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

Kart racer Jack Tritton, 15, at Cromer KartTrak.
Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Video: North Walsham teenager Jack, 15, selected for prestigious championship Formula Kart Stars

He may still be two years away from taking his driving test, but Jack Tritton is setting off on a motoring journey he hopes could see him follow in the tracks of Formula 1 driver Lewis Hamilton.

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King's Lynn Stars Speedway See all

Robert Lambert. Picture: Ian Burt

Photo gallery: Elite League play-off semi-final first leg: King’s Lynn Stars 44, Poole Pirates 45

Lynn came out on the wrong side of a last-heat decider as they lost their home semi-final play-off clash tonight against Poole.

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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

Dereham postman Jake Anema, receives the Dipple & Conway Opticians Norfolk Cricket Alliance Player of the Month Award for August from (L to R) Dipple & Conway co-owners James Conway and Damian Conway, Alliance vice-chairman John Tythcott and Dipple & Conway Practice Manager Neil McDonald. Picture: Newsmakers PR

Postman wins Norfolk Cricket Alliance award after stamping his authority on league

Dereham postman Jake Anema has spent the summer stamping his authority on cricket grounds across Norfolk – and now he’s been recognised for his performances.

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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

George Russell

Furious George Russell suffers BRDC Formula 4 title blow after big crash

For the second time this year George Russell has been the victim of a rash move by his main BRDC Formula 4 title rival and subsequently has lost his season long lead in the championship.

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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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