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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.

“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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State Man Is The Main Man On Cheltenham Day One

Sean Bowen insists his chances of riding a winner in the big race on the opening day of the Cheltenham Festival have improved – but admits he still expects State Man to win the Champion Hurdle. The Welsh jockey rides Not So Sleepy in Tuesday’s feature race, which has been... Read More

Bowen’s Back! . . . Super Sean Ready To Leave Rivals Behind Him In Hunt For Title

Sean Bowen returns to racing on... Read More

Welsh Gymnastics Trio Enjoy Successful European Youth Olympic Festival

Welsh artistic gymnasts Ellie Lewis, Jemima Taylor and Alex Niscoveanu all returned home from Slovenia with medals in their luggage after representing Team GB at the European Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF) in Maribor. Niscoveanu, 17, who hails from Penarth and trains at South Essex, won Team gold alongside Jonas Rushworth... Read More

Connor Earns Sixth Winner In Prolific Spell Of Success

Welshman Connor Brace, a 7lb claiming jockey attached to Fergal O'Brien's Cotswold yard, has been in cracking form (writes Brian Lee).  He won the opening Juvenile Hurdle on 14-1 outsider Phoenican Star for O'Brien at Stratford.  Star was Connor's sixth winner since the end of last month, having won  at meetings all... Read More

Connor's Huntingdon Win, Christian's Success

Former Welsh pony racing champion Connor Brace put his flat racing experience to good use when landing the Racing TV Standard Open Flat Race over two miles at Huntingdon (writes Brian Lee). Riding A Book Of Intrigue, a 40-1 chance, for his guv’nor Fergal O'Brien, who trains in the Cotswolds, the... Read More