As he prepares for his senior debut at Wimbledon, Evan Hoyt tells Owen Morgan how his doubles campaign can help fuel his ambition for continuing the climb up the world rankings. Still reeling from defeat in the biggest singles match of his senior career, Welsh tennis number one Evan Hoyt received the perfect phone call to raise his spirits. The 24-year-old had lost in the first round of men’s singles qualifying for Wimbledon - his dream of playing in the main draw at the world’s most prestigious tennis tournament apparently on hold until next year.
Wales 1 Belarus 2 Wales finished sixth after losing their final game of the FIH Series Finals in Valencia. Skipper Leah Wilkinson netted with around 90 seconds left from a penalty corner with her fourth goal of the tournament.
Coming back from serious spinal surgery and attempting to regain your place among the elite of world sport is a difficult enough prospect. Doing so having just become a mum for the second time, and combining training with the demands of looking after two children aged under two, makes it even more daunting. Yet, that is exactly what Helen Jenkins, Wales' most successful triathlete, is attempting to do as she looks to win back her spot in the British team for next year's Olympic Games in Tokyo.
Ffion Tynan led the way as Wales golfers took three of the top four places at the Henry Cooper Junior Masters Girls in Nizels golf club in Kent. The Pontyclun schoolgirl underlined her status as one of Wales' top young golfers as she took a five shot lead into the final round and sensible golf saw her preserve that lead, with a competitive race behind her for second.
Jeremiah Azu, James Tomlinson and Sarah Omoregie have been named in Britain's team for next month's European Under-20 Championships in Sweden. The Welsh trio are among the first wave of selections for the championships in Boras from July 18-21. All three have set new personal bests in their respective disciplines this season to book their ticket to Sweden.
Just hours after defeat at the Wimbledon singles qualifying tournament, Welsh Tennis number one Evan Hoyt was awarded a wildcard into the main draw of the men's doubles tournament. Hoyt's Wimbledon dreams seemed to be in tatters after he suffered a hard fought straight sets singles defeat at the hands of Brazil's Rogerio Dutra Silva at Roehampton on Monday afternoon.
Northampton Town, who make the midweek trip to South Wales on Tuesday, have been rocked by the retirement of a former Bluebirds defender. The Cobblers, who take on Newport County at Rodney Parade, are still coming to terms with thews that Leon Barnett has been advised to stop playing because of... Read More
Neil Warnock revealed his thinking for Sunday’s Premier League home clash with Arsenal after Cardiff City’s disappointing 3-1 Carabao Cup home defeat against Norwich City. "The only major decision I had in my mind for Sunday I won't be doing that now,” he said. “I more or less know what my... Read More
Nathaniel Mendez-Laing, the Bluebirds winger injured at Huddersfield, could be out for six months. That is a major blow for the player and Cardiff City after scans showed the damage sustained in a collision with Huddersfield’s goalkeeper. Mendez-Laing is in a leg brace and has damaged ligaments in his left knee. He... Read More
Neil Warnock’s Bluebirds showed they will fight to the end in their bid to earn automatic promotion to the Premier League. Late goals from Kenneth Zohore and Junior Hoilett, both scored in the last few minutes in a 2-0 win against Norwich City at Carrow Road. Goalkeeper Neil Etheridge tweeted: “Great bounce... Read More
The message from Cardiff City’s defensive lynchpin Sol Bamba to Bluebirds fans is: “Don’t panic - we are mentally strong enough to see this through.” Bamba’s Boys know that five wins from five remaining Championship fixtures, starting against Norwich City at Carrow Road today, would clinch automatic promotion. “We must stay true... Read More
Sean Eardley admits it was an emotional moment when he was appointed the new manager of Caernarfon Town FC earlier this season. When Iwan Williams moved on to take charge at Welsh Premier League Llandudno, Eardley stepped up from assistant manager to take the number one job at the Oval. The Cofis... Read More