralympics dream.

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Formula One See all

Christijan Albers didn't get to spend very long on the Caterham pit wall.

Caterham’s team deserves a load more than the current farce at Leafield

The fact is, when Tony Fernandes decided to sell his Caterham Formula One operation, things were going to go one of two ways. Either there was going to be improvement, or the green, one-time Norfolk marque was going to stay where it was – at the bottom of the pile.

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King's Lynn Stars Speedway See all

Action from the 2011 play-off semi-final meeting between King's Lynn and Poole. Picture: IAN BURT

King’s Lynn Stars are chosen by champions Poole Pirates for Elite League play-off semi-finals

King’s Lynn will lock horns with champions Poole in the play-off semi-finals after failing to finish top of the Elite League last night.

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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

The Round Norfolk Relay at Cromer. Annette Baker from BRJ Runners, Huntingdon.
Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Huge shadow is cast over Round Norfolk Relay event

Cambridge and Coleridge convincingly won the 197-mile Birketts Round Norfolk Relay which was overshadowed by the death of a competitor.

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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

The final day of Norfolk against Cumberland in the Norfolk Festival of Cricket. Norfolk batsman Lewis Denmark in action. Picture: Denise Bradley

Future is looking bright for Norfolk CCC

With another busy season for Norfolk CCC finished, reporter David Freezer takes a look back at 2014 with captain Chris Brown.

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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

Peggy Carrick, pictured in 1993.

County golfing great Peggy passes away at the age of 96

The Norfolk golfing community is in mourning after the death of one of the finest players the county has ever produced.

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Motorsport See all

Peter Hickman (RAF Reserves Honda 1000) celebrates another first class ride at Donington. Picture: Barry Clay

Peter Hickman in points again for RAF Reserves at Donington

RAF Reserves Team rider Peter Hickman produced a brace of seventh-place finishes after another tussle with the big boys at the ninth round of the British Superbikes Championship at Donington.

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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

Photos from senior week at Cromer - open mixed doubles - Maria Andrews and Johnnie Carmichael, Norfolk beat Arthur Eyles and Lucy Horbatowski from Northamptonshire.

Cromer senior week proves popular as ever

Senior week at Cromer Lawn Tennis & Squash Club had 157 players signed up to play and the standard was high in most events.

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