As he prepares for his senior debut at Wimbledon, Evan Hoyt tells Owen Morgan how his doubles campaign can help fuel his ambition for continuing the climb up the world rankings. Still reeling from defeat in the biggest singles match of his senior career, Welsh tennis number one Evan Hoyt received the perfect phone call to raise his spirits. The 24-year-old had lost in the first round of men’s singles qualifying for Wimbledon - his dream of playing in the main draw at the world’s most prestigious tennis tournament apparently on hold until next year.
Wales 1 Belarus 2 Wales finished sixth after losing their final game of the FIH Series Finals in Valencia. Skipper Leah Wilkinson netted with around 90 seconds left from a penalty corner with her fourth goal of the tournament.
Coming back from serious spinal surgery and attempting to regain your place among the elite of world sport is a difficult enough prospect. Doing so having just become a mum for the second time, and combining training with the demands of looking after two children aged under two, makes it even more daunting. Yet, that is exactly what Helen Jenkins, Wales' most successful triathlete, is attempting to do as she looks to win back her spot in the British team for next year's Olympic Games in Tokyo.
Ffion Tynan led the way as Wales golfers took three of the top four places at the Henry Cooper Junior Masters Girls in Nizels golf club in Kent. The Pontyclun schoolgirl underlined her status as one of Wales' top young golfers as she took a five shot lead into the final round and sensible golf saw her preserve that lead, with a competitive race behind her for second.
Jeremiah Azu, James Tomlinson and Sarah Omoregie have been named in Britain's team for next month's European Under-20 Championships in Sweden. The Welsh trio are among the first wave of selections for the championships in Boras from July 18-21. All three have set new personal bests in their respective disciplines this season to book their ticket to Sweden.
Just hours after defeat at the Wimbledon singles qualifying tournament, Welsh Tennis number one Evan Hoyt was awarded a wildcard into the main draw of the men's doubles tournament. Hoyt's Wimbledon dreams seemed to be in tatters after he suffered a hard fought straight sets singles defeat at the hands of Brazil's Rogerio Dutra Silva at Roehampton on Monday afternoon.
Neil Warnock insists Cardiff City are making the right pre-season plans this summer after announcing a tour of North America. The Bluebirds – who are preparing for life back in the Championship after relegation from the Premier League – will play two games in the United States and one in... Read More
Canadian hit-man Mike Hedden leads Cardiff Devils’ scoring in Champions League ice hockey - and has Vaxjo Lakers in his sights this evening. Hedden has scored three goals and added an assist in four group fixtures for Devils and he is level with Vaxjo’s leading marksman Austin Ortega, a 24-year-old Californian. Ortega,... Read More
Neil Warnock’s Bluebirds were given a valuable lesson in chasing shadows by Spanish club Real Betis at Cardiff City Stadium. And yet manager Warnock had good reasons to feel positive about the focus and determination his players put into their performance against top quality opposition despite suffering a 2-1 home defeat. Almost... Read More
Icelandic captain Aron Gunnarsson will be a key player for Cardiff City when they open their Premier League campaign at AFC Bournemouth next Saturday. Gunnarsson, starting his eight season with the Bluebirds, looks certain to start alongside Joe Ralls in central midfield at Dean Court. Former Coventry City player appeared in all... Read More
Identical twins Josh and Jacob Murphy are on a ‘winner takes all’ collision course. Over the second weekend of the 2018-19 Premier League season Josh is intent on making his home debut for Cardiff City against Jacob’s Newcastle United. They will be facing each other on opposing teams for the first time... Read More
Danny Ward and Kadeem Harris both scored hat-tricks in Cardiff City’s crushing 11-1 win against Bodmin Town at Priory Park in Cornwall. The Bluebirds fired seven goals during the first half with Ward (2), Harris (2), Nathaniel Mendez-Laing, Josh Murphy and Bobby Reid the scorers, while Ward, Harris and Murphy added... Read More