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Jackson Page To Share Crucible Spotlight With Ronnie O’Sullivan

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Welsh youngster Jackson Page will face history-chasing Ronnie O’Sullivan at the start of the World Snooker Championship. The 22-year-old Page, from Ebbw Vale, will share the spotlight as the sport’s best take to the green baize at the Crucible from Saturday, with the winner crowned in Sheffield on Sunday, May 6.

Gwennan Hopkins Makes Big Impact And Stakes Claim For Long Future For Wales

Gwennan Hopkins
It took Gwennan Hopkins a mere five minutes to make her mark in international rugby. Not many teenagers score on their Test debut, but that’s exactly what the 19-year-old Hopkins did in Cork last weekend as she provided Wales with their only points in a 36-5 defeat.

Jamie Jones Makes It To The Crucible After Beating Former World Champion

Jamie Jones
Jamie Jones has qualified for the World Snooker Championship after ending a 20-year attendance at the tournament for former world champion Neil Robertson. Weshman Jones stormed to a in the final round of World Championship qualifying, meaning Robertson will miss out on the Crucible for the first time in two decades.

The Cardiff Bulut . . . To Fire, Or Not To Fire

Not for the first time since he purchased Cardiff City, owner Vicent Tan has a big call to make. Does he bite the Bulut . . . or fire it? Manager Erol Bulut is out of contract at the end of the season - his sole campaign in charge - and discussions over a new deal have not really gone beyond ordering the coffees.

Huy Of A Ride: Stevie Williams Powers Into Record Books

Stevie Williams bagged the biggest victory of his career when he became the first Brit to win the La Flèche Wallonne classic race.

Former Ryder Cup Wales Chief Rob Holt Is New Chair Of Wales Golf

The former chief executive of Ryder Cup Wales is to become the next Chair of Wales Golf.

Ken Owens Bows Out After 91 Caps And 20 Years Of Hooking

Ken Owens Wales
Wales’ most capped hooker, Ken Owens, has confirmed his retirement from rugby. The 37-year-old Scarlets forward – who has not played for almost a year because of a back injury – says he was advised to stop playing.

Gold Coins For Gold Medals Is Wrong, Says Cycling Chief

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The decision by World Athletics to award prize money at the Paris 2024 Games goes against the Olympic spirit and solidarity among international federations, the head of cycling's global governing body (UCI) has claimed. Athletics became the first sport to offer prize money to Olympic champions when WA President Sebastian Coe announced last week that gold medallists in Paris will each earn £40,000.

Matt Richards Backs Olympic Prize Money As Way To Crush Enhanced Games

Matt Richards swimming
Wales’ world champion swimmer Matt Richards - one of five Team Wales stars selected for Great Britain at this summer’s Olympic Games - believes financial rewards for Olympic gold medals are the only way to shut down the controversial Enhanced Games. Australian freestyle swimmer James Magnussen has become one of the first athletes to sign up for the Enhanced Games. Magnussen will intentionally dope in an attempt to win $1 million by breaking a world record at the event.

“Rolls Royce” Taulupe Faletau Is Ready To Cruise Back Into Lane For Cardiff And Wales

Taulupe Faletau Wales
Taulupe Faletau is poised to return from injury for Cardiff this weekend - providing a huge boost to Wales’ hopes of picking themselves up off the floor this summer. The peerless Lions No.8 has not played since breaking his arm at the World Cup six months ago.

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Mark Jones Replaces Byron Hayward As Wales U20s Coach

Byron Hayward has resigned as Wales U20 coach and been replaced on a temporary basis by former Wales wing Mark Jones. Hayward - who was in his second stint in the age group set-up - has stepped down as lead pathway coach after a difficult season in which his side... Read More

Ryan Woodman . . . The Welsh Captain From Red Rose Stock Whose Dad Has Been Successfully Converted

Ryan Woodman will have a small army of fans cheering him against England on Friday night – most of whom are English. The Wales U20s captain is from purest red rose stock, with his parents and grandparents hailing from the other side of the border. In fact, his father Kirk... Read More

Llien Morgan . . . The Wales Kid Who Swapped Spikes For Studs Thanks To Jeremiah Azu And Ospreys Deal

Llien Morgan had a tough call to make between rugby and athletics - until the Ospreys and Welsh sprinting sensation Jeremiah Azu helped make up his mind. Morgan – the quicksilver Wales U20s wing – will bid to add to his two tries against Ireland last week when he faces... Read More

Luca Chases The Limelight As Wales U20s Bid To Start The Weekend With A Bang Against Ireland

Luca Giannini has revealed how the meteoric rise of Joe Hawkins is inspiring the current crop of Wales U20 youngsters. Scarlets teenager Giannini will make his Six Nations bow as one of the youngest players in coach Byron Hayward’s side when Wales host Ireland in Colwyn Bay on Friday night... Read More

Wales U20s Are Given French Lesson In Colwyn Bay

Wales Under 20s fell to a 47-15 defeat to a powerful France Under 20s side in Colwyn Bay. Byron Hayward’s side showed plenty of character but were ultimately undone by the class of France who have moved to the top of the Under 20s Six Nations table, with Wales back... Read More

Harri In A Hurry . . . Williams Makes Amazing Comeback To Start For Wales U20

By Graham Thomas Harri Williams might have been preparing to play Wimbledon this year if he had enjoyed a growth spurt when he was 11 years-old. The Scarlets youngster might also have become an eye-catching young professional footballer if he had stayed with Colchester United in his teens. Instead, Williams is preparing for... Read More
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