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Racing will resume behind closed doors at Yarmouth this week after the government gave its permission for competitive sport in Britain to restart.

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Parkrunners in Norfolk and Waveney have at least another month to wait before they can resume their weekly 5km challenge.

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Paul Warne is the Norfolk-born Norwich City fan who manages Rotherham United – here he explains how he got his big break, thanks to some of the county’s best-known footballing characters

Stewart Larter has joined Great Yarmouth Town as assistant manager – having started the season in charge of arch-rivals Gorleston.

Great Yarmouth shot putter Sophie McKinna insists athletes must “stay ready” despite the uncertainty over whether the 2020 Tokyo Olympics will go ahead as planned.

Runners have been urged not to arrange their own gatherings, after Parkrun UK cancelled its weekly Saturday morning events in response to government health precautions due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Running a boxing gym while people are being urged to keep their distance sounds like an impossible task, a contradiction.

Coronavirus in Norfolk

A Norfolk football club has criticised the “disappointing” punishment given to a parent who racially abused one of its players during a football match.

Gorleston Football Club chairman Alan Gordon has stepped down because of ill health.

Wroxham will face holders Dereham Town in the semi-finals of the Norfolk Senior Cup – while Great Yarmouth Town will face UEA.

A grand slam-winning tennis player from Norfolk is expecting not to be allowed to defend his Australian Open title as he does not meet the new classifications being brought in for wheelchair tennis.

A Norwich City fan who had a heart attack at Carrow Road has said that had it happened anywhere else he would probably no longer be alive.

Julie Forrest battered Janice Gower into virtual submission with a performance of sublime brilliance as she repeated her Women’s Singles victory of 12 months ago at the World Indoor Championships at the Potters Resort.

Few things get people talking quite like a spectacular sporting moment, and one of those took place in Norfolk on Wednesday.

He may wear an eye mask, tight shorts and a cape, but the Farke Knight is no ordinary superhero.

Time is running out for Norwich City fans to get their hands on the final stickers to complete their albums - with the collectables set to come off the shelves in a matter of days.

Big music names like The Killers and Westlife performing in Norwich could be just the beginning of Carrow Road becoming more than a football stadium, it has been revealed.

Warm tributes have been paid to the only World Cup winner to represent Norwich City following his death over the weekend.

Martin Peters, the only World Cup winner ever to represent Norwich City, has died at the age of 76.

A Norfolk football club has unveiled plans for a new 800-capacity stadium complete with two stands and a state-of-the-art clubhouse.

A teenager from a Great Yarmouth boxing gym has won a national title.

He will be remembered as a larger-than-life character who loved football and his family.

It was another one of those days for Gorleston at Emerald Park as they slipped back to the bottom of the table.

Great Yarmouth Town shared the spoils with Fakenham Town at The Wellesley on Friday evening in a game which saw both sides finish with 10 men.

Great Yarmouth Town produced an excellent performance on Tuesday evening to complete a double over high-flying Mulbarton Wanderers.

Duncan Forbes, one of the most iconic figures in Norwich City’s history, has died.

Norwich City U23s were comfortably beaten 3-0 by Gorleston at Emerald Park on Tuesday night, with the young Canaries losing their second successive fixture against local opposition.

Hundreds of runners braved the drizzle on the Norfolk coast to cross the finish line for this year’s East Coast Run.

One thousand runners of different ages and abilities are set to pound along Great Yarmouth seafront as they tackle the East Coast Run on Sunday.

Tom Hunter’s double helped Great Yarmouth Town make it back to back league wins on Saturday.

An excellent performance from Gorleston saw them come from two down to secure a much-needed win with virtually the last kick of the game.

Gorleston were taught a lesson by their high-flying opponents on Saturday as their struggles continued.

Great Yarmouth Town recorded their second league win of the season in emphatic fashion on Saturday after turning in an impressive display at Victory Road.

Norfolk shot putter Sophie McKinna finished outside the medal positions at the World Athletics Championships in Doha.

Norfolk’s Sophie McKinna smashed her personal best to reach the final of the shot put competition at the world championships in Doha.

Acle United are looking for a new manager after Kaine Challen decided to call it a day just nine games into the new season.

Great Yarmouth shot putter Sophie McKinna can’t wait to compete on the global stage of the World Athletics Championships in Doha.

After the euphoria of Wednesday’s first league win of the season, Gorleston came back to earth with a bump on Saturday, losing 3-1 at Newmarket.

Great Yarmouth Town conceded an early goal to slip to a narrow home defeat against March Town on Saturday.

A new gymnastics club has opened in Great Yarmouth.

Roxholme Nidge lived up to his favourite’s billing in winning the 73rd East Anglian Derby at Great Yarmouth.

Great Yarmouth Town bowed out of the FA Vase on Saturday as visitors Norwich United showed their class to make comfortable progress,

Fanny Logan completed a hat-trick of victories when landing Great Yarmouth’s most valuable race of the year on day two of the Eastern Festival.

Great Yarmouth racecourse’s annual three-day Eastern Festival gets under starters orders this afternoon with a seven-race card.

Great Yarmouth’s Jessica-Jane Applegate was devastated as she was forced to settle for silver in the 100m breaststroke at the World Para Swimming Championships in London.

Vauxhall Mallards’ final game before disbanding was one to remember as the current group of players did the famous name proud by securing an impressive victory.

The new Norwich City sticker album is out today - and fans are expected to flock to shops all over Norfolk to grab a copy.

Jessica-Jane Applegate is glad to share a relay team with Reece Dunn, after the Great Yarmouth swimmer helped GB to yet another gold in a thrilling 4x100m freestyle relay S14 triumph at the World Para Swimming Championships.

Gorleston took an early lead but then needed to hold on at the end to secure their first point of the season.

Paul Bradshaw has given nearly 25 years of sterling service to Vauxhall Mallards Cricket Club, having joined them as a 17-year-old way back in 1995.

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