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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

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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

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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Wales Commonwealth Games Star Elizabeth Popova Bags British Five-Medal Haul

Team Wales Commonwealth Games star Elizabeth Popova marked her first Rhythmic British Championships as a senior gymnast with a five-medal haul in Telford. Popova took bronze in the senior all-around competition on Saturday, scoring 103.950 overall across her four pieces of apparatus, which included 27.500 with the hoop, 27.700 with... Read More

Welsh Rhythmic Commonwealth Hopefuls Enjoy Success In Estonia

By Carl Field Wales’ best rhythmic gymnasts enjoyed success in Tartu, Estonia at the Miss Valentine Tartu Grand Prix last weekend as they continue to build towards the Commonwealth Games. Reigning Welsh senior champion Gemma Frizelle was competing in the Tartu Grand Prix, representing Great Britain. The 23-year-old, who is attached to Llanelli... Read More

Laura Halford Admits She's Now Learning Her Toughest Routine . . . Gymnastics Coach

For years she was the best in Britain when it came to rhythmic gymnastics, but now Wales’ Commonwealth Games star Laura Halford is busy developing the next generation. That’s a difficult gig at the best of times - which these are certainly not as the effects of the pandemic and... Read More

Wales Star Laura Hanging Up Her Ribbon...And Ball, Hoop And Clubs

Sam Warburton quit at the top of his game at 29 earlier this year and now another of Wales’ superstar performers, Laura Halford, has hung up her rhythmic gymnastics ribbon at the even younger age of 22. The four-time Commonwealth Games medallist announced her decision to retire after finishing 65th... Read More

Halford Crowned All-Round British Rhythmic Gymnastics Champ - Again

Laura Halford continued the Welsh domination of the British Rhythmic Gymnastics crown as she won her fifth all-round title in Telford. The 22-year-old made it five wins in the past six years to extend Welsh success in the showpiece event to 11 triumphs in the past 13 years, building on... Read More

CF23 6XD . . . The Centre Of Wales' Sporting Universe

Over 50 athletes at the Commonwealth Games, a record-breaking Winter Olympian, a constant flow of... Read More
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