Tesni Evans fended off a fightback from Hollie Naughton to reach the third round of the El Gouna International in Egypt. The 26-year-old took the first two games 11-9, 11-8 and looked set for a comfortable victory against the unseeded Canadian.
Leandro Bacuna insists Cardiff City have what Aston Villa lacked three years ago – the unity to stay in the Premier League. The Bluebirds midfielder – who could replace Aron Gunnarssson against Liverpool today – was part of the Villa squad that crashed out of the top level in 2016. It was a divided dressing room, he says, full of finger-pointing accusations among players against a chaotic backdrop of four different managers in the same season.
Mark Williams launched a scathing attack on 'pathetic' World Snooker chiefs after they allegedly denied his son access to his dressing room before his first round victory in Sheffield. The 44-year-old saw off England's Martin Gould 10-7 at the Crucible Theatre to begin his bid for a fourth title.
Georgia Davies tried to find some hope in disappointment after she responded to her failure to qualify for the World Championships in South Korea by winning gold in the 50m backstroke at the British Swimming Championships in Glasgow. Davies did not attempt to hide her devastation after she failed to make the selection time in the 100m backstroke on the second night at Tollcross International Swimming Centre.
It’s hard to deny that it’s been an underwhelming season for Bala Town, particularly in the second-half of their campaign where until yesterday they had managed just a single victory in Phase 2. Mike Hayes’ second-half winner coupled with a Chris Venables brace might just be the platform the Lakesiders so desperately need to launch their play-off campaign. Bala have not been the competitive outfit that we’ve come to expect in recent campaigns and this season the club are at real risk of missing out on European qualification for the first time in five seasons – a scenario which could make a significant impact on the club’s budget moving forward.
Joel Makin will face No 7 seed Paul Coll after reaching the third round of the El Gouna International in Egypt. The 24-year-old, who had a first round bye, came through his second round tie with local player Mazen Hesham to earn the right to face the New Zealander.
Heather Lewis won the battle of the Welsh race walkers as she took over the mantle of British Indoor Champion from Bethan Davies in Birmingham on Sunday. Pembrokeshire's Lewis led the way for Wales as four athletes returned home with medal winning performances on the second day of the championships.... Read More
By Owen Morgan Sprinter Melissa Roberts produced the performance of the day with a blistering win in the 200 metres at the Welsh Athletics Championships in Cardiff. The Birchfield Harrier posted a personal best of 24.37, breaking her own championships record in the process, during the final event of a... Read More
Cardiff sprinter Sam Gordon saved the best until last as he rounded off a thrilling afternoon's action at the National Indoor Athletics Centre in Cardiff with a record-breaking win in the men's 60metre sprint. The final event of the Welsh Indoor Athletics Championships on Saturday saw Gordon lining up against... Read More
Cardiff sprinter Sam Gordon blasted his way to the 100m title on home soil in the 100th Welsh Athletics Championships held at Leckwith's International Sports Stadium. Gordon posted the sixth fastest time in Welsh sprinting history as he claimed a personal best time of 10.32 to overcame 2016 champion and... Read More