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.
Swansea City have signed teenage goalkeeper Lewis Webb from Southern League Merthyr Town. Webb, aged 17, played first team football for the Martyrs last season and manager Gavin Williams said: “I wish Webby all the best in his career. “He has been an absolute pleasure to work with. The commitment and dedication... Read More
Home Town Boy Kayne Strides Into Europe - 20 Years After Climbing Jenner Park Fence To Watch Barry Town
Kayne McLaggon used to climb over a Jenner Park fence to watch Barry Town play European matches - and now he is preparing to play for his home town club in the Europa League. Barry Town United take on Cliftonville at Leckwith Stadium on Thursday when McLaggon will experience playing European... Read More
The Swans and the Bluebirds meet for the first time in five years in the opening Welsh derby of the Championship season at the Liberty Stadium on Saturday, October 26. The return fixture in Cardiff is set for Saturday, January 11 though either could be moved for television purposes. New manager Steve... Read More
Heavyweight Clubs Provide Big Start For Bluebirds Over First Two Months Back In Championship Football
Neil Warnock’s Bluebirds have been handed a tough start for their return to Championship football. They start 2019-20 at Wigan Athletic and will then welcome newly-promoted Luton Town to Cardiff City Stadium a week later. “The way the fixtures have fallen the first half of the season is the most difficult," said... Read More
Will Vaulks, an energetic, effective central midfield player, is ready to somersault past Derby in the English Midlands - and land firmly at Cardiff City Stadium. Wales international Vaulks has committed to the Bluebirds, preferring a switch from South Yorkshire to South Wales despite interest from Derby. He has agreed terms on... Read More
Neil Warnock is set to stay on as Cardiff City manager after holding talks with chairman Mehmet Dalman and chief executive Ken Choo. But the Bluebirds manager has yet to thrash out the precise details of how much investment he will be able to give to his squad as they... Read More