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Slimline Geraint Thomas Hoping World Time Trial Champs Are Just The Tonic

Geraint Thomas reckons he is riding the crest of a wave as he returns to Italy after hitting a downward spiral earlier in the season. Wales' 2018 Tour de France champ showed his return to form when finishing second on the Tirreno-Adriatico stage race this month.

That's A Rap: Mark Williams' European Masters Hopes Ended By Tour Rookie And You Tube Rapper

Mark Williams crashed out of the European Masters at the hands of Tour rookie Peter Devlin who is also a rapper with his own You Tube channel. Wales' three-time world champion fought back from 4-1 down to level at 4-4 in the second-round match.

Gareth Bale Lined Up For A Second Season At Spurs, Says Jose Mourinho

Gareth Bale Lined Up For A Second Season At Spurs, Says Jose Mourinho
Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho is hopeful Gareth Bale can stay at the club beyond his season-long loan deal. The Wales captain has returned to Spurs on loan, seven years after leaving the north London club for Real Madrid in an £86m transfer. Asked if Bale will stay at the club for more than a year, Mourinho said: "If everybody's happy, it would be perfect.

Welsh Duo Charlotte Arter And Kris Jones In GB Team For World Half Marathon Champs

Welsh international endurance runners Charlotte Arter and Kris Jones have been selected to represent Great Britain at the rescheduled World Athletics Half Marathon Championships in Poland next month. Swansea Harrier Jones was in fine form before lockdown, clocking a new half-marathon PB of 63:10 in Barcelona back in February.

Zoe Backstedt Celebrates 16th Birthday By Joining Top Belgian Cycling Team

Wales' rising cycling star Zoe Backstedt has joined top Belgian Cyclocross team Tormans-Acrog. Backstedt - who turned 16 today (September 14) is making the move after two seasons with Storey Racing where she amassed 120 wins.

In Praise Of Stephen Myler . . . As The Ospreys Man Prepares For Season 17

In Praise Of Stephen Myler . . . As The Ospreys Man Prepares For Season 17
Stephen Myler is a new face to many Ospreys fans as he prepares to begin his first full season with the region. But anyone familiar with rugby – union and league – over the border in England will know the Myler back story goes back a long, long way as Peter Jackson reports. As from next month, Stephen Myler will have outlasted every single one of his fly-half contemporaries in Europe and beyond – the veterans’ veteran. At 36, the unsung Merseysider will soon find himself out on his own in the ultimate endurance race, a feat so difficult to overestimate that it’s akin to a long-distance club runner superseding the holiest of Olympian trinities, Emil Zatopek, Abebe Bikila and Haile Gebrsalassie, in one fell swoop.

Former Cardiff City Keeper Neil Etheridge Says Now He's At A Sleeping Giant Of A Club

Former Bluebird Insists He’s Gone On To Bigger And Better Things

Darren Rogers Named New Chair Of Weightlifting Wales

Darren Rogers has been appointed as the new Chair of Weightlifting Wales. Rogers, a very well-known and respected member of Weightlifting Wales, succeeds Barry Eaton in the post.

Harry Wilson Set For Switch from Liverpool To Burnley, Reports

Harry Wilson's 14-year stay at Liverpool could be over amid reports he bound for Burnley. The Wales flier has been at Anfield since joining the club's under 9s but a permanent move away finally looks on the cards.

Chaz Davies: I Deserve A Works Ride In World Superbikes Next Season

Chaz Davies insists he deserves a seat with a works team in World Superbikes next season. The Knighton-born rider's contract with Ducati runs out at the end of this season.

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Sophie Ingle . . . Moulded At Chelsea, Made In Barry, 100 Not Out For Wales

Sophie Ingle believes mighty Chelsea and little Vale Wanderers have been crucial influences in her route to becoming a Welsh centurion. Ingle will win her 100th cap in Oslo tonight when Wales attempt to put a dent in Norway’s leadership of their Euro qualifying group. It is a fittingly significant... Read More

Tennis Wales Appoint Former International Bethan Lewis To Board

Former Wales international Bethan Lewis has been appointed to the board of Tennis Wales. Lewis, who won national honours at both junior and senior level in the early 2000s, will join as a director next month and brings wide experience as both a player and a communications consultant. A director... Read More

From The Jungle To A Green Dream . . . How Caerleon Bowls Club Got Rolling Again

George Gibb admits he wore the look of an anxious man as he peered across the green at Caerleon Bowls Club earlier this summer. “It was a bit of a jungle, to be honest,” says the club’s former chairman. “We were looking out and worrying a little at the state... Read More

The Ultimate Disney Adventure Story . . . As Connah's Quay Nomad John Says: "When We're Old And Grey, We Can Say We Played In The Champions League"

John Disney and his Connah’s Quay Nomads teammates will run their hearts out tonight in a bid for European glory – but the defender will sit very still if he is substituted. The experienced Disney will be a key figure for the Nomads as they carry the nation’s flag into... Read More

Port Talbot End Five Month Training Gap . . . And Get Back In The Groove

Port Talbot Ladies head coach Hayley Williams admits there was a fair degree of apprehension before her players went back to training this month.  After all, it had been a long time since the Welsh Premier Women’s League squad members had last got together for their twice weekly sessions. But thanks... Read More

Vote Rhondda Netball . . . For More Taylar Moores And Other Super Heroes Without Capes

Rhondda Netball are calling on supporters to back their bid for a share of £1m as they aim to develop more role models and leaders within their organisation. Having already become a regional winner, the Valleys netball charity – one of the largest female sports participation programmes in Wales –... Read More
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