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One of the biggest mixed martial events of the year in this region will be held in Colchester this Saturday. Mark Heath previews a mouth-watering night of fight action at Cage Warriors Academy South East 24.

Orwell Velo member Matt Day took the East District Hill Climb Championship with a 46 second ascent of the short, sharp Semer Hill near Hadleigh, writes Fergus Muir.

In his latest column, Nino Severino shares the success of last week's gala charity evening at Milsoms Kesgrave Hall, featuring some of the biggest names in British sport.

Suffolk's top young athletes, including the likes of Lewis Sullivan, Riby Vinton and Ben Peck, were in action at the annual Suffolk Schools Cross Country Area Championships, held at Royal Hospital School, Holbrook.

Athletics correspondent Carl Marston is travelling around the region (and beyond) running in different parkruns. Here he lists his Top Seven 'M' parkruns after last Saturday's visit to Manor Field, Whittlesey, and reveals five others he would like to visit

Ipswich off-road expert Ross Tricker came out top of a three-way fight for the Senior win at the CC Ashwell cyclo-cross near Hitchin.

In his latest column, Nino Severino lauds Britain's new sporting superstar, Dina Asher-Smith - and hopes her success will inspire youngsters to take up athletics.

Teenager James Pettersson and Emilie Wix celebrated individual victories at the popular Martlesham 10K race, which attracted a field of more than 300 runners on a damp and breezy Sunday morning.

East Anglia welcomed a new parkrun into its family this morning, with the staging of the inaugural Hunstanton parkrun on the Norfolk coast.

With the season firmly put to bed and award ceremonies completed, October should be a very quiet month for the cricket world. It isn't going to be, as this is a ground-breaking month for the professional game in this country.

Ipswich rider Gemma Melton (XRT/Elmy Cycles) scored a remarkable third place in a massive field in the women's cyclo-cross at Milton Keynes, writes Fergus Muir.

Neil Pollard and Emilie Wix took the individual titles at the annual Stowmarket Half-Marathon, which saw just over 200 runners complete a 13.1-mile rural route from Tomlinson Groundcare premises in Buxhall. The event was organised by Stowmarket Striders.

Richard Mearns scored the biggest win of his career so far with a second round submission of hometown hero Scott Butters at Contenders 27 in Norwich.

Norfolk's Scott Butters has the biggest fight of his career at the stacked Contenders 27 event this weekend. Mark Heath catches up with him, and previews the much-anticipated show, which will be shown live across the world on PPV.

It wasn't a day for personal bests, but nobody seemed to have told Ross Fawcett, writes Fergus Muir.

It's a position she's used to. The 'away' fighter, brought in to face a hometown favourite, up a weight class, expected to lose. But Kerry Hughes believes Leah McCourt has made a serious error of judgement in picking her as a foe for this Friday's Bellator 227 in Dublin.

Danny Rock is making remarkable strides as a long-distance runner, under the watchful eye of coach Nigel Powley, to such an extent that personal bests are being smashed on a regular basis, over all distances.

Chris Thompson, who finished second to Mo Farah in the 10,000m at the European Championships in 2010, was the star attraction on a record-breaking day at the Simplyhealth Great East Run in sunny Ipswich this morning.

In his latest column, NINO SEVERINO looks ahead to a very special event coming up

Athletics correspondent Carl Marston is travelling around the region (and beyond) running in different parkruns. Here he heads to Milton Keynes and discovers that size is NOT everything at parkrun

Laura Thomas and Danny Rock both celebrated big personal best times on their way to individual victories at the annual Richard Bennett Felixstowe Coastal 10, which boasted a big total of 452 finishers on a sunny Sunday morning.

In his latest cricket column, Don Topley reveals his reasons why England lost the Ashes, suggests who will be their new head coach and bids farewell to three icons of the game..

Colchester rider Cam Hurst led the Bloodwise/QSW team to a double win at the Amis Velo cyclo-cross, taking the Senior Men's race himself while new Bloodwise recruit Max Bolton was top Junior - Junior being the 16/17 year-old category, writes Fergus Muir.

In his latest column, Nino Severino discusses the unlikely US Open victory of teenager Bianca Andreescu, and how he can use that to inspire the talented youngsters he coaches in Ipswich.

Athletics correspondent Carl Marston is travelling around the region (and beyond) running in different parkruns. Here he lists his seven excuses for poor runs, after last weekend's visit to Harrow Lodge Park in Hornchurch

When Corrin Eaton decided to walk away from MMA last year, he said he'd fallen out of love with the sport. Now, it's love that's bringing him back.

James Jenkins followed up his win last week in round-the-houses racing at Saffron Walden with victory in the contrasting 76 mile Jef Schils Memorial Race near Colchester.

Whilst September's 'Autumnal Test' is being played at Old Trafford, four important Vitality t20 Blast quarter-finals are taking place elsewhere in the country, writes Don Topley.

Suffolk athlete Lewis Sullivan was crowned an English champion when winning the 1,500 metres at the England Athletics Under 15/Under 17 Track & Field Championships, held in Bedford last weekend.

In his latest column, Nino Severino reflects on the incredible success of The Hub, the Ipswich-based centre of athletic excellence, as it approaches a significant anniversary.

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