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Yorkshire's Anthony McGrath (centre) celebrates with team-mate Michael Vaughan (left) after taking the wicket of Hampshire's Greg Lamb for a duck during the Liverpool Victoria County Championship Division One match at Headingley Stadium, Leeds. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday June 1, 2006. Photo credit should read: Kamran Rizvi/PA.

Former England and Yorkshire batsman Anthony McGrath has been named assistant head coach at Essex.

The AJ Bell League has games shown on Sky Sports

Suffolk is to get another professional sports team – the Suffolk Saxons badminton squad.

Chris Silverwood has added Wahab Riaz to his T20 squad

Essex Eagles have completed the signing of Pakistani fast bowler Wahab Riaz for the opening stages of the club’s Natwest T20 Blast campaign.

Sleeping Giants Episode Five

This week the guys discuss the rising cost of football, the ultimate hard sportsmen and a packed weekend of action.

Ipswich badminton boys' and girls' doubles winners & runners-up - Top row from left to right: Patricia Kou, Anna Keeble, Tommy Hunt, Ben Bennett-Day, Bottom Row from left to right: Beth Scahill, Mathilda Barnard, Andrew Sheat & Craig Newcombe

The Ipswich and District Badminton League Under 18 Championships took place at Northgate Sports Centre, where Patricia Kou from the Meridians club was the star performer, scooping a hat-trick of titles.

Are you brave enough to try the street-length inflatable water slide coming to Colchester?

A street-length water slide will be coming to Colchester town centre this summer - the perfect opportunity for daredevils to make a splash and support a worthy cause.

Launch of the great East Swim 2016.

One of Britain’s top open water swimmers has said the amazing challenge of the sport should inspire people to take part in one of the region’s largest mass-participation swimming events.

Nitro Circus in action. Photo: Mark Watson

Strap in Ipswich, you’re in for a wild ride when Travis Pastrana’s world famous Nitro Circus Live lands at Foxhall Stadium this summer.

Nitro Circus in action. Photo: Mark Watson

What a breathtaking show. At least I think it was, I watched parts of it peering through my fingers.

Sleeping Giants episode four

The Sleeping Giants are back with a packed episode four, discussing the best goal ever scored, comebacks which should never have happened and the FA Vase.

1963 Water Polo team members Ivan, Ray Marshall, Roy, and John Ling

Team Ipswich Water Polo Club has organised a reunion this Saturday at a special presentation evening – and former members are being sought to join the occasion.

Callum Wilkinson

Callum Wilkinson set yet more landmarks when competing in Bratislava, Slovokia, last Sunday.

Sleeping Giants

Catch up on every episode of the soon to be award winning Sleeping Giants Sport Podcast.

Ipswich handball U16 girls squad won a tournament at The Copper Box

The Ipswich Handball U16 girls took park in a friendly tournament at The Copper Box Arena at the Olympic Park in Stratford – and came back triumphant.

Jasmin Taylor in Murren, Switzerland at the British Telemark Championships 2016. Photo: Colin F Shepherd

Ipswich’s international skiing star Jasmin Taylor has claimed her hattrick of British Championship titles.

Reece Topley

Reece Topley begins his England odyssey on Saturday, keen to cement his spot in Eoin Morgan’s squad for March’s World T20 tournament in India.

Tom Fairbrother is running 10 marathons in 150 days. He has just completed - and won - his second run.

A Suffolk runner has set a winning pace on the road to raising thousands for charity.

St Felix School Swimming Club squad members who competed at meets hosted by Beccles and Norwich in January 2016

With just two weeks of the New Year gone one Suffolk swimming club had already celebrated success in the pool at a pair of local meets.

Olympic swimmer Jemma Lowe as guest coach at Newmarket and District Swimming Club for a session.

An Olympian and British record holder visited Newmarket Swimming Club earlier this month to coach a special session for its swimmers.

Sleeping Giants

This week on Sleeping Giants, we discuss sporting enigma’s, Leicester’s run and whether Rafael Nadal’s time at the top is over.

Katherine Rednall celebrates with Darren Burnett at Potters

Darren Burnett, a 39-year-old community policeman from Arbroath, is on a roll at Potters Resort in Hopton-on-Sea this week and clearly has his sights set on becoming the first man to achieve what would be a remarkable world treble.

Mark Royal

Darren Burnett would not be drawn on his prospects of winning all three world titles at Potters because the field is full of star players, and yesterday three of them clinched places in the quarter-finals.

Elena Baltacha and Nino Severino. Photo: Jon Buckle/PA Wire.

Nino Severino, the widower and former coach of Ipswich tennis star Elena Baltacha, has said they were never offered money to fix a match.

George Burley at official opening of Ipswich Sports Club's indoor sports dome

Former Ipswich Town manager George Burley was the guest of honour at the Ipswich Sports Club open weekend.

Podcast

Stuart Watson, Chris Brammer, Mark Heath and Mike Bacon join Andy Warren to discuss the greatest footballer of all time, sporting underdogs, the man who used a disguise to play in The Open and the invasion of American sports.

Holly Gibson (in wheelbarrow) with Dale Green (front left), Spencer Greystrong (in the orange coat) and John Hayes (third left) and members of the Run For your Life running group.

Members of a river restoration trust came to the aid of injured runner on Saturday after she fell on the Gipping Valley path from Stowmarket to Ipswich.

Big hitting Essex Eagles batsman Graham  Napier misses this one wildly against  Sussex Sharks
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Essex all-rounder Graham Napier has announced he will retire at the end of the 2016 county cricket season.

Pipers Vale Gymnastics Club.
Cameron Lister.

A popular gymnastics club is taking further leaps and bounds towards its future success.

Welcome to the first of our sport podcasts

Our sports writers enter the brave new world of podcasting, sharing their views on the magic of the FA Cup, the amazing 1,009 cricket innings and ponder whether darts is really a sport.

Mark Royal

This is the month when the world comes to the windswept Norfolk coast, and the best lawn bowlers on the planet slug it out for no fewer than four world titles – and, in particular, dream of becoming the World Professional Singles champion.

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