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Natalie Powell's Hopes Of Fourth Straight European Medal Dashed

Wales' top judoka Natalie Powell had to settle for seventh place at the European Games in Minsk as she missed out on a  fourth straight medal. The 28-year-old won her second round contest in the -78kg category against Russia's  Russia's Antonina Shmeleva having been handed a first round bye.

Evan Hoyt's Wimbledon Dream Now Rests With Doubles Wild Card

Evan Hoyt’s dream of playing in the men’s singles at Wimbledon this year is over. Wales’ number one lost in straight sets to Brazil’s Rogerio Dutra Silva in the opening round of qualifying at Roehampton. But it was a desperately close battle which went against 24-year-old Hoyt as he lost 7-6, 7-6 to the world No.223 – a ranking almost 200 places above the Llanelli-born player.

Patrick Powers In To Win Llantrisant Open Squash Title

Welsh Golfers Taking To The Open Road Dreaming Of The Claret Jug

The road to winning the most cherished title in world golf starts today as 13 courses around the UK and Ireland host more than 1,400 wannabee Open champions as Regional Qualifying for the 148th Open at Royal Portrush begins. The players are all competing for a spot in the Final Qualifying rounds before the main event starts on 14-21 July. There are 41 Welsh players in action, all dreaming of staying on course for a ticket to Portrush.

Jason Pritchard To Make Nicky Grist Stages Debut

Builth Wells champion rally driver Jason Pritchard will contest his home forestry event, the Nicky Grist Stages, for the first time on Saturday 13 July in his North Road Garage-backed Ford Escort RS1800. Having won the MSA British Historic Rally Championship title for a record three times in a row (2015, ’16 and ’17), this will be the first time that Pritchard has competed against the Historic crews in the Jordan Road Surfacing BTRDA Rally Series. So competitive is the Historic section this year that class leader George Lepley (Hillman Avenger) is also lying third in the overall BTRDA Series drivers’ points table! Co-driven by Phil Clarke, Pritchard is contesting the Nicky Grist Stages as part of his on-going preparations for another attempt at this winter’s Roger Albert Clark Rally. He’s done that event twice before, and after a broken half-shaft ruined a one minute lead, the talented 31-year old driver is aiming to win the November classic for the first time this year.

Magnificent Seven Take South Wales Warriors Closer To West Title

Ben Pritchard Admits He'd Have Sunk Rowing . . . If Not For The Rival He's Now Beating

Ben Pritchard has paid tribute to his Great Britain rival Andy Houghton after beating him to a bronze medal at the second World Rowing Cup regatta in Poland. The Welsh para-rower finished third in Poznan – one place ahead of Houghton in the PR1 single - to continue his rapid rise through the sport. Former triathlete Pritchard, from Swansea, had beaten Houghton to a medal when he took bronze in Italy earlier this month and he repeated the trick in Poland.

James Books His Ticket To Euros After Striking Gold In Bedford

Wales and Great Britain discus international James Tomlinson clinched automatic selection for next month's European Under-20 Championships in Sweden at Bedford on Sunday. The Pembrokeshire athlete took gold at the England Athletics Under-20/U-23 Championships and European trials with a throw of 56.93m to retain his title.

Wales Students Lose Opening RL Home Nations Game Against England

Wales were beaten by England in the first game of the 2019 Student Four Nations in Edinburgh on Sunday, thanks to a solid second half from the holders. Wales were 22-10 down at half-time with the game still in the balance, but England came storming out of the traps after the break and quickly sealed the win.

Magnificent Matt Notches Up Seventh Win Of 2019 In Swansea Half

Matt Clowes powered to his ninth win of the year as he defended his JCP Swansea Half Marathon title as Tracy Barlow retained her women's crown. The Cardiff AC runner produced another impressive display on Sunday stopping the clock in 65:49 just over a minute shy of his 64:44 course record from last year.

Wales Rally GB

Drive My Car: Wales Rally GB Will Start In Home Of The Beatles

World Championship motor sport is coming to Liverpool with confirmation that this autumn’s Wales Rally GB (3-6 October) will set off from the city’s historic Waterfront. It’s the first time Britain’s round of the FIA World Rally Championship has started outside Wales since 1999 and never before in 74 previous... Read More

World Championship Rally Stages Open To Local Heroes

Top class rallying really is a world apart from all other major league sports: the action is staged miles from the beaten track; the extraordinary high-speed spectacle rewards like no other and, incredibly, it is a sport which offers enthusiastic local amateurs the chance to compete on the same high-profile... Read More

Wales Rally GB Heading To Liverpool......And Oulton Park Hosting A Special Stage

For the first time in recent history, Wales Rally GB (October 3-6) will kick off over the English border with its showpiece Ceremonial Start relocating into Liverpool’s iconic Waterfront. Another new addition follows swiftly with an early evening opening special stage set at Oulton Park, the well-known race circuit situated... Read More

Could Rally GB Be Leaving Wales After 2019?

Wales has hosted the British round of the World Rally Championship since  2000, first in Cardiff and now in north Wales. But this October's event could be the last for a few years at least with plans for a rotation system, starting in Northern Ireland next year. Here Dai Sport's rallying... Read More

Colwyn Bay To Host Wales Rally GB Special Stage

Colwyn Bay will host a spectacular two-mile special stage on this year’s Wales Rally GB (3-6 October), with chicanes, donuts and a hairpin corner set out along the seaside town’s multi-million pound redeveloped Promenade. This news extends the FIA World Rally Championship event’s presence in County Conwy following confirmation that... Read More

Elfyn Evans' Boss Says Welsh Rally Ace Will Bounce Back From Corsica Agony

Elfyn Evans' boss reckons the Welsh rally ace now knows he can fight for victory on all surfaces despite his Rally Corsica agony. The Dolgellau-born speedster was romping to his second career victory in the World Rally Championship until a final stage puncture relegated him and new co-driver Scott Martin... Read More
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