Daniel Jervis cut a frustrated figure after the opening session of the World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea. The 23-year-old finished 17th in the 400m freestyle heats of which the top eight went straight to Sunday’s final, ruling Jervis out. Alys Thomas also failed to make it through from her events, finishing 24th in the 100m butterfly in 59.24, 1.04secs outside her trials time.
Peter Creed is flying the Welsh flag in the PSA Satellite Llantrisant Open semi-finals. Caerphilly-born Creed, from the Rhiwbina club, won his quarter-final against Lewis Doughty in straight games and plays Tom Ford in the last four. Manchester-born Doughty, aged 28 and ranked at 189 in the World, was beaten 11-4, 11-6,... Read More
Former European Junior Champion Nathan Lake, from Gloucestershire, was top seed for a World ranking squash tournament in South Wales this weekend. Cheltenham-born Lake, a 26-year-old who plays out of the East Glos club, has been drawn against Liam Eason in the first round. Eason, aged 21 and from the Rhondda, is... Read More
Luke Summerfield, a 31-year-old midfield player from Dartmoor in Devon, has committed to Wrexham for 2019-20. Ivybridge-born Summerfield, who started his playing career with local club Plymouth Argyle, made 37 appearances for the Dragons last season and scored twice. "Luke made it clear he wanted to stay at the club and the... Read More
Veteran rider Byron Moorcroft of Cowbridge seems to be riding better than ever, writes Brian Lee. He chalked up the 24th winner this season at the well attended Banwen Point-To-Point Club Steeplechases.. Moorcroft was riding Jason Warner's five-year-old chestnut gelding French Piece, which scored by three lengths from Gowell after making most... Read More
Merthyr Mawr's Jack Tudor, aged 16, had his biggest win to date when he won the Cheltenham Pony Racing Authority Graduates Handicap Hurdle at Cheltenham on Uno Mas (writes Brian Lee). The horse is trained by former National Hunt jockey Christian Williams at Ogmore-By-Sea. Five-year-old Uno Mas, a 14-1 chance, got home by a neck... Read More
Welshman Ryan Broom returns home this evening when he plays for Cheltenham Town against home city club Newport County at Rodney Parade (7.45pm). The former Bristol Rovers player says: “I made my Football League debut at their ground. “I was born in Newport, but live outside in Blackwood. Initially, I joined a... Read More