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Suffolk County Council and Active Norfolk Aviva Women's Tour media ride launched in Southwold on Wednesday 25th May.

Some of the best female cyclists in the world visited Suffolk yesterday as preparations for next month’s Aviva Women’s Tour.

Shaun Lomas will be fighting Iain Martell at Contenders Norwich

“They could start the fight with him in full mount and I’d still win.”

Cody Chadwick

Ipswich Eagles shocked the Horspath Hammers to record their first-ever victory against the Oxford outfit and join Coventry at the top of the Elite League table.

Glads defence repelling a Thrashers run

The Colchester Gladiators dropped to 0-2 on the season as a depleted squad travelled to Southampton to take on the tough Solent Thrashers.

GB Junior tennis player Justice Hall with The Davis Cup at Giles Circus in Ipswich as part of a nationwide tour.

The Davis Cup won last year by Great Britain, spearheaded by Andy Murray, is on public display in Ipswich town centre today.

Andy Murray lifts the Davis Cup. It will be in Ipswich tomorrow

Tomorrow sees the Davis Cup Trophy Tour arrive in Suffolk, on its trip around Great Britain.

Pakistan's bowler  Wahab Riaz during the second one day international match against England at Zayed Cricket Stadium in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Friday, Nov. 13, 2015. (AP Photo/Hafsal Ahmed)

Essex get their NatWest T20 Blast campaign underway this evening when they host Surrey at Chelmsford.

Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson and members of the Most Active County team at University Campus Suffolk

An eleven-time Paralympic gold medallist has led calls to improve disabled access to physical activity in Suffolk.

Bury's Matt Carberry won his fourth European Superstox title at Foxhall

Bury St Edmunds’ Matt Carberry successfully defended his European Superstox Championship at Foxhall Stadium, claiming his fourth title.

Andre Goncalves is in action on June 4

East Anglian mixed martial arts pioneer Lee Doski has tipped rising lightweight Andre Goncalves to make his mark on the domestic scene in the UK – starting next month.

Runners take part in the Woodbridge 10K road race

Places for this year’s Woodbridge 10k road race filled up within just 90 minutes – but those lucky enough to grab a spot at the start line enjoyed great running conditions yesterday.

Iain Martell, right, is back in MMA action at Contenders 15 in Norwich next month.  Photo: Jerry Daws/

He might be one of the hottest mixed martial arts prospects in the country, but Iain Martell is not a man in a hurry.

Anthony  Ogogo, right, punches Ruslan Schelev in his last fight in July 2015.

Anthony Ogogo will make his return to the ring later this month at the SSE Hydro in Glasgow.

2016 UK Street Velodrome Series will be coming to Charter Square in Bury St Edmunds this summer. Pictured is Tanya Griffiths and John Stockwell from Suffolk Saints.

Bury St Edmunds welcomed Suffolk’s new professional cycling duo who are taking part in the national Street Velodrome competition.

Hundreds of runners of all ages took part in the Alton Water Run on Sunday May 8th.

This year’s Alton Water 10k has been the best yet after the event completely filled out all its places.

The Essex team head out onto the field for day one of the Specsavers County Championship match at the Essex County Ground, Chelmsford.

Drastic changes are needed to safeguard our domestic game.

Elena Baltacha, pictured at Ipswich Sports Club in September 2012

Ipswich tennis star Elena Baltacha died of liver cancer aged just 30 in May 2014. Two years on, STUART WATSON spoke to her widower, coach and best friend Nino Severino about an incredible woman’s legacy.

Alastair Cook

Essex and England opening batsman, Alastair Cook has signed a new two-year contract with the club.

Sean Hickey from Haverhill who died while out cycling in Clare

Friends of Haverhill man Sean Hickey, who died after a collision with a car in west Suffolk, have paid tribute to the “kind, funny guy” and talented cyclist.

Fishing at Waldegraves.

Read some of our top picks for a relaxing spot of fishing in East Anglia.

Sports editor Mark Heath getting some wrestling and grappling lessons from wrestling and MMA coach Graham Yates.


I’m not sure if it’s called a ‘calf-slicer’ or a ‘calf-crusher’, writes Mark Heath. But I know this – it bloody hurts.

Graham Napier, David Masters and Jamie Porter cut meat at a Lebanese street food stall at the Essex County Cricket Club's media day.

Essex secured their second win and extended their lead at the top of Division Two of the ‘Specsavers’ County Championship this week.

Kevin Keen, who has left his post as manager of Colchester United this afternoon

On Sleeping Giants this week, we discuss Colchester United’s next move, the Whizzinator, sporting cheats and painful moments.

Ryan ten Doeschate

Essex picked up the six Northamptonshire wickets they needed on the final day to secure their second County Championship win of the season, by an innings and 92 runs.

London Marathon roll-call

Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Mac Speake

Runners of all shapes and sizes, some fast, some not so fast, conquered the 36th staging of the London Marathon on Sunday.

I did it!

Running the London marathon has been my dream since the event first began in 1981, writes Liz Nice.

2016 Virgin Money London Marathon. Photo: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Eliud Kipchoge finished the Virgin London Marathon yesterday in just two hours, three minutes and four seconds - beating the course record.

Essex's Alastair Cook in action during day one of the Specsavers County Championship match at the Essex County Ground, Chelmsford. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Sunday April 10, 2016. See PA story CRICKET Essex. Photo credit should read: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire. RESTRICTIONS: Editorial use only. No commercial use without prior written consent of the ECB. Still image use only. No moving images to emulate broadcast. No removing or obscuring of sponsor logos. Call +44 (0)1158 447447 for further information.

Alastair Cook made a patient half-century as Essex reached 335 for three to continue their fine start to the Specsavers County Championship Division Two summer by dominating the opening day against Northamptonshire at Chelmsford.

Chris Silverwood

Division Two leaders Essex begin their latest County Championship match tomorrow. at home to Northants, looking to maintain their place at the top of the fledgling table.

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