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Anna Hursey Ready For More Limelight At Paris Olympics

Anna Hursey Ready For More Limelight At Paris Olympics
Anna Hursey believes her long stint in the limelight, that began as a table tennis child prodigy, will prove invaluable when she goes to her first Olympic Games this summer. At just a month past her 18th birthday, the Welsh teenager will be one of the youngest members of the Great Britain squad heading to Paris later this month.

Paris Organisers Insist City Is Ready For The Olympic Games

Paris Organisers Insist City Is Ready For The Olympic Games
Paris Olympics supremo Tony Estanguet said Sunday that the city was "ready" for the Games as he played down complaints from some residents and businesses about the impact of the event. "We are ready as we head into the final phase," Estanguet told a press conference in Paris, five days from the opening ceremony on Friday.

Sabrina Fortune Smashes Own World Record in Paris Warm-Up

Sabrina Fortune Smashes Own World Record in Paris Warm-Up
Sabrina Fortune has shattered her own F20 shot put world record ahead of the 2024 Paris Paralympic Games. The 27-year-old from Deeside achieved a remarkable throw of 14.83m during a senior meeting at Alexander Stadium in Birmingham on Sunday.

Mark Williams Says Modern Snooker Stars Owe So Much To Ray Reardon

Mark Williams Says Modern Snooker Stars Owe So Much To Ray Reardon
Ray Reardon has been hailed as the inspiration behind Mark Williams’ career following the death of one of snooker’s greatest champions. Welsh three-time world champion Williams hailed Reardon - who died at the weekend at the age of 91 - for paving the way for future generations of snooker players.

Potter’s Wheel . . . Things may be About to Turn Quickly for Former Swansea City Boss

Potter’s Wheel . . . Things may be About to Turn Quickly for Former Swansea City Boss
He may not have quite matched Billy McCandless’ 1948 record of winning his first three games in charge, but Graham Potter did okay as manager of Swansea City. There was no promotion from the Championship to the Premier League - the Swans finished 10th in his one season in charge in 2018-2019 - but there was enough to admire to realise why England may now be keen to make him their successor to the departed Gareth Southgate.

Richard Whiffin Admits Wales U20s Need To Stop Soft Tries As They Finish Eighth At World Championship

Richard Whiffin Admits Wales U20s Need To Stop Soft Tries As They Finish Eighth At World Championship
Wales’ campaign in the World Rugby U20 Championship finished in disappointing fashion with a 47-31 defeat to hosts South Africa in the 7th place final at the DHL Stadium in Cape Town. The Junior Springboks were determined to finish the championship on a winning note after suffering two defeats to Argentina.

Warren Gatland Admits Poor Judgement In Cory Hill Captaincy Fiasco

Warren Gatland Admits Poor Judgement In Cory Hill Captaincy Fiasco
Warren Gatland has admitted it was a terrible idea to make Cory Hill a Wales captain. The Wales coach said he regretted the decision to give the honour to Hill for the final game of the tour to Australia, what proved to be a one-point victory over Queensland Reds.

Morgan Morse Set To Make History As The Wisest Head On Young Shoulders

Morgan Morse Set To Make History As The Wisest Head On Young Shoulders
Morgan Morse will become the most-capped player for Wales U20 when he plays against the Junior Springboks in the final game at the 2024 World Rugby Junior Championship. It will be his 24th appearance, taking him past the 23 won by former Scarlets wing Ryan Conbeer, but he could go on to win 10 more next season.

Former Swansea City Boss Graham Potter Leaves England Wondering

Former Swansea City Boss Graham Potter Leaves England Wondering
Graham Potter says he feels "really ready, really excited" to return to football management, but would not comment on speculation linking him with the vacant England job. The former Swansea City boss has been out of work since leaving Chelsea in April 2023 after just seven months in charge at Stamford Bridge.

Wales Face Reds, Hoping Not To Finish Red-Faced

Wales Face Reds, Hoping Not To Finish Red-Faced
No-one is exactly sure why, but Wales play Queensland Reds on Friday. It’s something to do with a planned Test against Samoa not materialising, other international opponents being touted, and the final conclusion that a game against provincial opponents might still swell the coffers, anyway, so what the heck.

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“The Best No.13 In The World” . . . Jonathan Davies Earns Glowing Farewell

Scarlets head coach Dwyane Peel has paid a fulsome tribute to Jonathan Davies, claiming the Wales centre became “the best No.13 in the world” during his time with the region. Davies, 36, has announced he will be leaving the Scarlets at the end of the season, bringing down the curtain... Read More

A Team Of Stars Turned Out To Light Farewall Path Of Cardiff’s Peter Thomas

You’d have been able to pick a pretty good Cardiff rugby team from all of the players who turned up at Llandaff Cathedral to pay tribute to the man who became synonymous with the club and the region during his lifetime. Peter Thomas died at the end of March from... Read More

16-Year-Old Racing Driver Matthew Rees Goes Full Speed Ahead

By Paul Evans Matthew Rees is rocketing up the motorsport rankings and is now considered by many as a star in the making. Whether that means he will be the next Lewis Hamilton remains to be seen, but the 16-year-old from Cardiff has certainly made a fast start off the grid. Having won... Read More

Cardiff Teen Matthew Rees Setting The Single-Seater Racing World Alight As He Leads F4 Leaderboard

By Paul Evans Matthew Rees is setting the UK single-seater motor racing world alight, after taking the lead in the prestigious F4 British Championship mid-way through his debut season. With 15 of the 30 rounds completed, the Cardiff teenager is sitting on top of the leaderboard, thanks to another double podium finish... Read More

Natasha Cockram And Dewi Griffiths Tame Wind And Rain To Storm To Victory In Llanelli Half

Natasha Cockram and Dewi Griffiths continued their build-up to next month's London Marathon with impressive victories at the re-arranged Risk Kitchens Llanelli Half Marathon on Sunday. The original race was postponed on safety grounds last month when Storm Ciara brought high winds and heavy rain to South Wales. But there... Read More

Helen James Follows Matthew Rees In Showing True Marathon Spirit

Helen James is one of six inspirational runners to receive a 2019 Spirit of the London Marathon Award. The award celebrates those extraordinary people who have demonstrated the unique spirit of what is considered to be the world’s greatest marathon. A member of the Cardiff-based Les Croupiers Running Club, James... Read More
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