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Luxury Limo Taulupe Faletau Revs Up For Cardiff And Wales

Taulupe Faletau Wales
The player Cardiff Rugby coach Matt Sherratt described as a Rolls Royce will go through the gears for the first time in six months on Friday night. Taulupe Faletau - who broke his arm playing for Wales at the World Cup - will make his comeback in the capital city region’s United Rugby Championship match against Ulster in Belfast.

Jackson Page To Share Crucible Spotlight With Ronnie O’Sullivan

Jackson Page snooker
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

Emma Finucane cycling
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.

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Swansea City Look To Charlie Patino As Their Next London Loan Star

Swansea City fans could be forgiven for getting a little excited after the recruitment of new loan signing Charlie Patino from Arsenal. The 19-year-old hardly pulled up any trees in terms of results when he was sent out to Blackpool - who were relegated last season - but the devil... Read More

Wrexham Reach D-Day And Seek Hollywood Ending

Phil Parkinson has insisted Wrexham’s promotion focus has not wavered in a “unique” season and his players enter the title showdown with Notts County determined to deliver the Football League dream that Hollywood owners Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney crave. Runaway top two Wrexham and Notts County meet in a... Read More

Vaulks' Message For Warnock 'I'm Ready For Battle'

Professional Under-23 Development League Colchester United (u-23) 0, Cardiff City (u-23) 2 Will Vaulks has sent a timely reminder to Neil Warnock that he’s ready for SkyBet Championship action. The £2m signing from Rotherham United has struggled to break into the starting line-up with the consistency of Marlon Pack, fast-improving Leandro Bacuna and... Read More

Welsh Cage Warriors Champ Jack Sets Ultimate Target

Welsh fighters earned a clean sweep at Cage Warriors 104 in Cardiff Bay. Bantamweight champion Jack ‘Tank’ Shore, fighting out of Abertillery, retained his belt at the Viola Arena.  Cage Warriors is Europe’s leading mixed martial arts promotion and Welshman Shore continues to impress in his quest to progress and compete at... Read More

Newport County Rue Defensive Lapses Against Imps

Newport County were forced into a late team reshuffle at Sincil Bank and suffered the consequences. Defender Mark O’Brien cried off with illness just before kick-off, County changed their team shape to accommodate late call-up midfield player Matty Dolan. “Pipey was out with a hamstring injury and O’Brien was sick after we’d... Read More

Brother And Sister Win Coors Newport Open Titles

Brother and sister were crowned champions at the Coors Newport Open Squash Championships. Emyr Evans lifted the men’s A title, while sister Tesni, ranked 15 in the World, won the women’s A trophy. Cardiff’s Emyr, aged 20, defeated 21-year-old Owain Taylor, a Welshman from Colchester in straight sets at Newport SRC. Evans won... Read More
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