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Runners have been urged not to arrange their own gatherings, after Parkrun UK cancelled its weekly Saturday morning events in response to government health precautions due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus in Norfolk

The road to Tokyo has become even closer for an aspiring Olympian.

A grand slam-winning tennis player from Norfolk is expecting not to be allowed to defend his Australian Open title as he does not meet the new classifications being brought in for wheelchair tennis.

Time is running out for Norwich City fans to get their hands on the final stickers to complete their albums - with the collectables set to come off the shelves in a matter of days.

Peter Wright believes his first PDC World Championship title is reward for never giving up after he defied the odds to beat Michael Van Gerwen 7-3 at Alexandra Palace.

Big music names like The Killers and Westlife performing in Norwich could be just the beginning of Carrow Road becoming more than a football stadium, it has been revealed.

Waveney Valley Athletic Club’s cross-country season got underway with the first fixture in the Suffolk Winter League fixture at Framlingham.

Loddon eased into the semi-final of the Cyril Ballyn Cup with a convincing 4–0 win over Martham, which could have been much closer had the visitors been able to convert their chances.

Thetford Rovers completed the double over the Black Dogs on Saturday, with the visitors failing to score for the fifth time this season – going down 3-0.

With an impressive string of wins behind them Beccles Town welcomed Blofield United to College Meadow for a Premier Division league game – and beat them 5-1.

A trip to stormy Cornwall to take part in a weather curtailed Cornish marathon was rewarded by post race pasties and a steaming cuppa for Bungay Black Dog Running Club (BBDRC) members Karen Gedge (finishing in four hours and 53 minutes), Rachel Hirst (5:03), Robin Ashe (5:12) and Tim Hirst (6:03).

Loddon produced a delightful display of quality football on a windy afternoon by the sea as they won 7-0 at Caister Reserves in Anglian Combination Division Two.

Waveney Valley AC member Kirsty Howe competed in the Brightlingsea Marathon in November last year and achieved a time of 6:21.17.

Hundreds of runners braved the drizzle on the Norfolk coast to cross the finish line for this year’s East Coast Run.

A youth football festival which has taken place at Ipswich’s Portman Road since 2011 is coming to Lowestoft.

Whitlingham Broad was once again the venue for the Swim England East Region Open Water Championships.

It may just be the start of July, but Lowestoft Town’s footballers are already working hard ahead of the new season.

Lloyd Chapman and Rebecca Johnson are 2019 East District 25-Mile champions after breezy rides on the exposed Wisbech course.

Bungay Black Dog Running Club’s training ground played host to more than 200 competitors at the first of its Wednesday evening Summer Series of three 10k races.

The 2019 edition of the staged cycle race got under way from Beccles this morning.

With less than 24 hours to go, four champions of the OVO Energy Women’s Tour are ready to set Suffolk alight with fierce racing between Beccles and Stowmarket.

The Great British Cycling Festival comes to Norfolk this June, offering fun, free activities and everyone is invited to share in the action of this exciting spectacle.

Beccles Town welcomed back Caister to replay the abandoned 3-3 draw from earlier in the season, when a Caister player was badly injured, and recorded an impressive 4-1 win.

Last weekend’s Virgin Money London Marathon saw a record 21 Bungay Black Dog Running Club members finishing among the 40,000 competing, while dozens more travelled to cheer them on.

Bungay Town turned in an outstanding performance to win 3-0 at fellow high-flyers Mundford to give their Anglian Combination Division One promotion hopes a huge boost.

Beccles Town turned on the style to record a 5-1 win over a visiting Acle United side who had been on a decent run.

Framlingham Flyers athlete Daisy Glover lived up to her club name by flying round the Bungay Black Dog Marathon course on Sunday in record time.

Sam Wooldridge was the hero for the Black Dogs on Saturday as he came off the bench to score two vital goals to turn the game round after Kirkley had taken a first half lead.

Beccles secured the league title and promotion with a hard-fought 24-7 victory at second placed Hadleigh.

The Bungay Festival of Running, incorporating the Bungay Black Dog Marathon, takes place on Sunday and entries are at a record high.

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