Athletics See all

Larking Gowen: City of Norwich Half Marathon 2014 at the Norfolk Showground.

Picture: James Bass

Photo galleries: Thousands brave rain to compete in 30th City of Norwich Half Marathon

The wet and muddy conditions failed to deter a field of more than 2,000 taking to the start line for Sunday’s City of Norwich Half Marathon.

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Bowls See all

Debbie Sparham, Keith Cooke & Kerry Greenacre (from left) helped Norfolk Premier extend their lead at the top of the Inter-County Short Mat Bowls Championship table.

Norfolk go clear at summit after an impressive victory

Inter County Championship action saw top of the table Norfolk Premier score a stunning 30-10 away win against Northamptonshire Premier as the home team were brushed aside by a rampant Norfolk side.

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Cycling See all

Kieran Jarvis (Gt Yarmouth CC) on his way to his first cyclo-cross league win at Hempton. Photo: Fergus Muir.

Hempton cyclo-cross course proves a winner for Norfolk riders

Local riders came to the fore on a technical and rain-swept Hempton cyclo-cross course where youth rider Kieran Jarvis scored his first-ever league victory.

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Formula One See all

A season of beauty for Mercedes should get a fitting climax in Abu Dhabi this weekend.

Formula One all set for the big fitting finalé with Mercedes, Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg

When things come to a head in F1, there is nothing quite like it – and no, this isn’t about all those financial issues and forthcoming discussions. Those can wait, at least in terms of column inches.

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Motorsport See all

Dan Zelos in action.

Dereham racer Dan Zelos sets sights on Ginetta Junior Championship title challenge

Dan Zelos’ performances, in his first year, in the Ginetta Junior Championship has put him in pole position for a title tilt in 2015 having finished in fourth place and claimed the Vice Champion’s position in the recent Winter Series.

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Speedway See all

Trevor Hedge: The 'quiet man of speedway'.

How Norwich’s legendary speedway rider ‘Hedgey’ rose to fame

He was the quiet and modest Norfolk skid-kid who rose to become an international speedway star winning, 45 years ago, the Wills Internationale – the most prestigious individual meeting outside the World Final itself.

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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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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

Nathan Dale with, left, trainer Graham Everett and promoter Mervyn Turner. Photo: Steve Adams

Norwich boxer Nathan Dale set for world title fight

City boxer Nathan Dale is to fight for a world title in Norwich in the new year.

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Equestrian and Horse racing See all

Broxbourne, left (Barry Geraghty), won the fourth race of the day Fakenham Races. Picture: Ian Burt

Photo gallery: Broxbourne stars as trainer Nicky Henderson lands a treble at Fakenham

Broxbourne, a top-class horse on the flat when trained by Yorkshire-based Mark Johnston, made a winning debut over timber at Fakenham yesterday when sent off 11/8 favourite.

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Golf See all

Jay Penfold.

Swaffham’s Jay Penford off to Wentworth after Grand Final success

Swaffham’s Jay Penfold has a day out at the famous West Course at Wentworth to look forward to after becoming the Golf Days UK Norfolk Tour Champion for 2014.

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Sailing See all

Snowflake Sailing Club 'Light Airs' first Race - Richard Dugdale leading the Lasers in the Dinghy Class. Picture: Nigel Davison.

Hanson duo’s never-say-die attitude proves the difference on Rollesby

Sixteen boats, equally divided between multi-sails and single-handers, turned out for a competitive day on Rollesby.

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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

Monica Raviraj with her coach Warren Sawyer at Easton and Otley College.

Norwich ace Monica Raviraj smashes her way to top of national rankings

Norwich tennis ace Monica Raviraj is establishing herself as one of the best young tennis players in the country, after reaching a career-high national ranking.

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