Joel Makin faces a Group decider at the CIB PSA World Tour finals in Cairo after losing his second match. The 25-year-old from Haverfordwest was beaten 2-0 (11-8, 11-6) in 48 minutes by Egypt's fifth seed Marwan ElShorbagy.
Ryan Giggs admits he was playing the long game when he agreed with Tottenham that Gareth Bale should be left out of the Wales squad. The Wales manager will be without his captain, talisman and match-winner for the England friendly on October 8 and the following Nations League games away to the Republic of Ireland and Bulgaria. It comes after Bale is yet to make his second debut for Spurs since rejoining the London club on a season-long loan from Real Madrid earlier this month.
Callum Paterson has admitted he is gutted to be leaving Cardiff City, revealing he felt he wasn't needed anymore. But the Scottish international says the switch to Championship rivals Sheffield Wednesday will put the smile back on his face.
Jamal Lowe insists Swansea City are determined to maintain their unblemished defensive record when they face fellow unbeaten Championship rivals Millwall. The Swans have yet to concede after setting a club record with three clean sheets to take seven points out of a possible nine.
Geraint Thomas says he is determined there will be no repeat of his Giro d'Italia agony when he begins his quest for a second Grand Tour crown on Saturday. Wales' 2018 Tour de France champ was well in contention for the Giro in 2017 when a crash wrecked his hopes forcing him to abandon a few days later.
New golfers in Wales can take part in a national competition through the month of October at their clubs, in a relaxed and fun event. The New2Golf Championship replaces the Summer Swing which was originally planned pre-COVID for golfers coming through the Wales Golf scheme New2Golf.
Joel Makin has been told to shoot for the squash stars and become the world's No 1. The 25-year-old showed his credentials to be the best when he beat reigning world champ Tarek Momen for the third time in a row at the CIB PSA World Tour Finals.
Swansea City coach Alan Tate will sit out most of October in the stands – and be almost £1,000 lighter in the pocket – after being found guilty of violent conduct by the Football Association. One of head coach Steve Cooper’s right-hand men, Tate will be missing from the technical area for upcoming games against Millwall, Huddersfield, Coventry and Bristol City. Tate’s punishment comes after he was caught on camera at the Liberty Stadium on September 19 in an altercation with Birmingham City’s Jon Toral.
A speculative tweet to the organisers of the Virgin Money London Marathon has led to a Cardiff distance runner taking part in a unique race involving the world’s greatest athletes. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, this year’s London Marathon will be an elite-only showdown involving the likes of endurance legends Eliud Kipchoge and Kenenisa Bekele and run in a secure biosphere at St James’s Park on October 4.
Rob Lainton, Wrexham’s 6ft 4in goalkeeper, is set to make his first appearance of the season when the Dragons entertain St Mirren this afternoon. The former Port Vale, Burton and Cheltenham ‘keeper has missed all 16 Vanarama National League fixtures because off injury, but he’s ready to play in the Scottish... Read More
Newport County have clawed their way into the League Two top six and now have a run of four home fixtures in their next five matches. Their 2-0 win against Swindon away, courtesy of goals from Mark O’Brien and Jamille Matt, was a massive result for the Exiles, who now face... Read More
Peter Creed is flying the Welsh flag in the PSA Satellite Llantrisant Open semi-finals. Caerphilly-born Creed, from the Rhiwbina club, won his quarter-final against Lewis Doughty in straight games and plays Tom Ford in the last four. Manchester-born Doughty, aged 28 and ranked at 189 in the World, was beaten 11-4, 11-6,... Read More
Former European Junior Champion Nathan Lake, from Gloucestershire, was top seed for a World ranking squash tournament in South Wales this weekend. Cheltenham-born Lake, a 26-year-old who plays out of the East Glos club, has been drawn against Liam Eason in the first round. Eason, aged 21 and from the Rhondda, is... Read More
Luke Summerfield, a 31-year-old midfield player from Dartmoor in Devon, has committed to Wrexham for 2019-20. Ivybridge-born Summerfield, who started his playing career with local club Plymouth Argyle, made 37 appearances for the Dragons last season and scored twice. "Luke made it clear he wanted to stay at the club and the... Read More
Veteran rider Byron Moorcroft of Cowbridge seems to be riding better than ever, writes Brian Lee. He chalked up the 24th winner this season at the well attended Banwen Point-To-Point Club Steeplechases.. Moorcroft was riding Jason Warner's five-year-old chestnut gelding French Piece, which scored by three lengths from Gowell after making most... Read More