Angling See all


Rare catches are a big delight for East Anglia’s anglers

It has been good sized fish from the more surprising places that make the news this week.

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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

All Stars Kick Boxing Club turned a disused building in Bells Marsh Road that had become a target for vandalism into a working gym and kitted it out to include a full-size kickboxing ring, punch bags and free weights, along with changing rooms and a ‘chill-out’ area with pool table and games station.
Steve Nicholls with new manager Lisa Bricknell.

Picture: James Bass

Fight night and live music will raise cash for Gorleston gym

A community gym is holding a weekend of events to help raise funds.

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Cycling See all

Cycling, photos by Fergus Muir taken at the Autostrasse Road Race (13/4)

...965       The bunch on the hill at Willisham Tye.
...975      The bunch at Offton

Home riders are on the pace at Great Yarmouth Cycling Club’s Good Friday race

In a rare full field of 120 time trialists for the Great Yarmouth CC Good Friday 10-miler, home entrants from the Waveney and Great Yarmouth area achieved remarkable dominance in the results.

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Formula One See all

Lewis Hamilton holds his trophy after winning the Bahrain Grand Prix, with Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg and Force India's Sergio Perez also on the podium.

EDP Formula One Podcast – 2014 Bahrain Grand Prix review

The EDP F1 podcast takes a look back at Bahrain after a scintillating race is won by Lewis Hamilton.

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King's Lynn Stars Speedway See all

Elite League: King’s Lynn Stars 49, Wolverhampton Wolves 41

A thrilling comeback – which included winning a last-heat decider – saw Lynn move to the top of the early-season standings.

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Sailing See all

Raisena in this year's Three Rivers Race

Perfect tribute from Raisena

Forty one boats, ranging from Cruisers down to a Laser, started the Tri-Icicle race in slightly unpromising conditions.

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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

Youngsters from King's Lynn Community Football's Elite programme during their trip.

Young King’s Lynn footballers visit the home of La Liga giants Real Madrid, the Santiago Bernabeu

Thirty-seven footballers, who form the Kings Lynn Elite and The College of West Anglia Elite football programme’s under-15s, 16s, and 18s squads, had an experience of a lifetime when they visited Madrid for the organisations’ latest European tour.

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Athletics See all

Carole Filer (right) with team-mate Tanya Daniels at the 2014 World Masters Athletics World Indoor Championships in Budapest.

Norwich athlete Carole Filer on top of the world after Masters-class display

Three gold medals, one silver, two bronze and a world record – not a bad haul for Norwich athlete Carole Filer at the World Masters Indoor Championships, you could say.

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Bowls See all

Beccles Indoor Bowls Club's Ben Harber. Picture: Nick Butcher.

Thrills and spills in Norfolk CIBA County Bowls League as top flight enjoys a weekend off

With no games in the top division the focus of last weekend’s fixtures in the Norfolk CIBA County Bowls League centred on the fight for promotion from Division Two.

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Cricket See all

Jonathan Sole bowling for Swardeston at Great Witchingham on Saturday.  Photo: Bill Smith

Swardeston set to begin quest for third successive East Anglian Premier Cricket League title

The local cricket season returns tomorrow with the first weekend of fixtures in the Gibbs Denley East Anglian Premier League.

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Equestrian and Horse racing See all

Matthew Glentworth on Ultimatt at the Burnham Market Horse Trials. Picture: MATTHEW USHER.

Record crowds at EQ Life Burnham Market Horse Trials

The 2014 EQ Life Burnham Market International Horse Trials attracted record crowds at the weekend, with gate numbers up over 15pc on previous years.

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Golf See all

The Royal Norwich Golf Club at Hellesdon, where developers are proposing to build a thousand houses. Golfers crossing the busy Drayton High Road. Picture: Denise Bradley

Hellesdon golf club members vote in favour of 1,000 homes vision

A Hellesdon golf club has swung its weight behind plans to relocate, paving the way for 1,000 homes.

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Motorsport See all

Action from the Norfolk & Suffolk Junior Motorcycle Club Easter weekend meeting at Great Hockham - pictured in the 65cc class (7-10 years) start of racing Cullen Hawkins (65) hitting the deck and Rupert Graver (123), Alfie Jones (11), Harvey Russell (4), Thomas Harris (8). Picture: Tracey Hales

Dust settles on success of Norfolk & Suffolk Junior Motorcycle Club Easter meeting

The roar of motocross bikes could be heard in Great Hockham over the Easter weekend, as the Norfolk & Suffolk Junior Motorcycle Club held its latest meeting.

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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

Tennis taster sessions for those with disabilities at City College Norwich.

Tennis taster sessions for people with disabilities continue at City College Norwich

The next in a series of tennis taster sessions for people with disabilities will be held at City College Norwich this evening.

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