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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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Seven Welsh Swimmers Named In World Class Programme

Seven Welsh swimmers have been named in British Swimming's World Class Programme for 2020/21. Georgia Davies (Energy Standard), Calum... Read More

From Pool To Lake, To Open Sea . . . How Dan Jervis Has Toned His Body And Freshened His Mind

Dan Jervis went to swimming’s world championships last year and failed to cope with the anxiety of expectation. Now, after lockdown and time spent out of the pool, he tells Graham Thomas he will be a calmer man heading towards next year’s Olympic Games. Dan Jervis is glad to be... Read More

Welsh Swimmers Find Refreshment After Longest Break From The Pool

Forget Ocean’s Eleven, the Welsh Pool 11 are back in the water. The leading swimmers in Wales have returned to training in Newport with their eyes firmly fixed on next year’s Olympic and Parlympic Games. Ross Nicholas tells Graham Thomas why a rest is even better than a change. Four... Read More

A New Jazz Age: Carlin Reflects On 2016 As She Aims To Inspire Next Generation Of Pool Stars

Just four short years ago relief was the overwhelming emotion for Jazz Carlin as she booked her spot for Rio 2016 in her final race at the British Olympic trials at Tollcross, Glasgow. Although she had finished first in the 200m and 800m free, neither time had been inside the... Read More

Georgia Welcomes ISL'S Backing In Choppy Waters

By Liz Byrnes Georgia Davies – world, European and Commonwealth medallist and Energy Standard athlete – has welcomed the International Swimming League’s financial package for swimmers as good news amid the relentless darkness of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The ISL has unveiled a £9million ($11million) lifeline which guarantees all 320 swimmers... Read More

Georgia Davies And Alys Thomas Still Leading The Next Wave In 2020

Welsh swimming will plunge into 2020 with two familiar faces leading the way, but reasons for optimism that results and performances in 2019 suggest new names are on the near horizon as Graham Thomas reports. Georgia Davies and Alys Thomas may be defying age as well as the traditional perceptions... Read More
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