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.
By Owen Morgan Adele Nicoll is living proof of the old saying that a change is as good as a rest. And if you can enjoy both - as Wales’ winter Olympian has managed over recent months - then so much the better. Nicoll, from Welshpool, is currently at the Winter Olympics in... Read More
By David Williams Laura Deas is to take some time out from competing after her failure to recapture her 2018 medal form at the Winter Olympics in Beijing. The Welsh skeleton star – who won bronze at the Pyeongchang Games four years ago – plans to recover from what she described as... Read More
By Lucy Rees Laura Deas has insisted conditions in Beijing are to her liking as she prepares to back up Wales’ first Winter Olympic medal. Bronze medalist in PyeongChang four years ago, Deas is preparing for her second Olympic skeleton competition against a background of complaints from many athletes in China that... Read More
Welsh Shot Putter Named As Reserve For Women’s Bobsleigh In The Winter Olympics After World Cup Second Place Medal
By Lucy Rees Team GB has named Adele Nicoll amongst the eight bobsledders heading to the Winter Olympics next month in Beijing. After first stepping into a bobsleigh back in 2020, her first World Cup race in 2021, and being selected as a reserve in 2022, it's fair to say the shot... Read More
By Hannah Blackwell Laura Deas believes she can be inspired to win another Olympic medal when she heads to China for the Winter Olympics next month. Deas – the first Welsh woman to win a medal at the Winter Games – has been named in the Great Britain skeleton squad that will... Read More
Laura Deas will go for gold next month when the Welsh Olympian returns to the Games, this time being held in Beijing. She may be a specialist in skeleton – one of the most technically demanding of winter sports – but as she tells Lucy Rees, her foundation as an... Read More