Athletics See all

Britain's Chris Baker makes an attempt in the men's high jump final during the European Athletics Championships in Zurich, Switzerland, Friday, Aug. 15, 2014. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

Chris Baker targets World Championship qualification height

He may have been some distance short of challenging for the win at the Sainsbury’s Birmingham Grand Prix but Dereham high jumper Chris Baker insists his performances are only going in one direction.

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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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Cycling See all

Ben Keeley (Kings Lynn CC) covered 249 miles in the Eastern Counties CA 12-hour time trial on the Herts/Cambridgeshire border.

Daniel Bloy in class of his own to take East District 30-mile Championship

Daniel Bloy of VeloVelocity repeated his 2013 East District 30-mile Championship win on the Morley-based course, but a rising westerly wind ensured that his time – 1:05:50 – was nearly two minutes slower even though the west Norfolk rider is having his best-ever year.

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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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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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Speedway See all

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/ 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 celebrates beating Greg O'Neil in their middleweight bout at the SECC, Glasgow in March 2014. Picture: Jeff Holmes/PA Wire

Anthony Ogogo undergoes surgery on Achilles tendons in London

Lowestoft boxing star Anthony Ogogo has undergone surgery to relieve pain in his Achilles tendons.

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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

Tom Clements with his trophy. Picture: LEADERBOARD PHOTOGRAPHY

Eaton’s cool Clements bows out a winner after thrilling play-off success at Norfolk amateur champs

Eaton’s Tom Clements held his nerve to win a dramatic play-off at Hunstanton and leave the amateur scene as a county champion.

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Sailing See all

The Norfolk team pose on the stony beach at Downs Sailing Club in Kent.      Photo: Paul Bonham.

Plain sailing for Norfolk youngsters

Norfolk took their largest ever team of 25 young people to the 52nd annual National Youth Regatta at Downs Sailing Club at Deal, in Kent.

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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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