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.
Cardiff Fire return to ice hockey action this Saturday when Romford Raiders are visitors to the Viola Arena in Cardiff Bay (6.30pm). Captain Alan Armour and his Fire team won a bruising, physical battle 7-3 against Swindon Wildcats in their last fixture despite having Swedish defenceman Viktor Langseth thrown out on... Read More
While Merthyr Town were earning a 3-0 Southern Football League win in Basingstoke, Cardiff Fire were left without a game in the Hampshire town. The Martyrs were victorious, while Fire quickly switched their focus to Sunday’s National League ice hockey clash with Swindon Wildcats after their trip to Basingstoke Buffalo was... Read More
Wales powered to victory against Sweden in their Uefa under-19 Championship qualifying match at Nantporth, Bangor. The Welsh boys produced an outstanding team performance and earned their win against the group’s top seeds. Bury's Joe Adams and substitute Christian Norton, who plays at the Southampton Academy, scored the goals for manager Paul... Read More
Wales suffered in their first match during Uefa under-19 Championship qualifying in North Wales. An 85th minute penalty, converted by Billy Gilmour, earned Scotland a 2-1 victory at Belle Vue, Rhyl. Manager Paul Bodin expected Scotland to provide the toughest test for his young Wales side in this qualifying tournament and the... Read More
Swedish midfield player Adnan Maric scored the winner for Swansea City Under-21s in their Checkatrade Trophy group match against Charlton Athletic away. “It’s one of my better goals,” Maric told Swansea City’s media team. “We’d had a few chances already so, as the ball came across, I decided to try my... Read More
Andrew Lord has been tweaking his Devils lines during the build-up to their Champions Hockey League match against Swedish title winners Vaxjo Lakers this evening (Tuesday, 7.30pm). Cardiff head coach Lord switched Charles Linglet and Joey Haddad during the third period of their Elite League home win against Dundee Stars at... Read More