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Suffolk golfer Josh Robertson is celebrating a notable victory in America.

Reece Topley

Reece Topley is targeting a prized spot in the England squad for next year’s World T20 tournament in India.

Reece Topley

Former Essex head coach Paul Grayson says he never had any doubt Reece Topley would make an impact on the international stage.

Callum Wilkinson

It has been a successful last few days for Suffolk’s talented race-walker, Callum Wilkinson.

Paul Waring (left) and Archant sports reporter Chris Brammer

Some golfers play for a lifetime and fail to reach the standards that young Paul Waring, who won the Individual Performance/Achievement award, has already.

Great Cornard shot-putter Jonathan Adams is targetting the 2016 Paralympic Games. Photo: www.pengelly-photography.co.uk

Suffolk shot-putter Jonathan Adams is ready to put his annus horribilis behind him and use adversity as the fuel to fire him to next year’s Paralympic Games in Rio.

Reece Topley

Reece Topley gave England skipper Eoin Morgan a welcome boost on Wednesday, despite being on the end of a six-wicket One-Day International (ODI) defeat to Pakistan in Abu Dhabi.

Bill Tancred

Former Suffolk Olympian and two-time Commonwealth Games medallist Bill Tancred has called for any Russian drug cheats to be banned, but believes the issue of doping in athletics may run further afield.

Harry Martin in action for England

Ipswich hockey star Harry Martin heads to India later this month, safe in the knowledge that his Olympic destiny is in his own hands.

West Suffolk SC swimmers on their warm weather training camp in Lanzarote

Seven years ago, a group of swimmers ventured abroad for a competition and training camp in sun-kissed Dubai – and they have never looked back since.

Dale Barker

National and international success has been celebrated at Stowmarket SC over the past month after its masters section excelled at two recent events.

Picture: Left to right, Poppy, Meg, Eve

Three Team Ipswich Water Polo girls were part of the winning side at the ASA National Age Group Water Polo Club Championships (U15) at the Manchester Aquatics Centre at the weekend.

Jack Somers, far right, with his England team-mates

Ipswich’s Jack Somers returned with two bronze medals from the recent WSKA World Shotokan Karate Championships in Poland.

Graham Penny, 71, represents England over-70s against their Australian counterparts, Down Under, later this month.

A Suffolk cricketer is aiming to restore some of England’s wounded pride when he takes a trip Down Under this month.

Reece Topley

Ipswich seamer Reece Topley wants to become the first left-arm fast bowler to take a century of Test wickets for England, as he targets a prolific few months on the international stage.

Besthorpe Moto X and Quad Tracks.

A man in his 50s and believed to be from north Suffolk has died at a motocross track in what is the second fatality to rock the sport in a matter of weeks.

A drawing of the proposed Debenham Community Swimming Pool

Time is running out for a Suffolk village to realise its dream of building a swimming pool for the community.

Torwood Wheelers hold a taster session at Kegrave Sports Centre for Wheel Gymnastics.

A weekend of wheel gymnastic workshops in Kesgrave attracted people from across the country as more than 20 people took to the wheels.

Becky Sherwin

Every year the Suffolk sports awards celebrate the best in sporting talent across the county. This year’s event, at Trinity Park on November 13, features Olympic and international stars among the nominees. Here we take a look at some of the contenders for the awards

Last year's winner, Jack Somers, left

Some of the region’s brightest sporting stars have been nominated for the prestigious title of Suffolk Sports Personality of the Year – and you can help pick the winner.

Could Broomhill Pool be on the brink of restoration?

Hopes of restoring Ipswich’s Broomhill Pool have today received a huge boost with the news that the Heritage Lottery Fund has made an interim award to the project.

Broomhill pool from the air

As hopes of restoring Ipswich’s lido to its former glory take a step forward today, we look back at the pool’s past.

Paul Bowman, left, of NDSC receives his award from ASA East Region president Gerry Metcalf

A Newmarket and District SC stalwart has been honoured with a special award.

The victorious Framlingham College 1st X1 girls hockey team.

Girls at a Suffolk school are celebrating after winning a hockey championship for the fourth year running.

West Suffolk's team at round one of the 2015/16 Winter League

West Suffolk Swimming Club emerged as the early leaders in the 2015/16 Suffolk Winter League after the first round of competition in September.

James Cartlidge with youngsters taking part in Hadleigh's cycling festival

Hadleigh’s inaugural cycling festival last month attracted more than 200 cyclists to the roads around the town.

Video:Farewell to motocross rider Tom Pattison

Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Funeral of motocross rider Tom Pattison at St Michael's Church, Beccles.

The sounds of motocross bikes echoed around Beccles as family and friends gathered to say goodbye to rider Tom Pattison.

Len Phoenix with the 12 medals he won after competing in 14 races at a swim meet in Jersey

A 66-year-old swimmer from Suffolk is celebrating after gaining 12 out of 14 medals at a competition last weekend, putting him just 28 medals shy of his 1,000 goal.

Liz Nice completes the Ipswich Half Marathon

This was my second Larking Gowen Ipswich half marathon (the first was in 2012) but the course has changed somewhat, writes runner Liz Nice.

Hundreds of people gathered for a special motocross meeting in memory of Tom Pattison. 
Middle: Tom's mum and dad Theresa and Dave.

Hundreds gathered to pay tribute to the young father who lived in Beccles with his wife and young daughter.

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