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.
Dundee Stars 3, Cardiff Devils 1 Cardiff Devils suffered a shocking Elite League defeat against Dundee Stars in Scotland. Devils had swept to nine successive wins in Scotland this season, beating Dundee, Glasgow and Fife in league and cup fixtures. Cardiff have scored 41 goals and conceded 20 in 10 matches against Scottish... Read More
Cardiff Devils 4, Manchester Storm 0 Captain Jake Morissette and his Devils are within touching distance of winning the Elite League title, but they dare not relax just yet. Leaders Devils earned a 15th successive home League win when they defeated Manchester Storm in front of a sell-out attendance at the Viola... Read More
Cardiff Devils 2, Guildford Flames 0 Goalie Ben Bowns kept a third shutout in four Elite League matches as Cardiff Devils stayed on course to win the Elite League ice hockey title. They have seven fixtures to play in the regular season and are four points ahead of Belfast Giants. Both teams have... Read More
Andrew Lord is putting any plans for a big 34th birthday bash on ice in Belfast this evening (Friday). It's Lord's birthday today and he celebrates by sending his Cardiff Devils players into battle against Belfast Giants at the SSE Arena in Northern Ireland. The title rivals clash twice in two days, more... Read More
Countdown to the new Ice Hockey season - Cardiff Devils first match is 44 days away Captain Jake Morissette and Sean Bentivoglio are the latest Cardiff Devils forwards returning for the 2018-19 ice hockey season. Head coach Andrew Lord has now confirmed 11 players in his quest to recruit a team to... Read More
Neil Warnock’s Bluebirds go for gold when they play Reading at home on Sunday. dai-sport journalist Terry Phillips has been reporting on Cardiff City for a quarter of a century. Here is part two of his reflection on the club’s promotion seasons. Craig Bellamy stood at the front of the open top... Read More