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A record field of 380 runners took part in the Great Yarmouth Road Runners’ Half Marathon on Sunday.

Run Anglia 2018

Following the disappointing opening day defeat at Newmarket joint-managers Martyn Sinclair and Adam Mason opted to leave out defenders Ady Ager and Jordan Forbes for a tough midweek fixture at Thetford.

Martyn Sinclair

Sophie McKinna confirmed her status as the British number one as she finished as the top Briton in seventh place in the shot put at the European Athletics Championships in Berlin.

Sophie McKinna

Sophie McKinna is through to the women’s shot put final at the European Athletics Championships in Berlin.

Sophie McKinna

Great Yarmouth Town joint boss Adam Mason feels the Bloaters are better prepared for the challenges of Thurlow Nunn League Premier Division football than they were last season.

Martyn Sinclair

Gorleston youngster Romer Heywood has booked himself a trip to the home of golf – and he is only eight years old!

Scotland

Gorleston manager Stu Larter admits his side face a tough challenge to improve on last season’s eighth place finish in the Thurlow Nunn League Premier Division.

Joel Watts

Norfolk Ladies captain Sammy Martin has been out and about in the county promoting the game.

Norwich

Norwich United have bolstered their front-line with the signing of former Peterborough United and Lowestoft Town striker Danny Crow.

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Sophie McKinna has had her place in the Great Britain squad for the European Athletics Championships confirmed.

Sophie McKinna

Olly Stone produced another eye-catching performance with the bat to help Vauxhall Mallards see off Bury St Edmunds at Halvergate.

Sudbury

Acle turned the formbook upside down on Saturday to breathe new life into the Premier Division title race - and boost their own hopes of avoiding the drop.

Premier Division

Saturday league footballers are being asked to share their thoughts on a proposed new single pyramid structure at county and district levels.

Hart Stopper, under Jamie Spencer, landed the £20,000 feature race, the Diomed Developments Handicap, at Wednesday night’s Great Yarmouth racecourse Ladies Night meeting.

A handicap worth almost £20,000 to the winner is set to spice up the annual Ladies Night at Great Yarmouth racecourse on Wednesday evening.

Norfolk’s Alfie Hewett is through to the final of the men’s wheelchair doubles at Wimbledon.

Gustavo Fernandez

Alfie Hewett has started his pursuit of a first Wimbledon men’s wheelchair singles final strongly.

Gustavo Fernandez

England’s World Cup dream came to an end in Moscow on Wednesday night, but what a summer of football it has been in Norfolk and Waveney.

The NR F1 Podcast – recorded in the county that gave the world Team Lotus, Martin Brundle and a breeding ground to the likes of Ayrton Senna and Mark Webber – reviews the 2018 British Formula 1 Grand Prix.

F1

Join us from pubs across Norfolk and Waveney as England take on Croatia in the World Cup semi-final.

World Cup 2018

The 2018 World Cup has been a hot topic all over Twitter, particularly given England’s surprise performance in the tournament.

Twitter

It may have been one of the biggest days of their lives but one Norfolk couple were determined their family and friends would not to miss England’s game against Sweden.

World Cup 2018

We really are starting to believe the World Cup is coming home.

England Ambulance Service

Pubs and beer gardens the length and breadth of the county erupted in celebrations as England took one step closer to a place in the World Cup final today.

World Cup 2018

We’re starting to get the feeling that football really may be coming home!

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Great Yarmouth Town have been handed home ties in the early rounds of both the FA Cup and the FA Vase.

Honking horns, jubilant cheers and chants of “football’s coming home” echoed throughout the county and beyond as England celebrated its latest victory in the World Cup.

World Cup 2018

Join us from pubs across Norfolk and Waveney as England take on Colombia in the last-16 of the World Cup.

World Cup 2018

Chris Baker says he is ‘over the moon’ to be crowned British men’s high jump champion.

Sophie McKinna

Norwich City Football Club has revealed its new home kit for the 2018-19 season which gives a nod to one of the highlights of the club’s history.

Hayley Turner currently spends as much time as a TV racing presenter as she does race riding, but the jockey delighted a big Great Yarmouth crowd when scoring on Lady Freyja.

More than 5,000 tickets have been requested under the “Free Residents scheme” for Friday afternoon’s seven-race card at Great Yarmouth racecourse.

The NR F1 Podcast – recorded in the county that gave the world Team Lotus, Martin Brundle and a breeding ground to the likes of Ayrton Senna and Mark Webber – reviews the 2018 French Formula 1 Grand Prix.

F1

Mervyn King claimed his first PDC title in almost four years with a 6-2 win over James Wade in the final of Players Championship 15 at The Barnsley Metrodome.

Race director for the Humpty Dumpty 10K, Pat Brightman, was overwhelmed at the record breaking number of entries for this year’s race, which took place on Sunday.

Run Anglia 2018

With England playing Panama this afternoon, footie fans across the county have been turning out in the sunshine for the game.

Eastern Daily Press

Ray Urry has put pen to paper to commit to Great Yarmouth Town by signing a contract with the club.

Adam Mason

There was a moving start to the Mike Groves 10k at Coltishall’s RAF base as race director Paul Taylor paid tribute to Sze-Ming Cheung who tragically lost his life in an accident whilst out cycling last week.

Penny Studley

Norfolk’s George Catchpole has been forced to retire from professional rugby – at the age of just 24.

United Kingdom

It proved to be a frustrating couple of days for Norfolk’s wheelchair tennis star Alfie Hewett at the French Open.

Gordon Reid

Carl Green has returned to the amateur ranks - and will be forming part of a strong Great Yarmouth and Caister contingent at this weekend’s County Championship.

Great Yarmouth

Alfie Hewett’s defence of his French Open singles title was brought to a swift end by fellow British player Gordon Reid in the men’s wheelchair quarter-finals.

Gordon Reid

Alfie Hewett returns to the scene of his first grand slam singles triumph today, on the famous clay courts of Roland Garros.

Gordon Reid

UEA City of Norwich Swimming Club duo Jessica-Jane Applegate and Jordan Catchpole have been named in the Great Britain squad for the Para-Swimming European Championships.

Jessica-Jane Applegate

Acle United are looking for a new manager after Robert Taylor decided to step down after less than a year in charge.

Premier Division

Newmarket trainer John Gosden is steering Legends Of War towards the Coventry Stakes at Royal Ascot after an impressive winning debut at Great Yarmouth.

With two of the fastest riders in the region teaming up to ride the Great Yarmouth CC 25-mile course as a pair it was no surprise that their time of 52:59 was a course record.

Sudbury

A new £9,000 race for two-year-olds has attracted leading trainers to Great Yarmouth today.

Vauxhall Mallards had a very rewarding weekend, with both teams securing their first league victories of the season.

Premier Division

Great Yarmouth’s Triple S Fight Team travelled to Birmingham to compete in the Thai, K1 and Kickboxing Championships over two days.

Manchester

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