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See You Soon, LA . . . Gareth Bale Set For July 9 MLS Debut After Cheeky Cardiff City Video

Gareth Bale has told Los Angeles FC he will see them soon in a message posted as it was announced the Wales captain is joining the Major League Soccer club. After weeks of speculation – that included the always seemingly unlikely idea that he might move from Real Madrid to play in the Championship for Cardiff City – Bale has opted to play in the United States as he prepares to lead Wales into the World Cup in Qatar later this year. The five-time Champions League winner is soon to be a free agent and is looking for a new club ahead of playing for Wales at the World Cup , which starts in November.

Azu Like It: Jeremiah Says He Wants To Change British Sprinting Forever After Racing Into History Books

Jeremiah Azu says he wants to change British sprinting forever after winning the Muller UK Athletics Championships 100m title in the fastest time ever run by a Welshman. Cardiff's reigning under-23 champion blasted to a remarkable wind-assisted time of 9.90 to win the final in impressive style.

Colin Ingram Admits Glamorgan's T20 Campaign Is Now In Catch-Up Mode

Glamorgan’s Colin Ingram admitted his team were disappointed at losing a seven-over bash against Somerset which leaves the Welsh county as outsiders to make the T20 Blast knockout stages. Glamorgan were denied a win in their final home match of the season in a hectic, rain-affected fixture. The match was reduced to just seven overs a side, with Glamorgan losing by 16 runs.

Hannah's Manor . . . Brier Confirmed As The Queen Of Welsh Sprinting With New Record

Hannah Brier became Wales's fastest woman in history with a blistering 100m run at the Muller UK Athletics Championships in Manchester on Friday night. The Swansea Harrier had previously jointly held the Welsh record of 11.39 with Sallyane Short and Elaine O'Neill.

Thousands Say Farewell To Phil Bennett As Scarlets, Wales And Lions Legend Leaves A Rugby Field For The Final Time

As the soft, summer rain fell, barely three miles from where Phil Bennett helped Llanelli famously beat New Zealand 9-3 at Stradey Park 50 years ago, family, friends, players past and present, coaches and rugby supporters gathered at Parc y Scarlets to honour his legacy. Bennett was described as “a great gentleman and a great rugby player” as giants of the sport from Wales and beyond united in tribute to him at a remembrance service at the stadium. Bennett, who died earlier this month after a long illness at the age of 73, captained Wales and the British and Irish Lions.

Volunteers Set The Culture And The Tone Of The Organisation . . . Allowing Run 4 Wales To Go From Strength To Strength

Drinking Has Long Been A Part Of The Culture Within Rugby . . . Has The Sport Got An Unhealthy Relationship With Alcohol?

Rhys Jones Already Had His Gold Medal Moment As He Relishes Prospect Of Commonwealth Games Hat-Trick

Rhys Jones has described being selected for a third Commonwealth Games as his “gold medal moment”. Anything else he achieves on the Alexander Stadium track in Birmingham this summer will be a bonus, says the para sprinter.

Adam Beard Insists Alun Wyn Jones Is "The Ultimate Professional . . . As Wales Face Daunting South African Test

Gareth Bale Excites Cardiff Fans With Vale Visit . . . As Agent Stresses His Next Move Is Not About Money

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Cricket, Golf And Swimming . . . The View From The Grass Roots In Wales As They Try To Grow Back

Matt Richards has swum his way to Olympic glory, Stephen Dodd proved king of the senior golfers, and Alex Griffiths helped Welsh Fire ignite in the women’s new Hundred cricket competition. The trio are underlining how elite Welsh sports stars are coming to the fore after negotiating the perils and... Read More

Wales Forward Bradley Davies Reveals Covid Scare Left Him Feeling Lucky To Be Alive

The Covid-19 pandemic has struck many rugby clubs across Wales, but few players in the professional game have been as deeply affected as Wales and Ospreys star Bradley Davies. Speaking about his illness for the first time, Davies has admitted monitoring his own oxygen levels due to breathing problems, left... Read More

Welsh Football In Turmoil As Ryan Giggs Waits And Jonathan Ford Clears His Desk

Welsh football will head towards the Euros and the start of another World Cup campaign in turmoil with doubts over the futures of both FAW chief executive Jonathan Ford and Wales manager Ryan Giggs. Ford – who joined the Football Association of Wales 12 years ago – is set to... Read More

Wales U20s Boss Warns Of Rugby's Grounded Generation

Wales Under-20s head coach Gareth Williams has admitted his genuine concern the country’s next generation of promising talent could be lost forever due to the devastating impact of Covid-19. Williams’ side did complete their junior Six Nations campaign last year, but last summer’s World Rugby Under-20 Championship in Italy was... Read More

We'll Wake Up With A Hangover, But Still Be Here . . . Welsh Regions React To £13.5m Cash Boost

The four Welsh regions have welcomed the £13.5m grant being given to Welsh rugby from Welsh government – part of an overall package of £17.7m to some sports’ governing bodies. The cash is to help sports hit by the absence of fans during the current pandemic and is meant to... Read More

The End Of 2020 Is A Time For Grass Roots Footballers To Take A Bow . . . Not Those Still Taking Their Cash

The end of the year is often a time for taking stock, for looking back and maybe offering a pat on the back to those who have done well. More unusual is for a sport to pat itself on the back. Fraser Watson says the conceit of Welsh football leaders... Read More
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