Ben Pritchard has paid tribute to his Great Britain rival Andy Houghton after beating him to a bronze medal at the second World Rowing Cup regatta in Poland. The Welsh para-rower finished third in Poznan – one place ahead of Houghton in the PR1 single - to continue his rapid rise through the sport. Former triathlete Pritchard, from Swansea, had beaten Houghton to a medal when he took bronze in Italy earlier this month and he repeated the trick in Poland.
Wales and Great Britain discus international James Tomlinson clinched automatic selection for next month's European Under-20 Championships in Sweden at Bedford on Sunday. The Pembrokeshire athlete took gold at the England Athletics Under-20/U-23 Championships and European trials with a throw of 56.93m to retain his title.
Wales were beaten by England in the first game of the 2019 Student Four Nations in Edinburgh on Sunday, thanks to a solid second half from the holders. Wales were 22-10 down at half-time with the game still in the balance, but England came storming out of the traps after the break and quickly sealed the win.
Matt Clowes powered to his ninth win of the year as he defended his JCP Swansea Half Marathon title as Tracy Barlow retained her women's crown. The Cardiff AC runner produced another impressive display on Sunday stopping the clock in 65:49 just over a minute shy of his 64:44 course record from last year.
Rhys Enoch opened with a round of 77 on the European Challenge Tour’s Andalucía Costa del Sol Match Play 9 in Spain and then improved to 72 on his second round - but still couldn’t make the cut a week on from his heroics at the US Open at Pebble Beach. That left him on +7, 12 shots behind the leader after two rounds, Spain’s Sebastian Garcia Rodriguez.
Kirsty Taylor and Kyron Duke are both celebrating new world records in para-athletics. The Welsh pair produced their leading marks at the Bayer Invitational in Leverkusen, Germany. Taylor, 19, set a new world mark in the T44 long jump with a distance of 4.52m after 26-year-old Duke set a new F41 shot put world record of 14.19m.
Dewi Lake insists his Wales team should be proud of their efforts at the World U20 Championships, despite losing to England in the fifth-place play-off. Skipper Lake – who led his team to victory over New Zealand in their previous match – admitted Wakes were well-beaten after England completed a convincing 45-26 win in Rosario, Argentina. But the Ospreys hooker said: “We set ourselves the goal of winning the competition, but what’s done is done.
They thought they’d seen and done in all at the Principality Stadium, but not a bit of it. When it was first opened 20 years ago this month the staple diet was rugby and football. It expanded into concerts, Speedway Grand Prix, Wales Rally GB, Rugby League, Monster Trucks, world... Read More
The life of racing driver Tom Pryce, who would have turned 70-years old today, will be celebrated at the Historic Sports Car Club race meeting at Anglesey Circuit this July. The Tom Pryce Memorial Race Meeting on 13-14 July will honour the memory of a hugely popular driver who had... Read More
The seventh annual running of the Pendine Sands Hot Rod Races will take place this weekend (15-16 June), with two days of high-speed competition on the historic Carmarthenshire beach. Organised by the Vintage Hot Rod Association, racing will start each day at around 10.00 and continue for around five to... Read More
A £50,000 fund has been launched today (11 June) to create a permanent memorial to Welsh Formula 1 driver Tom Pryce in his hometown of Denbigh. Launched on what would have been Pryce’s 70th birthday, the money will be used to erect a statue as a lasting memorial to the... Read More
Seb Morris produced a sensational performance during round five of the British GT Championship, the Silverstone 500, with a superb charge through the field to finish on the podium. However, his third place hangs in the balance after his JRM-run Bentley Continental GT3 was found to be underweight (without fuel... Read More
Welsh archers have been feared and revered across Europe for centuries and the modern day equivalent of the longbowmen of Crecy, Poitiers and Agincourt fame have chalked up another notable victory. For the first time in more than a decade, the Welsh archery team triumphed at the All British &... Read More