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Harry Martin, Great Britain

Three of Ipswich’s finest hockey players have been selected by Great Britain as a new, four-year cycle, culminating with the Tokyo Olympics, begins.

The leaders in the intermediate boys' race at Woodbridge School

Woodbridge School hosted the Suffolk Schools Series B Cross Country Championships, with the best young runners in the county vying for selection for the coming Anglian Schools event, and English Schools Championships.

Thetford's Andre Goncalves makes his return at Contenders 18

The card for the next Contenders Norwich is taking shape – and it looks to be a cracker, packed with local talent.

George Alderson

Tributes have been paid to a much-respected Suffolk angler after he died on New Year’s Eve.

Competitors at last year's Stradbroke Triathlon. Sarah Evans,Richard Lloyd,Kim Harkett.

A Suffolk triathlon has been voted one of the best in the UK – after only its second year.

Visiting The Pyramids at a recent event celebrating the 20th annual BMW International Cup in Cairo.

Kevin Carpenter, who is based at Hintlesham Golf Club, returns to Abu Dhabi this week, together with trick-shot partner Geoff Swain.

The sights and atmosphere at a damp and misty Dunston Harriers Point to Point meet at Ampton Racecourse on Sunday.
The second race - the first of the split runners in the Open Maiden Nick Meek on Velvet Steel  leads winner  Evan David on Tailspin

A shock 20-1 upset in the feature event, the £1,000 Timico Mixed Open, was the highlight of yesterday’s Dunston Harriers point-to-point at Ampton, near Bury St Edmunds, which survived a 10am inspection, frost, rain and mist to reward a crowd of hardy enthusiasts with some excellent racing, as 65 runners contested its seven steeplechases.

Jimmy Piper , ninth in Bradford

Eastern League cyclo-cross riders headed north to Bradford for the national championships and were soon having to deal with mud – something that we have not seen in the Eastern League all this season.

'One of the best aspects of archery is how easy it is to get up and running very quickly'

Anna King, from Colchester and District Archery Club, tells us why her sport is great

Great Britain's Judo player Gemma Gibbons (top) throws France's Audrey Tcheumeo during the London 2012 Olympics. Photo: Anthony Devlin/PA

Want to try a new sport in 2017? Gail sings the praises of judo, where ‘the females always fight harder!’

Reece Topley

Ipswich-born pace bowler Reece Topley will not join England’s Pace Programme in South Africa this month, because he requires a shoulder operation.

Hannah Mills and Saskia Clark, 470.  Sailing World Cup, Hyeres, 27th April - 1st May 2016  British Sailing Team image. For further information please contact team.media@rya.org.uk. © Copyright British Sailing Team.

An Olympic medal-winner and a contemporary artist with links to the region, were among the inspirational people to receive New Year’s Honours, it has emerged.

Andy Murray speaking via video link after winning the 2016 Sports Personality of the Year Award at The Conrad Miami Hotel, Miami. Photo: Alberto Tamargo/PA Wire

Tennis superstar Andy Murray claimed his third BBC Sports Personality of the Year crown last night – but is he Britain’s greatest ever sports person?

Joe Le Maire had to battle a forehead cut for the second straight fight, in Las Vegas. All photos: JOE PIC PHOTOGRAPHY

Suffolk’s Joe Le Maire is one of the best young Thai Boxers in England. For the next year, he’ll be living and fighting in Thailand, the home of the sport, and every month he’ll be writing a diary about his experiences. Here, in part three, he talks about fighting in Las Vegas.

Jason Radcliffe won the Contenders middleweight title belt at Contenders Norwich 17. 
All photos: JERRY DAWS/CONTENDERS LTD

Jason Radcliffe lifted the middleweight title in bizarre fashion at Contenders Norwich 17 on Saturday night.

Jason Radcliffe, left, and Wilfred Edmund face-off after weighing in earlier today.

Hostilities threatened to commence early when the protagonists for the main event of Contenders Norwich 17 came face-to-face earlier today.

Jamie Powell fights at Contenders 17 on Saturday night

Jamie Powell is a man on a mission - and he sees Saturday’s fight at Contenders Norwich 17 as another step on the road to stardom.

Colchester's Craig Edwards celebrates his win at BCMMA 17. Photo: Adam Bright

An outstanding submission win and fine victories from a fighting mother and daughter were the highlights of the latest BCMMA show in Colchester.

Andre Goncalves
 returns to the cage on Saturday

Rising Norfolk MMA star Andre Goncalves has vowed to put on a show on his return to the cage this weekend.

Corrin Eaton, centre, fights on Saturday

Exciting Suffolk fighter Corrin Eaton is taking inspiration from a visit to the world’s greatest gladiatorial arena as he prepares to set foot back in the cage this weekend.

Suffolk Saxons v Bristol Jets in the AJ Bell National League.
Tine Baun (Suffolk Saxons) vs Kirby Ngan in the Women's singles).

Fans of the Suffolk Saxons were kept on the edge of their seats throughout tonight’s National Badminton League fixture – but were rewarded with a win thanks to dogged determination by the players.

Two-time Olympian and Suffolk Saxons head coach Anthony Clarke is delighted with his team's start to the season.

Anthony Clarke has said the start to his team’s debut season in the National Badminton League has been “crazy” – but is delighted with their performances.

Suffolk Saxons' new signing, Danish former women's singles world number one Tine Baun. Photo: Action Photography

Suffolk’s professional badminton team has coaxed a three-time All England champion out of retirement to strengthen their squad for the AJ Bell National Badminton League.

Sean Vendy and Fee Teng Liew in the mixed doubles for Suffolk Saxons against Loughborough Lightning

Suffolk Saxons added another scalp to their impressive AJ Bell National Badminton League campaign with a magnificent victory at Loughborough University last night.

Colchester's Sean Carter will headline BCMMA 17 against Jordan Miller

All-action Colchester fighter Sean Carter will now headline this weekend’s BCMMA 17 event, which showcases some of the best talent the region has to offer.

Suffolk Saxons' Sean Vendy and Zoe King during the club's match against the Surrey Smashers at the Ipswich Corn Exchange on November 7.

The Suffolk Saxons have now recorded back-to-back wins in English badminton’s professional league after victory in the midlands this evening.

Sean Vendy and Zoe King (Suffolk Saxons) taking on Christopher Langridge and Gabby Adcock at the Corn Exchange in Ipswich on November 7, 2017.

The line-up for Suffolk’s professional badminton team’s third match in the AJ Bell National Badminton League tonight has been announced.

Somei Back, from Great Bentley

A self-confessed former “Barbie girl” from north Essex is taking on 10 marathons in 10 days to raise money for charity.

Jason Radcliffe locks in the fight-ending choke on 
Pasquale Coluccio at Contenders 16 
Photo: Jerry Daws/stillfocused.co.uk

The card for Contenders Norwich 17 is set – and it looks like being the best show they have ever put together.

Suffolk Saxons' new player, 17-year-old Fee Teng Liew. Photo: Action Photography

Suffolk’s professional badminton team will travel to Loughborough on Monday with a new face among their ranks after signing up another new player.

Willow trees at the back of Melton Playing Field are being harvested to make cricket bats. Andy Collar with the willow trees.

It’s hard to imagine, but a pile of timber chopped down on the edge of a Suffolk field could soon be used to steer England’s test team to victory.

Franny Peake

Boxing legend Franny Peake talks fondly about his five daughters and their families as he scans the pages of the many scrapbooks that chart his career in the sport.

Jake Allen celebrates during the famous Atlas Stones challenge

When Jake Allen first started going to the gym four years ago to ‘get a bit bigger’, he soon realised he was naturally strong.

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