Chaz Davies blasted to victory in Barcelona to bag his first World Superbikes win of the season and complete a memorable double for Welsh motorsport. The Knighton-born rider triumphed in Sunday's second race of the Catalunya round just hours after Elfyn Evans won Rally Turkey.
Elfyn Evans stormed to a stunning victory on Rally Turkey to seize the lead in the World Rally Championship title chase. The Dolgellau racer overturned a one minute deficit to win by over 35 secs on an astonishing final day.
Ryan Taylor has two goals in his locker already for Newport County, but his real target is promotion to League One. The County striker delivered on his promise to build on his debut goal at Scunthorpe as he hammered home the winner on his League debut for Newport in their 2-1 win over Barrow at Rodney Parade. The former Plymouth man bagged a disputed goal in the 1-1 draw against the Iron, but there was no disputing his claims to a rasping shot from the edge of the Barrow area after Sam Hird had gifted him the ball in a defensive howler.
Welsh 100m champion Sam Gordon continued his return from injury with a win at the Sprints Open event held in Cardiff on Saturday. On another day, the Cardiff Athlete would have been happy with a time of 10.25, which would have been a new PB, but a strong tailwind meant he had hoped to run in even faster.
Gerwyn Price says he is ready to bring his A game to his bwin World Series of Darts quarter-final on Sunday as he aims for a 15th straight win. The 35-year-old faces Nathan Aspinall in the last eight in Salzburg in a tournament which has seen fans returning to the arena.
Scarlets coach Glenn Delaney was left wondering what might have been after his side blew two great chances in the final 15 minutes to notch a first win in Toulon. The Welsh region followed the Dragons in bowing out at the quarter-final stages of the European Challenge Cup as they were beaten 11-6, but it could have been different. Steff Evans lost out in a foot race with opposite number Gabin Villiere as he was hauled down five metres short after a sprint from half-way and then replacement centre Tyler Morgan knocked on as he was being driven over from a close range line-out.
Tesni Evans reached the quarter-finals of the PSA World Tour Manchester Open after coming through another hour long battle. The Rhyl-based player, seeded seven for the event, beat England's No 9 seed Alison Waters.
Swansea City assistant coach Alan Tate could have his collar felt by the FA after a bust-up with Birmingham City’s Jon Toral. Tate put his hand to the throat of the Spanish player as he left the field at half-time during the Swans’ goalless home draw. Both Swansea head coach Steve Cooper and Birmingham manager Aitor Karanka claimed they had not seen the incident.
Chaz Davies produced another charging display to claim third place in the opening race on the Catalunya Round in World Superbikes. The Knighton-born rider powered his way through the field after qualifying 11th to finish behind Aruba.it Racing team-mate Scott Redding.
Wales' Becky Morgan claimed a top 10 finish at the Lacoste Ladies Open De France. The 46-year-olf from Abergavenny carded a final round 72 (+1) to finish on level par over the three rounds.
Former Wales international Bethan Lewis has been appointed to the board of Tennis Wales. Lewis, who won national honours at both junior and senior level in the early 2000s, will join as a director next month and brings wide experience as both a player and a communications consultant. A director... Read More
Tennis players have launched a petition calling for the sport to be “unlocked” following the urgings of the sport’s governing body towards the Welsh government. The petition to allow outdoor tennis in Wales to restart had been signed by over 2,000 people by midday on Sunday. It comes after Tennis... Read More
Sports Technology Has Taken Flight Like A Pair Of Nike Alpha Fly . . . And No-One Knows The Destination
You don’t have to be a ranting Premier League football manager, raging against VAR, to understand how technology is changing every aspect of sport. From parkrun to Eliud Kipchoge, sport is being dramatically altered. Graham Thomas speaks to some of those at the sharp end of the transformation. In Wales... Read More
As the Australian tennis Open heads towards its final rounds in the men’s and women’s tournaments, Owen Morgan recalls an infamous match in the USA from the Seventies that now has echoes through sport in Wales. The 1970s saw the Battle of the Sexes between women’s tennis superstar Billie Jean... Read More
Evan Hoyt’s Wimbledon adventure ended with a quarter-final defeat - but praise from two-time champion Andy Murray. The 24-year-old from Llanelli had enjoyed a dream debut at the tournament, but his remarkable mixed doubles run with partner Eden Silva came to a gallant end in the quarter finals on Thursday... Read More
Evan Hoyt isn’t the only Welsh tennis player who has been sampling the rarefied atmosphere of life in the second week of Wimbledon. While the Llanelli mixed doubles quarter-finalist is blazing a trail not ventured by a Welshman in the senior tournament since 1975, two Welsh Juniors have also been... Read More