Wales winger Sorba Thomas has swapped a relegation fight with Huddersfield for a promotion chase with Blackburn Rovers after being told he had fallen down the pecking order with the Terriers. Thomas – who went to the World Cup with Wales only two months ago – was told his chances were going to be limited at Huddersfield after they brought in some new additions. The club are languishing in the Championship relegation zone, three points adrift of Cardiff City who are in 21st place.
New attack coach Alex King says Wales are determined to play an entertaining brand which is rooted deep in the country’s DNA. King joined up with the rest of Warren Gatland’s coaching staff on Monday, with the New Zealander having chosen the former England fly-half to replace Stephen Jones as attack coach. The 47-year-old has little time to get his messages and methods across ahead of the Guinness Six Nations opener against Ireland on February 4, but King is confident that he can do so to mark Gatland’s Wales return with a winning start.
Welsh female athletes are still waiting to hear from World Athletics who say their transgender policy is still a work in progress. Its stance follows claims made by British shot-putter that the governing body’s preferred option would “screw” female athletes. The global organisation is consulting with member federations over its preferred option for a new policy.
Jog On, Jake Heyward . . . The Welsh Kid Who's Run Past Coe, Ovett And Cram . . . And Now His Own Coach
How good is Welsh middle distance runner Jake Heyward? Good enough to be faster at 19 than Seb Coe, Steve Ovett and Steve Cram. That’s how good. Rob Cole tracks the Welsh teenager’s latest milestone. You would have thought the tension would be running high at the Team Thie track... Read More
Dai Greene will rub shoulders with some of his biggest rivals for a medal at the European Championships in Berlin next month when he runs in the Anniversary Games on Saturday. It is a quick fire return to the London Stadium for the former world and European 400m hurdles champion... Read More
Former world champion Dai Greene announced his return to the global stage with a third place finish at the inaugural Athletics World Cup in London on Sunday night. The 2011 400m hurdle world champion has endured an injury nightmare over the past five years, which would have seen many athletes... Read More
James Thie is the man who has put Ieuan Thomas, Josh Griffiths and Tom Marshall on the fast track to athletics success. Dai Sport’s Owen Morgan has been to meet him. Welsh endurance running coach James Thie has spoken of the pride he feels in the success of athletes in... Read More
What does it take for an athlete to make it to elite world level? For Ieuan Thomas it has required guts, determination, perseverance, and good health just to get him to the start line for the World Championships, as he told Owen Morgan. The 3,000 metre steeplechase is all about overcoming... Read More