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.

PDC World Darts Championship

Cardiff Dartist Jim Williams Hails His Masterpiece Win Over James Wade As Best Of His Career

Jim Williams has labelled his victory over James Wade at the PDC World Darts Championship as the biggest win of his career. Welshman Williams caused the biggest shock of the tournament so far by dumping out the No.8 seed Wade, 3-2. Williams, ranked 77th in the order of merit, put... Read More

Gerwyn Price, Jonny Clayton . . . The Iceman, The Ferret And The Dark Horses As Six Welsh Stars Get Ready To Dazzle At Ally Pally

The PDC World Darts Championship will have added Welsh six appeal this year – thanks to a record number of Welsh entrants. Forget Christmas songs on the radio or cheap tinsel and wrapping paper in the market stalls, you really know you’re feeling the winter warmth of the yuletide spirit... Read More

Gerwyn Price Warns His World Title Foes: You 'Aint Seen Nothing, Yet

Gerwyn Price has warned his world title rivals he has plenty of room for improvement as he bids to defend his crown this week. The Welsh world No.1 is preparing to start his title defence on Wednesday, aiming to brush aside all challengers as he did 12 months ago in... Read More

Gerwyn Price . . . King Of Darts, Emperor Of The Oche, Titan of Transition

The triumph of Gerwyn Price last weekend wasn’t just a victory for Wales on the international stage, it was a win for re-invention. Fraser Watson salutes darts’ new world champion and pays tribute to other Welsh sports stars who swapped horses in mid-stream but still reached dry land. When Richie... Read More

World Champion Gerwyn Price To Be Finally Given A Cap . . . By Neath

Gerwyn Price is to receive another sporting prize he can sit beside his PDC World Darts Championship trophy – a cap from Neath RFC. The former hooker with the Welsh All Blacks played over 100 games for the Welsh Premiership club, but has never been given his club cap to... Read More

Gerwyn Price . . . From £500 A Week Rugby Player To A Heavy £500,000 For One Night's Work

Gerwyn Price joked: “I hope 500K feels this heavy” as he struggled to hold aloft the World Darts Championship trophy moments after also becoming world number one. It’s been a long journey to the game’s summit for the Welshman whose darts career took off after he gave up on his dream... Read More
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