Tour de Gwent all in a good cause

Organised by St David’s Hospice Care, the Tour de Gwent offers a fun day out for recreational and hardcore cyclists with all funds raised going towards the upkeep of the hospice, which provides palliative care to people facing life-limiting illnesses and support to their families. Sponsored by Whitehead Building Services, the annual event will take…

Highland Games season kicks off in May

There are many ways in which Scottish culture differs from that of the rest of the British Isles, but perhaps nothing better sums up those differences than the Highland Games… Scotland’s way of celebrating its age-old artistic and athletic traditions. Some believe the games originated as a clan chieftain’s way of choosing his best bodyguards…

Exciting climax to Cardiff Blues season

The Cardiff Blues home clash against South African outfit Southern Kings could prove to be a key fixture in the side’s battle to qualify for the end-of-season Pro 14 play-offs and provides the ideal time for supporters to enjoy the climax to the 2019 season, with the fixture on 2 March being officially designated as…

Open returns to Royal Portrush

The last time the Open Championship left mainland Britain was 68 years ago when it was held at Royal Portrush Golf Club in Antrim, Northern Ireland, and this year it leaves for the second time in its 148-year history… returning to Northern Ireland’s flagship course from 18–21 July. The 36-hole club has two links courses,…

Six Scots book Glasgow tickets

After a thrilling weekend of qualifying action at the British Athletics Indoor Championships in Birmingham last weekend, there will be at least six Scots competing on home soil in Glasgow when the European Athletics Indoor Championships get underway on 1 March 2019. Laura Muir, Chris O’Hare, Zoey Clark, Neil Gourley and Jemma Reekie all booked…

Countdown to Melbourne revs up

The countdown to the start of the new Formula One season begins in earnest tomorrow as Toro Rosso and Williams launch their new cars for 2019, following on from Haas, who unveiled their VF-19 machine last week. On Tuesday Renault get in on the act, followed by Racing Point, Mercedes and Red Bull on Wednesday,…

Skaters speeding to Sofia in March

The path to the podium has never been easy for British speed skater Elise Christie… despite being a 10 times European gold medalist and the first European woman to win an overall world championship title, her failure to bring back medals from three Olympics has overshadowed what has so far been a highly successful career…

Pruszkow on track for world champs

Track cycling has a long pedigree, with the first world championships dating back to Chicago in 1893. Starting out on an amateur footing, separate professional races were held from 1895 and it wasn’t until 1993 in Hamar, Norway, that “open” racing took over. Regulated by the Union Cycliste Internationale, the championships are open to riders…

H46 brand encouraging boxers

With Anthony Joshua sitting on top of the world in the heavyweight game, Britain’s enjoying something of a purple patch in the boxing world at the moment. Joshua currently holds the WBA, IBF and WBO belts and is the man to beat in the heavyweight division but Britain also has four other world beaters in…

Chicago to host squash World Championships

One of the biggest participation sports in the world not included in the Olympics, squash is played by an estimated 20 million people worldwide in more than 180 countries. This year the World Championships will be held in Chicago, United States, from 23 February to 2 March and will feature 64 of the best male…