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Wednesday, October 7, 2020

Suffolk’s MMA superstar Arnold Allen called for a fight with all-action icon Jeremy Stephens back in June – and he’s got it.

Organisers of the Women’s Tour have confirmed the cycling race is due to return to Suffolk in 2021.

Suffolk athlete Helen Davies still has unfinished business with the marathon, after the terrible weather conditions put paid to her chances of a personal best time at this morning’s elite-only London Marathon.

It was hoped that parkruns across Suffolk and Essex, and the rest of England, would be back up-and-running again by the end of October, but those plans were shelved last week.

Explore the county’s stunning countryside... on your bike.

The 2020 London Marathon– but not as we know it – takes place this Sunday with Ipswich JAFFA’s Helen Davies in the elite ladies’ field. Athletics correspondent Carl Marston talked to Suffolk’s leading lady ahead of the big day

Showing great promise for the future, 14 year old Harry Brinded won the Thorpeness Golf Club Championship beating his father James Brinded, the Club Captain, into second place by six shots over the two-day event.

History was made under the stars in Norfolk on Friday night, as ambitious promotion Contenders brought fans back to sport with a groundbreaking drive-in fight show.

The Great East Run, the half-marathon which was due to be held in Ipswich next month, has been cancelled due to coronavirus.

A piece of sporting history will be made in Norfolk on Friday night, as Contenders host the first fight event in the UK to welcome back a live crowd since lockdown. Mark Heath previews the groundreaking Contenders 30: Drive-in show at Taverham Hall in Norwich.

Cory McKenna last night became the youngest British fighter signed by the world-famous UFC - and promptly insisted she wants to fight again as soon as possible.

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.

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