Athletics See all

The Red Arrows fly over Celtic Park, during the 2014 Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony, as seen from the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome roof, in Glasgow. Picture: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire.

Schedule: Today’s Commonwealth Games action for Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambs athletes

The competitive action is under way in Glasgow after the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games was held last night – and there are plenty of local hopes to watch out for.

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Bowls See all

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Ready to Roll.  Hansells Solicitors and Financial Advisers is sponsoring the Norfolk Bowls Association Men’s Section for the 11th year in a row.  Left to right are Hansells Partner Kathryn Hirst, Norfolk Bowls Association Men’s Section John Ottaway, Hansells Managing Partner Roger Holden, NBA Men’s Section Secretary Peter Bird and Hansells Partner Helen Cordingley.
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Bowls round-up: Legend John Ottaway becomes president of the Norfolk association

World stage bowls player John Ottaway has been named the Norfolk Bowls Association men’s president for the 2014 season.

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Cycling See all

Norwich's Emma Pooley celebrates her Queen of the Mountains green jersey success on the final podium of this year's Giro Rosa. Photo: Ianuale

Norwich’s Emma Pooley completes Giro Rosa stage hat-trick and green jersey win

Norwich’s Emma Pooley underlined her form with the Giro Rosa green jersey and a weekend to remember.

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Formula One See all

A perfectly timed picture - and a pair of interesting expressions - on the Hockenheim podium at the weekend.

Lewis Hamilton will need to keep it all crossed over Formula One championship gap

The controversy nightmare surrounding Fric was avoided at Hockenheim – which meant the racing could do the talking. Therefore, it’s probably worth sitting down for a moment and reflecting on exactly what Lewis Hamilton’s Mercedes said to him and the rest of us over the course of this year’s German Grand Prix.

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Motorsport See all

Dan Zelos

Norfolk driver Dan Zelos pockets third podium in Ginetta Junior Championship

Dan Zelos once again belied his rookie status as the fiercely-contested 2014 Ginetta Junior Championship travelled to Croft, tallying a third podium finish of what has so far been a remarkable maiden car racing campaign.

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Speedway See all

Stars' no 1 Niels-Kristian Iversen. Picture: Ian Burt

“I think he robbed us of the meeting. It was completely unprofessional” – King’s Lynn Stars rider rages about referee after defeat at Poole

Furious King’s Lynn top gun Niels-Kristian Iversen says referee Dave Robinson “robbed” his side of victory at Poole after he was controversially excluded from a last-heat decider as Pirates pipped Stars 48-42 in Dorset.

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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/ 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 is in action against Wayne Reed in Liverpool on Saturday night.

Anthony Ogogo ready to rough it against Wayne Reed

Anthony Ogogo is looking to get up close and personal when he takes on Wayne Reed at the Echo Arena in Liverpool on Saturday night.

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Equestrian and Horse racing See all

Ryan Moore on his way to winning the 4.10 Greene King Festival at Yarmouth Racecourse Handicap on Genius Boy at Yarmouth yesterday. Pictures; Nick Butcher

Royal success helps Ryan Moore complete Great Yarmouth treble

Ryan Moore completed a superb treble at a windy Great Yarmouth yesterday landing the £7,000 feature race and a royal victory in the process.

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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

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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Squash See all

Leading pair pick up wins

The two title contenders in the Premier Division of the Norfolk SRA League both won this week with favourites Diss having a convincing 19-3 victory over bottom of the table Bob Carter Centre while their nearest challengers, East Anglia won 17-5 away to Broadland.

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Tennis See all

The Aegon Summer County Cup tennis competition at Cromer. Norfolk captain Barry Fulcher playing against Berkshire on Monday.
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Norfolk battling to avoid drop in Summer County Cup at Cromer

Norfolk’s men suffered a second loss in a row as they fell 6-3 to promotion chasing Derbyshire on day three of the Summer County Cup at Cromer.

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