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Olympic champion Saskia Clark joins boxing event in Colchester

Saskia Clark (right) with her sailing partner and Hannah Mills after winning gold in Rio Credit: PA

Essex sailor Saskia Clarke has been joining in with the I Am Team GB activities taking place in Culver Square, Colchester today.

England Boxing are inviting people there to try boxing under the supervision of qualified England Boxing coaches.

Colchester MP Will Quince has been showing his support at the event.


What's going on near you for 'I Am Team GB'

I Am Team GB Credit: ITV News Anglia

On Saturday 27th August we're helping to stage the nation's biggest ever sports day - I Am Team GB.

The event, in partnership with the National Lottery is designed to get thousands of us off the sofa and out and about taking part in sport.

Thousands of free events will be available across the region.

Click here to find out what's happening where you are.

Re-watch ITV Anglia's news programme from the University of East Anglia Sportspark on Friday (August 26), ahead of I Am Team GB.

Norwich City move for Nelson Oliveira imminent

Oliveira at Nottingham Forest last season Credit: PA

Norwich City manager Alex Neil has confirmed his side are close to signing Benfica striker Nelson Oliveira.

The Portuguese international spent last season on loan at Nottingham Forest, where he scored nine goals in the Championship.

He travelled to Carrow Road to complete a medical yesterday.

Neil says the deal should be completed 'in the next day or so.'


I AM TEAM GB - possibly the nation's biggest sports day is getting closer

'I AM TEAM GB' - possibly the nation's biggest sports day is getting closer. It's backed by our Olympic team, the National Lottery and ITV and will take place on August 27th, that's this Saturday with activities right across our region.

All events are absolutely free, so if you fancy joining in or belong to a club that wants to take part, you can sign up at '' - details are on our website;

The ITV News Anglia team here have been trying to lead by example. Becky Jago joined a group of children from Hadleigh near Ipswich in Suffolk to have a go at a bit of cycling.

Watch her report below.

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