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Friday, August 7, 2020

Explore the sights of Suffolk on bike with these more rural routes.

Top boxing promoter Eddie Hearn says Suffolk star Fabio Wardley is ‘a great new contender’ on the red-hot British heavyweight scene.

Ipswich boxer Fabio Wardley lifted the English heavyweight title with a brilliant third round stoppage of Simon Vallily at the historic Matchroom Fight Camp in Essex last night.

A Kesgrave High School student, who often finds she’s one of the youngest on the track and almost always the only woman, will be racing live on ITV4 this summer in one of the biggest motorsport events of the year.

Suffolk heavyweight Fabio Wardley is ready to make history when he fights Simon Vallily for the vacant English title this Saturday, live on Sky Sports.

Lockdown, and a desire to be outside, have seen sales of inflatable canoes soar in recent weeks. Here are just a few spots across the county where you can enjoy your new purchase.

Guy Windsor wants to make an ancient sport accessible for all - through the power of the internet

Suffolk driver Alex Albon will be back on track this weekend as the Formula One world championship starts up again.

Suffolk’s UFC superstar Arnold Allen believes he’s only three wins from a title shot – and he’s planning to pick apart another icon of the sport in his next fight.

East Anglian promotion Contenders is aiming to be the first sports event in the UK to welcome back a live crowd when they put on two drive-in fight shows in a week in August.

Suffolk’s Fabio Wardley will finally meet Simon Vallily for the English heavyweight title on August 1 as part of week one of promoter Eddie Hearn’s new Fight Camp, it has been revealed.

Tributes have been paid to Stephen Williams, a well-known member of the Suffolk running and cycling community, who died last week.

The region’s first MMA world champion, James Webb, is taking aim at both the top of the fight game and the business world as he prepares to launch his first venture, offering a treatment which helped him recover from the rigours of training as an elite athlete. Mark Heath spoke to him...

The date and location may have changed, but Suffolk heavyweight Fabio Wardley insists the result will remain the same when he finally squares off with Simon Vallily for the English title in July.

Organisers of the UCI Women’s Tour cycling race have said the event will next be held in June next year after the Covid-19 outbreak forced plans for the 2020 event to be scrapped.

With London Marathon cancelled this weekend, 7 Suffolk readers who were due to take part share their alternative plans for Sunday.

With all competitive road running put on hold for the foreseeable future, due to COVID-19, Carl Marston recalls some more popular races that have long since disappeared from the calendar

With all competitive road running put on hold for the foreseeable future, due to COVID-19, Carl Marston recalls some more popular races that have long since disappeared from the calendar

Suffolk Bowls has lost one of its greatest-ever players following the death of Derek Johnson, writes Steve Prentice.

International marathon runner Helen Davies admitted that she seriously considered retiring as an elite athlete, due to the current COVID-19 pandemic.

With all competitive road running put on hold for the foreseeable future, due to COVID-19, Carl Marston recalls some popular races that have long since disappeared from the calendar

Athletics writer Carl Marston explores a few of the ingenious ways that runners have been keeping fit at the start of the Covid-19 lockdown

Looking for a subject now that all cycle racing is suspended, I discovered that it was exactly 50 years ago, in March 1970, that men and women were first allowed to compete together in the same open cycling time trial, writes Fergus Muir.

The Woodbridge 10K road race, scheduled for Sunday, May 17 and one of the biggest annual road running races in Suffolk, has been cancelled due to the Coronavirus outbreak,

Athletics writer Carl Marston talks to Suffolk’s international athlete Helen Davies about her future plans, in light of the recent postponement of the London Marathon

The cricket community has come together to pay tribute to ‘Mr Suffolk Cricket’ Norman Atkins, writes Nick Garnham.

MMA star Steve Aimable says he’s not worried about fighting amid the coronavirus pandemic this Friday – as long as panic buying doesn’t limit his choice of celebratory biscuits post-battle!

Athletics correspondent Carl Marston is travelling around the region (and beyond) running in different parkruns. This week he heads to Great Yarmouth North Beach parkrun, his toughest parkrun to date

Suffolk enjoyed another fantastic day at the annual English Schools National Cross Country Championships, held at Sefton Park in Liverpool on Saturday, spearheaded by Ben Peck’s terrific win in the junior boys’ race.

Suffolk’s leading athletes Danny Rock and Helen Davies changed their half-marathon plans, late in the day due to the impact of the Coronavirus outbreak, to win the respective individual titles at the Robert Tomlinson Stowmarket Half-Marathon, held over a windswept 13.1-mile rural route from Buxall this morning.

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