Latest Paralympic News

Mazie, one of the competitors at the Dog Olympics, to be held at Filby playing fields on June 17. Mazie is sponsored by the Imperial Hotel.

Pooches wanted to put best paw forward at Dog Olympics in Filby

Slinky salukis, limber Labradors and quick-paced collies are being invited to put their best paw forward in canine sporting spectacular.

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Jessica-Jane Applegate is being sponsored by Bradwell Butchers

Bradwell butcher backs Great Yarmouth’s golden girl Jessica-Jane Applegate

Paralympic gold medal swimmer Jessica-Jane Applegate is training hard for the Rio 2016 games – and she is being backed by a Bradwell businessman.

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A vision to drive down obesity and get young people active and healthy in Norfolk has been unveiled.   Credit: Mike Egerton/PA Wire

Norfolk’s new focus on getting young people fit and healthy

As obesity becomes a growing problem and time spent exercising dips, ROSA MCMAHON reports on a new strategy to tackle the trend.

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London 2012 Info

Brazil Day in Trafalgar Square is always a colourful event (Picture: Fernando Arroteia)

Brazil Day in Trafalgar Square 2015: Everything you need to know

The Olympic Games are heading to Rio in 2016 (yes, we can’t believe it will be four years since London 2012 either) and the hype is already building. Join thousands in Trafalgar Square to celebrate Brazil Day and get a taste of what the vibrant country has to offer.

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Team GB - Norfolk's finest

Lowestoft boxer Anthony Ogogo with his Olympic bronze medal. Picture: Nick Butcher

Our Olympians – progress report

The 2012 London Olympics is now over for our region’s competitors – so take a look at how they got on in their events and what they had been hoping to achieve…

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When London Called

Don''t miss your unique personalised souvenir of London 2012 from the Eastern Daily Press. With 164 pages of stunning photography telling the full story of the Olympics with iconic images of Bradley Wiggins, Sir Chris Hoy, Anthony Ogogo, Zara Phillips and many more. For a personalised copy you must book by Monday, August 13. Just £10 inc p&p.
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London 2012 Legacy

Tour of Britain preview at Fakenham Racecourse. Pictured are (from left) David Hunter, Becky Palmer, Karl Read and Duncan Ellis. Picture: Ian Burt

Excitement builds as Fakenham Racecourse gets set to play its part in the Tour of Britain

Excitement ahead of the Tour of Britain is building in Fakenham ahead of the seventh stage of this year’s professional road race.

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