Wales may be about to have their first shot at World Cup glory in 64 years, but manager Robert Page, is already looking to a future built around the likes of Bennan Johnson. As Page prepares for the do-or-die play-off against either Scotland or Ukraine, he also has a mind on the younger generation. The caretaker boss - whose own deal with Wales only runs as far as the end of the World Cup campaign - has heaped praise on fit-again Kieffer Moore, and believes he can bring something different to the team, but has stressed the importance of preparing the younger players in the squad for the future of Welsh football.
"It's what we have been training for and preparing for a long time, so it’s both nerve-wracking and exciting.” Those are the words of Welsh rhythmic gymnast Gemma Frizelle as she and her team-mates prepare for a massive next three weeks. First up is the Rhythmic Gymnastics British Championships in Telford this weekend, followed a fortnight later by the Welsh Championships in Cardiff.
Patrick Swan may be from Cornwall, but he is more than happy to regularly make the trip across the Severn Bridge to compete in - and for - Wales. Despite being based across the water in England’s most south-westerly county, Swan is a familiar face on the Welsh athletics circuit,... Read More
Welsh endurance athletes will be concentrating on the 10,000m distance this weekend, whether that is on the road or the track. On Saturday, a number of Wales’ top runners will be heading for London’s Parliament Hill track for the prestigious Night of the 10,000m PBs. The following day sees the... Read More
Wales And Scotland Should Not Insult Ukraine . . . As Oleksandr Petrakov Wants His Side To Reach The World Cup Finals On Merit Alone
By Stuart Taylor "I jumped for a medal for our Ukraine. I protect our country on the track and show that Ukrainian people never give up - and it is a strong nation which will do everything to win." These are the powerful words of Yaroslava Mahuchikh after she claimed gold in... Read More
By Owen Morgan Some of the... Read More
With the countdown clock to the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony now below 100 days, Welsh athletes have been competing across the globe in preparation. Some, who have already achieved the nomination standards, are fine-tuning their form and fitness ahead of the games in Birmingham this summer. Others are still chasing... Read More
Forget Cardiff, The Next Commonwealth Games Bid Will Be Made By Wales . . . With Maybe Some Help From England
After Birmingham 2022, the next Commonwealth Games will not be hosted by a single city, but by the Australian state of Victoria. It’s a significant move as it opens up the possibility of a collaborative bid from Wales – rather than just Cardiff – as Rob Carbon reports. The door... Read More