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Just Perfect: Aled Davies Lands 10th World Title With Shot Put Gold

Aled Davies won the 10th world title of his glittering para career after claiming his sixth successive F63 shot put gold in Kobe.

Geraint Thomas Grateful To Peleton Respect After Crash At Giro

Geraint Thomas Giro d’Italia
A late crash gave Geraint Thomas a scare in his bid for a place on the overall podium at the Giro d’Italia. Andrea Vendrame soloed to victory from a breakaway on stage 19 of the race in Sappada after Thomas hit the tarmac.

Eddie Byrom And Sam Northeast Give Glamorgan Solid Start At Leicester

Eddie Byrom Glamorgan
Glamorgan benefited from some inconsistent Leicestershire bowling as they finished on 352 for 8 on day one of their Vitality County Championship match at Leicester after being put in on a pitch as green as the unprepared strips next to it. With leading run-scorer Colin Ingram rested, Eddie Byrom (86) and Kiran Carlson (80) were the chief beneficiaries as Leicestershire conceded cheap runs in the first half of the day.

Cardiff Dragons Hoping For Arena Fever As They Get Ready For Big Move

Cardiff Dragons London Pulse netball
Cardiff Dragons believe they can follow the lead of London Pulse and attract a diverse new fan base by switching home venues to a bigger venue. Dragons are away to Pulse on Saturday at the Copper Box Arena, with the Welsh club having already played their final home game at their regular House of Sport location in Cardiff.

Leeds’ Welsh Taffia Against The Coach With A Swansea Fanbase Could Be A Final to Savour

Ethan Ampadu Leeds United
Wales manager Rob Page rarely talks about club allegiances but there must be a fair chance he will be wearing white this weekend. Page often stresses the need for his players to be playing at the highest level, in the Premier League, in order for them to be accustomed to the quality required for international football.

Cardiff Skipper Liam Belcher Aims To Make Judgement Day Payback Day

Liam Belcher Cardiff
Cardiff skipper Liam Belcher led his side to a memorable first win of the year in Durban last weekend and has now set his sights on delivering a huge ‘Thank You’ to the fans on Judgement Day. A year ago, Cardiff pipped the Ospreys not only to the Welsh Shield, but also to the final place in the Investec Champions Cup with a superb 38-21 win that enabled them to finish as ‘top dogs’ in Wales in the BKT United Rugby Championship.

Llandovery Coach Insists Super Rygbi Cymru Will Force Out Mercenaries

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Llandovery head coach Euros Evans believes the new Super Rygbi Cymru tournament will create players who are driven by long-term ambition - rather than a short-term dash for cash. Evans - who has turned The Drovers into the best club side underneath regional level - admits the new salary cap will mean players will not be making much money from the semi-professional game.

Springboks Star Jasper Wiese Banned And Will Miss Wales Test

Jasper Wiese South Africa
Wales’ first summer opponents South Africa will be without World Cup-winning loose forward Jasper Wiese after he was banned for six matches. The suspension of Wiese will rule him out of Tests against Wales, Ireland, Portugal and Australia.

Erol In Peril As Cardiff City Owner Vincent Tan Grows Impatient Again

Erol Bulut Cardiff City
Welsh football fans digesting the news of Mauricio Pochettino’s departure from Chelsea must be wondering: How did they do that? Not “why did they do that?” but how? How could they possibly have decided on their manager’s future over one expensive restaurant meal, a mere two days after the end of the season?

Harrison Walsh Saves His Best Until Last To Bag World Bronze

Harrison Walsh bagged the first world medal of his Para career as he claimed bronze in the F64 discus in Kobe.

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Welsh Pair Awen Gwilym Davies And Niall Pickerd-Barua To Follow In The Footsteps Of Legends At Orange Bowl Championships

Rising young Welsh stars Awen Gwilym Davies and Niall Pickerd-Barua are set to play in the renowned Junior Orange Bowl Championship in the USA – dubbed the “unofficial World Championships” for players aged 14 and under. The two 12-year-olds, both from Cardiff, will test their progress at the Coral Gables... Read More

Cameron Norrie . . . A Welsh/Scottish/New Zealand/South African Tennis Success Story, But Not Overnight

By Hannah Blackwell Wales has a new tennis star – at a stretch. Cameron Norrie may have been born in South Africa and grew up in New Zealand from the age of three, but his mother is Welsh and proud enough of the fact to have named Norrie’s sister Bronwen. It’s a tenuous... Read More

Evan Hoyt Has Healed The Scars Of Body And Mind . . . And Is Ready For Tennis Return This Summer

The sun is shining, spring is in the air and also in the step of Evan Hoyt – Wales’ top ranked tennis player – who is finally nearing fitness. It’s been a long road back for Hoyt who told Graham Thomas there were times when he wondered whether he would... 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

Welsh Tennis Players Start Petition To Return To Court

Tennis players have launched a petition calling for the sport to be “unlocked” following the urgings of the sport’s governing body towards the Welsh government. The petition to allow outdoor tennis in Wales to restart had been signed by over 2,000 people by midday on Sunday. It comes after Tennis... Read More

Sports Technology Has Taken Flight Like A Pair Of Nike Alpha Fly . . . And No-One Knows The Destination

You don’t have to be a ranting Premier League football manager, raging against VAR, to understand how technology is changing every aspect of sport. From parkrun to Eliud Kipchoge, sport is being dramatically altered. Graham Thomas speaks to some of those at the sharp end of the transformation. In Wales... Read More
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