Connor Roberts has revealed how the Wales squad have been taking inspiration for their European Championship campaign by watching footage of Euro 2016. Wales scaled the heights three summers ago as Chris Coleman’s side reached the semi-finals of Euro 2016 after ending a 58-year wait to play at a major tournament. The journey in France began with a 2-1 win over Slovakia in Bordeaux – the same opponents that Ryan Giggs’ side face in their opening 2020 European Championship qualifier at the Cardiff City Stadium on Sunday.
Wayne Pivac is in danger of leaving the Scarlets on a low note after admitting they served up their worst display in his five years in charge as they were hammered by the Cardiff Blues. Pivac – who is leaving at the end of the season to prepare to take charge of Wales after the World Cup – is in familiar territory for many coaches whose next job is announced long before they leave their current one. No matter what they utter in public about maintaining their focus until the last goodbye, they are often undermined by players who decide the king is dead, long live the next one.
Wales’ young female artistic gymnasts dominated the competition at the British Championships in Liverpool, with the Welsh female Espoir (under 13s) gymnasts taking eight of the top ten spots in the all-around competition and winning gold in every individual apparatus contest.
Race walker Heather Lewis smashed her 20k personal best in Switzerland on Sunday to become only the fifth British woman to break the 96-minute barrier. The Pembrokeshire Harrier finished fourth at the Lugano Trophy International Race Walk Grand Prix in a time of 95:15. The time was a minute faster... Read More
Welsh sprinter Owen Smith is celebrating his second Great Britain call-up of the year. The Cardiff AC man pulled on the GB vest at the European Indoor Championships in Glasgow earlier this month. Now, he has been included in a strong British team bound for the IAAF World Relays in... Read More
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Dewi Griffiths got a taste of what he can expect when he makes his London Marathon debut in seven weeks time as he finished fourth in the Vitality Big Half. While Mo Farah was sprinting it out with Belgium’s Bashir Abdi and Kenya’s 2017 London Marathon champion Daniel Wanjiru up... Read More
Exclusive by Owen Morgan Welsh sprinter Jeremiah Azu is a young man who seems to thrive on overcoming disappointments and turning them into positives. Last weekend, Azu brought a close to a blistering indoor season with a 60m win in the junior international match against England at Cardiff’s National Indoor... Read More
Pembrokeshire athlete James Tomlinson will represent Great Britain at the European Throwing Cup in Slovakia this weekend. Tomlinson, who has been named in a nine-strong Great Britain team, will compete in the under-23 men’s discus competition. The event in Samorin on Saturday and Sunday will see some of the world’s top... Read More