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Luxury Limo Taulupe Faletau Revs Up For Cardiff And Wales

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Elinor Barker, Sister Megan, And Anna Morris Strike Gold For GB In World Championships

Elinor Barker admitted to pain before the gain after she and Anna Morris struck gold for Great Britain at the Cycling World Championships. The Welsh pair – along with semi-final teammate and Barker’s sister Megan - were part of the GB women’s team pursuit who took a magnificent gold medal... Read More

Matt Richards . . . Wales' New King Of The World At 20

Matt Richards has revealed he feels “incredible” after becoming Wales’ first swimming world champion. The 20-year-old won the 200m freestyle gold at the World Aquatics Championships in Japan on Tuesday to become one of the global superstars of the sport. Richards – already an Olympic champion with Great Britain in... Read More

Jade Jones Admits: "I'm Getting Older" . . . But She Is Back To Winning After Becoming European Champion

Jade Jones has proved she is back to top form after winning taekwondo gold at the European Games 2023. Wales double Olympic gold medalist defeated Hungary's Luana Marton in the -57kg final on Saturday. Denbighshire star Jones, who suffered a shock early exit in her bid for a third straight... Read More

Poppy-Grace Stickler And Ruby Evans Lead The Way For Wales At Welsh Open Championships

The best women’s artistic gymnasts in Wales and Great Britain took centre stage in Cardiff at the weekend – with home favourites Poppy-Grace Stickler and Ruby Evans among the medals at the 2023 Welsh Open Artistic Championships. Stickler bagged a brilliant bronze in the Senior Open all-around competition; she scored... Read More

Nico's Golden Mum . . . Elinor Barker Wins At European Championships And Emma Finucane Takes A Silver

Elinor Barker has won her first cycling title since giving birth to her son Nico less than a year ago. The Welsh track star partnered Katie Archibald to victory in the Madison at the European Championships in Switzerland. It was Archibald’s third title of the week and 20th of her... Read More

Paul Karabardak Becomes World Champion And Says: "There Aren't Many Of Those From Swansea"

Paul Karabardak reckons becoming world champion compares well to the silver medal he won at last year’s Tokyo Paralympics. The Swansea para table tennis star and Billy Shilton produced a superb performance on day two of the Andalucia 2022 World Para Table Tennis Championships to take gold in the men’s... Read More
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