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.
Welsh sprinter Owen Smith is celebrating his second Great Britain call-up of the year. The Cardiff AC man pulled on the GB vest at the European Indoor Championships in Glasgow earlier this month. Now, he has been included in a strong British team bound for the IAAF World Relays in... Read More
Swansea Harrier Joe Brier made his senior debut in a Great Britain vest at the European Indoor Championships in Glasgow on Sunday night. Brier, who represented Britain at the World Junior Championships in Finland last year, ran the second leg of the men's 4x400 relay in the penultimate event at... Read More
Welsh middle distance star Melissa Courtney celebrated St David's Day by winning a 3,000m bronze medal at the European Indoor Athletics Championships in Glasgow. The Poole AC athlete also ran a huge personal best, smashing her own Welsh 3,000m indoor record in the process as she finished third behind home... Read More
Welsh athletes are hoping to make it a St David’s Day to remember on the opening day of the European Indoor Athletics Championships in Glasgow. First up on Friday morning will be Cardiff's Owen Smith, who takes to the track in the first round of the 400m at 10.20am, while... Read More
If you are a talented young Welsh athlete, you will be spotted and your talent will be developed to the highest possible level. This inspiring message comes from the man tasked with taking Welsh track and field stars to the next cycle of global athletics events. National coach Chris Jones... Read More
Three Welsh athletes have been included in the Great Britain team for next month's European Indoor Athletic Championships. Melissa Courtney, Owen Smith and Joe Brier have been named in a 48-strong squad for the event which starts in Glasgow on March 1. Middle distance star Courtney earned her place in the... Read More