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George Pinner will be GB's first-choice keeper in Rio

Ipswich’s George Pinner wants to establish himself as the best hockey goalkeeper in the world at this summer’s Olympic Games.

Harry Martin in action for England

Ipswich hockey talents George Pinner and Harry Martin will be shooting for gold in Rio having this morning been named in the Great Britain Olympic squad.

Martina Navratilova

Tennis legend Martina Navratilova has become the latest high-profile patron of the Elena Baltacha Foundation on what is the first day of Wimbledon.

Two-time Olympian Anthony Clarke launches the Suffolk Saxons, the county's first ever professional badminton team, at Suffolk New College.

World class badminton is coming to the Corn Exchange, in Ipswich, and the elite head coach who will lead the new Suffolk Saxons is hoping the county’s residents will really get behind his team.

Ryan Crouch during the ParalympicsGB Swimming Team Announcement at Manchester Aquatics Centre.

They say the biggest mark of a top sportsman or woman is how they respond to setbacks.

Essex's Tymal Mills celebrates the wicket of Alastair Cook of England during day one of the International Warm up match at The County Ground, Chelmsford in 2013.

International batsmen will fear the pace of bowler Tymal Mills just as much as Suffolk club cricketers once did.

Thousands of people took part in the Great East Swim 2016 at Alton Water.

Hundreds of people donned wetsuits and goggles and took the plunge at the Great East Swim in Suffolk on Saturday.

Thousands of people took park in the Great East Swim 2015 at Alton Water.
L-R Martha Atkins, Georgia Crabtree,Jess Wright, Maggie Bell.

The Great East Swim returns to Suffolk this weekend, with around 2,000 swimmers descending on Alton Water.

Copdock skipper, Tom Rash, in action with the bat. He was very impressed with teenager Donald Mlambo's performance last weekend.

Copdock & Old Ipswichian were both helped and thwarted by the weather, as they missed a chance to challenge for top spot in the East Anglian Premier League with a draw at Vauxhall Mallards last Saturday.

Nitro Circus Live. Photo: Mark Watson

Nitro Circus’ riders may be fearless, a little crazy even. While every precaution is taken to protect his “kids”, CEO Mike Porra knows the worst can happen in a heartbeat. He talks to entertainment writer Wayne Savage.

The British National Team are introduced with the Mayor of Southwold Melanie Tucker before the start of the Aviva Women's Tour in Southwold

A crowd of thousands descended on the Suffolk seaside to watch some of the world’s best cyclists embark on the third edition of the Aviva Women’s Tour.

Women's Tour of Britain cycle race passing through Norwich, along Cattlemarket Street. Stage winner Christine Majerus (Boels Dolmans), left. Photo: Steve Adams

The first stage of the Women’s Tour has been won by Christine Majerus.

The Mayor of Southwold Melanie Tucker starts the Aviva Women's Tour in the town.

Hundreds of people gathered in Southwold and along the route of the 2016 Women’s Tour this morning as the competition returned to Suffolk.

Gallery: Women’s Tour 2016 - Are you a face in the crowd?

Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Crowds at the start of the Aviva Women's Tour in Southwold

Were you out supporting Lizzie Armitstead and Emma Johansson as they cycled through Suffolk today?

Elena Cecchini, left, and Hannah Barnes of the Canyon Sram team. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Today the eyes of the cycling world will be firmly fixed on our region as the Aviva Women’s Tour gets under way.

The Aviva Women's Tour pictured in Clacton-on-Sea.

The world’s top women cyclists left Suffolk this morning on day one of The Women’s Tour 2016.

The Women's Tour heads through Woodbridge in 2015

The first stage of the Women’s Tour starts tomorrow in Southwold, heading across north Suffolk before turning towards Norwich.

Lauren Bradshaw in action

The Great East Swim returns to the scenic Alton Water reservoir this Saturday for the fifth year - and there is still time to sign up.

The Women's Tour heads through Woodbridge.

A number of the world’s top cyclists will be racing through Suffolk and into Norfolk tomorrow as the 2016 Women’s Tour of Britain gets underway.

Women's Tour 2015

The Aviva Women’s Tour is coming to East Anglia once again next week with the Grand Depart taking place in our very own Southwold.

The Team Ipswich squad which attended the regional championships in May

The second weekend of competition at the Amateur Swimming Association’s East Region Championships took place in Luton over the second May bank holiday weekend with a number of Suffolk teams involved.

Bryan Harvey at  Whitton Sports Centre stadium where the Ipswich Eagles Cycle Speedway train and compete . Pic: Ipswich Eagles Cycle Speedway.

An Ipswich cycle speedway club – crowned British champions for a fifth year – returned home to find vandals had destroyed more than a dozen seats at their track.

Nitro Circus' Aaron Wheelz Fotheringham performs a frontflip for a roaring crowd

Confined to a wheelchair with spina bifida since he was seven, Nitro Circus’ extreme sports star Aaron “Wheelz” Fotheringham tells entertainment writer Wayne Savage being in disabled isn’t the end of the road - it’s just a different way of getting down it.

Iain Martell walks away after stopping Shaun Lomas in the first round at Contenders Norwich 15.
Photos: Jerry Daws/ Stillfocused.co.uk

East Anglian mixed martial arts star-in-the-making Iain Martell returned to the cage with a bang at Contenders Norwich 15 on Saturday.

Heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali is held back by referee Joe Walcott, left, after Ali knocked out challenger Sonny Liston in the first round of their title fight in Lewiston, Maine, 1965. (AP Photo/File)

Three-time world heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali has died, aged 74.

Iain Martell (right) 
and Shaun Lomas will fight in the main event of Contenders 15 in Norwich tomorrow. 

Photo: Jerry Daws/Stillfocused.co.uk

Iain Martell has vowed to put on a show for his home fans when he returns to mixed martial arts at Contenders Norwich 15 tomorrow night.

Iain Martell, left, fights Shaun Lomas on Saturday 
Photo: Jerry Daws / Stillfocused.co.uk

It’s not very often you can say you were there when a star was born.

Essex v Gloucestershire,  County Ground, Chelmsford. The first match of the 2013 season. Essex bowler Ravi Bopara.

Essex were denied the chance to push for a third win in the County Championship this season as the weather only allowed six overs to be bowled on the final day against Northamptonshire at Wantage Road.

Anthony Ogogo celebrates beating Gary Cooper: Danny Lawson/PA Wire

Anthony Ogogo has vowed to “blitz” his rivals in his search for boxing honours.

File photo dated 24-05-2015 of England's Alastair Cook celebrates after reaching a century against New Zealand PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Monday May 30, 2016. Alastair Cook famously never sweats, but every one of his 10,000 England Test runs has undoubtedly been hard-earned. See PA story CRICKET Cook Overview. Photo credit should read Nigel French/PA Wire.

Alastair Cook spoke of his pride and relief at passing 10,000 Test runs after England secured an Investec series win against Sri Lanka at Chester-le-Street with a nine-wicket victory.

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