Llanelli's Evan Hoyt faces a super Saturday in Scotland after breezing into the singles semi-final and doubles final at the ITF World Tennis Tour $25,000 tournament in Glasgow. The right-hander is scheduled to play Germany's Jeremy Jahn in the last four of the singles in the morning at the Scotstoun Leisure Centre. Then, in the afternoon, he partners fellow Brit Luke Johnson in the doubles final against American pairing Tom Fawcett and Alexander Ritschard.
Nigel Edwards has become the first Welshman to book his ticket to the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. The 50-year-old former World No 2 amateur golfer, who made history by captaining three successive British Walker Cup teams in 2015, has been announced as the Team Leader for the Team GB golf team in Japan next year when they will be aiming to repeat the gold medal triumph of Justin Rose in Rio 2016.
Alun Wyn Jones insists Wales have more in their locker and plan to unload it in England’s direction tomorrow afternoon. The Wales captain has conceded his team have not been at their best in their two Six Nations victories so far and should perhaps have scored four more tries than they have managed so far. The two remaining unbeaten teams in this season’s tournament go head to head in what is effectively a title eliminator at the Principality Stadium.
Nine Welsh athletes feature in the top three in the just published 51st UK merit rankings for 2018, compiled by the leading track and field statistician Peter Matthews. Discus star Brett Morse and Commonwealth Games 20k walk bronze medallist Bethan Davies head their events as Britain’s best with Davies repeating her... Read More
Johnny Hopkins will get the chance to double up on his Commonwealth dreams when he dons the red vest of Wales once again on Sunday to compete in the Cardiff University / Commonwealth Half Marathon Championships. The 26-year-old Swansea Harrier made his Commonwealth Games debut at Gold Coast earlier in... Read More
Melissa Courtney’s record breaking summer was rewarded with the title of Senior Women’s Track and Field Athlete of the Year at Welsh Athletics’ annual awards ceremony in Cardiff. The Commonwealth Games bronze medalist enjoyed another stellar year as she captured the Welsh 3000 and 5000 metre records and ran for... Read More
Welsh athlete Ieuan Thomas has spoken of his disappointment after missing out on a place in the European Championships 3,000m steeplechase final in Berlin on Tuesday morning. The Cardiff AAC man finished 10th in his heat in a time of 8:40.87, which wasn’t quick enough to give him a fastest... Read More
Bethan Davies and Ieuan Thomas will both make it a hat-trick of major athletics championships in the past 12 months when they compete in Berlin next week. The Cardiff AAC duo both represented Great Britain at last summer’s World Athletics Championships in London and Wales at this spring’s Commonwealth Games... Read More
Jake Heyward stepped up in distance and ran the third fastest time ever by a British Under 20 athlete as he clocked 7 min, 55.17 sec over 3,000 metres at Watford. The 19-year-old pipped his European Championships bound training partner Ieuan Thomas with an electric burst in the final 50... Read More