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Evan Hoyt Wins Wimbledon Shot . . . And Is Three Wins From Round One

Evan Hoyt has been given a wildcard into Wimbledon men’s singles qualifying for the first time. The Welsh number one has been given entry to play in next week’s event at Roehampton from where he could make the All England Championships for the first time as a senior. Hoyt has already expressed his ambition to make Wimbledon this summer on the back of his rising world ranking. After overcoming long-term injury issues, the Llanelli-born player – whose world ranking rose to 414 at the start of this summer – had set his sights on emulating his achievements as a junior.

Drive My Car: Wales Rally GB Will Start In Home Of The Beatles

World Championship motor sport is coming to Liverpool with confirmation that this autumn’s Wales Rally GB (3-6 October) will set off from the city’s historic Waterfront. It’s the first time Britain’s round of the FIA World Rally Championship has started outside Wales since 1999 and never before in 74 previous editions has Liverpool had the honour of hosting the event’s ‘grand depart’ Ceremonial Start.

Skipper Leah Wilkinson's Leveller Earns Wales Superb Draw With South Africa

Wales Women 2 South Africa 2 Skipper Leah Wilkinson bagged a well-deserved equaliser as Wales opened their FIH Series Finals in Valencia with a draw against higher ranked South Africa - and they came so close to a famous win. Coach Kevin Johnson's side went into the game ranked 27 in the world and were without Sarah Jones who is on GB duty in the Pro-league series.

Jack's The Lad For Hometown Club Barry Town United, But There's No Sign Of Gavin And Stacey This Time

Allen Clarke Says Ospreys Can Swim In The Pool Of Death

The Ospreys will have to plunge straight into a pool of death next season as they re-enter the Heineken Champions Cup. The Swansea region – who are back in the top tier tournament – have been drawn in pool that appears about as tough as it can get as they must play holders Saracens, last season’s semi-finals Munster, and top French club Racing 92. Ospreys head coach Allen Clarke said: “Everyone knows we are up against some serious contenders there.

Geraint Thomas Begins Road To Recovery After 'Scary Crash'

Geraint Thomas has started his recovery after what a team-mate described as a 'really scary' crash at the Tour de Suisse. Wales' Tour de France champ escaped relatively unscathed after hitting the road on stage four and being taken to hospital.

Saints Bang In Goals Preparing For Champions League

Conference Call . . . Those Pro14 Changes Explained

What price the Ospreys or Dragons reaching the play-offs of the Guinness Pro 14 next season after a shake up in the formatting of the two conferences? The Ospreys may have been the best of a bad bunch of Welsh regional performers in the Pro 14 last season, but their reward has been to find themselves in the same conference as the two finalists from 2019, Leinster and Glasgow, and semi-finalists Ulster. The ranking is based on the two conferences being put together and ranked in terms of points. It means that Leinster, despite the fact that they are Pro 14 champions, are ranked as the second Irish team behind Munster who edged them out by a point last year.

Cardiff Devils Rocked By Serious Evan Mosey Injury

Chaz Davies: I'm Still Looking To Get A Grip With My Ducati

Chaz Davies admits it has taken him longer to get to grip with his new bike as he looks forward to a better second half of the World Superbikes season. The Knighton-born rider reaches the mid-way point of the campaign at Misano in Italy this weekend eighth in the standings with points.

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Like Clockwork . . . Heather Lewis Smashes It Switzerland

Race walker Heather Lewis smashed her 20k personal best in Switzerland on Sunday to become only the fifth British woman to break the 96-minute barrier. The Pembrokeshire Harrier finished fourth at the Lugano Trophy International Race Walk Grand Prix in a time of 95:15. The time was a minute faster... Read More

Rebecca Chapman Leaps Past 40-Year Welsh Record As Patrick Swan And Adele Nicoll Claim Double Gold

Commonwealth Games long jumper Rebecca Chapman retained her Welsh title with a new championship record on Saturday. The Cardiff AAC athlete produced one of the individual performances of the day to break Ruth Howell's 40-year-old Welsh Athletics Championships record by one centimetre. Chapman leapt out to 6.34m to clinch gold... Read More

Greene Turns Back Clock To Regain British Title

Former 400m hurdle world champion Dai Greene turned back the clock following a series of injuries to claim his first British title in four years at Birmingham's Alexander Stadium. The Swansea Harrier produced a brilliant performance to surge to a hugely popular win in 50.06 seconds ahead of Jack Green... Read More

Bethan Davies Breaks UK Record As She Steps Up The Pace For Gold Coast

Bethan Davies proved she is on course for a medal shot at the Commonwealth Games in two months’ time as she smashed another British record to strike gold over 5K at the British Indoor Championships on Sunday. The Cardiff race walker, who had joined in the 10th anniversary celebrations of parkrun... Read More