Adi Yussuf, Wrexham’s Tanzanian international, is on an FA Cup mission this weekend and the striker has special opponents in his sights. The Dragons have been drawn against Yussuf’s former club Solihull Moors away in the Emirates FA Cup fourth qualifying round.
Mason Jones has become the latest Welshman to join the UFC after earning a four-fight deal. The Blaenavon fighter called for his chance in MMA's premier series after becoming a Cage Warriors two-weight champ in September.
Jay Harris was made to battle all the way as he made a winning return to the ring in the MTK fight night. The Swansea fighter said he was 'buzzed' after a stinging left-hook from Marcel Braithwaite in the fourth round rocked him to his roots.
Shooter Amy Clinton has re-signed for Celtic Dragons for the Vitality Netball Superleague season. The former England U21 player, who joined from Loughborough Lightning last season, appeared in all three of the 2020 games before the COVID-19 suspension.
Gareth Bale has been warned he may have to get used to an uncomfortable subs’ bench as often as a “beautiful chair” at Tottenham. The suggestion was made by Spurs manager Jose Mourinho in the wake of Bale’s second debut for the club following his loan move from Real Madrid. Mourinho did not think the introduction of the Wales captain was the catalyst for his side’s late capitulation against West Ham.
Two Welshmen will be on the start line when the Vuelta a Espana begins on Tuesday in Irun near Bibao. Steve Williams and Scott Davies will both be riding for Team Bahrain McLaren, but for Williams just competing in a three-week Grand Tour has already been a major accomplishment and testament to teamwork, as he tells Owen Morgan. World Tour team cyclist Stevie Williams benefitted from a career-saving collaboration between Sport Wales and his Team Bahrain McLaren outfit which has helped him return from a long-term injury. One of Britain's most promising young riders, Williams' career had been put on hold for 18-months by a mystery knee problem shortly after signing for Team Bahrain McLaren - one of the sport's top teams.
Chaz Davies signed off with Aruba.it Racing Ducati by storming to victory in the final World Superbikes race of the season in Estoril. The Knighton-born rider admitted there were tears on the grid before the start on the Portuguese track.
Tomas Francis will have more medals in mind this week as he prepares for a possible Heineken Champions Cup and English Premiership double with Exeter Chiefs. The Wales tight head prop will be missing from the international warm-up match with France in Paris this weekend because of club commitments. The Chiefs meet Wasps at Twickenham in what will be their fifth successive Premiership final.
Neil Harris says Cardiff City have established a foothold in the Championship after Sheyi Ojo's first goal sealed a 1-0 victory at Preston. The victory lifted the Bluebirds up to 12th with seven points from five games - all their points coming away from home.
There were red cards at either end of the game of the day in the JD Cymru Premier League, but neither Barry Town United nor Connah’s Quay Nomads could conjure up a goal. The reigning champions went down to 11 men in only the second minute when defender John Disney was sent off for being the last man at the back when he pulled down Curtis Jemmett-Hutson. That immediately put the Nomads, who had lost their unbeaten record with a 1-0 defeat at arch-rivals The New Saints earlier in the week, under pressure and they rode their luck at the start of the second half.
British Milers Club Roger Bannister Mile time trial.
By Owen Morgan Some of Wales’ top runners are finding ways of sharpening their competitive edge during the coronavirus crisis. Welsh Athletics, in conjunction with the other home nations, this week announced that the suspension of all competition had been extended until June 30. So, with road races and athletics meetings shut down... Read More