Gareth Furlong bagged his second goal of the Belfius EuroHockey Championship as Wales lost to Spain in Antwerp. The Surbiton HC defender followed up his strike in the 2-2 draw with England on the opening day.
Welsh athletes will be taking on some of the world’s best at Sunday’s Diamond League meeting in Birmingham. The latest leg of the international athletics roadshow features more than 60 global medallist, including 10 reigning Olympic champions, two Paralympic champions and 13 reigning world champions. Commonwealth Games bronze medallist Melissa Courtney, who beat Laura Muir in the Vitality Westminster Mile earlier this year, will line up over the same distance in the Milicent Fawcett Mile alongside fellow Brit Eilish McCoglan.
Steve Cooper says Borja Bastón was revelling in the role of leading the line after his two goals secured their 3-2 win over Preston. The £15m Spanish striker went 1,022 days without a Swansea goal before this season but now has three goals in three league games. It was his equaliser on the stroke of half-time that gave the hosts a lifeline after Joe Rafferty’s early strike put a dominant Preston side ahead after 11 minutes.
Warren Gatland says Wales will not get carried away after replacing New Zealand as World Rugby’s top-ranked nation. Wales’ 13-6 World Cup warm-up victory over England in Cardiff saw them end the All Blacks’ 10-year unbroken rankings reign. And their debut rise to the summit comes just 34 days before the World Cup kicks off in Japan.
Wales came agonisingly close to pulling off a shock victory over England on their return to the top tier of European competition after 20 years. Coach Zak Jones’ side were within three minutes of victory in their opening Pool A game at the Belfius EuroHockey Championships in Antwerp.
The Welsh sprinting charge continued at full throttle this week during the annual Belfast International meeting. Sam Gordon led the way as he continued his outstanding form to produce a brilliant performance in the men's A 100m final on Thursday night. The Cardiff athlete, who recently ran a wind-assisted 10.08... Read More
Swansea Harrier Joe Brier helped the Great Britain 4x400m relay squad to a silver medal at the European Under-23 Championships in Sweden on Sunday night. Brier ran the third leg as GB came home in second place behind Germany, clocking a time of 3:04.59 which helped the team end the... Read More
Rising Welsh middle distance star Jake Heyward launches his European Under-23 1500m title challenge on Thursday evening. The Cardiff AC athlete will take to the track at 7pm local time in the Swedish city of Gavle in the first round of the 1500m. Heyward is a European champion at Youth... Read More
Five Welsh athletes have been named in Great Britain’s team for next month's European Under-23 Championships in Sweden. Middle distance star Jake Heyward will renew his rivalry with Europe’s best young 1500m runners, while brother and sister Joe and Hannah Brier, will join Shannon Malone and Melissa Roberts in the... Read More
Cardiff Athletics endured a difficult day overall in their British... Read More
Swansea Harrier Joe Brier made his senior debut in a Great Britain vest at the European Indoor Championships in Glasgow on Sunday night. Brier, who represented Britain at the World Junior Championships in Finland last year, ran the second leg of the men's 4x400 relay in the penultimate event at... Read More