Tag Archives: Wales

Women’s sport – it’s serious, but we’re glad it’s still fun

Women’s sport seems to have hit new heights – in Britain at least – in 2015.

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Community tennis on the charge in Wales

Guest post by Peter Drew CEO – Tennis Wales With Wimbledon on the horizon once again it always brings out the discussion about tennis being an overly elitist and expensive sport in Wales and in Britain, and the governing bodies … Continue reading

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The man who changed the face of tennis

Amid all the worthy winners at last week’s Tennis Wales awards, a 78-year-old man stole the show. That’s understandable because Mike Davies is the man who changed the face of tennis.

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Marketing awards celebrate best in Wales

Every year, the best marketing campaigns in Wales are celebrated at the Chartered Institute of Marketing’s Canmol awards, and this year two of the Weltch Media team were there.

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How we told our friends about our awards

We hate to gloat, but we won an award last week – in fact three. Our senior consultant, Andy Weltch, sent out an email to various contacts that we thought was worth sharing more widely.

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Speedway celebrities – the first real sporting stars?

It may seem that the sporting “star” is a phenomenon of our time – almost any sports person thought to merit a mention in the media seems to be dubbed a “star”. We may think it wasn’t like that in … Continue reading

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Tennis is thriving in the land of its birth

Among Wales’ many sporting claims to fame, one of the least known but perhaps most significant is that it was the birthplace of lawn tennis.

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It’s not just for elite athletes – why we all need recovery time

 Guest post by ex-Team GB track cyclist Denise Hampson, now a successful health behaviour economist, based in Colwyn Bay, Wales.

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The teamwork lessons which business can learn from sport

Sport has taken a lot of lessons from business over recent years, but an event this week has convinced us that business could learn more from sport.

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Crashes, broken arm and a spectator fainting – the opening night of midget car racing in Wales

As Newport speedway prepares to add car racing to its programme for 2012, Andy Weltch looks back at the history of four-wheeled competition in Welsh stadiums.

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