Lauren Williams is on course for a $70,000 (around £54,000) jackpot after coming through,gh her first fight at the World Taekwondo Grand Slam event opened in China. The 19-year-old from Gwent beat Croatian rival Doris Pole 2-0 to reach the last eight in the -67kg weight division in Wuxi.
Georgia Davies was happy to end the year with another bronze medal as she finished third in the 100m backstroke at the FINA World Short Course Swimming Championships in China. Davies – who also earned bronze for Wales earlier this year at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games – finished among the medals on the second day of competition in Hangzhou. The European Champion tied for the third place podium position with Minna Atherton of Australia in a time of 56.74 in what was expected to be a hotly contested and close race.
The crown worn by the best student rugby team in Wales will be up for grabs on Wednesday night when Cardiff Met host Cardiff University at the Arms Park. It will be the second time this season the top two college rugby sides in the country have met and will give a clue as to whether the gap is closing. Both are part of the leading student rugby tier – the BUCS Super League – but Cardiff Met sit second in the table, whilst their city rivals are second from bottom.
Geraint Thomas's team-mate Chris Froome is confident Team Sky will still be racing in 2020 - even if it is under a different name. The duo - who are both set to chase Tour de France glory next July - have seen their futures put under a cloud after Sky announced its sponsorship would finish at the end of 2019.
Geraint Thomas' Team Sky future is under a cloud after Sky announced its sponsorship of the team will finish at the end of 2019. Wales' Tour de France champ has only just agreed a new three year deal with the team that was due to run until the end of 2021.
The Dragons are set to appoint “a world class” coach to replace Bernard Jackman, who was officially removed from his post on Monday. A new man is due to be announced as soon as the beginning of next week and I understand talks are already well advanced with Jackman's successor - around 90% done. The appointment will be temporary - from the outset at least - lasting until the end of the current season after which both sides will review the situation.
Neil Warnock and his coaching staff have been flying around Europe on scouting missions in search of a striker to lead the Bluebirds attack. But he still believes that Cardiff City forward Kenneth Zohore could prove to the the answer. Warnock has been to Nantes, France plus at least one other match, while Kevin Blackwell, while Ronnie Jepson and James Rowberry were... Read More
Neil Warnock revealed he told winger Junior Hoilett before the game: “Cut in from the right and have a go.” That’s exactly what happened when Canadian international Hoilett smashed home the winning goal against Wolves at Cardiff City Stadium, a victory which lifted the Bluebirds to 15th place in the Premier League. Neil Warnock, who celebrates his 70th birthday on Saturday, said:... Read More
There is no rest for the wicked and certainly none for Neil Warnock as he prepares to take charge of Cardiff City’s vital clash with Wolves tonight on the eve of his 70th birthday. The Bluebirds manager is intent on celebrating with three points, an opportunity that would provide him with enough reason to raise a few repeated glasses when... Read More
Neil Warnock has come down firmly in favour of managers who rage, roar and boot the water bottle. The Cardiff City manager – whose team host Wolves on Friday, a fixture that will revive memories of his infamous spat with Nuno Espirito Santo last season – believes passion on the touchline is good for the game. With the debate over... Read More
Neil Warnock turns 70 on Saturday when the Cardiff City manager will join an exclusive club (membership: three) who have reached that milestone working in the Premier League. Graham Thomas listened to how and why Warnock the touchline warrior keeps battling on. Far from waning, Neil Warnock’s memory seems to be improving with age. Ask him when he first decided... Read More
Bluebirds defender Gregg Cunningham insists the team are ‘growing’ into Premier League football. They suffered a 1-0 defeat at Everton after Gylfi Sigurdsson netted a second half winner, but there were a lot of positives from the Cardiff City performance. Former Manchester City and Preston North End player Cunningham has forced his way into manager Neil Warnock’s Cardiff City team at left-back... Read More