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Some of the best amateur MMA talent in Europe will do battle in Colchester this weekend. MARK HEATH previews Cage Warriors Academy South East.

In his latest column, Nino Severino welcomes one of the world’s best rugby players to the ground-breaking sports science Hub at the University of Suffolk.

Suffolk athlete Laura Thomas, representing East of England, ran a big personal best time at the Perkins Great Eastern Half-Marathon, held at Peterborough on a very wet last Sunday.

Essex have retained the PGA England and Wales Inter-County Championship over the PGA National course at The Belfry becoming only the second county to win the trophy twice.

A young Suffolk fighter has been tipped for the top after winning two fights in two weeks, beating foes in both Sweden and Scotland.

Chantry Park looked a picture as unseasonably warm temperatures greeted a field of 263 runners, joggers and walkers for the 318th staging of the Ipswich parkrun on Saturday morning.

Suffolk veteran athletes relished the chance to run for their country at last weekend’s Chester Marathon.

Suffolk’s mixed martial arts prodigy Arnold Allen says he’s preparing for any scenario in his Las Vegas debut against legend of the sport Gilbert Melendez next month.

Thetford mountain biker Lee Woodcock raced through the night to win the solo category in the One Night In Thetford 12-hour night race in the forest near Brandon.

It was an incredible night at Foxhall Heath Stadium on Saturday, as 59 drivers contested the 45th National Unlimited Bangers Championship of the World, writes Dean Cox.

A world title will be on the line when renowned MMA promotion Cage Warriors puts on its first-ever event in Colchester.

In his latest column, Nino Severino meets Ipswich boxer Reece Cattermole, who has a remarkable story to tell and high hopes of making his name in the prize ring.

Thirty years ago, Amanda Melton was the youngest member of the British team at the World Equestrian Vaulting Championships. Now aged 40, she’s still able to impress. Sheena Grant finds out more ahead of this month’s British Vaulting Championships.

Many of them may not have made it as racehorses but that doesn’t mean the 7,000 thoroughbreds who leave the sport each year have nothing to offer. Sheena Grant finds out about the work of the charity Retraining of Racehorses and one horse in particular, making her name in a very different kind of racing.

Matt Jeffries, of Waveney Valley AC, triumphed at the third staging of the Lowestoft Half-Marathon, the UK’s most easterly 13.1-mile challenge.

The latest round-up of golfing action from Tony Garnett, featuring the Suffolk Ladies inter-club finals, the opening Suffolk Winter Alliance meeting of the season and a big event at Aldeburgh.

Outgoing Achilles boss Luke Hillyard admits he felt his time was up with the Ipswich-based club.

James Madgwick (Bloodwise/QSW) won the Velo Club Revolution senior cyclo-cross at Colchester after seizing his chance when his junior challenger Oliver Stockwell (Welwyn Wheelers) momentarily pulled his foot out of his pedal on the last lap, writes Fergus Muir.

Sunday saw the Woodbridge DMCC host the final round of the Bickers Lifting ACU Eastern Motocross Championship, which was supported by PP Sports at the fantastically prepared Blaxhall Circuit near Woodbridge, writes Rick Blyth.

This Saturday sees the 2018 Unlimited National Bangers Championship of the World at Foxhall Stadium, Ipswich.

Ipswich Ladies won the Cranworth Salver for the 10th time when they recovered from a foursomes deficit to beat Felixstowe Ferry at Bramford Golf Centre, writes Tony Garnett.

At the age of 45 Sarah Field is about to realise her childhood dream of competing at the world’s most famous horse show. Sheena Grant reports.

Mike Bacon takes a look at two of the weekend’s biggest sporting events, the Ryder Cup and the F1 GP in Russia, where team work was key!!

Norfolk MMA prospect Scott Butters suffered his first pro defeat in the main event of a superb Contenders 24, which also featured a potential KO of the year and two tremendous title fights.

Thorpeness won the Parks Trophy, the Suffolk Golf Union inter-club knock-out for lower handicap players, for the third time in their history.

Their other successes came in 2002, the inaugural year of the event, and again in 2006.

Suffolk Minor Counties cricketers enjoyed their best season for more than a decade, as NICK GARNHAM reports

In this week’s column, Nino tells of his meeting with Eddie Hall and the man’s unbelievable daily routine!

In this week’s column, Don Topley takes a look at new England man Ollie Stone, as well as paying tribute to the retiring James Foster

Spotlight on the Kesgrave parkrun

Sunday, September 23, 2018

A field of 323 runners, joggers and walkers took part in the 214th staging of the Kesgrave parkrun, held over the usual fast, flat 5K course on Saturday morning.

What would he think of his event today? ‘He would be astounded. Whether he would be happy with the scale of it now, I’m not sure. He never visualised this’

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